One Stop - People Partner

Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Location: Northampton NN1 2EZ

United Kingdom

Apply by: 18/07/2019


One Stop - People Partner

Northampton NN1 2EZ

About the role

At One Stop we aim to serve our local shoppers a little better every day, with a culture that is friendly, fun and where everyone is treated with respect, you have a really great place to work. As part of the team you can make a difference to our colleagues by:

  • Providing opportunities for everyone to grow, learn and develop
  • Making sure our colleagues feel engaged and are rewarded for their contribution
  • Create an inclusive culture so that our colleagues love to come to work

We want you to understand the business inside out, we need you to live and embed our values and build great relationships with the amazing people across our business.

Areas covered in this role will be: Coventry and Milton Keynes.

You will be responsible for

Looking after our colleagues:

  • You will know all of your managers and colleagues and understand how they feel about One Stop through discussions and employment engagement surveys.
  • You will invest time and develop your Area Managers to ensure your colleagues are managed by a great manager.
  • You will spot and nurture talent, delivering training and coaching that unlocks pride and high performance.
  • You will share people related news keeping your teams well informed.
  • You are visible and available across your store area, celebrate success and hard work to ensure colleagues feel engaged with our plans and are all working to the same goals.
  • You will partner your managers to support the wellbeing of your colleagues including short & long-term absence.
  • You will support localised problem solving through great relationships with colleagues and managers focusing on early and informal resolutions of issues.

Looking after our customers:

  • You will understand our customers, how they feel about their shopping experience in your stores and use these insights to drive the right training plans.

Looking after the Business:

  • You are a great ambassador for the One Stop brand.
  • You work as part of a team across the areas and are committed to support the free movement of people / jobs.
  •  You develop a culture of flexibility across your area to support stores and area opportunities.
  • You minimise settlement costs by providing sound advice, coaching and supporting around all Employee Relations issues.
  • You are skilled in Root Cause Analysis, delving beyond the most obvious issue, to understand the true issue & impact, being curious & testing others thinking to establish facts.

You will need

  • You will talk to your colleagues, share knowledge, experiences and best practice.
  • You will create a team spirit in stores and have a network that stretches beyond just your area of stores.
  • You are warm and welcoming with customers and colleagues, putting people at the heart of everything you do.
  • You take time to see, hear and recognise others, building strong relationships.
  • You act quickly making decisions based on what is right for the customer and colleagues.
  •  You thrive on change and take people with you to deliver it.
  • You have energy and drive to deliver beyond expectations.
  • You know how to be at your best.
  • You keep your eyes open looking for opportunities to improve stores and the wider business.
  • You share ideas and encourage your colleagues to do the same.

About us

One Stop Stores Ltd is a leading organisation in the UK Convenience Store market, we are owned by Tesco PLC but operated as a separate business.

One Stop is a retail convenience business with over 850 shops and a key focus on being the best store for customers in the neighbourhood. Open 7 days a week
One Stop aims to meet the needs of all its local customers. Since 2003 we have been a subsidiary of Tesco.

With our stores situated throughout England and Wales, there’s sure to be a
One Stop near where you live or work

What’s in it for you

At One Stop we value our colleagues just as much as our customers, and part of this is the benefits we offer:

  • 10% Discount in One Stop & Tesco stores
  • Discounted Tesco pharmacy services
  • Discounted shopping website
  • Free eye tests
  • A great holiday package
  • A commitment to your career development
  • Community involvement and charity work
  • Pension Scheme

One Stop is a subsidiary of the Tesco Group but is operated as a separate business and as such benefits offered will differ between One Stop and Tesco.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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