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Group Human Resources Manager

Posted 14 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
Salary up to £65,000 based on experience (on-site role in South Kensington).
About the Company
Founded in 1973, our client is one of the best known and well respected independent college brands in the UK. It comprises three fifth-form and sixth-form colleges in three key locations across the UK (London, Birmingham, and Cambridge).
Purpose of the Role
To lead and manage the HR Function for our client working closely with their parent company, providing advice and guidance to the School Leadership Team and business managers on employment issues.
Key Responsibilities
Provide sound, commercial, and solutions-focused advice on the full range of HR issues, with particular expertise in recruitment and employee relations.
Act as a coach as well as an advisor to managers on performance issues and conflict resolution.
Work closely with the CEO, Board, and SLTs providing advice and guidance on all HR issues.
Managing cases of dispute that have the potential to lead to Employment Tribunals proceedings.
Develop, review, update, and implement HR policies according to compliance and business needs and implement and maintain (Workday).
Advise, train, and support on recruitment and selection and take responsibility for the school recruitment process including creating/updating Job descriptions/Person specifications, the creation and placing of adverts, involvement in interviews, and administering pre-employment checks.
Advise on compensation and benefits.
Deliver training to line managers in key HR areas.
Experience and Skills Needed
Experience Needed:
Excellent Knowledge of UK employment law.
Experience of the Workday System (Desirable).
Coaching and mentoring experience.
Previous experience of dealing with ER issues.
Strong recruitment and selection experience.
Skills Needed:
Exceptional people skills.
Excellent IT skills.
Proven experience of providing HR advice to senior staff and managers.