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Job Overview

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced strategic thinking Senior HR Business Partner to work side by side with AO’s progressive and forward-thinking Retail leadership team. You will have strong working relationships with the Managing Director to enable a strength based, high performance culture and business development. You will be a key member of the team, expected to work at pace and deliver results.

You will lead the way in introducing strategic people levers that support change to a more agile future and focus on customer value.

This role will bring together the different functions within HR to support the formation of a truly high performing team, with the customer at the heart of all decisions made. This role will be critical in forming and delivering the people plan to this area of AO.

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing

To be successful you will enjoy working with commercial teams and have the experience to lead strategic discussions that inform business change projects and work streams, balancing this with getting to know individuals, understanding their skills, interests, and motivations to work together effectively.

A Few Things About You

You will be the expert on people and business issues enabled by data driven management information and analysis. Working collaboratively with other parts of the People team, drawing on and collaborating with the Centres of Excellence teams to deliver broader talent strategies and development plans that evolve how we work at AO.

A Bit About Us

At AO, we want to make sure our customers are happy. When they have a smile on their face, we know we’ve done a good job. It’s at the heart of everything we do, and it’s why our logo is always smiling.

When it comes to appliances and electricals, we’ve got the lot. Washing machines? Yep. TVs? Check. Laptops? Absolutely. Everything except doorbells (just kidding, we’ve got those too).

We’re passionate, relentless and full of beans, determined to make a difference and change the world for the better. From massive changes to tiny tweaks - making a difference is what keeps us driven.It started at a pub in Bolton with a £1 bet and a belief that things could be done better!

Why Choose AO?

Our people are our superpower, and that’s no accident. We’re looking for everyday heroes who want to learn and help other people achieve. Those glass-half-full-types who have an appetite for a better tomorrow.

With AO, the sky’s the limit. We’ll support you to be the best version of yourself and always drive your career forward.We keep things simple. We say things like "treat every customer like they’re your gran" and "make decisions your mum would be proud of" because we’re personal and act with integrity - every day in every action.

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