The Hut Group
THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers . Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.
We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.
We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you.
Who is Cult Beauty? Well, we’re a beauty-obsessed team who share a common goal – to become the most trusted beauty retailer in the world! We’re all about intelligent beauty, from the way we pick our ever-lusted-after brands to how we talk to our exceptionally savvy customers. Our Cult Community values transparency and so do we. That’s why we only sell the products that truly blow us away and publish every review on our site.
To achieve this goal, we want to collaborate with individuals who have the same vision. As part of the Cult Beauty team, you’ll be encouraged to share ideas and empowered to aim for the skies. We’re a team so if we fail, we fail together and try again. Cult Beauty has become the successful world leader it is because of our people. We’re a close-knit family that recognises that our collective and community are much more valuable than the sum of their parts. We’re not just here to sell the most unbelievably amazing beauty products in the world, we also want to challenge the definition of what ‘beauty’ is and use our platform to challenge the status quo – both in our industry and society.
Working closely with the Head of People and Divisional People Team, the People Partner will provide partnership and leadership on all aspects of HR across Cult Beauty.
You will develop and maintain influential relationships with relevant stakeholders including senior leadership teams within Cult Beauty and THG Beauty, ensuring an excellent standard of HR partnering is given at all times.
This post requires a dynamic, adaptable and resilient HR professional who can operate in a fast paced, high change environment, working with senior stakeholders to drive forward people initiatives across the division.
Requirements of Role
Partnering with and influencing senior leadership teams.
Designing and delivering strategic people initiatives as part of the people strategy.
Identify people issues and autonomously implement effective solutions.
Identify and tackle challenges with a people first approach and problem-solving mindset.
Manipulate, interpret and utilise people data to identify issues within business area and drive forward effective solutions
Passionate about continuous improvement, striving for everything we do to be the best it can be.
Overarching ownership for the successful end to end conclusion on ER cases across designated business areas including absence, family leave, flexible working, performance management, grievance and disciplinary processes. These will, for the majority, be led by People Advisor’s but you must ensure you have visibility and are providing support to the advisory team on cases where required.
Escalate all high-risk cases to Head of People.
Support senior leadership team with advice and guidance throughout the employee lifecycle.
Champion the development of people management skills through coaching leaders.
Continuously strive for making improvements to drive forward best practice HR
Drive forward engagement activity across your business area, including presence at any engagement events & Community meetings, and work with relevant stakeholders to drive forward initiatives and activity throughout the year.
Suggest & implement people initiatives across the division to drive engagement.
Review New Starter Surveys, Exit interviews, Engagement Surveys etc to identify where we need to make improvements and make recommendations to SLT and ensure they drive forward.
Provide Senior Team and your SLT with accurate analysed and requested reports using the HR system where required. These requests can often be at short notice and need to be done quickly and prioritised.
Spot areas of improvement in internal processes and drive change.
Provide accurate data and insights to senior leads and support on people updates to SLT.
Ability to build strong relationships and drive forward people team credibility.
Partner with the Head of People and wider People team on the creation and delivery of the people strategy in line with divisional and sub divisional objectives.
Performance & Talent Management
A thorough understanding of your talent base across designated business area including top talent & underperformance
Understanding of roles and responsibilities and implementation of Talent plans across business area, helping to support continuous development.
Foster a learning culture, partnering with leaders and L&D to understand and implement development programmes.
Strong understanding of remuneration activity across your business area and ability to meet all required business needs in relation to pay review and bonus submissions, including any other relative activity.
Lead on process improvement projects in line with business requirements and strategy
Support & lead on change management and organisational design projects. Partner with the leaders and senior managers in your area to continue to future-proof your functional areas, anticipating and managing any change elements.
Supporting the People Advisors, Shared Services and wider People teams
Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven’t heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.
THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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