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Job ID Location Work Location
2103FN Reading Dual Location - Home & Reading Office
Job Type Contract Type Hours Per Week
Professional Full-time 37.5
Shift Pattern Closing Date
Standard working week. N/A

Where possible we’re committed to flexible working and supporting our employees to have the right work life balance. Do however note, if you choose to apply for a different work location you will not have any eligibility for relocation support or travel allowances.

The role holder is accountable for partnering with key Leaders (ELT, SLT, WLT and People Leaders) across a directorate(s) and functional areas. The role holder through effective relationship building and coaching is responsible for influencing, guiding, and providing proactive expertise to Leaders to enable them achieve business goals and to deliver and embed people strategy.

The role holder will proactively identify and implement interventions to improve the people plan offering in a collaborative team- based environment. The role holder will champion thought leadership and remain abreast of industry trends, best practice and new thinking.

The role holder supports leaders and teams across the Business, while also playing a critical role in connecting with the wider people team on feedback and opportunities for improvement.

  • Manage relationships and influence leaders on strategic and operational people matter’s providing proactive HR expertise with strong thought leadership and guidance
  • Represent PBP team in relevant People Team working groups and provide local policy, and in-country employment legislation’ where required
  • Proactively identify opportunities to influence and support achievement of business and HR agenda
  • Solve complex problems with innovative solutions and clear and considered recommendations whilst overcoming challenges to achieve longer term business benefit
  • Challenge and influence business leaders to ensure people are at the heart of the business leveraging relationships and challenging status quo with new and better ways of doing things
  • Explore external best practice learning, introduce new thinking and support cultural change
  • Participate in cross functional HR projects and programmes ensuring the alignment of people processes, culture, systems and employee experience are effectively implemented across the company and/or in business area
  • Work with others across the function to achieve the strategy and goals of the People function collaborating effectively with all team
  • Lead the planning, communication and implementation of HR interventions, services, processes or policies effectively across the business
  • Manage delivery programmes and projects locally and across multiple functions if generic roll-out
  • Design and implement people change management plans and influence stakeholders to ensure successful implementation and transition to new ways of working
  • Advise on, develop and implement HR initiatives, programmes and processes incorporating best practice and fresh thinking to support the company vision and business/people strategy
  • Lead the adoption of digital ways of working ensuring appropriate touch and technology interactions that provide a great employee experience
  • Identify and implement innovative interventions with business leaders to increase employee engagement and motivation in support of a high performance culture
  • Represent Three externally at conferences and external events

  • Strong interpersonal skills: networking, negotiation, influencing, collaborating, presentation, written communications.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with demonstrated ability to influence and manage multiple stakeholders, focusing on behaviours, actions and key decisions
  • Good commercial acumen and understanding of how businesses operate end-to-end.
  • High impact individual with strong track record in developing and implementing actionable short and medium HR plans in a commercial environment.
  • Demonstrated proactive and effective business counselling, issue spotting, problem solving, negotiation and analytical skills
  • HR business partnering experience
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills with ability to solve complex and non -standard issues with innovative solutions and creative thinking
  • Strong technical HR knowledge across all disciplines including experience and understanding of best practice HR processes and ways of working
  • Curiosity to learn, grow develop new skills and thinking
  • Thrives on working in a collaborative team-based environment supporting others to achieve their goals
  • Ability to manage high workloads & conflicting priorities
  • High level of personal resilience, able to remain highly effective and flexible in a dynamic culture
  • Good understanding of in-country employment legislation
  • Successfully operates in a collaborative, matrixed, services environment.

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