HR Partner

City of Edinburgh
£40,322 - £49,553
28 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

We are looking for an HR Partner to join our team. Our HR Team has evolved to provide a full HR service to all parts of the University and the HR Partner will work closely with senior stakeholders and the wider HR Team.

Edinburgh Napier University is the ‘#1 Modern University in Scotland’. An innovative, learner centric university with a modern and fresh outlook, Edinburgh Napier is ambitious, inclusive in its ethos and applied in its approach. The University is committed to delivering a personalised learning experience for students, set against an agenda of inclusivity, employability and sustainability.  

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, with a clear strategy and growth agenda. Join us and you will find that we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer fantastic benefits such as an attractive pension with employer contributions of 20.9% and a minimum of 36 days holiday.

The role
As an HR Partner you will be responsible for supporting the functions you partner to achieve a high performance culture and the achievement of their strategic objectives.   You will act as a member of the functional leadership teams that you support, offering HR expertise in any change initiative. A key change agent, you will drive workforce planning and employee engagement, regularly reviewing data sets to ensure that potential issues are being challenged and addressed quickly.

Who we are looking for
We are looking for someone with a strong HR generalist background within academia or industry with significant partnering experience and extensive experience of case management particularly at a complex level. Experience at both strategic and implementation levels is key as is the ability to use strong leadership and management skills to engage, empower and motivate others to deliver. Strong networking and relationship building skills are important including experience of working with and influencing senior management in areas such as policy and change.

How will we reward you?
You can expect a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

  • Salary: £40,322 - £49,553 (Grade 6)

Additional Information

  • Closing date Sunday 23 May (midnight GMT)
  • Interview date tbc

Please note due to COVID-19 it is possible that interviews will take place via phone or video conferencing

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.

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