Roles & Responsibilities 

As a People Advisor, you will work closely with our Technology function to provide an end- to-end HR generalist service. You will be the face of the People Team and the first line support for many of our employees and people managers. This will include supporting the business on a number of people solutions such as employee relations, communications, performance management, learning and development interventions, talent management, engagement and many more. You will work on key practical people initiatives with line managers focusing on both immediate and long term objectives as well as provide end to end support to management on employee relations, employment legislation, employee data and trends.

Roles & Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of this role include:

  • Providing 1st line HR support for Ocado Technology employees and line managers.
  • Provide pragmatic and professional expertise and advice on HR topics such as

performance and conduct, diversity awareness, in a timely and commercial manner.

  • Coach people managers on a wide range of HR topics, including absence management, performance management, employee relations, usage of people data platform
  • (Workday) and support them to ensure a high performing workforce.
  • Support the People Partner in the management and roll-out of people-orientated


  • Interpret and advise on relevant current employment legislation.
  • Be a local proxy for both our Tech People team, including Recruitment, and Ocado Group People Services.
  • Ownership and maintenance of employee data on Workday, Greenhouse or any other

system we use.

  • Deliver, lead and proactively review local People training, including workshops and

onboarding activities.

  • Work with Payroll Specialist to ensure the effective delivery of transactional HR

activities for the employees ensuring that a high-quality service is provided and targets

are met.

  • Attend and contribute to team meetings both with key customers and within HR; lead

and participate in projects and working groups on initiatives.

  • Utilise employee data and trend analysis to educate and work in partnership with

people managers on people issues: e.g. absence management, performance


  • Work alongside key stakeholders to ensure a positive and enjoyable employee


You may be asked to perform tasks as required by management deemed as a reasonable request. This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the role, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of possible role responsibilities, tasks and duties and is subject to review. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the job holder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, might form part of the job. 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Desired skills & competencies

  • Proven background in an HR advisor/HR generalist role gained in an international high-tech organization.
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills. The ability to influence is key.
  • Good experience in end to end employee relations cases, both simple and complex.
  • Good knowledge of Polish employment law and application to employee relations cases
  • Demonstrate experience within talent management, succession planning, performance management and development planning.
  • Data-driven mindset - be comfortable with data, showing an analytical capability to make informed decisions and anticipate business priorities.
  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to lead workshops and similar style sessions (e.g.L&D workshops).
  • Former experience shaping company-wide communication and announcements.
  • Proficiency in English (both verbal and written).
  • Previous experience working in a matrix organisation.
  • A true motivation to work within the engineering development centre, a product mindset and a heart for everything geeky.

Required Competencies

  • Communication & Impact – strong verbal and written communication, robust interaction with internal stakeholders
  • Innovation & Problem Solving - able to solve complex problems, participates in continuous improvement, adapts the ideas of others
  • Teamwork – works well with others and actively contributes towards team objectives
  • Productivity, Drive & Achievement– proactive approach, gets things done, demonstrates accountability and ownership, prioritising own workload
  • Business awareness – ability to apply learned skills, awareness beyond immediate area/role
  • Adaptability - working under pressure, flexible, positive and focused during times of change


● Multi Sport Card

● Medical Insurance

● Life assurance

● Lunch Vouchers

● Training and Development opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status. 

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