Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation.
We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved active and footwear brands to millions of people around the world.
We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, Boxfresh, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the global licensee for Karen Millen footwear and Kickers in the UK. We also have a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear.
All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have more than 1,400 employees worldwide and we’re always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future.
We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do.
At Pentland, we’re guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right way:
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The role: This is a strategic partner to the Exec and Exec-1 within the Brands and Regions and requires working with the Senior HRBP and other business partners to implement and review the people strategy in line with business plans and Group-wide HR strategy. Our plans will include leadership development, talent management, employee engagement, ER, diversity and inclusion initiatives, reward and recognition, and organisational design. This role is pivotal in leading our Brand and Regional plans that support the commercial performance of the Active portfolio.
The role you’d play:
You will be responsible for implementing the strategic people plan for the Brands and Regions that includes successful delivery of cyclical HR processes including talent, annual salary review and performance management. This will be deployed through your effective relationships across the Exec and Exec -1 leadership team where you are a trusted coach, advisor and partner who can embed the people plans into their business priorities. You will have a communication style that builds engagement and authenticity at all levels.
You will partner with the Centre’s of Expertise to drive accountability in the Brand and Region people plans to provide the best HR solutions that fit the needs of your business. There will be ad hoc projects for you to demonstrate your ability to influence key stakeholders, design and implement a plan to deliver and bring a wide range of HR skills and experience to the fore.
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