Senior HRBP

£55,000 - £65,000
01 Aug 2017
29 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Title:  Senior HRBP

Reports to: Head of HR

Department: Retail

Ref no: CS/20390

Location: Lancashire

My client is a leading national Retailer who is looking for a Regional HRBP to partner with senior leaders to execute the people strategy required to achieve the business and people plans and ensure the business is a great place to work. This role will provide a specialist HR service to a retail area working with the regional manager and store management teams to ensure effective leadership and people results.

Role measurement:

• Effective support of the delivery of the business deliverables

• Appropriate succession planning in place and control cost base through the effective management of colleague retention; labour turnover and absence management

• Completion of change on-time and within budget with change embedded and benefits delivered

• Customer and colleague evaluation measures and retail/HR scorecard


• The role holder will be responsible for partnering with a number of senior leaders/leaders across the business

• Responsible for delivery of relevant projects as required by the business/people plan

• 20 – 25 Direct reports (Store HR Advisor / Manager)

• Role covers a headcount of between 8,000 – 10,000 colleagues

Key Relationships:

• Store Managers,

• Regional Managers

• Trade unions (area officers)

• HR Team

• External networks

• Work with HR Centres of Excellence


  • Focus on stores to deliver efficient contract base and manpower planning with right people in right place at right time. Ensuring stores have colleagues when our customers need them
  • Driving colleague engagement through everything we do, develop robust regional survey plans
  • A passion to listen to our colleagues and make improvements in how we do things for our colleagues and customers
  • Leading by example and inspiring improvements in others
  • Driving the regional talent and succession plan. Ensuring the region has a future pipeline of SGMs, SPMs & Senior Mgrs
  • Leading, motivating, coaching and developing the store personnel teams and trainee store personnel managers
  • Providing a full range of HR services to ensure effective people management that is fully aligned with the retail plan
  • Acting as a trusted business advisor, contracting with the centres of excellence where necessary, to support the business in achieving transformation and performance improvement
  • Working as a pro-active HRBP. Working on cross functional business projects and supporting new initiatives to drive business performance
  • Playing a key role in implementation and delivery through effective partnerships with the business, centres of excellence and where relevant the shared services centre
  • Proactively drive improvements to business performance
  • The analysis of key people metrics (internal and external) and employee insight to identify ways of enhancing employee engagement and driving business performance
  • Leading and/or supporting the effective development of and implementing projects, driving and embedding change

Suitable candidates for this role will have strong background of working in Regional HR roles within Retail environments. This role does involve occasional weekend working and Regional Travel across the North West.


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