HR Consultant (Interim – 18 months contract)

Vacancy ID: 8296
Main Location: UAL - High Holborn, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: £38,694 to £46,423 per annum
Closing date: July 3, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

As UAL responds to a changing world, we have launched a new 10-year strategy. We are investing in our people and setting challenging goals. With this comes career defining opportunities for HR professionals to deliver the multiple programmes of work ahead of us that will enable UAL to meet the needs and expectations of our staff and students and deliver social purpose through creativity.

 

We now have an opportunity for a HR professional to cover an 18-month secondment and help deliver the people strategies at UAL and subsidiaries (UAL Short-courses and ArtsTemps). This role provides an unparalleled development opportunity for an experienced HR generalist to expand their expertise further.

 

You will be joining a busy, diverse, and friendly HR team where HR Consultants and HR Business Partners work seamlessly to support their client groups through strategic change programmes, employee relations case work and provide HR expertise and advice to a range of stakeholders.


Why choose us?

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality. 

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance. 

 

We have bold plans for the future, which include the completion of one of the most ambitious programmes of infrastructure investment in the sector, a new and ambitious organisational strategy.

 

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

At UAL we offer a very supportive and flexible work environment which means that on average we come into the office 2-3 days per week and balance this with 2-3 days of working from home.  

Your Profile

Our ideal candidate will be CIPD-qualified to graduate level or equivalent, or working towards this, with experience in a generalist HR role.

You will be an excellent and influential communicator, solution/outcome focused and with a proven track record of successful customer service, task management, teamwork, employee relations case management and problem-solving skills.

As part of your application, on the application form, please explain clearly how you meet the requirements of the role as set out in the job description and person specification.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 19 July 2022 and will most likely be in person at High Holborn. We can offer online interviews if requested. 

Please apply early as should sufficient applications be received the vacancy closing date may be held earlier.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser via email Peoplestaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 9627.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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