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Req ID:  86203
Function:  Human Resources
Posted:  Mar 5, 2023

London, LND, GB, SW19

HR Intern



We’re Coty, a global leader in beauty. We’re World #1 in Fragrance,

and World #3 in Colour Cosmetics. Our iconic portfolio of brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world.




The HR Intern position is a newly created role that sits within the newly mutualised UKI HR Team based in Wimbledon and reports into the SENIOR HRBP UKI and provides a seamless first point of contact service to all UK + Global employees (who are UK based).




HR Fundamentals


  • Ownership for UKI HR Team Inbox – responding to queries and e-mails in a timely manner.
  • MCT data management – expert user on MCT AND People Connect – ensuring position management is conducted monthly and that all positions re deactivated when no longer needed.
  • Org Chart – ensure these are updated on a timely basis and reflective of the current structure, particularly within the Global Wimbledon remit.
  • Managing the administration of all starters, leavers & changes – keeping tracker updated on a regular basis.
  • HR onboarding of new starters, including liaising with Global mobility team for international transfers and relocation
  • Assost with raising Purchase orders, invoice management, Concur and Egencia queries
  • Liaise with HRDD and payroll on queries
  • Advising on company benefits- keeping benefits booklet up to date
  • Assist with all data and reports



Global Functions

  • Under the supervision of the Senior HRBP, offer specific support to the Global Functions that sit within the UK – be the first point of contact, address their HR queries and deal with basic issues where possible.





  • You will be responsible for delivery of HR training where specific business need demands it e.g. on performance management process, line manager training – you may be expected to deliver this on your own.
  • Engagement initiatives – run ad hoc engagement activities e.g pulse surveys and work through results of said initiatives to drive improvements and changes.
  • Communication – People on the Move slides, new starters, promotions…




Required Competencies:


  • Results focus – highly driven, self-starter, able to operate autonomously, prioritizes ruthlessly, overcomes obstacles and takes accountability
  • Problem solving/judgment/comfort with ambiguity - recognizes problems and responds, systematically gathers information, sorts through complex issues, coaches business to make timely, often sensitive decisions. Is not fazed by ambiguity and uses own resourcefulness to find solutions.
  • Organizational skills – has effective organizational skills, with a highly structured approach, builds allies and relationships across a matrixed structure. Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Relationship-management skills – able to develop strong, credible relationships across all levels of the organization;
  • Initiative - tackles problems head-on and takes independent action, get things done in a complex multi-level organization and is passionate about self-development.
  • Adaptability and comfort with pace & change - Enjoys working in an ever-changing environment where the business / industry may be rapidly evolving in line with shifting internal/external realities. Stands as a positive change ambassador during tough situations.
  • Resilient- capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness and continuously changing environment
  • Emotional intelligence- a high degree of empathy, diplomacy and the ability to listen, as well as negotiation and conflict management skills. Inquisitive with an open mind.
  • Personal credibility- someone that others will trust with sensitive data and information



  • Advanced computer and excel skills- capability to analyse, ensure accuracy and report on complex excel reports as well as other IT programmes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills- courageousness, especially when standing up for what is right, not necessarily what is easy.
Country/Region:  GB
City:  London