HR Manager

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education seeks to appoint an HR Manager.

The successful candidate is expected to provide a comprehensive operational HR service to the Faculty. In addition, he/she will support the Secretary to the Faculty in HR project work to support the Faculty's strategic planning. This is an excellent opportunity for an HR specialist who is interested in HR responsibilities which extend beyond day-to-day administration and which engage with the broader agenda of the Faculty.

We are seeking to appoint a person who can demonstrate experience of working in HE or a similar environment as a generalist HR manager and who is also able and willing to take the initiative, to exercise a degree of authority across a broad range of HR issues and to carry out preliminary investigation / provide initial advice on HR matters in support of strategic planning.

For full details of the responsibilities of the post and the person specification, please see the further particulars.

The post is available from 1 January 2018 and in the first instance is a fixed term appointment to the end of Easter Term 2018, pending a review of the HR function in the Faculty. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to this review. This would be an ideal secondment opportunity.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 15 June 2018 in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Kate Allen (

We hope to hold interviews on 19 December 2017.

Please quote reference JR14101 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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