HR Business Partner - Professional (Out of Home Team)

Human Resources Maidenhead Full-time United Kingdom

Job Description

The role will make a key contribution to the delivery of annual and strategic plans for the Professional business unit partnering with General Manager and the Management Team. The HRBP is a core member of the UK&I HR team and, as such, will collaborate with all aspects of that team: Talent & Learning, Talent Acquisition, HR Services and Compensation and Benefits. The role holder will also become a member of the international Professional HR Community.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Partnering the organisation to deliver core aspects of the People Agenda in Professional, such as first class individual development planning, succession planning, internal/external hiring and performance coaching and improvement
  • Championing Associate engagement within the business unit in line with global and local people priorities
  • Ensuring high quality and disciplined execution of annual people processes, such performance appraisals and talent reviews, working with the Talent and Learning Manager, UK&I and salary and bonus reviews.
  • Leading the team effectiveness agenda for the UK&I Management Team.
  • Lead the Field Engagement and Wellbeing agendas, proactively partnering with the global HR community within Professional (for best practice sharing and learning)
  • Partnering with Finance Manager on monthly management of personnel cost base (within set targets and business revenues) and quarterly reporting on people KPIs


Must have:

  • Strong HR generalist background
  • Experience of sitting on a cross-functional Management Team
  • Experience of delivering and embedding change within a fast moving environment
  • Experience of coaching and challenging line managers
  • Self starter who is confident with complexity and ambiguity
  • Knowledge of P&L levers
  • Numerically and analytically confident
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of UKI employment legislation

Nice to have:

  • Understanding of B2B sales in a branded industry 

Additional Information

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.