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Job Details

  • Location: Derby, England
  • Date Posted: 2023-01-09
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Accounting
  • Req Number: 10480
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At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 18 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: Green Chef, EveryPlate, Chefs Plate, Factor_, and Youfoodz.

About the HR Executive role

We are looking for an HR Executive to join our friendly and busy people team, to work alongside our existing Executive, four HR Coordinators and the HR Lead. The HR Executive role will be ideal for an existing HR Advisor with a can-do attitude, who is keen to push themselves in all areas of HR practices by working in a fast-paced, ever changing environment. The Executive will provide HR advice and support both managers and teams across the site, on both the day and night shifts (night shift meetings as required). 

You will:

●    Have experience of working in a HR Advisory role
●    Provide advisory support for disciplinary meetings, managing grievances and confidently advising hearing managers with a strong knowledge of HR practices and company policy
●    Support in fact findings and investigations alongside managers
●    Build strong relationships with Operations and Shift Managers to ensure efficient communication and good people management
●    Be a champion for HR and Time and Attendance activities 
●    Pull/produce reports and manipulate data to provide Operational Teams with a clear view of HR metrics - reports to include: absence, planning, labour turnover and ad hoc requests for data
●    Own high volume absence reporting and lead initiatives to address any trends which may appear by working on continuous improvement projects
●    Attend daily operational meeting to report on key people data
●    Present key data in weekly group meeting
●    Be a fair and effective Line Manager for the HR Coordinator/s and manage daily HR administration activities 
●    Manage employee benefits 
●    Work alongside the other Executive by building a collaborative relationship
●    Support the HR Lead with ad-hoc projects and initiatives
●    Oversee and supervise employee engagement and cultural expenditure (managing the HR Coordinator and reporting into the budget holder where necessary)
●    Deliver HR Inductions
●    Act as an initial go-to for ER cases and ensuring all cases are managed in line with our company policies
●    Support the HR Lead in upskilling HR Coordinators, to develop further HR knowledge
●    Support hiring managers with IT/equipment setup for new starters
●    Advise managers on standard formal processes and provide day-to-day HR support under the supervision of the HR Lead / HRBP as appropriate
●    Partner with managers to provide advice and training on HelloFresh policies/processes
●    Manage the implementation of Family Friendly policies including maternity, paternity and other leave arrangements 
●    Support onsite communications and engagement initiatives

Candidate skills required:

Hard skills

●    Previous experience as a HR generalist/HR Advisor 
●    Experience with HRIS systems
●    Experience reporting on and managing volume absence
●    Experience of Employee Relations processes and best practice
●    Microsoft Office / Google Suite experience
●    Experience in a fast-paced, production environment

Soft skills

●    Positive can-do attitude
●    Strong team player
●    Communication and collaboration
●    Strong organisational skills
●    Data driven
●    Strong initiative
●    Quick learner
●    Influencing skills
●    Ability to work independently 
●    Ability to think outside of the (HelloFresh) box!


●    CIPD qualification (desirable)

What you will get in return:

● 70% off HelloFresh or Green Chef boxes
● Company pension scheme
● Gym membership
● Bupa private medical insurance (including dental & family cover options)
● Bippit account - financial support
● Free professional development and coaching memberships
● Mental health first aiders and an employee assistance programme
● Eye care scheme
● Cycle to work scheme
● Group Life Assurance

Location: The Orchard, 1 Holme Lane, Spondon, Derby, DE21 7HW

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 

Next steps: Your application will be reviewed and if successful, a member of the Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch within 2 weeks

You are required to cooperate with HelloFresh in all health and safety matters. You are responsible for ensuring you take reasonable care of your own health, and safety as well as others who may be affected by the work activities you undertake. You must report incidents immediately and actively raise health and safety-related concerns to your Line Manager

About HelloFresh

We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

We want to adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.

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