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Junior HR Business Partner

Job Name

Junior HR Business Partner


United Kingdom




Human Resources

Reporting Line:

Director, Human Resources

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Laura Jenkins

About the role

You will be a trusted partner, providing guidance and support to London and Winchester based Primos on all local HR policy matters.
The Junior HR Business Partner owns and acts as champion for our unique culture, driving programs that bring alive Fearless, Family and Founders @Bacardi
You will act as the primary interface between cluster and global HR Shared Services, taking ownership of all People data and our full Benefits program. 

Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to interface with individuals at all levels in the organization
Strong organizational abilities with impeccable attention to detail
Strong analytical and data management skills 
Most importantly, constant curiosity with willingness to learn and get involved in all aspect of HR. 


  • Trusted partner for UK Primos, providing HR operational support to London and Winchester based primos in people related and organizational matters. 
  • 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.
  • Ownership of UK people data across 2 sites in global HRIS (Workday).  Provide appropriate analysis and reporting to ensure effective insights are available.
  • UK lead for local and global benefits programs (e.g., pension, healthcare, wellness platform, annual bonus and salary increase). Seeking industry best practice and implementing improvements autonomously
  • Provides support to the HR Business Partner and HR Director in all HR Administration and employee relations activities. 
  • Lead monthly payroll execution in conjunction with Shared Services partners and external vendors. Full responsibility for coordination and submission of PSA (PAYE Settlement Agreement) information to HMRC. 
  • Support Talent Acquisition process for both local and global roles based in the UK, coordinating between hiring manager, candidates and Talent team.  Full process from advert to hire and onboarding and beyond.

Skills and Experience

  • University degree in Business Administration, HR or related function preferred 
  • 2+ years experience in a Human Resources/Benefits 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 
  • 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 

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.