HR Partner and Projects Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£34,000 to £44,000, subject to skills and experience, plus excellent benefits
07 Mar 2017
03 Apr 2017
HR Jobs Level
Full Time

HR Partner and Projects Manager

Manchester Office

Salary:  £34,000 to £44,000, subject to skills and experience, plus excellent benefits

Contract: Fixed term for 12 months, working 35 hours per week

Arts Council England is the non-departmental public body which champions and develops art and culture across our country. Over the next three years we'll invest £1.1 billion of public money from Government and an estimated £700 million from the National Lottery to help create great art and culture for everyone. The HR team services about 500 staff and nine offices around England.

You’ll be working with our HR team and reporting in to the HR Director. This is a fixed term role of 12 months, based in Manchester.

You will have specialist responsibility for the management of a select number of projects to support organisational effectiveness in areas of employee engagement, change management, recruitment and learning and development.

You will also provide a strategic, customer-focused HR Partner service to managers of the 80 or so Head Office staff based in our Manchester office - promoting creative and innovative solutions to people issues. 

To succeed in the role you will have substantial experience as an HR professional with experience and skills in providing a business-focused strategic HR service.

In particular, you will have a strong understanding and professional experience (as an HR generalist) of:

- organisational development;

- strategic learning and development management;

- employment law;

- strategic recruitment;

- reward (including pensions);

- procurement.

You will have a proven ability to develop a good understanding of business issues and how to identify and deliver people interventions and solutions to meet business needs. You will also have excellent influencing and coaching skills, with a track record in developing professional and personal credibility with colleagues at all levels.

You will have proven experience of developing and leading effectively on the implementation of policy, systems, initiatives and operational plans across a medium-sized or large organisation, preferably with dispersed management.

Close date: Midnight on Monday 20 March 2017.  Ref No. FCSF60.