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About The Role

Role Purpose    

The HR Business Partner will provide Strategic HR Partnering to the Finance and InterTrader business areas and its Senior Leaders to deliver the most effective people plan in alignment with Business Strategy and in conjunction with HRBPs across other locations to ensure the business strategy and priorities are achieved.

The HR Business Partner reports into the Lead HRBP/ HR Director.

Key Responsibilities


Develop and implement HR / People plans with each of the Heads of Department that drive organisation effectiveness and high performance
Provide leadership coaching, support and expertise in the management of all HR matters, effectively "partnering" the business to support the delivery of the people plans
Collaborate and influence key people initiatives across Centres of Expertise, from design to implementation
Run cross functional projects aiming to increase productivity, support innovations and develop talents.
Work in partnership with key leaders within the business to deliver organisational change whilst building effective working relationships at all levels of the business
Support implementation of key programmes to drive cultural change e.g. Performance Development
Act as a role model, coach and mentor for the HR Advisory and Operations Team, providing Line Management responsibilities where appropriate
Lead in the development and roll out of strategic HR initiatives within the broader HR Strategy
Provide single point of contact for own Business unit, challenge, present options, influence and offer guidance
Ensure HR provide a consistent set of services to the business, tailored where appropriate to the needs of different areas
Lead on employee engagement activity/forums to improve employee feedback and communication with the business partner functions
Partner with stakeholders to drive forward engagement plans and increase engagement levels
Support the effectiveness of the L&D agenda within the business partner functions to deliver succession planning and drive forward the talent strategy with support from resourcing
Work in partnership with the recruitment team to ensure the recruitment process is proactively promoted and stakeholders are supported with clear expectations and guidelines
Provide consultancy and advice on all HR related matters, ensuring adherence to all legal and best practice obligations including employment law, employee relations, disciplinary and grievances, performance management, change management/restructuring and absence management
Develop and drive forward an effective performance management process across the business to deliver the high-performance culture required, ensuring clear objectives, feedback and the improvement of performance delivery
Support the business area with the management development of their people, providing advice, guidance and ad-hoc training
Generate new ideas on generating competitive advantage through our colleagues
Support the wider HR Team with projects or adhoc support where required
Qualifications and Educational Requirements 
Ideally CIPD qualified and Degree educated, however candidates with relevant experience will also be considered.
Special skills and experience required 
Experience of working within an Ulrich business partner model and within a matrix model environment
The ability to build credible relationships with business stakeholders with the conviction to make HR owned decisions and influence other decisions within the business
Ability to handle complex issues and a capability to make sound judgement decisions in time pressured situations.
Resilience and tenacity to deliver sustainable business outcomes through our people. These outcomes will be both commercial and pragmatic to meet the business needs.
The ability to contribute to the strategic direction, focus on core priorities and a relentless drive to achieve results in the shortest time possible without compromising on quality.
Linked to this the ability to delegate effectively to others knowing when and how to concentrate on the issues that really matter and to not feel the need to intervene in all areas
Evidence of practical application of policy, procedure and local employment legislation
Demonstrates commercial acumen and pragmatism in delivering HR solutions in the business
A track record of making a broad contribution to a business, beyond what may be seen as the HR/people remit; commercial acumen
Pragmatic and not overly theoretical, can demonstrate the ‘stuff they do actually works’
Evidence of continuous professional HR career progression/development 
Additional Information
About The Company
At Ladbrokes Coral, we believe we’ve got the best brands in betting and gaming; and the best people behind them too.
There’s never been a more exciting time to join us. Our recent merger combined more than 230 years of heritage and opened up a world of exciting opportunities for the future. With the biggest UK retail estate in the industry, a growing digital business and an ever-expanding international presence, we want to be the world’s best betting and gaming company, where customers want to play and people want to work