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HR Business Partner

Job Name

HR Business Partner


United Kingdom


London - Victoria


Human Resources

Reporting Line:

HR Director, UK & Ireland

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Daniela Duran Chaves

About the role

The HRBP role is key in supporting the UK people agenda, Driving the engagement and culture, Attracting talent and Manging employee relations, 
  • You will partner with the Line managers to develop & deploy HR programs; 
  • You will act as champion for our unique culture, driving programs that bring alive Fearless, Family and Founders @Bacardi along with our critical Belonging Agenda
  • You will act as the first point of contact for all HR matters for the UK client group.
HR business Partners at Bacardi work with a high degree of autonomy and empowerment.

In order to enable our leaders to meet our Best10 people objectives and maintain our certification as a Great Place to Work, we need you to be Fearless, have a Founders mentality and treat others like Family.

You will need to know how to operate in an agile and changing environment, working closely with your local and global stakeholders and partners to achieve excellent results.


  • Trusted partner for UK Primos, providing HR Business Partner support to UK Head Office in Victoria 
  • Lead the Great Place to Work Program, initiating improvements to drive engagement, belonging and wellbeing for Bacardi UK. 
  • Provide coaching and counselling in the areas of HR policy, compensation & benefits, performance management, engagement, recruitment, onboarding and talent development.
  • Take the lead in employee relations issues, e.g. Performance Management, Disciplinary and Grievance procedures. Conduct thorough investigations to reduce risk and ensure compliance.  Partner with legal counsel may be required. 
  • Be the local recruitment lead, partnering with BES (shared service) who will facilitate the process.  Oversea end to end, from role posting, offer co-ordination to onboarding.
  • Organise and facilitate the People Development Calendar, inclusive of delivering our Global people programmes. 
  • Promotes Best-Practice ways of working across HR policies and facilitates the resolution of people-related conflicts and issues; ensures ongoing service excellence through timely issue resolution and execution.
  • Cultural ambassador, living, breathing and driving our core cultural pillars (Fearless, Founders, Family) and Belonging@Bacardi across all UK sites.

Skills and Experience

  • University degree in HR or related function preferred 
  • 3+ years experience in a Human Resources function.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with individuals at all levels in the organization
  • Strong organizational abilities with impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion
  • Financial or budget management skills a plus
  • Independent thinker, strong business savvy and judgment to make independent decisions
  • Aptitude in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with ability to create professional presentations 
  • Strong analytic skills with ability to pull and synthesize data into meaningful summaries
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become.  You are a role model for the 3F’s culture (Fearless, Founders, Family)
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations. 
  • Attention to Detail: You are conscientious and thorough in your approach and comfortable dealing with ambiguity.

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.