HR Business Partner (Maternity Cover)

Morgan Law
London (East), London (Greater)
Circa £45,000 pa (pro-rata for part time)
21 Aug 2020
21 Sep 2020
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

My client, a leading Education organisation now requires an experienced HR Business Partner to cover a period of maternity leave of approximately 12 months.
Please note applicants must be available to start by early October 2020 and working options for this role are available on either a part time (minimum 3 days per week) or full time basis.

Reporting in a matrixed structure to the HR Director and Principal and with management responsibility for an HR Adviser, as HR Business Partner you will take responsibility for delivering HR-related aspects of the organisations strategy as well as the tactical delivery of operational aspects of HR and a portfolio of HR projects. You’ll also be required to build strong relationships with key partners including Senior leaders, line managers and Trade Unions.

To be considered you will require:

  • Education to degree level (or equivalent relevant experience) and ideally be Chartered CIPD qualified (or equivalent).
  • Proven experience as an HR Business Partner/ Manager gained in a Schools or possibly other academic setting.
  • A sound knowledge of current legislation and employment law.
  • Experience of handling an employee relations caseload.
  • Previous experience of advising on staff policies and procedures.
  • Experience of successfully line managing staff.
  • Experience of partnership working with trade unions and/or staff groups
  • Experience of administering payroll administration, whilst working with an external payroll provider.
  • An understanding of safeguarding as it relates to children

The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with a confident and credible approach and the to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders.