People & Culture Manager

Posted 03 November 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameMatt Alderson

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a university based in North West London, who are looking to appoint a People & Culture Manager on a 12-month FTC with the potential to go permanent.

This will be a full-time position with hybrid working (3/4 days home working) and a salary of £53,685 to £55,129 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have extensive line manager experience. Additionally, a personable candidate with experience working within universities would be sought after.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing operations and the day to day running of HR, including making improvements to the department and overseeing the HR operational budget
  • Leading a HR team of two HR Officers and a HR Assistant, ensuring clear communication and delegation of tasks as appropriate
  • Dealing with and ensuring the continuous development of the recruitment process as well as representing the HR department on interview panels
  • Heading complex HR queries and advising the team and managers, this could include two to three ER cases at any one time
  • Assessing customer requirements and priorities through partnering with key stakeholders and establishing efficient and cost-effective service level agreements
  • Reviewing salary surveys, ensuring staff remuneration is both competitive and appropriate in line with benchmark data

Experience required:

  • Line management
  • University experience is desirable

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Experience of managing HR operations within a busy HR department, communicating at all levels within the organisation
  • Must be able to build rapport amongst stakeholders in the organisation
  • Advanced IT skills
  • The capacity, enthusiasm, energy and willingness to meet challenging demands, working to deadlines and cost limits, and to initiate and sustain improvements in service

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 35 days annual leave (inclusive of fixed closure days)
  • 14.8% employer pension contributions
  • Life insurance
  • Employee well-being programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free organisational tickets

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Hybrid-working 3-4 times a week work from home

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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