Head of HR and Operational Development

Perth, Perth and Kinross
£44,563 to £49,758 per annum
12 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Job Function
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Perth College UHI is one of Scotland’s leading Colleges of Further and Higher Education, and a large partner in Scotland’s newest University, the University of the Highlands and Islands.

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Head of HR and Organisational Development to join the College for a fixed-term period of 6 months.  

As the Head of HR, you will support members of the Senior Management team to lead on the development and implementation of a cost effective College HR Strategy that enables the workforce to be appropriately skilled and trained to meet the needs of the College, making Perth College an employer of choice.

The ideal candidate will be CIPD qualified and will have worked in a similar role.  You will have the ability to foster excellent working relationships, ensuring a high level of customer service. It is essential that you have up to date knowledge of current and forthcoming employment legislation/best practice. It is also essential that the post holder will have the ability to execute strategic decisions, manage complex employee relations casework and policy development.

This role will also involve working with recognised traded unions and leading on collective bargaining so it is essential that you have demonstrable experience of leadership, political sensitivity, communication, influencing and people management skills.

We are a disability confident employer and guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy.

Interviews: It is anticipated that interviews will be held on the week commencing 3 July 2017

This post undertakes regulated work with children and a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check is required.  A check will be made against the list of those barred from working with children.