Head of HR (Advisory Services)

UAL - High Holborn, London UK
£52,073 - £62,900 per annum
12 Jul 2019
11 Aug 2019
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

The role  

Following a period of change and growth, we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of HR (Advisory Services) to join the University of the Arts London (UAL) to deliver an excellent HR Advisory Service.

The Head of HR (Advisory Services) will be a key influencer within HR and across UAL. They will lead and manage the HR Consultants providing professional and proactive generalist HR leadership ensuring best practice on people issues is developed across the University. The post holder will be required to have significant employee relations experience and will work under the overall direction of the Associate Director of HR (Business Partnering).

As an expert HR Professional, the post holder will adopt an agile approach in teams and thrive for the best not only in deploying the long-term People Strategy, but also developing relationships and influencing decision making to support long term financial sustainability. 

Why choose us?  

University of the Arts London (UAL) is the world’s second best university for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2019 with a vibrant global centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We have bold plans for the future, which include the completion of one of the most ambitious programmes of infrastructure investment in the sector, a new Academic Strategy and a dynamic People Strategy.

Your profile  

You will bring experience of supporting organisations through significant change, understand the complexities that employee relations work brings and be able to bring teams together during difficult times. You will have significant experience of leading HR advisory and employee relations teams within a complex, unionised organisation, and have the ability to ensure consistency of approach and effective communication strategies are applied across the College and Service areas but also within the wider HR Team.

University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

If you have any queries about this role please contact UAL Recruitment Team via email oearecruitment@arts.ac.uk.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community. 

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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