We are currently working in partnership with an Educational Institution based in North West London, who are recruiting for a Head of People on a permanent basis. The position is ideally looking for someone to start in February, however they are happy to wait notice. The role is offering 4 days working from home with a salary of £60,268 - £67,850 per annum.
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, proactive person capable of inspiring teams, working across functions, and effectively navigating a complex stakeholder landscape. The candidate will naturally collaborate and act as a role model for the Trust’s values.
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
Executing a cohesive HR strategy in partnership with the executive Team, leading and supporting HR staff, promoting knowledge sharing, best practices, and professional standards
Acting as the organisations expert HR Lead, delivering a cohesive and effective HR/People Strategy
Providing line managers with relevant training in conducting performance management reviews, setting objectives, and giving feedback
Overseeing the development of Trust-wide recruitment and selection strategies, and the implementation of the recruitment module, ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to
Ensuring legal, corporate, and statutory HR responsibilities are met as well as ensuring the HR teams adopt the tightest possible support and administration in relation to employment law; safeguarding, recruitment and equality; attendance, absence management and cover; appraisal and quality assurance; induction, probation and well-being; staff contracts and job descriptions, salaries, and pay progression; and HR issues and guidance
Work closely with Principals and senior leaders to support their implementation of our People strategy
Responsible for formulating, implementing, and reviewing all HR-related strategies, policies, and procedures
Extensive experience in an HR/People/Transformation roles
Significant experience in a senior management HR role
Excellent organisation and time management skills to organise and prioritise multiple work streams within a fast-paced and evolving environment
Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students and staff
Skills, knowledge and expertise required:
The ability to use MS Office and HRIS software packages competently
Previous responsibility for managing HR resources with excellent people skills and understanding complex HR issues
In-depth knowledge of Employment Law
Reward & Benefits:
25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
NEST pension scheme (subject to eligibility criteria)
Great opportunities for professional development
Eligible for NUS Card and CSSC membership
Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
Access to multiple well-being programmes
Cycle-to-work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes
Free lunches when on campus
37.5 hours per week
Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.
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