General information

Job Title
People and Culture Advisor
Ref #
Friday, March 10, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
People & Transformation
Position level
H - Qualified
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements


No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

As People and Culture Advisor, you will work together with our people managers delivering a proactive and professional HR advice that is innovative and exceeds your customers’ expectations. In this role we want you to be part of a team that supports the business to create breathtaking performance road cars.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Assist with the development of HR systems, procedures and policies and liaise with managers to ensure these are communicated and implemented effectively
  • Embed the McLaren values into the organisational culture, identifying key areas of focus for cultural development. Generate ideas on approaches to impact cultural change
  • Lead and advise on all employee relation issues (including disciplinary, grievance, attendance, probations) through to an effective resolution
  • Partner with managers to ensure that the HR processes are embedded across the business
  • Provide reliable and trusted employment law advice both in the UK and Internationally
  • Identify and assess HR issues which need to be brought to the rest of HR for attention, and act upon as necessary
  • Management and coordination of all business training activity
  • Act as the training lead for specific business areas, assisting with the creation and maintenance of the training catalogue, creating and maintaining training and development materials and updating and maintaining the Learning Management System
  • Develop and deliver training sessions to managers on HR policies and procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Experience of supporting employees in a professional environment is essential
  • Understands generalist HR operations including employee relations and recruitment
  • Experience of providing solutions-based HR advice based on a sound knowledge of employment law, best practice and general commercial awareness
  • Knowledge of Training and Development processes
  • Experience of managing various ER issues
  • Understands how to deal with performance management procedures and processes
Personal Attributes
  • Proven ability to persuade and influence others through effective communication skills
  • Able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with managers and employees
  • Has the drive and desire to be innovative, breathtaking and challenge convention in all they do
  • Ability to be flexible in approach to meet customer requirements
  • Enthusiastic to deliver outcomes – make things happen
  • Prides themselves on high attention to detail