Here's your opportunity to become part of a Great British brand. Liz Earle has over 20 years' botanical beauty expertise and is multi award-winning. From our roots on the Isle of Wight, our home-grown brand has flourished and products can now be found in over 150 locations within the UK and as far afield as New York City.

With the continued success and growth of our business, we are now looking for a field based People and Development Business Partner (HR Business Partner) on a maternity cover basis to the Southern Region. As a HRBP to our retail division, your role will be to provide efficient HR service covering approximately 87 sites within this region, business partnering with Area Managers and providing professional HR advise to employees across stores. Geographically the area will cover 3rd party retail from Essex and Hertfordshire to Kent, the South Coast including Cornwall and further up the M4 corridor to Bristol and Cardiff. You will additionally look after our Leeds Direct store.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Employee relations issues (circa 35%-40%)
  • Learning and development including delivery of workshops, training and developing people skills (circa 35-50%)
  • Recruitment (circa 10-15%)

Who are we looking for?

You will be comfortable with extensive travel including regular overnight stays. Ideally you will be based centrally within this region with an easy access to main transport links. You will be CIPD qualified to level 5 or above. You will have previous experience as a HR Business Partner working closely with key stakeholder to ensure efficient running of the region whilst building capability on the field. Retail or cosmetics background would be ideal but not essential, however, you must come from a multisite management background and have previous experience working field based. You will have a firm but diplomatic approach and excellent relationships building skills. Your ability to influence and manage a wide range of stakeholders is essential. You will be an expert in holding difficult conversations and have the experience and ability to deal with complex ER related issue. Your HR approach will be proactive and business led whilst also adapting a coaching style and agenda.

What can we offer you in return?

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to join a company that is passionate about working together as one team, who never settle to help grow and evolve the business. As People and Development Business Partner you will be working at the heart of the business ensuring our precious recipe We Care More, We Never Settle, We Are One Team is translated to everyday actions. With Liz Earle Beauty Company reaching our 21 year anniversary this year, there could not be a more exciting time to join. This is your chance to be part of something special. #joinlizearle

Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday.
  • 3% Contributory Pension scheme.
  • Generously monthly product allowance.
  • Personal Product Discount Scheme of 50%.
  • Friends and Family Discount Scheme.
  • Annual Profit Share Scheme.
  • 2 x Salary Life Assurance.

To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter including current salary details and daytime telephone number to

Please note - due to the high volume of applications that we receive for our roles, we are unable to personally reply to all applications and only successful candidates will be contacted. Please do feel free to apply again in the future if you see something else you are interested in.

Liz Earle Beauty Co. is an equal opportunities employer.