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People & Culture Business Partner (Strategic Projects)

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

People & Culture Business Partner (Strategic Projects)

  • NE03271
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

About us

We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.

Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.

The role

The role holder works closely with the P&C Director - Global Functions and the Global Functions BP leadership team, and is responsible for developing and executing strategic and special projects for the P&C, Global functions area, representing the Global Functions BP team in planning and coordinating interfaces with RCM Regional and Cluster P&C teams and P&C COEs and designing standard approaches, tools and materials for the BP team to use across Global Functions.

The role holder has a broad understanding of the Global Functions BP remit, P&C performance annual processes and key strategic P&C  initiatives from our COEs and will represent the GF P&C BPs in working groups with Regional BP counterparts and Global COEs to input into design of processes,  templates and consistent format/message for all annual processes and P&C strategic initiatives for use by the Global Functions.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • ensure all Communications to Global Functions stakeholders (People leaders and Employees) are aligned and consistent (format and content)
  • lead and implement projects for P&C Global functions

Key accountabilities

This role supports the P&C Director, Global Functions and P&C BP Leadership Team by:

  • Having a good level of understanding of the P&C annual processes and on going initiatives
  • Attending Global COEs webinars to be able to ensure development of a consistent format for cascading initiatives, information, updates to the Global Functions’ stakeholders
  • Preparing drafts to cascade P&C Processes (Actions, timelines, deadlines)
  • Preparing templates/aligned format for the P&C annual plan

Lead and implement projects (Transformation, Change, OD, Continuous improvement, Capabilities)

  • Develop and structure the teams project plan
  • Lead the execution of the project to plan, resources, and budget
  • Facilitate project meetings
  • Monitor project activities and escalate when needed
  • Budget tracking and management
  • Identify risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Keep knowledge organized and allow accessibility by the team

Provide on-demand support to P&C Director Global functions across all functions (i.e.: Develop high-quality slides and reports)

Skills & Experience


  • Has worked in the P&C team of an multinational business
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully plan and manage multiple projects
  • Solution oriented
  • Sound relationship-building skills - ability to work collaboratively effectively in a diverse team environment and with different levels of seniority
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively with excellent PowerPoint presentations and Excel skills
  • Demonstrate fast, flexible, responsive, and versatile abilities


  • FMCG

What we offer

Imperial Brands offer a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays) and hybrid work.

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 

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