Human Resources Manager - Retail (UK & Ireland)


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Job Title: Human Resources Manager – Retail (UK & Ireland) Position Description: Make a Lasting Impression. Join Tapestry, the first New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands. A successful career at Tapestry is built on hard work, determination and a genuine passion for what you do. At Tapestry, you are part of a global house of brands that is built around our shared values of optimism, innovation and inclusivity. We believe anyone from anywhere can have the best idea, and with creativity and perseverance, anything is possible.

Whether it be Coach, Stuart Weitzman or Kate Spade, each of our great brands around the world helps people express themselves in their own unique ways.

Primary Purpose:
The Tapestry brands are continuing an exciting period of expansion in Europe and we are looking for a HR Business Partner to join our Human Resources team in London and support our fast growing Retail operations across the UK and Ireland.

Partnering with the Area Managers and Store Managers, this role will focus on a population of 300 employees across initially 25 Retail and Outlet stores. This role will cover the full generalist spectrum with a particular emphasis on building a retail talent pipeline, recruiting and retaining outstanding talent, Employee Relations, labour planning and budget control.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Human Resources to...
•Actively contribute to a dynamic HR team focused on developing a 1st class centralised European HR function
•Partner with Area Managers and Store Managers to support their business objectives for the region, in particular with regards to their talent acquisition and staff retention efforts and promote Tapestry as an employer of choice
•Manage ER matters in compliance with local legislation and HR best practice liaising closely with the internal Legal Counsel
•Build a talent management strategy in territory, focusing on performance improvement and career development from territory and across European locations
•Collaborating with the Corporate UK-based HR team, develop and launch new HR policies and procedures
•Source and recruit for store management positions and new store openings
•Partner with Payroll and ensure HR administrative processes in the UK and Ireland run smoothly
•Assist the HR Director with harmonizing HR projects across Europe in line with Tapestry’s global HR vision
•Analyze and report on HR metrics to identify trends, inform business decisions and seek solutions
•Manage, execute and drive European HR initiatives and projects

The accomplished individual will possess...
•Work experience as a Business Partner or HR Manager level in an international (luxury) retail environment
•A relevant degree or professional HR qualification
•Recruitment & development experience with a wealth of ideas on how to source & retain best retail talent
•Fluency in business English
•Genuine passion for retail and fashion
•An analytical mind and a commercial focus
•Flexibility to travel across the UK and Ireland
•Self-motivated and proactive in approach
•Solutions oriented, and ability to see the possibility in the impossible
•A hands-on attitude and willingness to work with minimal administrative support in a fast growth company

An outstanding professional will have...
•Work experience in a U.S. headquartered company
•European HR experience
•Knowledge of other European languages, ie in particular French, Italian or Spanish

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. *LI-KP1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at City: London
State: England
Country: United Kingdom
Job Type: Full Time-Permanent
Career Area: Human Resources
Shift: Requisition Number: 11613
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