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Assistant HR Business Partner – Maternity Cover

Birkbeck College
WC1E 7HX, London (Greater)
£37,143 rising to £42,365 per annum
Closing date
22 Nov 2023

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Assistant HR Business Partner – Maternity Cover

Salary: £37,143 rising to £42,365 per annum

Contract type: Fixed term, Full-time

Business Unit: Human Resources

Job Reference: 1726


Are you an HR professional with experience of providing high quality advice and guidance? Are you looking of a new challenge for the next step in your career in a hybrid role, working on site in central London up to two days a week.


Demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and high attention to service-user need, you will effectively communicate with key stakeholders at all levels, and across the College. You will deploy the ability to multi-task and to work alongside managers in support of a wide range of issues, and in academic and estates and facilities roles.


Additionally, strong organisational and planning skills will be key attributes for succeeding in this busy and varied role. As part of the HR Business Partnering team, you will provide a comprehensive HR service, supporting managers in designated schools and professional service departments within the College.


You will be level 5 CIPD-qualified, or currently working towards it, and able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of a range of formal and informal HR processes and procedures in order to provide generalist HR support, advice and guidance.


The role involves hybrid working, with a requirement to be onsite in Bloomsbury for a minimum of one day a week.  The regular onsite working day is Monday with a requirement to be present for key meetings and events, which may require additional days, but not more than two days a week.



Grade 6 of the College's London Pay Scale which is £37,143 rising to £42,365 per annum.


Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.


The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.


If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact, providing your name and the job reference number of the position.


Only formal applications through the online system will be considered.


Closing Date: 22nd November 2023


We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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