I love the fact that what I do has a direct impact on the people within the organisation.Penelope
We are looking to build upon some terrific strengths; most important of all; talented, motivated and well trained employees and our HR team support this as we recognise we would not be in this strong position in the market without our people. The HR team do this by delivering a valued, commercially minded service that can impact on our employee’s productivity and ultimately improve the bottom line.
WHSmith is a very friendly, commercially focused organisation, where everyone understands what their role is. You are encouraged to develop new skills and there are plenty of opportunities to further your career.
Maxine Recruitment Manager
Our HR team work in partnership with line managers to ensure that we have the process and best practices in place to attract and retain top talent by rewarding employees both through salary as well as career development. As well as encouraging career development, HR have worked hard at fostering an environment that empowers all employees as it is believed that this approach creates a springboard for all employees to reach their full potential.
We follow a Business Partner model supported by the following Centres of Excellence:
- Employee Relations
- Learning & Development
- Pay & Reward
Does this sound like you?
Ideally you will be experienced in working in a retail or similar fast paced environment but essentially you will be client focused, commercially driven with a strong understanding of bottom-line. Your communication and relationship management skills will be very evident through a confident, proactive but sensitive approach and an ability to provide world-class HR advice to all areas of the business.