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Head of HR

Study Tech Limited
East London, Northampton, Remote/Home
We are looking for a senior HR practitioner working 3 days a week, £50-75k pro rata
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Details

Job Title: Head of HR

Location: London E8 or Northampton with regular travel to the other location.

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 14th June 2024

Start Date: July 2024

Join a friendly and ambitious social enterprise that strives to support disabled students within higher education. By treating everyone as an individual, we aim to facilitate students learning. As the Head of HR, you will play a pivotal role across all facets of our operations, collaborating closely with every department head and all directors to deliver our shared vision.

About the role:

The purpose of this job role is to provide a first-class HR service provision from day-to-day operational HR processes through to strategic organisational development activities.

 Key responsibilities:

 Support company growth through best practice people management.

Give advice in accordance with legislation and our company policies to achieve the company people strategy.

Assist and develop managers by guiding them through HR processes, for example recruitment, absence management, negotiation, managing change and handling challenging conversations.

Lead managers CPD, support managers in identifying learning & development and specific training needs and delivering in-house training.

Demonstrate a strong ethos and inspire trust.

Demonstrate disability awareness.

Ensure departmental inductions are completed and there is effective onboarding of employees.

Further develop documentation such as the Employee Handbook and the collation, coordination and reporting on Performance Development Reviews (PDR’s).

Ensure mandatory training is completed within probation periods.

To set up (and delete for leavers) system access and licenses.

Create HR related reports where required for the Board.

Manage employee relations, investigations, disciplinaries or grievances as required. Coach and advise managers on employee relations matters.

Improve automation e.g., the HR database and company polices.

Actively support employee wellbeing across the company.

Act as Mental Health First aider to all employees, actively promote resources for employees.

Effectively maintain contracts of employment, references and induction coordination for all new starters in line with best practice.

Liaison with external payroll processing on starters, leavers and internal changes.

About you:

The ability to communicate at all levels is essential to be effective in this role and to build relationships at all levels across the business.

The job holder will be dedicated to providing the highest quality which meets the needs and requirements of customers and the organisation and will be committed to continuous improvement.

Of paramount importance to the role is the ability to operate with tact and diplomacy, presenting a professional and customer focused face of the department when dealing with sensitive and confidential personal details, salary information and performance management/development activities.

 Background Experience and Qualifications:

Previous experience of working as a minimum at HR Manager level is essential, dealing with all levels of employees and managers.

Experience of completing annual pay reviews.

Experience of full TUPE process between two or more companies.

Experience in initiating improvements to ISO and other accreditations.

Has intermediate level IT skills, being proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and previous use of an HRM system is essential.

Proven experience which demonstrates pro-activity, attention to detail, excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks as well as confidentiality and sensitivity.

This role requires the candidate to have completed their Level 5 MCIPD qualification.

Remuneration and Benefits:

Company Pension scheme

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Human Resources Manager, HR Business Partner, Human Resources Analyst, Senior HR Advisor, Senior Human Resources Advisor, HR Generalist, Personnel Manager, HR Officer, Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources Consultant, HR Specialist, Senior HR Coordinator, Resourcing Specialist, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Talent Manager, HR Advisor may also be considered for this role.



Study Tech provides technology, services, support and training under contract with Student Finance England to  Students in Higher Education who are receiving Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). It is a Joint Venture between two experienced disability technology providers, Assistive Solutions and Sight and Sound Technology. who have been delivering services into DSA for many years,. Located in Northampton and East London, but with operations UK wide, this fast growing business is seeking the best talent available

At Study Tech, we are committed to enhancing the academic performance of students who have received the Disabled Students Allowance award. We provide bespoke tools to support studies and reduce stress in study, work and life. Our objective is to ensure that every individual has access to the resources they need to achieve their full potential. We believe that with the right tools and guidance, everyone will excel in their academic pursuits and transition to the next phase of their lives.

An innovative team of assistive technology service providers, we have helped hundreds of thousands of disabled customers across the UK reach their education potential. We are committed to working with Student Finance to modernise DSA and deliver enhanced services to individuals.

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Equilibrium House
Mansion Close
Moulton Park Industrial Estate
United Kingdom

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