We offer the following salary packages and benefits that include:
- A starting salary of £26,684 per annum, to be pro rated for part time hours
- Part time working week with the opportunity for ad-hoc flexible working for permanent staff
- Generous holiday entitlement of 28 days (rising to 33 days) plus bank holidays, to be pro rated
- Gym membership for permanent staff
- Attractive USS pension scheme
- Season ticket loan
Who we are
We operate the independent student complaints scheme covering universities in England and Wales under the Higher Education Act 2004. Our office is based in Reading and we are a registered charity and a member of the Ombudsman Association. We deal with complaints from individual students and have a wide remit covering acts/omissions of a university. The quality of our service to our stakeholders is our first priority and every employee plays a key role in delivering this.
At the time of ongoing change an exciting opportunity has arisen for a methodical and motivated HR Officer to work to join the small internal HR team and to support the HR Manager. We are looking for an individual with a positive and solution focussed approach who can adapt to meet the evolving needs of a growing, medium sized organisation.
Your work will focus on Learning and Development as well as playing a key role in the current HR Database project. In addition analytics, recruitment and selection as well as generalist support will be part of your responsibilities whilst working in partnership with the current HR Officer. For full details please refer to the job description on our website.
The successful candidate
The successful candidate will be very confident in multi-tasking a range of responsibilities, work towards deadlines and will continuously shape their cultural awareness. In addition, experience of focused implementation of Learning & Development strategies is essential, as is experience of developing and implementing meaningful personal development plans within budgetary constraints. In addition the ideal candidate will have a generalist HR background.
If you think you might have the relevant skills and background we would like to hear from you. Please refer to the full job description, person specification on our website to guide your application.
If you are interested in applying for this position please complete the online application form and submit it to us with your CV and covering letter attached.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is Sunday 19 April 2015.
Interviews are anticipated to take place by the end of April.
Job Description and Person Specification - (opens in new window)
Equality & Diversity
We look forward to hearing from you and welcome diversity amongst our staff to reflect the nature of independent adjudication, our users and stakeholders. Therefore we would particularly welcome applications from people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities, who are under-represented in our workforce. We are committed to Equality of Opportunity.