People Experience & Talent Partner


We work 4.5 day weeks - every Friday afternoon is off!

Posted 2 weeks ago

Only considering candidates eligible to work in London, UK ⚠️

About Auror

At Auror, we’re empowering the retail industry to reduce theft and Organized Retail Crime, a $100 billion problem globally. It’s high-volume crime that’s increasingly organised in nature and is putting people, retailers, and communities at risk every day.

Founded in New Zealand, we’re working with some of the best and largest retailers in the world across Australasia, North America, and now the UK.

Auror connects people with intelligence to reduce crime. As a company, we’ve built a high-performing, positive culture with a focus on providing an inclusive environment for a diverse team. If you’re excited about reducing crime and building safer communities, for everyone, then we want you on our team.

The Role

If you’re an experienced People & Culture professional, and you know how to hire great talent - this role could be the one for you!

As the People Experience (PX) and Talent Partner at Auror, you’ll be supporting the growth and development of our team, balancing a high level of care for our people while prioritising a high level of performance. We want to be the best place for people to do their best work, and you’ll help us do that through attracting, growing and retaining our high-performing team.

This is a true hybrid role, which means that you’ll have full ownership over the PX lifecycle and the end-to-end recruitment process for the UK region, at a company that prides itself on having a strong culture. Given our size and stage of growth in the UK, there will also be plenty of opportunities for the successful person to roll up their sleeves and lead PX-adjacent projects including culture workshops, team events, operations (Including growing our office space when required) and workplace experience.

At Auror, we value co-location and have a hybrid flexible working model; the Auror office is currently located in London Bridge where the majority of the team spends 3-4 days in the office and 1-2 days remotely. This is a London-based role.

The core responsibilities of this role include:

  • Partnering with local leadership to support the growth of the UK market
  • Continuously improving our onboarding processes
  • Working with our teams to attract and hire the best talent
  • Partnering on projects that support individual, team, and company growth
  • Devising ways to build team engagement and social connections

Practically, this will involve:

People Experience

  • Lead projects across our shared PX Portfolios (Talent, Onboarding, DEIB, Wellbeing, People Development, People Operations & Workplace Experience functions)
  • Facilitate team engagement workshops e.g. training on ally skills and inclusion, feedback culture etc
  • Maintain a compensation philosophy and job level strategy
  • Provide Employment Relations guidance & support to the business
  • Build and maintain all employment agreements across office locations
  • Support our Finance Partner with Leave and Payroll Reporting
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety requirements
  • Manage and track key people processes using our PX tech stack (HiBob, 15Five, Google, Slack, Notion, Workable)
  • Support the wider PX team to help make Auror a great place to work for everyone

Talent Acquisition

  • Collaborate with different Aurors to gain an understanding of our hiring needs & priorities
  • Lead proactive, innovative sourcing and recruiting efforts for all teams, locations, and levels of hiring in the UK
  • Work with the team to attract quality talent and provide exceptional candidate experiences
  • Hire the best talent that adds to, and enhances the Auror culture
  • Support internal mobility and helping our existing team learn and grow
  • Take responsibility for recruitment practices that support building diverse teams
  • Develop our employer branding and talent community strategies for the UK, in partnership with our Director of Talent
  • Own and enhance selection processes, assessments and technologies for recruitment
  • Upskill our team on interviewing tactics and techniques

You’ll be reporting to Katrina Hau, Director People Experience

I’ve spent the last 10 years in the people and culture space, working across a variety of different sectors including management consultancy, non-profit organisations, social enterprise and tech. As Director of People Experience at Auror, my mission is to build the best place for people to do their best work. I’m forever learning about how to help others (and myself!) do better when it comes to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. I am a proud parent to a wonderful 4 year old human. In my spare time, I love reading webtoons, trying out new recipes in the kitchen, Lego-building (with or without my child), and helping out at my local community centre whenever I can. You can check out my LinkedIn here .

About you

  • You’re a strong relationship builder who enjoys partnering with people leaders - you’re seen as a natural coach and trainer
  • You have experience in end-to-end recruiting of talent at all levels in the UK - bonus if you’ve worked in tech company and/or SaaS environments
  • You are able to work autonomously, and at pace (not haste) while juggling multiple priorities
  • You lead with a positive attitude and a strong sense of responsibility when it comes to your work
  • You have an overwhelming level of enthusiasm for maintaining and growing  a world-class company culture
  • You are confident in handling any sensitive and confidential people issues and ideally be highly knowledgeable with employment law and employment relations in a UK context
  • You have excellent communication skills - whether it be on the phone, on Slack, video calls, email, or when writing guides for people
  • You demonstrate a strong alignment with our Guiding Principles (you can find these on our Careers page)

With diversity and inclusion at the forefront of Auror’s guiding principles, we promote a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness at Auror, regardless of, but not limited to, race, gender, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, physical disability, veteran status, or age.

  • Competitive salary: Depending on the level of experience, the range for this role is £60,000 - £75,000 (IC4)
  • Employee share scheme: You’ll own part of a company making a real difference!
  • Flexibility: We are hard-working and outcome-focused, but recognise there is more to life than work. We promote a healthy work/life blend.
  • Shorter work weeks (at full pay): Everyone gets Friday afternoons off, so you can start your weekend early, and do more of whatever it is that makes you happy.
  • Focus on mental and physical health: We understand how vital our health is and have policies to support your wellness, including: Wellness Days,  and up to three expert sessions paid for every year.
  • Health care plan (medical): Auror covers 100% of the cost of your health insurance plan with Vitality.
  • Family-friendly: We offer comprehensive parental leave and benefits for primary and non-primary caregivers, including paid leave, additional wellbeing days, and meals delivered to your door.
  • Personal growth: We support our team to participate in courses, conferences, or events that will help them develop their skills.
  • Team connection: We organise social events to help us connect regularly as a team.
  • Making an impact: You’ll work to solve interesting problems and help us keep communities safe.

Next steps:

If you’re excited about our mission and you have experience and a passion for this role, please hit “Apply” below.

We’re proud that Auror is a place where everyone can learn and grow. So if you’re not sure that you tick all the boxes but feel you’re close to what we’re looking for, please apply anyway as we’d love to hear from you!

Once you apply, you’ll hear from us to acknowledge your application. If you have questions about any of the above, or if you have any accessibility requirements, we’ll be able to help you from there.

Auror is the platform for retailers focused on preventing crime, reducing loss, and making stores safer.

Working Week

We work 4.5 day weeks - every Friday afternoon is off!

Our Vacation Policy

4 weeks PTO plus public holidays

Remote Working Policy

We are flexible with work location. Work from our office in New Zealand or remotely.

  • New Zealand
  • USA
  • Australia
  • UK

Company Benefits

  • Private Health Care (location dependant)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive parental leave
  • Employee share scheme
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 190 across 15 departments:

  • engineering
  • support
  • education
  • operations
  • entrepreneurship
  • product management
  • data science
  • +8 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Recruiting
  • Team Engagement
  • Onboarding
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employment Relations
  • Health & Safety
  • Compensation
  • Diversity & Inclusion

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