Suntory Global Spirits

At Suntory Global Spirits, we craft spirits of the highest quality and deliver brilliant experiences to people around the world. Suntory Global Spirits has evolved into the world’s third largest leading premium spirits company … where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets – our premium spirits and our people – we’re driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Suntory Global Spirits is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.


The HR Intern role will work with stakeholders across the UK & Ireland business, ensuring consistent HR advice and right first-time administrative tasks are delivered. This is an opportunity to gain experience of the full employee lifecycle, in a fast-paced, exciting, global business, where people are our number one priority. The role will support the HR Business Partners across all teams including Commercial, Operations, Supply Chain and Corporate functions.

Role Responsibilities

As HR Intern, you will work closely with the HR Business Partners and wider UK & Ireland HR team to deliver an excellent HR service to our employees throughout the employee lifecycle. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Be the first point of contact for daily employee and manager queries.
  • Provide advice to line managers on our policies and procedures including employee relations, recruitment, compensation & benefits.
  • Supporting the HR Business Partners in Employee Relations cases
  • Support the HR Director UK & Ireland with preparation of monthly People Leader Briefing and How To sessions
  • Be an active member of the wellbeing group and lead the delivery of our annual wellbeing calendar and initiatives
  • Lead our bi-annual Mental Health First Aider workshops and ensure training and accreditations are up to date.
  • Support the delivery of annual DEI events including International Women’s Day, Pride and International Men’s Day.
  • Be an active member of the Social Connections team, supporting the organisation and planning of our summer and Christmas event.
  • Work in partnership with hiring managers, Talent Acquisition and People Solutions to attract, recruit and onboard top talent
  • Support/lead key 24/25 HR projects
  • Planning and organisation of annual Long Service Awards lunch
  • Produce ad-hoc reports as required
  • Ad hoc administrative support to HR Business Partners as required
  • Work in partnership with the UK & Ireland HR team to deliver our annual HR Calendar and people priorities for 24/25

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Human Resource Management
  • Previous experience of Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience of Canva (desirable but not essential)

At Suntory Global Spirits, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Suntory Global Spirits is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

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