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HR Culture & Engagement Specialist

Southampton / London
Quilter Plc
Human Resources
Type of Contract
Closing Date
17 February 2019

You will be responsible for partnering with senior leaders, HR and the business to shape and drive a unifying and engaging culture across Quilter. Developing and leading culture and engagement strategies that support our ‘one Quilter’ culture, and embedding these in the business areas and across Quilter, in conjunction with the O&TD partners, HR Business Partners and Internal Communications.

The role will be responsible for developing our Inclusion & Diversity agenda, and supporting its delivery across the business. Specifically responsible for our Thrive programme pan Quilter, our Career Returners programme, as well as supporting our internal networks and external partnerships in support of an inclusive and supportive environment.

The role will be responsible for leading our culture dashboard, as part of our overall people dashboard, creating meaningful insights from our various channels (Peakon, Glassdoor, people metrics), and developing specific interventions to support and reinforce the culture.

Critical to this role will be working collaboratively with the HR function, and other Talent & Culture team members, to ensure that we are integrating our values and culture within all our people practices, to ensure a consistent communications, employee experience and employer brand.

We have full time and part-time (potential job-share) opportunities.

About Us

The Quilter Group is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of £118 billion of investments and over 900,000 customers worldwide. Our focus is on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe, and we operate primarily in two main segments – Advice & Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms. You won’t just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You’ll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development.

About the role

The role will support us in bringing to life the Quilter values; enabling us to define expectations of Quilter People and Leaders with development and careers paths aligned. Our efforts to create an inclusive environment at Quilter will be lead here along with our continued commitment and investment in Thrive, a signature programme for the HR function.
Quilter Values - bring the values to life, making them meaningful and relatable for all our people, creating opportunities for storytelling, role modelling and integrating into all of our people practices.
Inclusion & Diversity - shape our I&D agenda, create business commitment to its purpose, and deliver
Culture shaping - partnering with the wider HR team to define and create a strong Employee Value Proposition (EVP) within and across Quilter businesses to ensure we can attract, retain and engage Quilter talent. Leading and embedding Quilter values and developing Quilter Leaders both for today and for our future.
Culture Dashboard - ownership for our data which enables us to ‘pulse’ our culture, creating insights which will enable us to challenge and hold our leaders to account; regularly reporting our culture progress to the Board.

About you

Ideally our successful candidate will have experience in the following areas;
Partnering skills - HR and/or Talent Business Partnering background and experience; the ability to interpret business needs, and translate into solutions.
Culture & Engagement experience - experience of developing and leading culture and engagement initiatives within/across businesses; able to engage the hearts & minds of our people.
Commercial acumen - evidence of understanding, articulating and supporting business strategy through programmes of work over both short and long term cycles.
Stakeholder skills - a proven ability to coach, facilitate and influence up to Exec level leaders and teams.
Managing complexity and ‘strategic thinking’ capability - experience in delivering work and projects in complex environments with an ability to simplify that complexity to deliver positive outcomes.
Culture shaper - an ability to role model and advocate for the Quilter values with an inclusive, assertive and collaborative approach
Communication skills - led and influenced in strategic forums. Articulate, concise and compelling in both oral and writing style.
Data and insights - comfortable creating and compiling data to derive insight on business challenges and develop opportunities to improve successful outcomes to work.
Creative thinking - practised in applying external perspective to internal challenges. Stays current with contemporary thinking and is willing to challenge beliefs and traditional approaches to drive a higher quality organisational performance and culture.
We would also expect you to have a depth of experience within HR/Talent/Culture specialisms.

Benefits & working hours

No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated. That’s why, in order to attract, motivate and retain the best people, we offer a very competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create. It includes a core Quilter funded package of rewards and benefits, and optional flexible benefits that you can add.

Core benefits

  • Holiday: between 24-30 days’ holiday (depending on your job banding).
  • Annual bonus scheme: most employees are eligible to participate in our bonus scheme, based on the company’s performance and their contribution to it.
  • Pension scheme: a non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions.
  • Car allowance: depending on your role you may be offered a car allowance.
  • Private medical insurance: couple's cover as standard with the opportunity to flex level of cover.
  • Life assurance: six-times your salary.
  • Health assessment: a company funded health assessment (depending on your grade).
  • Personal accident: 1x salary with the option to change the level of cover.
  • Income protection: 50% of salary with the option to change the level of cover.
Please note, the benefit package you receive will depend on your grade and what part of our business you work for.

Flexible benefits
We offer a number of additional benefits which you can purchase through our salary sacrifice scheme. These include additional health care schemes for both you and your spouse, gym and parking discounts and the ability to buy and sell holiday – to give just a few examples.
Our office is open from 8am - 5pm. Everyone works a seven hour day (plus one hour for lunch) 

Our promise

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture which embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.

Further information about this vacancy can be found within the job description below