The role

Back in 2006, we started out as one brand with only three team members. Fast-forward to current day and we are now made up of 13 amazing brands and counting, we have offices all over the world and we have grown to a 7,000+ strong team we call our big boohoo family - and we don’t plan on stopping there. We have big ambitions, huge potential and a clear strategy to continually evolve and grow the business. It’s a seriously exciting time to join us and influence the next chapter of our success.

We now have a second home in the heart of Soho, London, with Karen Millen, Coast, Oasis, Warehouse, Nasty Girl, Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton all here. With 400 wonderful team members in our London Head Office we are looking for a People (HR) Advisor to join our London team on this journey!

To work collaboratively in person with our teams business this role does require an onsite presence 4 days per week with 1 day working from home (which you can choose).

Your team

In the People team, we create a workplace where people love what they do and feel valued as they develop and grow. We support the entire boohoo family, so we focus on transforming and reimagining the entire candidate and employee experience for the better through change, growth, and opportunity. We want the Group to be the best employer within the e-commerce fashion industry.

What you'll be doing

No two days at boohoo are ever the same, and with our ambitious growth plans there’s certainly lots to do! We’ve listed some of your key responsibilities below, but we are a small and close knit team who all roll up our sleeves and get stuck in to whatever challenge comes our way!

  • Being the first point of contact for all our London people, handling the day-to-day queries along side our fab People Assistant.

  • Building relationships with stake holders across the business areas, providing clear advice and guidance.

  • You’ll play an active role in managing employee relations queries, supporting our stakeholders with maternity, paternity, welfare meetings, probations, investigations, disciplinary, flexible working, problem solving, performance management etc, drafting letters and notetaking.

  • Supporting our People Partners with long term sickness cases, liaising with Occupational Health & supporting with formal capability meetings.

  • Ownership of the employee exit interview process. Conducting and holding exit interviews with employees and managers, identifying trends and area’s of concern and feeding this back on a quarterly report, proposing ideas to challenge and change this.

  • Supporting the wider L&D, Rewards and Talent team to roll out any initiatives, workshops or business updates to the London population.

  • You’ll play an active role in leading the London employee engagement initiatives, thinking of ways to maintain boohoo’s fun, creative and passionate employees.

More about you

  • We work closely alongside our brands, therefore the ability to build trusted relationships and be comfortable with an open door policy is key- your a brilliant communicator
  • You're currently at Senior People Assistant level or already a People Advisor looking for a new challenge
  • Our teams are all super busy, so when they come to us for advice we like to know our stuff, so it’s important you have strong ER experience and have previously worked at a generalist level
  • We like to move fast (really fast) and don’t like to be controlled by too many rules or processes, so you’ll need to be confident making decisions quickly, autonomously and commercially
  • Any ideas are welcome within our team so we want you to propose changes, think creatively and have the freedom to put forward new ways of working to make things continually better

Why join us

  • Flexible working hours – we recognise that sometimes you might need to finish early or start a bit later, so our core hours policy allows you to flex your working times to best suit your needs
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Opportunity to participate in a number of generous share schemes
  • 25 days holiday + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • 40% staff discount across all our wonderful brands (including Boohoo, PLT BoohooMAN, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, Employee Appreciation Day etc.)
  • Pension scheme – 5% employer contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opportunity to learn and develop from our extremely talented and passionate teams

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