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Summary Salary: Competitive salary and package Grade: 3B Reporting Line: Head of People Partnering Contract Type: Permanent Location: Wood Street - London/ Hybrid What to expect As a People Partner, you will join us on...


Salary: Competitive salary and package
Grade: 3B
Reporting Line: Head of People Partnering
Contract Type: Permanent 
Location: Wood Street - London/ Hybrid



What to expect

As a People Partner, you will join us on our journey and undertake a truly valuable role. Reporting to the Head of People Partnering, you will act as a trusted advisor providing coaching, counsel, and advice across BAU and change initiatives to help business success. Supporting the core colleague lifecycle, you will be responsible for driving our culture and increasing colleague engagement across the business.


You will be working closely with leaders and managers across your dedicated functions, to support in the delivery of our people plan. This role is essential in improving line manager capability and driving a culture of self-serve, whilst proactively seeking opportunities to improve processes and policy.


This role offers you an exciting opportunity to support on the delivery of key change projects, whilst proactively listening to colleagues, managers and leaders and bringing insights into centres of excellence to drive propositions and continuous improvement.

What we can do for you

Now, more than ever, we understand that attracting the right talent is pivotal in driving the positive change needed throughout our organisation. Beyond a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • 25 days annual leave that increases with tenure
  • Up to 10% on target bonus opportunity
  • Access to Benenden Healthcare
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection after 12 months service
  • Full support from our employee assistance programme and access to our employee benefits platform
  • Ever-evolving learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to embracing diversity extends beyond just words. We actively foster an inclusive workplace that values the unique perspectives and contributions from all colleagues. We hold the belief that Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are not just vital but fundamental to our success and growth. Our priority lies in shaping a business that mirrors the diverse communities we reach, truly making Post Office 'Everybody's Business'. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and celebrate the differences among our people, ensuring that our practices reflect our dedication to inclusivity and equal representation for all.

What you’ll need to succeed

As an experienced HR professional with a generalist skillset, you will possess the ability to advise, support and engage with managers and leaders across the business. In addition, you will:


  • Have previous experience of delivering people change, in partnership with senior stakeholders, in a large complex organisation, with a shared support function.
  • Possess first-class communication skills and critical thinking with the ability to influence & coach key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate evidence of driving a culture of inclusivity, through colleague engagement
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills with the ability to seek solutions through collaboration with others.
  • Be passionate about personal development and working in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Ideally CIPD qualified
  • Previous experience working in a unionised environment would also be desirable. 

About us

Post Office is an integral part of every community, upheld by the dedication and service of our postmasters. In a world that's constantly evolving, we recognise the importance of adapting and growing. As we navigate the shifting landscapes of a digital age, our commitment to evolving is stronger than ever; without losing the essence of personal touch that defines us. Our journey forward is one of reflection, learning, and positive change.


Whilst there is much work to be done, we're looking for people ready to think differently in tackling the challenges ahead – people who possess resilience and a deep sense of responsibility towards our postmasters and the communities they serve. This mission drives us, ensuring that we remain focused on our purpose and strategic intent. If you're inspired by the prospect of making a meaningful difference and contributing to a future where Post Office can stand as a model of renewed progress and integrity, we want to hear from you. Join us on our journey in making Post Office a business that belongs to and serves everyone, shaping a new future legacy.

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