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People Business Advisor

Welsh Rugby Union (WRU)

Governing body for the national sport of Wales. Leading Welsh rugby to the forefront of the global game in performance and reputation. Developing grass-roots rugby, increasing participation, supporting clubs and bringing communities together.

23 Nov 2022
Full Time
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

Role Summary

This role encompasses the full spectrum of people related activity. You will partner with line managers in allocated business areas to identify their needs, giving good quality advice across the full employee life cycle of events. You must be comfortable to roll up your sleeves and get involved in some admin as much as embracing new projects that may fall outside of your comfort zone.

Key Relationships

• People Director
• Senior People Business Advisor
• Payroll & Employee Benefits Manager
• Line Managers within particular business areas
• WRU Group employees

Key Responsibilities

  • Build trusted relationships with your line managers in order to understand their business area needs
  • Provide excellent advice and consistent support on the full spectrum of employee life cycle activities, everything that you would normally expect in an advisor role
  • Willing to lead on aspects of the employee lifecycle such as annual pay review, performance reviews, wellbeing activities, policy or benefit reviews and updates
  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process for new roles, including the onboarding of new starters
  • Support the team in developing strong communication and feedback channels through a variety of mechanisms to support employee engagement
  • Work with others in the team to collate accurate data for payroll to share with our Payroll & Benefits Manager each month.
  • Be confident with management information, able to analyse data trends in your area of responsibility to report on headcount movement, absence, leaver reasons, amongst others.

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How to Apply

Please note the following when applying for roles within the Welsh Rugby Union Group:

  • Application Forms must be submitted via 'Apply Now'. (Please note CV’s and late Applications will not be accepted).
  • We must receive a job application submitted, alongside any other supporting documents.
  • The email subject field should contain – job title, name, i.e. Accounts Assistant: John Smith.
  • If you have a disability that prevents you from completing or submitting an application please email [email protected] to discuss any adjustments to aid your application.
  • Personal details will be removed from the application form prior to submitting to the shortlisting panel.
  • Due to the high volume of applications The WRU Group receive we are unable to confirm individual receipts of applications.
  • Please refer to the Applicant Guidance for advice on completing your application.

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The Welsh Rugby Union Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. We recognise the value of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion and belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The Welsh Rugby Union Group has a responsibility to ensure all employees are eligible to work in the UK.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Rugby Union
Salary information
£25,000 - 30,000

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