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People Advisor

Job Description

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join us here at Greggs as a People Advisor working 3 days per week. We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic person who is results orientated, with a passion for people.

You will be responsible for driving and delivering the Retail People Strategy across a group of shops within the Berkshire and Baisingstoke.

Reporting to the South Retail People Manager, the role will involve working closely with other People Advisors and Area Managers within the Retail management team. In addition, the role will involve the implementation of the People policies and company procedures to ensure the business is not put at risk and continues to focus on the importance of people whilst delivering business objectives.,

  • Supporting the Retail People Manager in the development of the regional people plan

  • Effectively implementing the people plan within the South Region, acting as a role model for all people management activities

  • Coaching and supporting Area/Shop Management to ensure an effective understanding of their role and responsibilities with regards to people policies, procedures and strategy

  • Ensuring an effective and consistent approach to people management in relation to disciplinary, grievance and employee consultation

  • Building an effective working relationship with regional union representatives

  • Communicating to the Retail People Manager any gaps or development needs in relation to people policies and procedures, and assisting in reviewing/updating existing policies and procedures

  • Delivering training to Shop Management teams in relation to People policies and processes

  • Supporting recruitment, succession planning and performance management activities within the territory

  • Participating in projects as identified and agreed with the Retail People Manager

  • Supporting the management of all employee absence and wellbeing within the region

  • Demonstrating enthusiasm and encouraging teams in line with company values, promoting a culture of leadership

Candidate Description

Ideally, working three fixed days between Monday to Friday, although some flexibility is required. We would be happy to discuss potential options and work patterns,

  • Previous experience of working within a HR role, ideally across multi sites

  • Ideally CIPD qualified

  • A proven track record of delivering great results, developing people and dealing with complex people situations.

  • Experience of juggling high priority tasks to ensure timeframes are met.

  • Excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail

  • Effective communication skills across all levels

  • Ability to influence the right decision and outcome to ensure the company is kept legal at all times.

  • Confident in use of all relevant computer systems

  • An excellent standard of written English

  • Full UK driving license as role will involve travel.