myunidaysltd London, Nottingham or UK Remote* Full-time 2024-06-28

*this role is open to remote working within the UK. Successful candidates will be required to travel to their closest UNiDAYS campus (London or Nottingham) on occasion.

The role in a nutshell

As a key member of the People Business Partner team, within the People department at UNiDAYS, your role as People Business Partner will contribute to ensuring we align the priorities and objectives of UNiDAYS with the right people solutions and guidance. 

The role of People Business Partner is dynamic and varied, allowing space for creativity and innovative thinking, whilst also supporting business-critical activities.

Day to day responsibilities 

  • You will proactively build and maintain positive and effective relationships with stakeholders and the teams that you partner with, providing People guidance when appropriate:
  • Gather and utilise people data to aid in trend analysis and gain insight to contribute to solutions, initiatives, and opportunities for learning.
  • Engage with the full People department, to contribute to our overall team success
  • Champion and support the successful implementation of and rollout of people initiatives and projects – supporting effective communication and the understanding & buy-in from employees.
  • Continued learning on employee legislation and requirements related to day-to-day management of team members, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Works closely with management and team members to improve work relationships, build morale & inclusivity, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Partner with team members globally to ensure a vibrant and effective workplace.
  • Provides insight on department structures, workforce planning and succession planning with guidance and support from their manager.
  • Executes on company-wide talent assessments and compensation benchmarking & analysis, with support from wider PBP team. May provide tactical support on these programs which benefit the broader PBP team.
  • Ensure that people-related admin is completed in a timely manner, along with relevant systems and people updated within working timescales. Ensure all written communication from the people team is consistent and professional.

What we need from you

What we will look for you to demonstrate in this role: 

  • Change management: facilitate and drive change with passion and purpose. outcome. 

➔ Successful in delivering people practices that lead to improvement within UNiDAYS. 

  • Effective problem solving: challenge the status quo, utilise data and insight to understand & analyse any problem, consider different perspectives and what the desired outcomes may be, think creatively and help move things forward to achieve a positive outcome. 

➔ Successful in your ability to solve problems; be resourceful and take initiative to seek internal and external resources and support when 

problem-solving. 

  • Clear communication: Communicate efficiently and effectively, using your skills of influence and coaching with the departments you partner with.e. 

➔ Success is demonstrated in how well your stakeholder understands and actions people related activities, contributing towards positive 

engagement, morale and retention of top talent. 

  • Knowledge sharing: Applying your knowledge and HR theory to real-life situations. 

➔ Successful application of experience and knowledge, to bring employee related work and cases, to a successful resolution. 

  • Confidentiality: demonstrate discretion and sound judgement while working with sensitive and confidential materials, while maintaining a human approach. departments you partner with. o real-life situations.

➔ Success looks like strong, trusting relationships, maintaining privacy, confidentiality and employee dignity, while adhering to GDPR guidelines. 

  • Expertise: continuous personal development, seek knowledge of legal updates and building a professional network of contacts.

➔ Employment law legislation confidence with stakeholders and teams operating within best practice. 

COMMITMENT: Internal commitments 

  • Evaluate and measure your own performance and seek feedback for continuous improvement. 
  • Ensure you complete all mandatory training and/or workshops set by the business or your manager. 
  • Hold CIPD Level 5 or an equivalent qualification in the people profession. 

Perks

We’ve accomplished a lot since we started in 2011, but in many ways, this is just the beginning. This is the chance for you to get in on ground zero. An opportunity to make a difference within the business with global reach. We are the world’s largest Student Affinity Network, with over 22 million verified members in 115 markets including the US, UK, Germany, India, Canada and Australia. We work with 800 of the world’s biggest brands globally, taking their products and services into the hearts and minds of tomorrow’s professionals, delivering engagement, building affinity and sales. You’ll also be working for a Great Place to Work CertifiedTM company who have been recognised on the UK’s Best WorkplacesTM for Wellbeing and UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2022 list. To find out more about our workplace initiatives, see our UK exclusive case study with Great Place to Work and be sure to visit our profile for more information.

We offer a fast paced, fun & social working environment where you can truly make an impact. We believe that work should enhance and complement your life which is why we leave it up to you to decide where you work. You can choose to work from your assigned campus (either Nottingham or London) or from home, whatever works best for your individual needs. Your manager may request you attend team meet ups at your campus but other than that it is up to you! We work hard at UNiDAYS, but we also believe in fair compensation for hard work. That’s why we’re pleased to offer all employees full access to our comprehensive benefits package.

Our perks include:

  • 25 days holiday per year increasing with length of service, plus flexible bank holidays
  • Competitive salaries
  • 4pm finishes every Friday
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private health insurance (Vitality)
  • Income protection policy
  • Life assurance policy
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Enhanced parental leave pay
  • Core hours with flexibility around how/when you manage your time
  • Regular team building activities
  • The latest tech and hardware will be supplied from day one
  • Good Vibes Program: we know we’ve all had to adapt to new ways of working and UNiDAYS has always taken pride in the community we’ve created in the office but we’re just as committed to creating an innovative approach to fostering connections and improving engagement outside of the office! We want to boost your remote working experience so think virtual parties, pottery classes, wellness classes and guest speakers just to name a few!
  • Support for home working for all new team members. We will help assess your home set up and you can expense £150 towards any additional furniture you may need to be safe and comfortable when working from home

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.