People Partner

Brighton, England /
Operations – Employee Success /
Full-time, Permanent
/ Hybrid
Brandwatch is the world’s premier social suite, empowering over 7,500 of the world’s most admired companies to understand and engage with customers at the speed of social. 

Combining pioneering, AI-enriched digital consumer intelligence with industry-leading social media management tools, Brandwatch offers a complementary suite of specialized, best-in-class products and services that support intelligently connected workflows. With Brandwatch, brands and agencies can adapt and thrive in today’s fast moving digital world by making smarter decisions and executing data-driven social strategies at every customer touchpoint.

Operating and serving clients the world over, Brandwatch has 15 offices across the globe and more than 1,000 employees worldwide. Brandwatch is a Cision Company.

Brandwatch is all about the people. All of them. They’re our priority. The role of the People team is to create and manage a vision for all people related aspects of Brandwatch, encompassing the first moment that someone hears of Brandwatch all the way through their interview, onboarding, training and ongoing professional development and management of others. In essence, their Brandwatch lifetime.

As we continue our global expansion, we are hiring for a People Partner to join our People team. The role will report into the Director of People - it is a vital role to the People team and will contribute to the overall strategy and development of our People function.

What you'll do

    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with supported business functions and assist in determining People goals supporting the business
    • Be responsible for any employee relations in the organisations and markets you support
    • Guide your business stakeholders on requests such as internal transfers, headcount requests, global mobility, changes in working hours, leavers for your dedicated area of business
    • Work closely with your People Partner colleagues, D&I, Compensation & Benefits as well as Talent Acquisition to collaborate on our People goals
    • Identify key drivers of engagement and attrition for your business areas and derive targeted interventions to increase levels of performance and retention
    • Consult and execute employee exits and provide exit data to help identify key areas of improvement
    • Remain up to date on the HR legislation within your geographical remit, and define strategies for compliance and company policies
    • Hold a strong relationship with our Finance Partners to ensure alignment on budget
    • Maintain strong network to staff across all levels of the organisation
    • Support career guidance, identifying career development needs and define succession plans for the business

What you have

    • Proven People Partner / HR Business Partner experience in a similar role, preferably in a fast-paced, technology or SaaS environment
    • Strong commercial acumen paired with highly developed analytical skills to investigate, design and implement effective HR solutions
    • Experience with coaching leaders and employees at all levels - from individual contributors, to newly promoted managers and seasoned executives
    • Solid knowledge of local labour and employment laws, some exposure to global laws is a plus
    • A strong sense of discretion, professionalism and use of good judgement while working with confidential and sensitive information
    • Commitment to promoting equality and diversity practices and working knowledge of equal opportunities
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What we offer

    • Holiday - 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, ability to carry 5 days over each year. 
    • Sick days - 10 days of sick leave is paid
    • Pension contribution – employer contribution up to 5% on a matched basis  
    • Health cash plan employer paid at level 3. (Option to upgrade plan to level 4,5 or 6 + add family members at employee's expense); Group life assurance - employer paid
    • Sport benefit - gym/sport membership contribution - 50% or up to 25 GBP per month employer contribution
    • Cycle to work; Employee discounts platform - through Reward Gateway 
    • Dental insurance - preference premiums at employee’s cost + option to add family members  
    • Employee assistance plan (EAP) & Full Calm subscription 
    • Maternity/parental leave policy & Sabbatical leave policy 

Our values

    • Authentic - We value openness and integrity, and strive for both between our colleagues and customers
    • Bold - We value fearlessness and conviction, and encourage our employees to push the company forward
    • Creative - We value originality and curiosity, and apply both to our work at all levels and in all areas
If you’ve found our job opportunity interesting but you don’t meet all of the requirements, it’s still worth applying. We’d love to hear from you!

Brandwatch is a globally distributed organization. However, we can’t provide any legal sponsorship to attain a work visa or permit in your country of residence, nor in any of the countries where we operate. We strongly advise you to seek legal counsel to ensure your residential status is fully legal before you apply. Any offer of employment we make you will be conditional upon you having the right to work in your hiring location and Brandwatch will verify this as part of the onboarding process.

To all recruitment agencies: Brandwatch does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Brandwatch employees. Brandwatch is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.