Assistant Human Resources and Organisational Development Business Partner

Staffordshire University
February 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 to £37,099
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Assistant Human Resources and Organisational Development Business Partner Human Resources & Organisational Dev't

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £32,332 to £37,099 Per Annum - Full Time Permanent Release Date: Monday 29 January 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 18 February 2024 Interview Date: Monday 26 February 2024 Reference: HR14-24

Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity to develop your HR career in an ambitious and fast-moving University? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and committed HR professional to join us as an Assistant HR&OD Business Partner to support the delivery of our People Strategy.

You'll provide generalist HR advice and support throughout all of the employee lifecycle including recruitment and selection, employee relations casework and learning and development. With the opportunity to work closely with HR&OD Business Partners in supporting cultural improvement and transformational change across the University, you'll also take the lead on projects designed to improve the experience of our customers and streamline our processes.

Qualified to CIPD level 5 (or working towards), you'll have demonstrable experience of providing HR advice in a complex and fast paced environment. Your experience of managing employee relations casework through to resolution, together with your ability to quickly build positive and highly effective working relationships at all levels across the University will ensure that you can achieve with impact.

In return we will offer you a generous benefits package including a competitive salary, hybrid working, 32 days annual leave per year, membership of a defined contribution pension scheme and access to a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including discounted gym membership, remote GP access and free physiotherapy, to name just a few!

For an informal discussion about the role, contact Hannah Gibbard, HR&OD Business Partner. Email: [email protected]

Who is Staffordshire University?

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

• Competitive incremental rates of Pay • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days • Excellent Pension Scheme • Access to continued professional and personal development • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

Please note that we reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.

At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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