Senior HR Adviser (2 posts)

University of Leicester - Human Resources

Post 1 - Full-Time Permanent Contract.

Post 2 - Full-Time, Fixed Term Contract from 30th January 2017 until 30th September 2017.

The University of Leicester is a world-leading institution, marked by a belief in the synergy of research and teaching. With over 23,000 students and 3,800 staff, we believe a University should empower, inspire and innovate. The University is embarking on a period of unprecedented change with an ambitious and renewed strategic vision. In order to build on our strengths we have a new strategy that will enable us to achieve our expectations and ambitions.

The new HR Strategy ‘Discovering People’ is a key part of the strategic plan which ensures that the University of Leicester is truly a great place to work. The Human Resources Division is seeking an experienced and highly competent HR Professional to make a significant contribution to the delivery of the HR Strategy, with a particular focus on leading transformational change and the review, development and formulation of HR policies and processes.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with drive and enthusiasm as a Senior HR Adviser. This is a key position in HR and requires an experienced adviser who will provide a pro-active and efficient solutions-focused service to managers and staff across the University.

Working closely with the Human Resources Business Partners, Organisational Development Team, Recruitment and HR Business Support Team, this role is crucial in supporting managers and staff with a wide variety of HR related issues and projects.

As the ideal candidate, you will be an Associate Member of the CIPD, educated to degree level or equivalent with significant and recent experience of operating as a Senior HR Adviser in a large and complex organisation. You will be able to demonstrate an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of employment law as well as how you have applied this in operational situations.

You must have the ability to build excellent working relationships with managers, staff and HR colleagues, demonstrating skills in communicating confidently, with energy and enthusiasm. You will be proactive and have the ability to work creatively and innovatively. Experience of handling difficult situations and having the confidence and ability to influence decision making is essential.

In return, you will gain valuable experience working within a transforming environment, with exposure to the full breadth of HR related issues.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Clare Haynes- HR Business Partner, or 0116 252 2422.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 20th December 2016.

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