There’s never been a more exciting time to join Homebase. With our new owners, Bunnings, we’re changing how we do things and shifting up a gear. By joining us at the beginning, you’ll be able to help us create the best home improvement and garden business in the UK. And, because we understand that it’s you who will make this happen, you can be sure you’ll be working in a culture that’s geared to helping you give your best.
An excellent opportunity to join the Homebase Retail and Store Support HR field team as a HR Business Partner based in South of England.
The HR Business Partner role will be responsible for providing high quality, objective and robust business partnering and generalist support to ensure the business attracts, develops and retains great people ensuring the culture and values remain at the forefront of all activity.
This is a true HR generalist role with a current emphasis on supporting the delivery of the people strategies and working in areas including Recruitment, Employee Relations, Talent, Development, Performance and Change Management.
Knowledge, Skills And Experience Required
Demonstrable experience of working within a fast paced, field HR role (retail HR experience preferred)
Solid and understanding of HR processes and employee lifecycle
Ability to HR Business Partner and coach in a generalist HR capacity
Experience of delivering HR projects
Excellent experience and knowledge of employment law and current legislation.
Good understanding of managing and implementing change
Strong experience of employee relations case management.
Good business acumen with passion for Customers and Retail
Ability to juggle conflicting priorities and work with ambiguity
Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills
A pragmatic approach, ability to adapt quickly to maximise opportunities, and have the tenacity to drive plans through to conclusion
Excellent Microsoft office skills, including excel
CIPD qualification or equivalent experience
Reside within South or Outer London Area within easy reach of major motorways - M25, M40, M1, M4
Geographically mobile with UK driving license, with ability to travel to Milton Keynes when required
What we offer:
On top of a competitive salary and a variety of benefits, Homebase has won awards for its development programmes, so you’ll be in good hands. From the beginning, we’ll ensure you have all the training you'll need to do your job and support you in crafting a development plan that puts you in charge of your professional growth.