Junior HR Business Partner - Financial Services When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed. Junior HR Business Partner - Financial Services Full Time Clayton-le-Moors, Accington Competitive + Benefits About us Now part of the Fraser Group, Studio Retail Ltd are one of the largest online value retailers in the UK, providing a personal shopping service to over 1.9 million customers each year through our award-winning App. And Studio & Ace websites. Our product range is huge, with over 60,000 different products covering clothing & footwear, electrical, household, textile, bedding, furniture, nursery products, gifts and greeting cards. We employ over 1500 colleagues in a wide variety of roles, many of whom have seen their careers grow with us. Our colleagues say they work here because of our people and customers, and we offer everyone the opportunity to develop and progress. Our customers are at the heart of everything that we do. We re currently undertaking a digital transformation program that will deliver the best service to our customers and our colleagues, to make us the leading online value retailer in the UK. About the Opportunity What will you be accountable for? Our HR team are at the heart of the business, they are leading the development of a high-performance culture and making Studio Retail Limited a great place to work. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to join a business whose going through significant transformation. Working as a member of the HR team, driving improved people metrics across the business Supporting the effective and robust annual performance and pay review process, making sure we have a fair and consistent approach Providing effective and legally sound Employee Relations advice and guidance, ensuring the most appropriate and commercially beneficial options for ER and people issues are presented to support business decisions Co-ordinating activity on around Comms & Engagement, ensuring the promotion of a healthy, engaged and retained workforce, working in conjunction with the Comms and Engagement BP Supporting (project dependent) the implementation and embedding of people related projects and initiatives within the business areas, ensuring business goals are achieved Who are we looking for? As a Junior HR Business Partner you will be: CIPD qualified or equivalent Track record of operating at a Junior Business Partner level successfully Experience of managing multiple employee relations cases within a fast-paced, customer centric, unionised and regulated environment Excellent working knowledge and awareness of employment related legislation and regulation Experience in implementing people related activity to support business areas/functional plans Experience in supporting recruitment and onboarding Good working knowledge of compliance, confidentiality, data protection and security standards and expectations Evidence of continual professional development Commercially astute Experience in delivering engagement improvements Stakeholder management skills Experience in change management Ability to effectively coach and mentor others Why Studio Retail? We have many experienced colleagues who ll tell you they love working at Studio because of the people and the opportunities to develop. It s a fast-paced environment and the offices have a friendly and informal feel to them, no suits required to do a great job here! Through the pandemic we have adopted home working, where possible but expect to return to a hybrid model as soon as is practical and safe. It is key, therefore, that you can get to and from our offices in Accrington and are happy to commute, should requirements ever necessitate. We offer a great benefits package including flexible working hours and free parking and would love to hear from you if you think we could be the right company for you.