Human Resources Business Partner

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£28,053 - £29,659 per annum
10 Aug 2018
15 Aug 2018
Job Function
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity for a HR Business Partner to join a high performing HR Team and work for an Ofsted “good” rated College whose journey to outstanding is well on its way and you can be part of this exciting journey.

Kirklees College is a great place to work where we endeavour to live our Values of Excellence, Integrity, Equality, Respect, Care, Efficiency and Innovation in all that we do. As one team we live by our Mission of Creating Opportunity, Changing Lives. Situated in the heart of Yorkshire, Kirklees College is a large and vibrant, multi-site college with major centres in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.

This is a fantastic opportunity for HR professionals who are currently working at HRBP or Advisor level or a HR Officer who is ready to progress to the next stage of their career. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to build and maintain strong business relationships within your stakeholder group and be an integral part of the team. You will provide coaching and support to your link areas and will help develop an expert understanding of people management and ensure that the service and the needs of our stakeholders align. You will have an understanding of supporting the implementation of HR initiatives including business planning, organisational design, workforce planning, strategic resourcing, capability management, change management and employee engagement.

The purpose of the role is to work closely with the link areas to focus on Employee Relation aspects, core HR functions, organisational and people capability building, longer term resource and talent management planning, using business insights to drive change in people management practices and advising on various aspects of people management.

As a HRBP you will work with specific faculty and business support areas in the College and support transactional and certain strategic aspects of the people management agenda within those groups and as required across the college. In carrying out their work the HRBP will be part of a cohort of 4 HRBPs and report to the Head of HR and Payroll.

Think you've got what it takes? The ideal candidate will...

  • Have demonstrable experience of looking after a range of ER cases with minimal support
  • Experience working in a medium or large organisation
  • Have a clear understanding of people strategy
  • In depth knowledge of employment law
  • Have exposure to modifying policies and procedures in line with employment law
  • CIPD level 5 qualified or working towards

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity  and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: Wednesday 15th August 2018, 9am. 

Interviews to be held on Thursday the 6th and Friday the 7th September 2018.

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