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Location
Peterborough
Department
HR
Advertising Salary
£Competitive

About The Role

 
Due to the growth of our business, we are currently looking for a HR Business Partner to join our team. 
 
The HR Business Partner role will have both a strategic and a strong hands on / operational focus, providing a comprehensive HR service, which ensures that managers and employees are equipped with best practice to foster a high-performance culture. Work and support all stakeholders of the business, ensuring clear, concise communication and collaborative ways of working. Value the importance of ‘team’ and conduct business in a structured and professional manner.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the Head of HR with the development and roll out of the HR strategy for our Tesco site.
  • Be clearly visible in all areas of our business including the factory, warehouse and packhouse, as well as the offices.
  • Liaise with the Talent Acquisition Manager to ensure roles are signed off and recruited in line with company procedure and to budget.
  • Work closely with the Learning & Development Manager to create training and development initiatives to support the continuous improvement and appraisal outcomes.
  • Reviewing the rewards and benefits and supporting employees on this.
  • Champion a company culture of innovation, freedom of thought and growth, through various engagement initiatives.
  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date in line with current employment law. Ensure line managers are up to date with changes to any policies.
  • Work with senior managers, coaching and advising on people management and development.
  • Manage all employee relations issues, including managing absence, disciplinaries, grievances and sickness.
  • Manage maternity and paternity leave and negotiating returns.
  • Organisational change, supporting on restructures and updating organisational charts, JD’s as required.
  • Create job descriptions for new colleagues- standardised to AMK format.
  • Manage probation periods and liaise with managers to ensure the process is adhered to.
  • Set up appraisals and complete salary reviews with support from managers.

About You

 
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
  • CIPD qualified or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years HR experience.
  • Will have experience of liaising with colleagues of all levels, from our teams in the warehouse/ packhouse to our board directors.
  • Experience in a factory/ warehouse environment is essential.
  • Be highly emotionally intelligent and commercially focused and will have extensive HR experience gained within a fast-growing business.
  • Extensive HR experience within generalist and business partnering roles, having worked across strategic leadership development, talent management, succession planning, strategic workforce planning and ER
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a very fast paced and international environment
  • Experience leading teams
  • A strong awareness of other cultures

About Us

AMK is a newly created business owned by AM FRESH to manage the packing, warehousing and distribution of products to Tesco within the UK. We have built a new state-of-the-art chilled food facility in Peterborough which is expected to employ around 500 people and around 350 agency staff a day operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a 4o4o shift pattern.

We are proud to have supported Tesco with their Citrus, Grape and other fresh fruit  and vegetable offering for a number of years and this new facility and partnership takes this relationship further as we look to expand our product range with Tesco for the next 10 years. 

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