HR Manager

Turin, Italy
Closing date
2 Jul 2023

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Human Resources

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


As HR Manager at Burberry, you will be providing accurate, efficient and effective HR support to our manufacturing site based in Turin, partnering with our business leaders within our Outerwear category on all aspects of the employee lifecycle. You will act as an ambassador of Burberry and our culture, to empower our business and inspire talent and leadership capabilities to deliver exceptional results.

This role as a HR Manager is offered on a permanent basis and will be based at our manufacturing site in Turin, Piedmont.


  • Partnering with business leaders to challenge, coach and advise on people-related matters, operational HR issues and strategy, thinking commercially while aligning with our values
  • Providing payroll information through T&A records, and information to 3rd parties on employment status/terms, including negotiations/consultations with the trade unions
  • Connecting with the wider HR team around employee relations matters, policies and guidelines to ensure the business is protected from risk and adheres to legal compliance. Supporting with ER casework as required, including consultation, grievances, disciplinary, performance management, absence management and settlement agreements.
  • Supporting the delivery of HR action plans, strategies and initiatives to promote a welcoming, inclusive and high-performing workplace
  • Working closely with the HR Business Partner and finance on budgeting, actual spend & forecasting in relation to people costs, preparing business justification/rationale for headcount expenditure which is outside of budget or unexpected
  • Connecting with leaders to create succession plans and people reviews
  • Engaging with Talent Acquisition on the recruitment process by taking part in interviews, preparing offer paperwork/employment contracts, reference checks and managing the new starter process
  • Leading and implementing organisational design opportunities, working closely with wider HR team and other functions involved in business transformation


  • Experienced within a generalist HR role in a large, commercial business essential, ideally with exposure to the RTW/luxury industry
  • Fluency in both English & Italian (verbal and written) essential
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc)
  • An exceptional communicator, able to influence and guide stakeholders at a senior level and build relationships and trust
  • A true subject matter expert who thrives on making solution-focused recommendations, with the confidence to present and speak openly

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.


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