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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.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

This is a 12 Month Contract

The HR Business Partner will champion employee experience and play a key role in supporting the delivery of People Team activity within Head Office, with a particular focus on business change programmes and organisational design. This role will work collaboratively with the wider Customer and People Team to put proactive plans in place which ensure we have the right skills and future people capabilities needed to deliver our goals and delight our customers. This role reports to the Senior People Manager for Superdrug Head Office. 

A typical day in this role includes:

 •Key stakeholders: Wider Customer & People team, Heads of Department and Senior Managers
•Managing full project lifecycles, ensuring key milestones are identified and communicated. Taking the time to agree measures of success up front and completing an evaluation after the project has ended
•Providing an honest ‘voice’ for our Head Office colleagues in all business led projects, to ensure initiatives and changes land effectively.
•Working in partnership with the Senior People Manager and Head Office leaders to understand the future roles and skills needed within their teams, putting proactive plans in place to deliver internal capability
•Supporting the Senior People Manager to identify and research potential initiatives to drive efficiencies, build capability and deliver innovation
•Working in partnership with the wider HO people team to temperature check each team, using this to inform and adapt your approach for any upcoming changes
•Working in collaboration with our IT and People Development teams to understand how technology can support our goals and bring our people on the journey effectively

This job is a good fit for you if:

 •You enjoy researching new initiatives and can present your findings back in an insightful and engaging way
•You know you add value through your ability to see from different viewpoints and can build strong relationships
•You can use a blend of data, Organisational context and storytelling to influence decision making
•You understand that effective change management is key to landing any project well and can anticipate potential risk, putting plans in place to mitigate impact
•You are good at multitasking and can deliver on projects, keeping to agreed deadlines
•You see projects through your customer lens, and have the confidence to challenge when something doesn’t feel right
•You have developed the ability to break it down to the vital basics, which ensures easy and effective understanding of changes or initiatives at all levels
•You can see the bigger picture and can easily adapt to changing priorities and situations
•You have a flexible approach to Business Partnering and can pitch in to support wider team activities 

What you’ll need:

 •A passion for the world of retail health and beauty
•A good understanding of current employment law and a keen interest in staying up to date with what’s going on in the market and how that may impact us
•Good digital literacy and an interest in learning new systems to drive efficiency 

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
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm



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


Apply now to become part of more

By joining us, you will be part of More than just a health and beauty retail group. You’ll become part of an organisation which is well-recognised all over the world.