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HR Business Partner - Support Centre

Contract type: Permanent

Category: HR Including all specialist functions

Location: Dunstable

Join Whitbread, the UK's leading FTSE 100 hospitality business with over 40,000 employees, as an HR Business Partner for Finance & General Counsel


You'll partner with our Executive Committee members and their Senior Leadership teams, influencing decision-making and leading on organisational change, talent and resource management and succession planning. You'll be crucial in implementing HR initiatives, driving performance, and fostering a compelling and inclusive work environment that's seen us set the pace in the hospitality industry for the past 282 years.

 

Grade: B18

Location: Whitbread Court, Dunstable, LU5 5XE with hybrid working (minimum of 3 days a week in our Dunstable campus)

Why You’ll Love It Here

  • Bonus: An annual Whitbread performance incentive worth up to 30% of base salary
  • Car or Car Allowance up to £5650
  • Healthcare: Family BUPA Healthcare
  • Up to 10% Matched Pension, 25 Days holiday and Company Share Save Scheme

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide proactive, commercial, and strategic HR business partnering to the Finance & General Counsel functions, including the Executive Committee members and their Senior Leadership teams.
  • Influence decision-making, coach senior leaders and hold them accountable for key people priorities, including talent, inclusion, engagement, resource management, and performance management.
  • Partner Senior Leaders and their teams through organisation change and transformation, aligning people activities to business strategies and drivers, and the HR people agenda. 
  • Involve the right people at the right time to deliver against people plans, collaboratively working with other HR and cross functional teams to ensure exceptional delivery and continuous improvement.

What we need:

  • Significant HR Business Partnering experience gained within a corporate environment, partnering with senior leadership teams to Executive Committee level regularly.
  • Experience of partnering with Finance/General Counsel functions would be advantageous.
  • Experience in shaping people plan initiatives and leading on organisational or divisional transformation and change activities across large functional teams.
  • Excellent communicator, able to build effective relationships with multiple stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.

Be part of the People team at Whitbread

People are at the core of our business. Making memorable experiences for guests takes skill, understanding and adaptability, all skills that our people bring. It’s thanks to them that we’re where we are, and we want that to continue. Bringing the right people into the business, and supporting their development is in the hands of the HR team. Getting it right means creating an environment where everyone can thrive, individuals, teams, our guests and our brands.


We believe that everyone is unique and there should be no barriers to entry and no limits to ambition. We are committed to being an inclusive organisation that values diversity and welcomes your application whatever your background or situation.

Under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities & members of the LGBTQIA+ community (those who identify as lesbian, gay, bi, trans and non-binary or those who use a different LGBTQIA+ term), are strongly encouraged to build a career with us. Speak to us about workplace adjustments, part-time and flexible working. Where possible we will support this.

Job ref: 835159-2028
Advertised: 28 Jun 2024

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