HR Business Partner

HR / Recruitment


HR Business Partner - 12 Month FTC (Wolverhampton)

We have a vacancy for a proactive and enthusiastic HR Business Partner who will support the operations teams within the pub division and the Estates team within our Pub Support Centre.

Key Attributes & Responsibilities:

  • Be a trusted partner, influencing and supporting our leaders to ensure they take ownership and accountability for the performance and development of their people
  • Work with your stakeholders to execute the people plan for your business area
  • Conduct people reviews with Operations Managers and Area Operations Managers, sharing insight and ensuring appropriate actions are taken as a result
  • Use data to provide insight and identify trends that will increase performance and engagement
  • Ensure we receive regular feedback from our people and agree actions that will drive engagement, wellbeing and performance
  • Continue to drive and embed performance and career development in your business area
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand their resourcing requirements and in conjunction with the Resourcing team to co-ordinate recruitment activity
  • Work in collaboration with the wider HR teams to ensure the effective delivery of the People Strategy
  • Ensure core compliance measures are met, working with HR Shared Services are necessary
  • Liaise with the Training and Leadership & Development teams as required to ensure we have the relevant interventions in place
  • Provide advice to line managers and employees on Company policy and contractual terms, working collaboratively with the Employee Relations team as and when necessary
  • Attend and contribute to relevant management meetings
  • Deputise for the Senior HRBP when required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Enjoy working at pace in a supportive, forward thinking and busy team
  • Be a confident and engaging personality with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Be energetic, passionate and driven by results
  • Have the ability to coach and positively influence peers and managers
  • Have project and change management experience
  • Be able to analyse data, spot trends and make recommendations for improvement
  • Have strong commercial awareness
  • Preferably be educated to degree standard or equivalent
  • Have a full UK driving licence – travel to meetings will be required.

What You Get In Return:

• 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days holiday

• 20% off in Marston’s pubs and accommodation through our Privilege Card

• Marston’s Rewards Programme (discounts on many high street and online major retailers)

• Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave (Subject to 26 weeks service at 15 weeks prior to EWC)

• Company Contributory Pension Scheme (matching contribution up to 7%)

• Life Assurance (via membership of the Group Pension Plan)

• Group Income Protection (via membership of the Group Pension Plan)

• Employee Assistance programme:

  • which includes various wellbeing support services, such as a completely confidential 24/7 telephone helplines and access to online services
  • Provision of up to 6 counselling sessions will be offered, as part of our wellbeing support services

• Long service Recognition

Industry Leading Car Allowance – Minimum £7500 per annum

• A fun, inclusive working environment

 Our Company:

At Marston’s we’re on a journey to create pubs to be proud of through being guest obsessed, continually raising the bar and driving growth across the business. It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining us, and we’re looking for people who can inspire others through their passion for guest experience and driving performance.

As a dedicated pub business, we have clear and bold aspirations for the future. Working together we aim to create more happy, memorable, moments that truly matter for our guests and people every day.

We’ve been running pubs and brewing beer in one form or another for nearly 200 years. Now we’ve got c1,500 pubs, and around 12,000 teammates working in our pubs, bars, lodges and offices across the UK, who all share our passion and now we’re looking for more like-minded people to join our family!

Our commitment to our colleagues is underpinned by a very clear set of values and behaviours, which are at the heart of everything we do. It’s these that makes working here the very special place that - Marston’s is known to be.

We are Guest Obsessed- we put our guests first always, aiming to delight them when they’re in our pubs.

We Raise the Bar- we’re committed to each other, the business and being the best version of ourselves.

We will Grow- we question ourselves and each other, to ensure we’re always being the best we can possibly be.


At Marston’s we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. We know people are happiest when they can be themselves at work. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.