People Development Manager

Hours of Work: 40 Hours

Location: St Ives Bay, Cornwall

Role: People Operations

Salary: Competitive Salary DOE

Transport Provided: No

Accommodation: No

Closing Date: 30 April 2021

People Development Manager

People Development Manager

St Ives Bay Holiday Resort

Permanent, 40 Hours

Salary DOE

What we need in a Nutshell

We are looking for an experienced HR generalist who will flourish in a fast-moving, customer-focused environment.  The role covers a broad spectrum of HR duties and is based at our newly acquired St Ives Bay Holiday Resort working alongside the Park Operations team. The role will also work as part of our wider People Operations Team to support the delivery of our overall people strategy. This unique opportunity is unlike any other HR generalist position, you have added bonus of being at the heart of an exciting, vibrant operation.  

Who are we?

St Ives Bay Holiday Park has recently been welcomed as our eight much-loved resort; with 120-acre the park is nestled amongst the sand dunes with direct beach access while enjoying wide-ranging views towards St Ives. With 800 well-appointed chalets, static caravans and camping pitches, St Ives Bay Holiday Park is a Cornish jewel that with soon offer al the unique facilities and events that Away Resorts have become renowned for. 

What you’ll be doing

You will be managing full HR remit, supporting our managers to recruit, develop and retain the best people in the hospitality sector. This includes:

  • Generating and implementing ideas that create an amazing team culture, and ensuring that training and development opportunities are delivered;
  • Actively managing the recruitment process across the park whilst continuously monitoring and seeking to attract new recruitment opportunities – we can never have too many Holiday Heroes!
  • Managing employee relations issues such as disciplinaries and grievances;
  • Championing best practice in equality, diversity and inclusion and ensuring H&S Risk Assessments are in place for employees and circumstances where they are required;
  • Keeping procedures, policies and documentation, such as contracts and offer letters, up to date and fit for purpose;
  • Championing the use of our online HR information systems
  • Ensuring people understand our key people management processes, policies and procedures;
  • Encouraging two-way communication with team members and responding to feedback and suggestions positively.

Skills, experience and qualities you’ll need

If you can demonstrate the following, we’d love to hear from you:

  • Experience of assisting with the TUPE process;
  • In depth experience of dealing with employee relations case work;
  • Experience in high volume recruitment.
  • Experience of delivering people management training to line managers;
  • Experience of supporting managers to find solutions and of developing collaborative and productive relationships with a wide variety of individuals;
  • Experience of reviewing and updating policies and procedures and a sound understanding of their practical application;
  • Resilience and self-motivation;
  • Great communication skills and the ability to adapt, depending on the audience;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and be away from home for key meetings.

It’s the icing on the cake if you have a CIPD Level 5 or are willing to study for it, a degree or equivalent qualification, and experience of working with stakeholders across multiple locations and from multiple backgrounds.

It’s about your values too. We have a can-do, fun-loving, people-centred ethos here at Away Resorts, which is captured by our holiday heroes’ mantra of Attentive Amazing Lovers - have a read about it on our website and decide if it describes you.

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Pension
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Away Resorts Holidays
  • On Park Discounts
  • Awards Nights
  • Team Incentives
  • Team Get Togethers

Want to join our team? Here’s how to apply

Just click on the Apply Now button and follow the instructions. To find out more about what it’s like to work for Away Resorts check us out at

Our Promise to You!

Holiday Heroes come with all sorts of different super-powers, and we welcome them all!

We embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. From our investors, to our teams we love that everyone comes from different backgrounds, allowing us to grow and inspire each other. We’ll never accept any form of discrimination and we’ll forever strive not just for our product to be unique but our people too. Afterall, wouldn’t it be boring if we were all the same? In short, we want to bring your whole self to work!

Good Luck!



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