HR Partner

On behalf of our client The University of Stirling, we are looking for an experienced HR Partner to be responsible for our aligning the University’s vision and its people.

Location: Stirling
Salary: Competitive
Sector: Education
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 03/12/21
Contact: Candice Thompson
Email: recruitment@hunteradams.co.uk
Job ref: CT16
Job type: HR Business Partner

On behalf of our client The University of Stirling, we are looking for an experienced HR Partner to be responsible for our aligning the University’s vision and its 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.

Key responsibilities include:

  • 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.
  • Ensure thorough understanding of the financial position of your client group and the wider University, working with stakeholders to ensure advice is financially viable.
  • Work collaboratively across the HR&OD team to identify common challenges and priorities, supporting the development of cross cutting people initiatives where appropriate.
  • Work with managers to understand resource requirements and develop resourcing plans.
  • Lead on organisational change, working in consultation with key stakeholders to advise and support change in line with Faculty / Directorate/ University objectives and strategy.
  • Build management capability across the University, identifying, developing and delivering appropriate interventions and working proactively to coach and support managers.
  • Actively promote new ways of working and continuous improvement within HR & OD to provide a high quality, professional, consistent, and cohesive HR service.
  • Use data / management information, where possible, to provide the client groups with key insights into people issues and drive appropriate action.
  • Lead / contribute to corporate initiatives, polices and projects as agreed with the Head of HR Partnering.

Experience of working in higher education and/or unionised environments would be beneficial.

If this sounds of interest to you please reach out to Candice Thompson for more detail on the role, or apply now by sending us your CV using the form below.

recruitment@hunteradams.co.uk