HR Project Manager - Academic Enterprise
Following a period of change and growth, we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Project Manager to join the University, driving the delivery of the strategic people priorities.
As HR Project Manager, you will be required to lead and deliver the people elements of a number projects for Academic Enterprise (AE), the University’s enterprise driven income operation. Working in partnership with the wider HR team and the Director of Academic Enterprise, the HR Project Manager will work on the commercialisations of a number of operations focusing on: Organisational Development, Employee Engagement, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Reward and Employment Policy design to support business growth in trading operations within UAL and two subsidiaries: UAL Short Courses Ltd and UAL ArtsTemps Ltd.
The post holder will also support the development of effective project governance and ensure it is applied consistently.
Working collaboratively with the wider HR team, you may also be deployed to work across other projects to support delivery.
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.
Academic Enterprise manages the operation of five trading areas: UAL Short Courses Ltd, UAL ArtsTemps Ltd, the UAL Awarding Body and the university’s study abroad programme and Language Centre. There are 145 permanent staff and 4,000 hourly paid staff working in AE business units.
You will bring experience of supporting projects of all sizes and have worked in a large matrix structure, specifically working in a multi-layered HR team.
You will have significant experience of working with wholly owned subsidiary companies. Good working knowledge of TUPE legislation is essential and an understanding of the regulatory environment for employment businesses and employment agencies is desirable.
You will be able to adapt your communication effectively to reach a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible way and understand the importance of doing so sensitively.
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The closing date for applications is 16 October 2019.
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.