HR Business Partner

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Job Description

The University of Gloucestershire is constantly improving and developing, now achieving student satisfaction levels in the upper quartile of performance for all universities, as well as growth in our student numbers.  We are committed to continuing to improve our learning environments, evidenced by our new Business School, investment in IT capabilities and particularly digital learning environments, as well as the development of our site with the recent purchase of a substantial building in Gloucester city centre.

The HR Service has a central role to play at the University in facilitating and supporting managers in leading their teams and effectively managing organisational change.  We have an opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our HR Business Partner team to work with a selection of schools and departments to achieve their ambitions for growth and development, and to ensure a great student experience.  You would also be involved in some interesting cross-University change projects.

You will be CIPD qualified and experienced in supporting managers to respond constructively to a broad range of employment issues.  You will be outcomes focussed, and able to establish effective working relationships with staff at all levels of the University, and with our recognised trade unions.  You will be comfortable with handling multiple cases in a complex environment and able to coach managers to develop their people management skills.   You will have a sound working knowledge of current employment law and be able to apply this through good influencing skills, as well as a creative and solution-focused approach.  You will need to be intellectually agile and curious, as well as able to keep focused on achieving core priorities.

Based in central Cheltenham, you will work across all our sites in Gloucester and Cheltenham, and we do operate in a flexible and agile way to include home working as well as on campus working. This is one of the UK’s most desirable areas to live and work and in addition, we can offer an attractive annual holiday entitlement of 37 days and a competitive pension scheme.

To apply please submit your CV via the online recruitment portal.

Closing Date: Sunday 4th July 2021

Interview Date: week commencing 12th July 2021

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcomes applications from under-represented sections of the community.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing to offer an interview to anyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and who meets all of the essential criteria contained within the person specification