Funktion: Human Resources

Art der Beschäftigung: Vollzeit

Ort: London

Land/Region: United Kingdom

HR Business Partner

L'Oréal Dermatological Beauty  (LDB)

(Previous Active Cosmetics Division ACD)

When you look at L’Oréal, what do you see? If all you see is lipstick, look again and experience the Freedom to go Beyond the ordinary. That’s the beauty of L’Oréal. We operate in 150 countries on 5 continents. With 36 international brands and 86,000 employees worldwide, we’re well on our way to fulfilling our common purpose: to create beauty that moves the world.

By 2030 we want to capture over another 1 billion consumers around the world. How? By creating cosmetic products which meet the infinite diversity of consumers beauty needs and desires, and always through digital innovation. Not only that but taking our sustainability goals seriously; moving us to a more inclusive and sustainable society, for every generation.

Our brands, dynamic culture, and always being our own challenger mean that we offer freedom and opportunity you won’t get anywhere else. 

If you want the Freedom to go Beyond, we’ll see you at L’Oréal.


As the HR Business Partner ("HRBP") you will report into the HR Director and act as the trusted advisor to a mix of brand and functional teams in the L’Oreal Dermatological Beauty division. As part of your role you will be able to quickly build strong relationships with internal leaders, managers & employees and develop and deliver impactful people plans for your functional areas in partnership with your leaders. You will be agile and solutions focused. You will ensure compliance with HR processes and practices in consultation with managers, and ensure legal security at both individual and collective levels. You will be accountable for your HR KPIs and will strengthen and promote L’Oréal's image, as well as its diversity, by ensuring respect for the Group's values and code of ethics. 

In accordance with the HR Frame, your mission will be as follows:  

People First 

  • Partner with leaders and line managers to develop and deliver clear people plans for their functions, providing HR support and guidance when needed, anticipating and flagging any risks 
  • Proactively succession plan with senior leaders and line managers to drive progression opportunities for internal talents and pipeline and recruit any skills gaps externally. Structure regular people reviews with your stakeholders at country and Zone levels. 
  • Attract, grow and develop leaders of the future, building out compelling career journeys and career transparency to motivate, develop and retain individuals 
  • Lead and manage employee relations cases in your area, supporting managers with practical advice and guidance in line with current legislation 
  • In partnership with Reward, ensure fair and transparent reward policy and practices; lead pay reviews for your populations; support line managers with decisions for promotions & changes; work with the HR Shared Service team to ensure Divisional data is accurate and up to date. 
  • Lead headcount and salary costs for your populations, supporting the HRD across the total division and in close collaboration with HR Cost Controlling and Finance stakeholders 
  • Support managers across all elements of the employee life cycle, partnering with our centres of excellence (Talent Acquisition, Reward, Learning & HR Operations). 
  • Support and drive company initiatives to support wellbeing and empower employees 
  • Own data management for your direct scope, be able to leverage data analytics to drive the HR and business strategic frames 

Shape the Future 

  • Co-lead change management and organisational design from end-to-end. Partner with the leaders and senior managers in your population to continue to future-proof your functional areas, anticipating and managing any change elements 
  • Foster a learning culture to build the skills of tomorrow, partnering with your leaders and the UKI Learning Team 
  • Provide feedback and coaching to the leaders and managers in your populations, building strong people managers and empowering them in their leadership and management roles 
  • Monitor Pulse employee engagement survey results and develop solution-focused action plans with leaders in your area, supporting the divisional pulse action plan. 

Inclusion for all 

  • Partner within HR and with leaders & managers to make L’Oreal a career destination for all 
  • Drive DEI across your populations, supporting your leaders and managers to drive a culture of inclusion & psychological safety  
  • Line manage HR intern to deliver HR operational excellence


Operational Master: Deliver a service of excellence * Champions HR tools * Delivers HR Fundamentals * Guarantees Compliance  

People Champion: Build diverse team of champions * Attracts, Recruits and Integrates Diverse Talents * Customizes Employee Development * Creates Continuous Employee Proximity  

Change Agent: Anticipate and facilitate change * Shares L’Oréal Culture * Enhances Collective Engagement * Creates Future Readiness  

Strategic Business Driver: Transforms business challenges into HR Strategy * Develops Business Acumen * Anticipates Talent Pipeline * Drives Individual and Collective Performance


- Strong HR generalist experience including managing complex ER. 

