Director of HR (Colleges)

London South East Colleges
Bromley (London Borough), London (Greater)
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Director / Head / VP
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General HR Function

Director of HR (Colleges)


Bromley, London

London South East Colleges is a successful and innovative College operating with sites across Bromley, Bexley, Orpington and Greenwich. With nearly 14,000 students and 1,000 members of staff, the College is a major employer in the area and makes a significant impact on the lives and future prospects of its learners who travel from across London to study with us. The College is also the sponsor of London South East Academies Trust, a growing Multi Academy which is rapidly developing a track record of academic and financial success. With a combined turnover of circa £65m and the ambitious growth plans of the group, there has never been a better time to join this exciting organisation.

The College is seeking to appoint an experienced HR professional to fill the role of Director of HR (Colleges).


You will lead and manage the College HR Team in the delivery of the day-to-day service. You will ensure that the HR Service is providing a professional, high-quality and customer focused service to stakeholders within the College. You will work closely with colleagues to ensure that HR service delivery plans and policies provide business focused solutions which meet the needs of the College.

You will be a strategic and operational HR generalist with experience of working in large, complex organisations. You will possess a degree (or equivalent) and will be CIPD qualified. You will have a proven ability to operate effectively at all levels, developing collaborative relationships. We are in a rapidly changing environment, where personal resilience and the ability to make change happen is crucial. You will have experience of leading, managing and developing teams and building upon a culture of high performance. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who relishes being at the heart of a fast-paced business and is looking for a leadership role that will provide challenge, development and the opportunity to make a difference.

The benefits of the post include an attractive salary, defined benefit pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For further information about the role, please select the apply button to be taken to our website.

The closing date for applications is 29th October 2021

Interviews will take place on 11th November 2021

As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, most staff will be subject to either a ‘Standard’ or ‘Enhanced’ DBS (formerly CRB) check.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Director of HR, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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