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Group HR Business Partner -

Closing date
27 Mar 2023
Group HR Business Partner -

PureGym is the Number One gym operator in the UK, and the 4th largest gym operator worldwide. Our mission is to bring high quality, affordable fitness to everyone, everywhere.

With over 340 gyms in the UK, the PureGym brand is going from strength to strength on its growth journey, underpinned by a technology-enabled offer delivering high quality, affordable fitness that can be accessed flexibly. PureGym Group has expanded globally, with sites in Switzerland, Denmark, United States, and the Middle East.

Our Group Shared Services People Team are currently seeking an HR Business Partner to act as an important liaison between our HR agenda and the business by ensuring we are delivering against our broader business goals. This is an integral role in delivering our ambitious people plan for our newly established Group Shared Services Function.

The Role

Reporting into the Group Head of People, this role will work alongside them to deliver on our people plan and support our group functions.

  • This role will work alongside the Head People (Group) and team to deliver on our people plan and support our Group Shared Services Functions by balancing strategy with execution
  • Work with senior team members of the company to communicate the organisation's strategy and ensure our people goals align
  • Business partnering service delivery as a core and meaningful part of the role by having in-depth understanding of the business challenges and opportunities that your stakeholders are facing
  • Apply organisation design principles with managers to optimize team performance
  • Work closely with managers to ensure that resource is being managed appropriately and effectively
  • Develop, coach and upskill managers in People centric skills, enabling managers to drive performance more effectively in their teams
  • Identify trends using metrics and reporting to make recommendations to deliver positive improvement to meet business needs.
  • Work seamlessly with the wider People team to build a team brand and service that is valued by the business
  • Oversee the Employee Relations agenda for the areas you business partner; ensuring that all ER activity is dealt with, fairly and professionally
  • Ensure a comprehensive employee life cycle from onboarding to an employee leaving the business
  • Working closely with our Employee Experience Partner to ensure we embed the best culture and environment for our people
  • Ad hoc projects as driven by the business

The Person

We are looking for someone who lives and breathes our company values in everything they do, and role models this behaviour with the team. This is the perfect position for someone who is hungry to grow their HR career and take every opportunity to develop themselves. You will have:

  • Strong technical generalist, partnered with a natural ability to think commercially and see the bigger picture
  • Experience of implementing HR practices and processes
  • High energy and thrives in moving at pace and going the extra mile
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Ability to build great relationships with a remote stakeholder group
  • Comfortable operating in a high support, high challenge culture
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, and an ability to adapt both style and approach
  • Creative in their problem-solving style
  • Ability to handle complex issues with great instincts for making the right decision in a time pressured situation
  • Ability to use data and insight to influence and make decisions
  • Hunger to grow their HR career and take every opportunity to develop themselves
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in an HR manager role, or similar
  • French and or German speaking desirable

The Benefits

We believe we are the best at what we do and attract the best talent in the market. Our benefits go beyond the core benefits outlined below and give the successful candidate an opportunity to grow and build a truly rewarding career.

  • Gym Membership +1
  • Flexible Working
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays + 1 Personal Day
  • Holiday buying scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Company pension contribution
  • Life Assurance

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