Associate People Business Partner

Job reference: 001753

Location: Dover

Closing date: 08/07/2022

Salary: Circa £45,000- £50,000 per annum (dependant on experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: People

Division: People

Hours per week: 37.5 hour per week

The role

We are currently looking for an Associate People Business Partner to support the People Business Partners to help develop the operational and strategic advice on all people issues across the business functions including our parent company, DP World's head office in London. The business is going through a huge amount of cultural change that will allow it to move to a position of strength in the ferry market.

We are a part of a global organisation, DP World and part of this role is to help the business integrate the global People plan on a local level. You will be working with our functional leads across the business within talent planning, succession, capability development, organisational design, workforce planning, employee engagement, performance management and leadership development.

One of our main drivers within the business is to develop a high-performance culture and you will be integral in changing and adapting leaders’ mindsets around this. You will also be involved in supporting the business on operational issues working with the wider People Team to deliver a best-in-class service.

You will be seen as a cultural role model as you embody our behaviours and values across the business and provide an unparalleled service for your internal customers. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for that next step in their HR career to make a real impact and leave a long-lasting change in an organisation that is going through huge cultural change.

We are currently working on a hybrid basis with three days in the office and two days from home

The person

So who are we looking for?

- Previous experience working as HR professional in a Head Office environment

- HR degree, CIPD or equivalent qualification

- Fantastic ability to juggle multiple projects across conflicting timelines

- A strong commercial understanding and an innate understanding of P&L

- The ability to influence and communicate with senior leaders

- Strong numeracy skills and solid verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to gain credibility and gravitas with leaders.

At P&O Ferries we want you to be you. Not only will that make us stronger but will allow us to bring authenticity to everything we do. We know our customers come from all walks of life and so do our employees. We are all about connecting the world and that starts with finding connections with who you work with.

When we recruit we want to you to bring your whole self to work and we are working towards increasing diversity across all of our employees. We know we cannot be the best unless  we recruit the best regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or neurodiversity.

If you are interested in this role please click on the link below to apply.