- Excellent business partnering experience, ideally to Executive level.   

- Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning in delivered people related projects. 

-  Relevant experience in an FMCG or Matrix environment desirable.

- Previous experience of recruitment and selection with a good understanding of the importance of D&I.

- Ability to coach and develop client base, building organisational and people capability 

- Previous experience of change management and organisational design.

- Brilliant communication and practised influencing skills with experience of building relationships across and at all levels of an organisation. 

- Commercially aware with the ability to make the complex simple.

- Solutions orientated mindset with the ability to work accurately at pace and cope with ambiguity.

- Confidentiality and integrity.

- Ability to analyse data, draw accurate conclusions and communicate key messages succinctly.

- Strong planning and organisation skills - with an ability to appropriately re-prioritise and change as required to meet deadlines.

- Team spirit, commitment and strong work ethic.

- Is risk aware and builds contingency into plans.

- Good IT skills with knowledge of MS Office.

- CIPD qualified or equivalent desirable, but not essential

You show

Ambition: You anticipate, think and dream big, demonstrating a high level of aspiration. You are self-driven and show proactivity, especially when seeing problems as challenges. You thrive for exceptional performance.

Judgement: You can balance operational and strategic thinking, challenging the status quo and managing confrontation effectively. You cut quickly through complexity and ambiguity whilst also thinking sustainably and are future-oriented. You reduce complexity to get things done.

Resilience: You always demonstrate purpose and ownership mindset but manage your own energy well. You uphold positivity for others and persist, bouncing back when faced with obstacles. You step back at times and accept limits.  

Empathy: You cooperate and network effectively, creating genuine and trustful relationships with diverse people. You are sensitive to beauty and related emotions, always supporting others and showing benevolence. You understand and respect others’ feelings and motives.  

Learning Agility: You are a self-motivated learner, showing self-awareness and demonstrating openness and curiosity. You experiment and learn from mistakes and past experiences, always showing courage and stepping out of your comfort zone. You support the development of a learning culture.

You get

We put people development and learning at the heart of our business; we’ll help you master your role, develop your technical expertise and you’ll benefit from exceptional management and leadership programmes. From face-to-face workshops to our global online learning resources, you’re actively encouraged to embed learning into your daily life and are rewarded for continuous improvement. Don’t forget that every employee gets 3 Coursera credits; that means you can get qualifications from over 1000 universities from around the world, with thousands of courses to choose from.

Looking for a good work/life balance? With our new hybrid working scheme, you can take a flexible approach to work as well as benefit from early finishes on Fridays during the you can enjoy more time with your friends and family.

As any great employer should do, we make sure we look after your financial wellbeing. That’s why we have a great pension plan, profit share scheme and many more incentives to give you the security you deserve. We also put employee health and wellbeing at the front of everything we do; fully training employees as mental health ambassadors to support and educate ourselves further. There’s also the chance to enrol in medical and dental insurance, gym discounts, health check-ups and even yoga and Pilates classes to employees in all of our locations.

Oh, did we mention that as an employee you also get discount sales of up to 70% off throughout the year on our 36 brands? Plus, you also get the option to share that in our Friends and Family sales as well!

How we recruit

At L’Oréal, we take pride in creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and their contributions are valued. When we recruit, hire, train, promote or engage in any other employment practice, we are committed to being an inclusive employer regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, medical condition or disability, or any other protected status. When we look for talent, we welcome difference - different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and perspectives. The beauty we find in our differences gives us the freedom to go beyond. That’s the beauty of L’Oréal