ASDA Careers – Network People Manager

Job Description:

At Asda, our colleagues make the difference. We are looking for an exceptional HR business partner and people leader for the ALS (Asda Logistics Services) network. Reporting to the Senior Director – People, you will have overall accountability for leading the delivery of the corporate people plan across the division of depots, through robust Talent, Engagement & Change plans.

As a key people leader, you will be guiding and supporting our HR Business Partners and amazing depot teams to deliver HR through the line and our strategic business plan.

A highly credible business partner to Senior Directors covering Food and Non-food distribution and fulfilment centres. You will support our ALS vision to “serve our customers better than anyone else” by being the most compliant in the industry and fulfilling 99.99% of orders accurately with a cost to serve of less than 3%. All delivered through the most engaged team in Asda.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create an environment of trust by being inclusive, bringing your whole self to work and empowering your colleagues to do the same
  • Coach the HRBPs and depot leadership teams to drive ‘through the line’ people accountability
  • Be the custodian of people policy and legal compliance
  • Drive learning and encourage teams to take developmental opportunities
  • Lead a team of HRBPs; within a specific geographic region with circa 19 FTE
  • Drive colleague engagement across colleague experience touch points by working with Senior Directors to develop a plan that builds advocacy, starts with ‘why’, connects and makes it real
  • Role model our ‘Leading Asda’ leadership values and challenge depot leadership teams to do the same
  • Partner our Senior Directors (Food and Non-food) to create a people plan that is aligned to the corporate strategy, builds a high-performance culture, enables the delivery of KRAs, develops a talent pipeline and satisfies short term and long-term strategic workforce plans
  • Work proactively and champion the change agenda by working with the GMB representative and MNCV bodies

Qualification & Experience:

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to influence and gain collaboration ​
  • The ability to utilise MI to drive performance related decision making​
  • Commercial acumen and analytical skills ​
  • An understanding of IR Relationships
  • An understanding of current and emerging HR trends ​
  • Internal communications experience ​
  • Comprehensive knowledge of UK employment legislation ​

Job Details:

Company: Asda Stores Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Swansea, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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