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Our Human Resources department is made up of five key areas


  • Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP's)
  • Internal Communications
  • Shared Services
  • Learning and Development
  • Recruitment

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Areas within the Department 

HRBP

Internal Comms

Shared Sevices

Learning and Development

Recruitment

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HRBP

As HRBPs the biggest focus of our role is making retailing modern, engaging and exciting through inspiring, strategic people plans that innovate for growth both personally and professionally. We advocate and champion change that enables everyone to be themselves; giving people the motivation, support and encouragement to aim high. We coach on the frontline to guide and inspire, encouraging our teams to do the same with their teams around them. Through empowerment of collaboration we support strategies and programmes that align with the business goals and promote our amazing culture.

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Internal Comms.

Our Internal Communications team keeps us in the know. The team works hard to keep colleagues across the business up to date on the latest company news, celebrating our wins, and helping everyone feel at home. They are involved in a range of activities. From producing impressive colleague and charity events to thoughtful listening initiatives, videos and company-wide newsletters, the team is dedicated to keeping us all connected and making sure everyone’s voice is heard.

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Shared Services

Our HR Shared Services team is responsible for payroll, employee relations, HR processes, policies, answering colleague and line manager HR queries, managing HR Systems and providing key people metrics and insights to the business. We ensure that all our policies and processes help to deliver an inclusive and diverse workforce ensuring that everyone feels at home and all colleagues are treated fairly. We are a service led team ensuring that the colleague and line manager experience is at the heart of what we do and want to make their lives easier enabling them to spend more time focusing on their customers and teams. We look for how we can use employee self service, technology and improve processes to provide better service or make operational improvements.

We provide valuable MI and insights to the business to help inform strategy, decision making whilst protecting colleagues and the business from any potential compliance risk.

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Learning and Development

We work to provide a variety of programmes, support, guidance and the resources to assist colleagues with their development.

We have access to great resources that support self driven development at all levels. Access to development tools, training and coaching materials allow every colleague to take control of their own learning journey. We work with experts to provide additional specialist resources to compliment our development offer.

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Recruitment

We are a down to earth team that is collaborative, fun and inclusive. We work with all areas of the business to find the best talent for our business and ensure candidates have a great experience. From recruitment campaigns to line manager fundamentals and employer branding, we work hard to make Wickes an employer of choice. We are committed to ensuring our processes are fair and as inclusive as possible. And that candidates can truly experience the amazing culture within the business from the start to finish.

I love the energy, can do and one team spirit of working at Wickes. You truly get to work with a group of great people, where you can feel at home, no matter who you are. The autonomy in my role gives me the opportunity to lead a team where together we can create communications which inspire, connect and involve our colleagues.

Priscilla - Internal Comms Manager

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Junior Designer

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Watford, Hertfordshire

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County

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We’re looking for a Junior Designer to join our creative team. You will provide creative designs for Wickes’ communication channels to support promotional activity and customer experience. As part of

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Location:

Watford, Hertfordshire

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Fixed Term Contract

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Marketing

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Full Time

County

Hertfordshire

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We're looking for a User Experience (UX) manager who is passionate about creating best in class customer experiences across a range of new and market leading products - someone who believes that user

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Location:

Watford, Hertfordshire

Position type

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County

Hertfordshire

Description

We are excited to be recruiting for a Product Information and  Data Manager to join our Support Centre team on a 12-month fixed term basis as maternity cover.  Working as part of the Digital Experienc

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Competitive

Location:

Watford, Hertfordshire

Position type

Permanent

Area of interest

Marketing

Contract Type

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County

Hertfordshire

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We're looking for a passionate Community Programme Engagement Manager to join our Marketing team here at Wickes. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to make a difference to charities and org

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Trade Marketing & Partnerships Manager

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Competitive

Location:

Watford, Hertfordshire

Position type

Permanent

Area of interest

Marketing

Contract Type

Full Time

County

Hertfordshire

Description

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Trade B2B Marketing & Partnerships Manager to our team.  You’ll manage all elements of the marketing mix for Wickes TradePro, our industry leadin

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