People Operation Generalist  – Maternity Cover

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People Operation Generalist  – Maternity Cover

About Us

The Happy Pear exists to inspire people to eat well, feel good, and live better. It started out back in 2004 with Steve, Dave, a tiny shop and a dream of helping people to eat more veg! The Happy Pear now consists of over 60 food products, a suite of online courses, two wholefood retail cafes & shops, a range of bestselling cookbooks, a farm, a roastery and a community of over 1 million people living healthier! The mission is still the same, to create a healthier, happier world and build community!

The Role

This Role is a Maternity cover running from December 2022 untill Mid July 2023 Inclusivewith posibility of extention, This role offers an  HR Professional  the opportunity to be part of an exciting and progressive business through implementing the HR strategy of the overall business.  

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working with people and have excellent organisational and communication skills as well as ideally a passion for working with a healthy eating brand.   Working in a fast-paced environment the role will demand flexibility, the ability to multi task and excellent problem solving skills.  Passion, energy and drive are essential for success within the role.

In return the role offers an opportunity to obtain a wide variety of responsibilities in an exciting and performance driven environment.  It works closely with all aspects of the business so building great relationships is also vital for success in this role.

Your duties will include:

  • Assisting in recruitment activities and ensure a robust talent acquisition process to deliver the right calibre of hire and cultural fit
  • Building great relationships with all hiring managers and working with them on a needs basis on their hiring need.
  • Posting and reviewing of all open roles within the company.
  • Setting up and schedule of all interviews, assisting hiring manager with interviews where needed. 
  • Writing and issuing of contracts to new starters.
  • Assisting with the development and delivery of the company onboarding and local induction processes for new starters including setting them up on all necessary platforms and ensuring completion of onboarding requirements. 
  • Assist with the development and management of HP HR systems including the Time and attendance system (Time Point) 
  • Act as the team Super User for Time Point and training system coaching and assisting managers on a needs basis.
  • Supporting on internal HR process improvement projects as and when required.
  • Tracking of training records, tracking completion and uploading records to relevant files. 
  • Assisting with ER issues.
  • Covering of weekly payroll when needed. 
  • Covering of the front desk when needed.
  • Assisting with Company audits when needed.
  • Assisting with General Hr Admin.

Nuts & Bolts

  • Minimum 2 years  HR experience 
  • Creativity and a positive “can do” attitude 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • High Communication skills and ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders 
  • Great organisational skills, being able to work to deadlines. 
  • Brings visible passion, energy and drive to their role.
  • Full confidentiality 
  • Full drivers licence


  • CIPD qualification 
  • Passion for healthy food.

To apply for this role, please send your CV to

All candidates must be eligible to live and work in the EU.

*No relocation assistance will apply.

*The Happy Pear is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

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