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HR Business Partner

Amazon

Dunfermline, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Overview:
As an HR Business Partner (HRBP), you will enjoy a varied role and a wide range of interactions across all levels on a daily basis. You will gain exposure to many different aspects of the business and have the opportunity to work on UK network HR projects.
Reporting to the (Senior) HR Manager in our EDI4 Fulfilment Centre, you will play a critical role in delivering the HR plan for the site. You will work closely with a Senior Operations Manager, Operations Managers and/or Functional Heads providing pragmatic, commercial and employee-focused coaching advice and support to a client group of approximately 5 operations managers and 10 area (shift) managers and/or several support functions. You will utilize your excellent communication, coaching and influencing skills to support and drive employee engagement and manage change, ensuring that we retain motivated teams of employees who can deliver an excellent service to our customers. Whatever you will focus on, it will all be aimed at delivering the highest quality service to our internal and external customers.

General Scope of Role:
The HR Business Partner works as an integral part of the HR and wider site management team and supports the operation of the FC by contributing to the delivery of the HR plan, working closing with the site HR team and operations management, playing a pivotal role in coaching, facilitating and supporting effective and seamless delivery of key people related matters that drive the onward performance of the FC.

As an HRBP you will be a strong operational partner who fully understands all aspects of their customer group. You will be able to work independently, with high skill and integrity; taking a hands-on approach interfacing with associates, managers and business leaders at all levels. You will proactively identify people related opportunities that have positive environmental and operational impact and then working with customers & partners, co-create solutions. You will also influence senior relationships, setting your own priorities and plans, using 121 meetings to develop thought processes, critical thinking and independence of action within the ER and people leadership space.

Core Responsibilities:

Company Culture Steward
As an HRBP you will actively apply your understanding of Amazon’s Leadership Principles and values when consulting with SOMs, OMs and Functional Heads, i.e. PIPs, Coaching plans, team meetings, employee development and promotions, role modelling our leadership principles during your interactions with associates and leaders.

Organisational Development and Planning
As an HRBP you will work with your closely with you operational partner to define key business goals and priorities. To inform your priorities you will possess an absolute and intimate knowledge and understanding of all core metrics including but not limited to WBR, HR dashboard, Organisational Health; applying these to your core areas of HR responsibility in order to prioritize work and set goals. You will also provide input into organisational design discussions i.e. information about talent for succession planning and attrition risks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· You will be a progressive, hands on and customer obsessed individual with the credibility and gravitas to succeed in a fast moving and customer focused operational environment;
· Several years of experiences as HRBP/HR Manager or equivalent in a global and multi-national company with demonstrated success in meeting exceptionally high standards in a high volume, fast-paced, hands-on, technical environment;
· You will have a deep problem solving and analytical capability; experience of managing and analyzing HR metrics to find root causes and develop short, medium and long-term plans;
· You will be able to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels Have a proven hands-on attitude, be flexible and adaptable;
· You will be able to demonstrate the ability to motivate others and influence work behaviors;
· You will have strong change management, negotiation and influencing skills;
· You should possess an intellectual curiosity, bring valuable insight into the team/business;
· You will be able to operate with discretion, reliability and role modelling leadership principals;
· You are able to work independently, multitask, organise and prioritise your workload and work to strict deadlines - the ability to deliver quality results against challenging deadlines is paramount;
· You will possess a high level of attention to detail and drive yourself to deliver work to a high standard;
You are able to operate in a challenging and fast paced environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Education to degree level or equivalent;
· CIPD qualified / part-qualified;
· Fluent English required (both verbal and written communications, including narrative writing skills);
· Good IT literacy (excel, computerised HR systems e.g. PeopleSoft).


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