Here at wilko our HR team are looking for a HR People 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 People Partner – Project, you’ll work collaboratively with the Logistics project team and HR team to deliver the project agenda by engaging with all relevant stakeholders throughout the process. This role is a key and active member of the Logistics project team, coaching and supporting the Logistics project and leadership teams whilst ensuring legal compliance is maintained.

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

Support the development and delivery of the project plan.
Provide expert advice and guidance to throughout the project.
Work collaboratively with the Logistics project team, People Services, Resourcing, Talent, HR and ER Partners in the delivery of the project plan.
Support the Logistics project team in analysing, opportunities, challenges and providing guidance on future direction for the project plan.
Research, develop and prepare the documentation for the project by ensuring the data is accurate and legal.
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:

Proven project management experience and knowledge.
Ability to build strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders engaging, influencing and negotiating at a senior level.
Knowledge and understanding of employment law, HR policy and equality & diversity.
Ability to analyse and evaluate data to present information to propose business solutions and influence decisioning making
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Experience and ability to lead through change and cultural development.

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.