People Partner UKI

Full time
GBTWH01 - Tamworth - Unit 1, Meridian Drive
Posted 30+ Days Ago

Opportunity

At Maersk we have a vision that’s larger than the ocean: to be a true integrator of container logistics connecting and simplifying our customers’ supply chain through global end-to-end solutions. We count on our people to make it happen.  

That is why we are building a new global HR service enabled by new technology: to make sure we deliver great experience to our people, so they can deliver great experience to our customers.  

The HR organization of the Future will work across brands, geographies, and cultures to support one global Maersk. By joining our regional team for Europe and Africa early on, you have a unique opportunity to influence the vision and delivery of the People Partnering Organization (PPO).  

What we offer


The People Partner role is characterized by variety and you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the business in your designated geography. You will work in a dynamic environment, drawing on your broad HR toolbox to coach and support leaders through a time of great business transformation. Your daily job will be to engage with different stakeholders and use your wide breadth of HR knowledge to support leaders on a range of people matters and policies.

The roles will be covering sites in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire areas’ and the role will be part of the South Europe HR team.

Joining Maersk, you will become part of the global family of the company that moves 20% of global trade everyday all the way, where one of our core values is Our Employees. It goes without saying that we value diversity: we thrive on the diversity of our talent in all its forms, and we see it as a strength in building high-performance teams across brands, cultures, and locations.

Key responsibilities

As we progress on our journey towards establishing a brand-agnostic people partnering model, you will play a key role. Initially you will be deeply involved in the preparation leading up to go-live and work on embedding the new ways of working, new HR processes and technology (Workday and ServiceNow), supporting leaders through the transition.

You will be joining an organization that is ramping up for the launch of our new HR model HR of the future. Your role will continue to evolve, and your scope will change from implementation to steady state people partnering to include the below areas of responsibility:

  • Partner with the HRBPs on the implementation of the People Strategy.
  • To deliver on our service delivery model by working closely with HR professionals and specialists within our People Advisory, Centers of Excellence functions and Global Mobility teams.
  • Build strong relationships with leaders and their teams and be their main point of contact and sparring partner on all people matters.
  • Drive the local delivery of the annual HR Cycle, including annual performance management, compensation, succession planning and development.
  • Resolve employee relations issues, support and advise leaders on HR-related matters & policies.
  • Stay up to date with local employment law landscape to ensure local compliance.
  • As Maersk builds it’s logistics function, we are looking for candidates with experience in a logistics or manufacturing environment’
  • Experience of managing TUPE would be desirable
  • Act as talent broker encouraging the transfer of individuals from one part of the organization to another to obtain specific developmental experience.
  • Work effectively with the entire regional PPO team on day-to-day delivery of people processes as well as to resolve complex cases.
  • Draw people insights from available real-time reports to identify and address opportunities for improvement with leaders and local management.
  • Deliver trainings and workshops for local leadership teams and various employee populations on different HR topics.
  • Participate in on-site recruitment where needed and coordinate and perform employee activities required on site, i.e., onboarding, training sessions.

Who we are looking for.

To succeed in this role, you should genuinely be a people’s person and thrive in an environment where no two days are alike.

As for the skillset and experience, we are looking for:
 

  • Solid experience (5-8 years) as an HR generalist and deep understanding of HR fundamentals, including recruitment, people performance management, employee engagement, compensation, development, employee relations
  • Demonstrated passion for business through partnering with and supporting leaders to deliver on business results.
  • Advanced knowledge of local labor law; experience from working in unionized environments would be beneficial.
  • Experience in developing, safeguarding, and interpreting HR policies and processes.
  • Acting as a trust advisor on a wide range of HR related matters.
  • Experience from large international organizations and the ability to build relationships and navigate a complex stakeholder matrix.
  • Good change management, facilitation and coaching skills.
  • Ability to take ownership and act autonomously, while also adopting a collaborative working style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to find solutions.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Resilience: the change process, is anything but straightforward; accepting uncertainty and demonstrating the ability to overcome challenges and deliver outcomes.
  • Be self-driven, energetic, and have a ‘can-do’ mindset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

You have been reading so far, we’re are glad to see you are interested. If you could see yourself in this role and are keen to be part of this journey at Maersk, we look forward to hearing from you!

Additional info

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A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world.