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HR Business Partner/Associate HR Business Partner

Employer
University of Portsmouth
Location
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary
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Closing date
12 Sep 2022

Professional Services

Human Resources

HR Business Partner/Associate HR Business Partner

Date published: 18 August 2022

Closing date:  12 September 2022

Interview date: week commencing 26 September 2022

The University of Portsmouth are looking for talented and ambitious people to join our HR Partnering Team. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced HR professionals to join one of the leading Modern Universities in the UK. 

HR Business Partner x 3

Employment type:  Fixed-term/Permanent

Employment basis:  Part-time/Full-time

Salary: £53,353 - £61,823 pro rata

Acting as a trusted partner to a specific client group of Faculties and Professional Services Departments, a key function of the role is to develop the skill and capacity of managers to empower them to manage people issues effectively and independently. This will require a combination of HR experience and expertise as well as the ability to establish credible relationships with a diverse range of people.

You will work collaboratively and in partnership with key stakeholders to add value and operationalise strategic people objectives and decisions. You will support the implementation of initiatives and activities; advising, coaching and partnering with managers to provide an organised, timely and proactive service.

You will have experience of strategic people planning and implementation, successfully leading and delivering complex people projects and initiatives and demonstrable success of working in partnership as a Business Partner/Senior HR practitioner. 

You will hold Chartered Membership of the CIPD (minimum) and have a proven track record in specialist HR skills to include:  complex case management, workforce planning, organisational development, organisational design and change management.  The ability to work independently, and collaboratively as part of the immediate and wider teams, are also critical aspects of this role.

Due to an internal restructure, we have three vacancies and in addition to the core elements of the Business Partnering role, each will have a particular focus:

HR Business Partner (Estates & Campus Services) - full time, permanent

The University is engaged in an ambitious capital programme with a number of significant projects underway and more planned for the near future.  This post will support the Estates and Campus Services Department (and others) to maintain the current operational service whilst identifying and implementing appropriate changes to meet compliance and service delivery requirements.

HR Business Partner (London Campus) – part time (0.8 FTE) fixed term (31/01/2024)

The University will be opening a campus in London in 2024. In this role, you will work with the Senior HRBP on supporting all HR matters including structures, terms and conditions for the staff and ongoing support on HR related matters to the Campus Principal. 

Please note there will be a requirement to occasionally travel to the London Campus to support the Campus Principal and senior team on HR matters.

HR Business Partner (Policy Development) – full time, permanent

Together with supporting a business area you will also be responsible for the development, management and implementation of people policies and guidance, ensuring they are inclusive and accessible.  This role will suit an individual with a specific interest in employment law and process improvement and has a University wide impact.

(Please specify which role you wish to apply for in your reasons for applying)

For detailed information about these vacancies including the Job Description and details on how to apply please download the HRBP Candidate Pack.pdf

If you have any questions about the roles or the application process please contact hrbprecruitment@port.ac.uk

Associate Business Partner x 2 (1 x Permanent, 1 fixed term to 31.05.2023)

Employment type:  Fixed-term/Permanent

Employment basis:  Full time

Salary: £42,155 - £51,805

Working collaboratively with Business Partnering colleagues to deliver a high quality and seamless HR service.  You will provide proactive, professional HR advice and practical expertise on the full range of people issues to a dedicated client area.  Building and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships, you will establish yourself as a trusted partner in all people matters. 

You will build management capability across the University, identifying, developing and delivering appropriate interventions and working proactively to coach and support managers.  You will drive some of our key projects, implement and guide organisational change and provide professional HR expertise to support the achievement of wider University objectives.

You will have experience of advising on the application of HR practice and policy within a large and complex organisation and supporting the delivery of change management programmes.  You will have up to date knowledge of employment legislation with demonstrable recent experience in managing high volume casework within defined procedures in a unionised environment.

You will be a member of the CIPD, or holder of the Level 7 qualification, with a commitment to CPD with experience of advising on the application of HR practice and policy within a large and complex organisation.

(Please specify if you wish to be considered for both positions in your reasons for applying)

For detailed information about these vacancies including the Job Description and details on how to apply please download the HRBP Candidate Pack.pdf

If you have any questions about the roles or the application process please contact hrbprecruitment@port.ac.uk

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, please click the apply button.

It is the policy of the University to only accept applications submitted using the University’s application form.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

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