HR Operations Manager (5 month Fixed Term Contract)

London, England
£40000.00 - £48000 per annum + generous holiday entitlement
02 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Charlotte Cockerill
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Full Time
HR Operations Manager Job, for a University in London. 5 month Fixed term contract paying up to £48k

HR Operations Manager Job, for a University in London. 5 month Fixed term contract paying between £42,000 and £48,000 (depending on experience). Candidates will need to be available to start this assignment on the 7th or 14th January so notice period will need to be no more than a one week period.

The HR Operations Manager will take ownership for the delivery of a successful Recruitment and Operations function for the University. The Recruitment and Operations team supports the full employment life-cycle for all the university employees. The team partners with recruiting managers, providing expert guidance and working collaboratively and creatively to facilitate their recruitment needs. The team is seven employees and this job would be to manage all 7 employees as direct reports. You will be responsible for leadership and management of this team, working to deliver continuous improvement and leading the delivery of an accurate and timely operational HR service.

You will lead the delivery of a customer focused recruitment and operational HR function, driving and delivering change. You will oversee the successful delivery of a range of key operational HR exercises run on an annual basis, including the staff reward scheme, academic probation and academic promotion. For this reason, candidates with experience working in the Higher Education sector and with knowledge and skills in academic promotions would be highly favourable. You will review, develop and communicate policies and procedures relating to recruitment and administrative HR activities across the school and lead the management of the School's compliance with the immigration Act 2016, and the UKVI regulations in relation to Tier 2, Tier 4 and Tier 5 of the points based system.

Candidates looking to apply for this role will need to be able to demonstrate their previous experience of leading and managing staff delivering HR administration and/or recruitment and selection activities. You will have knowledge and experience of using a HR database, preferably ResourceLink and you will have experience of an analytic job evaluation system (HERA). The ideal candidate would be Associate or Chartered CIPD (or equivalent) and have a proven track record of managing, motivating and developing staff. Experience working within HR in the Higher Education sector would be highly desirable.

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