HR Manager – DDC South (Maternity Cover)

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HR Manager - DDC South (Maternity Cover)

  • Post Date:12th November 2021
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HR Business Partner – Retail, Maternity Cover


Salary based on experience, 25 Days Holiday & all UK Bank Holidays, Competitive Pension, Paint Staff Discount, Enhanced Maternity Pay, Mixture of office and home working, Mental Health First Aiders, Private Healthcare, Flexible Benefits Package including holiday purchase scheme and much more; sound appealing?

This role sits within our Dulux Decorator Centre business supporting our retail operations and direct sales teams. We have over 240 stores where we sell our market leading Dulux Trade products to both trade customers and general consumers.

As HR Manager you will be responsible for operational HR delivery to our People Managers ensuring alignment to our, and the wider AkzoNobel, HR and Operations strategies. You will draw upon your HR expertise to partner with your leadership teams helping them achieve their objectives. Becoming a trusted business partner, you will lead initiatives to develop team capability and performance as well as deliver the people agenda to support current and future business needs.

Important will be your communication skills allowing you to effectively build strong working relationships. A key part of your role will be achieved through your ability to critically prioritise and balance our challenging People Plan alongside that of your teams needs and ambitions. This is a critical role and your success will increase employee engagement, improve leadership effectiveness and increase productivity.

To support you in your role you will work closely with a HR Advisor, who manages day to day employee rations matters, and be part of a direct team of 7 and a wider UK team of 20.

The teams you will support are based across the UK so you must be comfortable and effective working remotely utilising business tools such as Microsoft Teams.

To be successful it is important that you have a customer focussed mindset, a positive approach and the ability to build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships even when you are remote. You will have a background in HR and desire to work in a global business. You will support some of the largest teams in our business, whose focus is to deliver exceptional retail growth and performance. An understanding of working with employees of all seniority levels in a multi-site retail environment will be beneficial to your success in this role.

We believe in our people, we have an inclusive culture that respects and values our colleagues and their differences, we nurture an open and diverse place to work. We truly believe this helps our people to grow, develop and realise their true potential. This means that we judge all applications on their individual merit.

Our culture recognises life outside of work and how important it is, we want our people to be energised and inspired, we are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be involved in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please submit your application.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 16785