People (HR) Advisor ICON

The Hut Group

Altrincham, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 02/15/2021
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  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

Based Sunbank Lane, Altrincham, WA15 0PS (You will need your own transport to get to site as there are limited public transport options)

At THG pure passion and ambition has established us as a globally renowned end-to-end tech platform, powering the exponential growth of leading brands including, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, ESPA and - The world’s #1 online sports nutrition brand.

Operations is at the heart of our customers’ experience here at THG. We manufacture a wide range of sports nutrition and cosmetic consumer goods and despatch to our customers in over 200 countries worldwide from our purpose built, innovative Manufacturing and Distribution Centres.

Our culture is fast- paced and unique, we recognise great achievements with great rewards. We invest in the development of our people to help everyone achieve their full potential.

Due to our continued growth, we have opened 2 new warehouses (or fulfilment centres) in Altrincham to support the distribution of our brands, creating an opportunity for People (HR) Advisor to join the team, providing a professional HR support service to our operations teams.

The People (HR) Advisor will report into a People Business Partner, on key areas including employee relations, employee engagement, data analysis and project work.

The fulfilment centres operate 7 days a week, and as such there will be an element of weekend working associated with this role. Visibility on site and engaging with our teams in the operational environment is an important element of the role

Responsibilities include:

    Drive the employee engagement agenda on site, encouraging feedback and communication locally.
    Ensuring ER cases including; absence, flexible working requests, performance improvement plans, grievance and disciplinary processes are managed fairly and consistently.
    Provide advice to employees and managers to ensure they understand and follow company processes and procedures
    Coach managers and support the development of people management and leadership skills.
    Management of Maternity/Paternity & Adoption on site.
    Work closely with L&D team supporting induction and development programmes
    Assisting with organising and facilitating employee well-being initiatives
    Support the onboarding and induction for new starters
    Producing reports and working with the team to address issues such as absence management, retention and performance


To be considered for this role you should have the following Skills and Requirements

    Experience advising managers and stakeholders on HR policies and procedures
    Experience dealing with all levels of staff in a persuasive and credible manner
    Experience working within warehousing or manufacturing (Desirable).
    A good working knowledge of current employment legislation

    Strong listening and problem solving skills

    Strong relationship building skills

    Ability to analyse data and summarise key findings

    Good communication and data presentation skills
    Capable of working using your own initiative
    Flexible and adaptable (for this role you will need to be happy to work one day each week at weekend)
    Level 3 CIPD Qualification / equivalent experience. If you have level 5 CIPD this would be an advantage.


What We Offer

    Competitive Salary

    THG Bonus Scheme

    THG Pension Scheme

    THG Staff Discounts

    Discounts on Gym Memberships

Unfortunately because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application. If you haven't heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions within THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.