HR Business Partner

Swansea University - Human Resources

The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed to the minimum of the scale with annual increments on 1 October each year (subject to completing six months service).

This is a fixed term position for 1 year.

APM Grade 9.

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 4th September 2017.

You will be responsible for leading HR in colleges and functions, ensuring outcomes are aligned to the University’s strategic aim of becoming a Top 20 University. Highly visible and role modelling exceptional leadership, they will lead a cohesive and influential HR function, developing capability and insight in advance of organisation need.  They will understand the local and organisational business environment, identifying risks, providing insights and flexible, innovative solutions based on a long term view of the organisation’s direction, shaping and aligning the HR solution accordingly.

Acting with a strong sense of purpose and a dynamic vision for HR, they will confidently advise and challenge Heads of College, Directors and relevant managers utilising their professional expertise. They will continually evaluate their own impact, that of their team and of the overall function in order to improve as a professional and drive sustainable performance.

Leadership Values

  1. Demonstrable evidence of creating a culture that delivers successful outcomes through people, developing and challenging teams to succeed and take pride in delivering professional services and solutions.
  2. Ability to enable teams to work together and across functions to deliver successful outcomes that exceed the needs and expectations of customers, and in creating environments that demonstrate equality, foster trust, respect and challenge.
  3. Demonstrable experience of creating environments that identify, understand and give priority to delivering the needs of the customer, and in motivating and inspiring teams to provide the highest standards of personalised care

To apply please go to the Swansea University Website:

Closing date: 11pm on Tuesday 29th August 2017.

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