HR Business Partner (6 months)

Business Support
Job Type:
Onchan, Isle of Man

The role: HR Business Partner (6-month contract)

We are looking for a HR Business Partner to join our busy and dynamic People Services team, based in our Isle of Man office.

Why we need you: -

We need you to help contribute to the implementation of the local and global HR strategy and partner with local business units to provide HR support. Your role will be to help ensure that HR is a valuable contributor to the local business in achieving its overall vision by working with management on their people strategy. You will coach and empower managers on people relations issues and embed HR excellence locally, utilising resources made available from Group HR.

Working closely with our Talent Acquisition team you will support resourcing plans including participating in interviews to ensure our hiring process is on track. You will coordinate all the necessary paperwork pre-on boarding including; work permit applications, offer and contract delivery. You will work to provide a seamless on boarding support to people joining our business, welcoming them to the business, facilitating their induction and getting their journey started.

You will help support the people managers in reviewing attrition and developing retention initiatives and partner with line managers and strategic partners on talent development plans for their business areas. You will help identify and implement innovative initiatives to drive employee engagement and develop company culture and seek opportunities to build people morale.

You will partner and provide trusted advice on employee relations issues to people managers on company policies and procedures to include attendance management, performance management, disciplinary and grievance issues. You will assist in developing and implementing appropriate HR policies and procedures in line with local governance and Group’s HR strategies. You will focus on providing outstanding support to employees within the locations on day to day HR related matters and coach people managers on best practice when dealing with performance or conduct issues.

Who are we looking for: -

An experienced HR Business Partner or HR Manager, used to working in a fast-paced working environment. Ideally, you will have a relevant HR professional qualification/ membership and/or proficiency with workday or other HR systems. You should be very familiar with local legislation and have direct experience coaching and supporting people managers.

We are looking for a proactive individual with excellent communication and problem solving skills. You should be able to work well on your own initiative and know when to call on support when required. You should have excellent listening skills to listen and understand people’s needs and knowing what is important to them whilst being able to deal with challenging situations.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Previous experience gained within a multinational company. Knowledge or experience within the online gaming industry or contact centre environment would be desirable. Any project management experience would be advantageous.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we can provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to the Isle of Man.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme. You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch and we contribute £3 daily towards this. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group owns or licenses gaming and related consumer businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, FOX Bet, BetEasy, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker, and Oddschecker, as well as live poker tour and events brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest and most licensed publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is based in the Isle of Man office, in the People Services Department.