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HR Advisor

University of Kent - Commercial Services

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £34,189 to £39,609
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th September 2018
Closes: 27th September 2018
Job Ref: CS0042

The Role

To support and assist the HR Manager (Commercial Services) in the provision of a professional generalist HR service to Directors, heads of section, managers and staff within Commercial Services to ensure the employee life cycle is managed proactively, with limited risk and in compliance with UK employment law, University policies and procedures and best practice.

The Person

With CIPD qualification or equivalent experience you will have recent experience of working in a generalist HR position in a Senior role providing specialist advice as required, managing recruitment campaigns, dealing with complex case work and involvement in project work, training, policy writing and implementation.

You will be able to provide a high level of customer service to our teams and visitors, with a varied daily pattern of work and working as part of a small HR team.

The Department

Commercial Services comprises Kent Sport, Arts & Culture (Gulbenkian and Music) and Kent Hospitality (which includes Catering, Reception Services, Housekeeping and Conferencing). Each area plays a major part in enhancing the student experience at Kent. Over a 1,000 staff (substantive and timesheet) deliver an exceptionally high level of service to students and visitors throughout the year. The areas work in partnership on various projects.

Commercial Services also generates income from conference and catering events, sporting activities and arts & cultural performances.

Further information:

Further Information

Closing date for applications: 27 Sep 2018
Interviews are to be held: TBC

Please view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department). If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person Specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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