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HR Business Partner - Support Office

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Job Reference: 177472BR

Nottingham Support Office



HR Business Partner - Support Office

These exciting opportunities do not come along very often however, mainly due to a number of internal moves, we have a fantastic HRBP role available.

Reporting into the Head of HR and sitting at the heart of the people agenda for the respective function, you will gain a deep understanding of the function/s you partner, collaborating with the leadership teams to deliver the commercial strategy via a robust people plan and talent agenda, enabling you to support development of the culture and leadership accountability.

Key Responsibilities

• In conjunction with the Head of HR, steer, shape and deliver the people plan for the function that enables it to achieve its in-year objectives.

• Combine a deep knowledge of the function with external insights and understanding of best practice and internal people metrics to identify, develop and deploy highly effective people interventions and solutions.

• Build strong and collaborative relationships with HR team members in other partnering teams, and the HR Centres of Excellence to ensure a joined up approach across the function, as well as bringing insight about wider organisational activities to each business area.

• Deliver a range of HR solutions that are tailored and appropriate for the specific function e.g embedding Leadership skills and behaviours, the development of team member capabilities through appropriately tailored interventions, engaging teams on new ways of working, talent and succession planning, wellbeing and employee experience to name but a few – the scope is extensive and will provide a great variety of opportunities for the successful candidates to positively impact their business areas.

• Coach, support and influence senior leaders on all people ‘lifecycle’ issues and the overall people agenda, as well as providing effective advice and interventions to hold the leadership team to account for effective leadership of their people.

A bit about you:

• Likely CIPD qualified (or equivalent experience) with exceptional partnering skills and the
ability to influence and build authentic and trusted relationships across a wide and varied
stakeholder network.
• Commercial, pragmatic, business savvy and adaptable to be able to support the business to
drive change in complex and often ambiguous environments.
• Broad generalist HR expertise across the full HR ‘lifecycle’
• Experience of contributing to the change and transformation agenda with a working
knowledge of organisational design and delivery highly desirable
• Strong knowledge of trends, ideas and innovation in HR and how to apply them appropriately
to business context
• Highly adaptable, comfortable working with ambiguity, resilient and able to demonstrate high
moral courage, gravitas and confidence, with a significant delivery focus
• Lead and deliver projects and resolve issues effectively
• Experience of facilitation and coaching
• A strong ‘can do’ attitude with an engaging, flexible and adaptable working style

A bit about us…

The role of the HR function is to help the organisation deliver its corporate strategy and objectives by effectively managing people and performance.

We develop and deliver HR strategy initiatives to achieve business objectives. We help to shape the structure of the organisation by focussing on what keeps our colleagues engaged and productive. We have many roles that all have their own important part to play in the success of the function; from administrators to recruiters, trainers, business partners and reward managers. In each of these areas there are lots of projects you can get involved in alongside your day to day role.

HR is a rewarding and supportive team. We invest in our team members and we are dedicated to your career development. As we embark on bringing our Boots UK and No7 Beauty Company businesses together we can offer more career progression and opportunities than ever before.


We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive salary
• Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• Boots Pension Scheme
• Competitive holiday allowance
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

We offer a variety of flexible working patterns to support our colleagues to achieve a good work life balance, just speak to our Recruitment team to find out more.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

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