People Advisor HR (12 months FTC)

Closing date
19 Jun 2023

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HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

People Advisor HR (12 months FTC) - Enfield

Are you an experienced HR Advisor / People Advisor and available for a 12 month fixed term contract?

Key Benefits:

  • Profit Share
  • Award winning pension scheme
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holidays
  • Health and wellbeing support, including access to free onsite physio & wellbeing initiatives
  • Plus many more

The Recipe

Working from our Enfield site, you will provide the best possible experience for our people across our business, by supporting the People Partner in the provision of high quality, consistent, efficient advice. You will also be expected to provide guidance and coaching to leaders across the site. We are currently undergoing a huge, exciting transformation within our People function, which redefines how we support the business. Our vision is to achieve a sustainable high performing, engaged workforce through a transformed HR & People function.

The Role

Our People Advisor opportunity will be a busy and varied role however your key area of focus will be to provide expertise to our line managers on a range of people issues which enable the effective management of people performance, talent and engagement in line with lead for growth objectives.  Your experience in a similar role will support you in the provision of consistent, high quality advice and the delivery of effective solutions across a range of people matters. You will work closely with our People Partner, providing insight and collaborating on key people activities. You'll have experience of using HR systems, ideally cloud-based. You will regularly use data, initiative and judgement to identify continuous improvement opportunities, whilst also supporting our people to make effective and timely business decisions.

Essential Ingredients

  • Experience of providing people related advice and guidance to employees and line managers.
  • Knowledge and experience within a HR generalist environment
  • Good understanding of employment law.
  • Experience of providing people related transactional support in a busy environment.
  • Strong administration skills – including Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Ability to manage a varied programme of work, manage expectations and conflicting priorities.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with an ability to positively challenge, influence and coach managers whilst providing a supporting service outcome. 

Extra Dough

At last and by no means least, you will want to know what your breads worth:

A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
Family time is important to us and we know it will be to you so you have the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave.
Award winning pension scheme with company contributions of 7%
Private medical insurance and life assurance
Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
Continued investment in your personal development
Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew! 
Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service
About us

As ‘the UK’s No. 1 Bakery Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family, with the sixth generation starting to join the company, supplying over 18,000 retail customers from 11 bakeries and 15 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Our family of 5,000 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies’ to work for. Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.


We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.


We are an incredibly successful business with ambitious plans for future growth – a future you could be part of. Our success is built on 130 years of heritage, but our drive ensures we are relevant for the 21st century.

We produce over 2 million bakery products a day, and deliver to over 13,300 customers a week; these impressive figures show that we are definitely a company on the rise.

You could be part of one of Britain’s best loved brands and as your career progresses with us, you will become another of our essential ingredients.

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