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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.

We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

The role

Our ER Advisors are an integral part of the People Advice team who support and manage day-to-day employee relations queries from our store teams. Sitting within Retail People operations, People Advice is the first port of call for employees looking for information about our Company policies, or for line managers needing guidance or support with grievance, disciplinary or flexible working cases. At Superdrug we want to empower our line managers to feel confident using our people management tools and so our ER Advisors are also passionate about coaching.

A typical day in this role includes:

•Collaborating with other key teams such as Security, Audit and Shared Services to share best practice and to ensure ER cases are concluded in a consistent and timely way.
•Developing relationships with Area Managers and People Business Partners to keep them updated on the progress of key ER cases, use them as a point of escalation when needed and to discuss opportunities associated with recommendations and trends from ER caseload.
•Work closely with People Advice colleagues to share best practice, manage a high volume of cases, distribute workload, and create a fun working environment where everyone feels able to their best work and deliver the best service to our customers.
•Spending dedicated time ‘manning’ the helpdesk phone line, coaching, and advising callers as well as triaging cases.
•Providing well considered advice which reflects Company policy and employment law at the right time, in the right way and for the right reasons. 
•Administrative duties which include invites and other letters, notetaking at key meetings, maintenance of in-house trackers and upkeep of SharePoint files and Oracle HRM.
•Some onsite and remote store visits to carry out facilitated conversations, mediations, or more complex meetings.

This job is a good fit for you if:

•You enjoy a fast paced and collaborative working environment.
•You know you add value through the honest and competent ER advice you give.
•You are good at resolving conflict and influencing people.
•You are motivated by a fun working environment.
•You get satisfaction though developing yourself and others.


What you’ll need:

•You need to have significant experience in employee relations and be used to dealing with a high caseload.
•You will have CIPD level 5 or equivalent however this is not essential.
•You will understand importance of Company policies and Employment Law.
•You have great excel, word and outlook skills.

Here’s what’s in it for you

  • 33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.
  • We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
  • 2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
  • 30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
  • Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
  • Company pension matching and bonus
  • Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
  • We are growing! We have opened 30 new stores in 2019 and will continue to do so in 2020!

Hours: 37.5 a week | Alternate 8.30am - 5.00pm or 9.00 - 5.30pm
Location: East Croydon

Come and be part of something special.

 

 

Location

Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU

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