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HR Partner

University of Stirling

Location: Stirling
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 17th October 2021
Job Ref: SERV01316

The Post

Our 2016-21 Strategic Plan aims to build on our strengths and achievements as a University centred on students, while equipping us to meet the challenges of the future.

HR Partners are responsible for our aligning our vision and our people. As an HR Partner you will act as a trusted partner to your client group, providing strategic and pragmatic advice, support and guidance on a full range of people issues.

You will work across your client group to provide HR support to multiple stakeholders, balancing competing demands and priorities.

You will support your client group in implementing central HR initiatives and bring business challenges and priorities back to the HR function, working across the wider HR & OD team to support the development of integrated solutions aligned to the wider University strategy.

As a member of the HR & OD leadership team you will be focused on delivering the strategic plan targets, in line with the People Strategy, embedding a strategic and successful approach to HR, organisational development and change throughout the University, and improving the core HR service to meet customers’ expectations.

In addition you will have responsibility for leading and/or making a significant contribution to one of the strategic priority areas for HR & OD.

Description of Duties 

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders across your portfolio, establishing yourself as a trusted partner in all people and business issues.
  • Provide support, strategic direction and coaching to managers relating to all aspects of HR & OD including managing complex casework and any associated risk.
  • Partner with managers across your portfolio to offer HR expertise on how to develop and implement the right people and organisational solutions to support the delivery of business plans and strategy.
  • Fully understand the priorities, targets and KPI’s for the Faculties/Directorates; identifying the associated people implications and proposing solutions. 

Essential Criteria 

  • Degree or equivalent qualification.
  • CIPD qualified or demonstrable equivalent skills and experience.
  • An evidenced track record of successful experience in a senior HR role.
  • Evidenced ability to manage competing demands, delivering value-added improvements whilst maintaining service standards.
  • Evidence of supporting, advising, coaching and challenging managers on people management issues and working with them to identify solutions which support delivery of corporate objectives in a large and complex organisation. 

For further information, including a full description of duties, essential criteria and details on how to apply, please see Vacancy details | About | University of Stirling

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