Head of HR

SMB Group
Coalville, Leicestershire with travel to campuses at Brooksby and Melton
Up to £41,125
15 Apr 2021
15 May 2021
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Based at our Stephenson College Campus, with regular travel to our Brooksby and Melton campuses

The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby.

This is an exciting time to join the SMB Group in the newly created role of Head of Human Resources, supporting the Human Resources Team on its journey of transformation, ensuring the provision of high quality services which add value to the business.

You will have a real opportunity to influence the Group’s HR strategy, supporting the Vice Principal Human Resources and Organisational Development, in its implementation. You will also be able to use your previous experience to ensure the people agenda is aligned to business objectives, supporting the College to attract, develop, retain and engage a talented and inclusive workforce.

Your knowledge of up to date employment law and HR best practice, along with experience in managing a diverse range of employee relations issues, will be key in supporting development of the HR team and wider College group.

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 37 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Onsite free parking at all campuses
  • Onsite gym at Coalville and Brooksby
  • Option to pay into a Private Healthcare plan

To apply for this position, please complete a standard application form, which is available from the College website, where you can also access the job description and person specification.

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the role or the College, please contact the Human Resources team via email – humanresources@smbgroup.ac.uk so that this can be arranged.

Closing Date: 20 April 2021

We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at SMB Group. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension and an employee assistance programme. We also offer flexible working such as part time hours, job share and sessional contracts as well as a variety of professional development opportunities.

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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