Director of People
The University of Brighton has grown to a complex and diverse institution based on the south coast of England with a community of around 21,000 students and 2,700 staff. We have a clear commitment to continually enhance the quality of the education we offer our students and a strong research record, factors which contribute to our reputation as a leading modern university.
As a thriving, multi-campus institution delivering innovative career-focused courses at undergraduate and postgraduate degree level, our research and teaching transforms lives and benefits communities worldwide. We actively seek out new ways to work flexibly with partners and we have a reputation for being innovative and forward thinking.
We are now seeking our new Director of People. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, as a highly valued member of the University Executive Group, you will lead an experienced team to deliver excellent, high quality services. The core purpose of the role is to provide strategic leadership, support and direction so that the ‘people’ elements of the University’s strategy are delivered appropriately to ensure that the University is admired as an employer of choice and is at the leading edge of people management and development within Higher Education. You will demonstrate substantial experience of leading and managing an HR team, and also of developing and implementing strategic HR interventions in a complex, unionised and multifaceted organisation.
Beyond that, we are looking for someone who has the resilience and experience to lead on industrial relations negotiations and the strategic vision to skilfully identify opportunities to modernise and support others to deliver and drive organisational change and improvement.
If you are interested in this challenging and highly rewarding opportunity and feel you identify with our core values of inclusivity, sustainability, creativity, partnership, please get in touch to find out more.
For further information on the post and recruitment process please contact Rebecca Beardwell at Morgan Law on 0207 747 6810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Closing Date for Friday 5th May
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