Human Resources Partner

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£40,322 - £49,553 (Grade 6)
26 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 15/07/2020
Salary: £40,322 - £49,553 (Grade 6)
Package: Plus excellent benefits

Job description

We are looking for an HR Partner to join our team. Our HR Team has evolved to provide a full HR service to all parts of the University and the HR Partner will work closely with senior stakeholders and the wider HR Team.

Edinburgh Napier University is a forward thinking institution, home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, with a clear strategy and growth agenda. Join us and you will find that we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer fantastic benefits such as an attractive pension with employer contributions of 20.4% and a minimum of 36 days holiday.

The role

As an HR Partner you will be responsible for supporting the functions you partner with to achieve a high performance culture and the achievement of their strategic objectives. You will act as a member of the functional leadership teams that you support, offering HR expertise in any change initiative. A key change agent, you will drive workforce planning and employee engagement, regularly reviewing data sets to ensure that potential issues are being challenged and addressed quickly.

You can view the job description for the role here

Who we are looking for

We are looking for someone with a strong HR generalist background within academia or industry with significant partnering experience and extensive experience of case management particularly at a complex level. Experience at both strategic and implementation levels is key as is the ability to use strong leadership and management skills to engage, empower and motivate others to deliver. Strong networking and relationship building skills are important including experience of working with and influencing senior management in areas such as policy and change.

How will we reward you?

You can expect a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

  • Salary: £40,322 - £49,553 (Grade 6)

Additional Information

  • Closing date 15 July 2020 (midnight GMT)
  • Interviews are expected to take place w/c 27 July 2020

Please note due to COVID-19 it is possible that interviews will take place via phone or video conferencing

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.

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