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Ref Job Title Salary Contract Type Closing Date Support/Academic/Management
S255 Head of Human Resources Up to £65,000 (subject to experience) Full-time, permanent 27-05-2022 12 Midday Support

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Human Resources department at University College Birmingham as the Head of Human Resources at an exciting time as we move to develop a brand new HR Strategy.

University College Birmingham is a unique Further and Higher Education institution in the heart of the City centre, specialising in vocational courses from Patisserie to Theatrical Hair and Make-Up. We have a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick and excellent facilities having invested c£140 million in new teaching and support function facilities over recent years.

In order to continue to grow and develop the University is looking for the right candidate to assist the Executive Management Team in developing a strategy to support in the development of a dynamic and inclusive work force, grow a passionate and loyal employee base and develop future leaders in order to meet the Universityís goals.

You will have a Level 7 CIPD qualification (or equivalent) and significant experience in a leadership role; with the ability to evidence experience in developing and implementing HR strategy. 

  • 38 daysí paid leave per year (26 daysí annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days
  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
Closing Date - Friday 27 May 2022 at midday. 

How to apply: If you are interested in joining us and feel that you meet the criteria for this role then please provide a copy of your CV and cover letter to  recruitment@ucb.ac.uk

Standard information: 

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.  

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