Here at wilko our HR team are looking for a HR Business Partner – Project to join them based at our Distribution Centre in Magor for a 12-month FTC.

The Business

At wilko we exist to free up hard working families to be the best they can be and we’ve recently launched a bold and ambitious new business strategy to see us face into and thrive within the challenging and continually changing retail industry. As a family-run business we have a unique culture and a refreshingly different way of working.

The Role

As our HR Business Partner – Project, you’ll provide a practical and proactive HR business partnering service to the project team and HR team throughout project in our Distribution Centres. This role is a key and active member of the HR project team, contributing and influencing the development of initiatives through the project.

Here are just some of the things you’ll be involved in

Work closely with the Project Lead, HR, Logistics HR Business Partner and Head of Logistics Operations to implement a project plan for all activities associated with the project.
Delivers a robust strategy and key milestones which reflects the timings and objectives of the overall project business case.
Manages the execution of the project ensuring all key stakeholders are informed and managed accordingly.
Responsible for business partnering the project team, HR team, Operations leadership team throughout the project.
Supporting the HR team in any other initiatives as required.

What we need from you

We need someone who has a minimum of 5 years multi-site/logistic or service sector experience, with a good understanding on the HR landscape, policies and practices so to provide expert advice and guidance. Ideally CIPD qualified with an assertive and confident manner enabling you to build a high level of personal and professional credibility within wilko. We need this along with:

Experience of managing industrial relations.

HR management experience of leading HR teams during a project.
Experience of managing budgets to control the costs associated with the delivery of project activities.
Project management experience using critical path analysis, building a list of activities, estimating their duration and delivering.

The Benefits

At wilko our team members are at the heart of everything we do and we want to reward them for their hard work, not only through our competitive salaries but also through the benefits that we offer. With this role you’ll get:

33 days holiday entitlement (inc Bank Holidays)

Team member and family discount of 20% in store and online

Wilko family holiday homes

Wilko WOW flexible benefits – such as great discounts on shopping, days out, holidays, health and fitness and money-saving schemes to cut the costs of childcare.

We want you to be yourself here at wilko. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek to build talented diverse teams at our Support Centre, Retail Stores and Distribution Centres. If you’re invited to an interview with us we can make reasonable adjustments to our interview process according to your needs.