Career Opportunity

Assistant, People & Development

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Human Resources






United Kingdom

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Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for an HR experienced assistant with a 6 month Fixed Term Contract.

Location is based out of our beautiful and recently renovated Offices in Watford, north west London.

We offer a fully hybrid working model, with working at this Office location/ remotely (fully remotely if you already work at Ralph Lauren)

You will partner with a variety of teams across the RL businesses and ensure the correct implementation of all HR policies and procedures by providing accurate and timely guidance to management and employees.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Actively work within HR inbox appropriately responding to all emails, leveraging help from P&D Associates, and Business Partners where needed.
  • Complete weekly HR audits to ensure employee records are compliant
  • Provide administrative support to the business;
  • New Hire Contracts
  • Change of T&C letters
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Secondments
  • Right to Work checks validation and audits
  • Onboarding in Workday
  • Use of Adobe E-Sign to distribute letters
  • Support business with Workday queries and training.
  • Supporting with first line employee relation queries including completing disciplinary invite and absence letters.
  • Action Aravo vendor set up & process invoices through Ariba.
  • Action references in line with SLAs.
  • Support on various team projects & Ad hoc projects the business may face
  • Support with monthly payroll & ER tracker checks
  • Accurately track and record passport/visa/sponsorship and work permit information for employees, ensuring this is tracked and followed up on a regular basis.
  • Working in line with GDPR legislation.
  • Analysing data using Workday reporting
  • General administrative support to wider P&D team

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workloads to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Action oriented and resilient with a pro-active approach to problem solving
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced Head Office environment
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft office programmes including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of Workday systems
  • Strong reporting and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confident in working with confidential information and must possess an ability to demonstrate discretion