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  • HR Business Partner - North - 12 month contract

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Excellent Salary + package
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 07-Sep-2018
  • Job reference: 17559

Job Description

HR Business Partner - North - 12 month FTC


Wickes are currently recruiting for an established HR Business Partner based in the North who will proactively lead, support and add value in building and delivering a visible and effective people strategy on an initial 12 month fixed term contract.


The Role:

Supporting our Central and North Division as HR Business Partner you will help drive the division through bringing our people strategy together.


Wickes have a strong people led culture and as such this isn’t a traditional HR role, you will be commercially focused, able to balance both a strategic viewpoint with the ability to deliver hands on solutions.

Partnering across with the Divisional Director across multiple locations, you’ll have a clear understanding of what drives our businesses, the market and how this impacts the delivery of our people agenda. You’ll work closely with key stakeholders to coach and challenge and you’ll play a pivotal role in enhancing our leadership capability through succession plans as well as delivering our people plans.

What we’re looking for:

As a HR Business Partner you will have experience in multi-faceted and multi site roles and businesses working closely with senior leaderships teams to co-create the business strategy and plans to deliver business performance.

You will be organised, enjoy working at pace and an excellent communicator with experience in change management and possess a continuous improvement outlook. Strong stakeholder management and the ability to easily engage with colleagues at all levels and building strong working relationships is key to your success.


Who are we?


Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers and that’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make.  Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.  All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be.  If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home

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