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HR Business Partner - Woking, Surrey

Impact Food Group
Woking, Surrey
Great Benefits & Excellent Career Opportunities
Closing date
9 Aug 2024

HR Business Partner - Woking, Surrey

Salary: Flexible & Fantastic Benefits

Location: Woking

At Impact Food Group, we’re more than a school caterer. The people are the heart of what we do. We’re driven by creating a positive food culture and helping more students eat better food. Making a positive social impact is at the centre of our identity. We tirelessly learn, develop and make improvements in every way, every day.

Delivered by our distinct and industry leading brands; Innovate, Cucina and Chapter One, we cater for over 350,000 students.

Due to continued business growth an exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced HR Business Partner to join the team with a focus on the Business Support Centre, you’ll collaborate closely with our business support functional leads. Reporting to our People Director you will joining a growing People team that is making a real impact on the success of Impact Food Group.

What you will be doing

  • HRBP will provide a true partnering service to our Business Support Centre (Approx 60 employees).
  • Manage and ensure that TUPE data is collated, accurate and managed in accordance with policy and process.
  • Supporting the People Director with Reward & Recognition initiatives, projects and ensuring these are managed and administered accurately and in line with guidelines.
  • Ideally the successful candidate would have experience and a sound knowledge and interest in HR systems and would act as the department subject matter expert. This person will be responsible for managing and exporting data from the HR system (i-Trent) to collate monthly KPI packs and support the People Director with a monthly board pack.
  • Manage employee relations issues and empower stakeholders to manage high level complex cases.
  • Working with the Engagement, Development & Talent HRBP to ensure presence of talent at every level is in plan with clear succession plans as well as working to identify gaps and create robust training plans.
  • Supporting and driving initiatives that support the Engagement, Development & Talent HRBP to increase engagement levels and improving staff retention within the territory that you support.
  • Guide and advise managers on understanding IFG policies and the practicalities of implementing all policies and procedures consistently and effectively.
  • Support in Company transformation/change programs and people initiatives by acting as a positive influence and change agent to drive positive cultures amongst our teams.
  • Contribute to monthly reporting for the strategic board report.
  • Build and maintain credible and respected relationship with all stakeholders.
  • Support the Business Support Centre functional leads to ensure that we work in close partnership to ensure that their teams are resourced and equipped
  • Support our operational teams in a proactive and efficient manner, ensuring our customers and clients therefore enjoy an outstanding experience
  • Handling all data in strict compliance to GDPR and company confidentiality policies.

What we are looking for

  • Excellent collaborator with a flexible and agile growth mindset.
  • Worked in a fast-paced HRBP role – ideally Food, Retail, Catering or Hospitality.
  • Managed teams – ideally 3 or 4 HR Admin / Co-ordinators
  • You will be positive, resourceful, engaging whilst having excellent relationship capability and influencing skills.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of how to build organisations in which talent thrives and is inclusive.
  • Proven experience integrating the needs of the business with a great people agenda.
  • Strong skills in leading change, project management & building relationships.
  • In-depth knowledge of employment law and HR practices with a solid track record in managing / advising on complex / sensitive legal issues.
  • Highly developed influencing skills combined with the ability to manage a challenging and diverse client base.
  • You need to be confident in presenting to groups at peer level about your strategy, plans and the added value that you will deliver as a true HRBP.

What We’d Love To Give You

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance & company pension scheme.
  • Access to our extensive online Learning platform and development opportunities
  • An employee wellbeing platform.
  • Access to a salary sacrifice electric car scheme.
  • IFG rewards for highstreets discounts.
  • Annual Summer Party with company awards.

Additional Details

IFG are committed to the safeguarding of children and our employees share this commitment. Successful candidates are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check, which we supply the cost for.

We are a committed equal opportunities employer - if you require any assistance for the interview process, please detail within your application. All information is kept confidential and in compliance with GDPR requirements.


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