Interim HR Business Partner

An interim HR Business Partner role working for a University, paying up to £250/day. 1-2 month job.

The HR Business Partner will provide an integrated HR service to the assigned Faculties across the University, currently the Healthcare faculty. Working in conjunction with their HR Lead and in partnership with the SMT to align the University's Strategic Plan through people to their areas. The role will therefore require clear business and academic focus in order to be involved in strategic planning activity within the faculty and provide expert advice to stakeholders at multiple levels. The role will play a vital part in the implementation of all University strategies, in collaboration with the Organisational Effectiveness /Talent teams and in contributing to faculty / directorate strategic planning activities.
The interim role will be highly focused on Employee Relations. You will therefore provide expert advice on all types of employee relations cases in order to minimise the risk of employment tribunals and take a lead role in overseeing the management of senior level or high risk formal hearings and any other complex employee relation cases. In addition, manage local change initiatives with local Trade Unions in order to push through initiatives and maintain good relationships.
You will be seen as the Expert Adviser, with the ability to provide expert advice and a valued HR service to customers primarily at the level of Deputy PVC's, PVC/Deans and Directors to deliver improved business performance and increase efficiency. The focus of the role is to ensure that advice and guidance on complex HR issues takes into account the employee relations and legislation framework.
Candidates looking to apply for this role will need to be either immediately available or on a very short notice period and be able to commit to the 1-2 month assignment. Any HR Advisory/Business Partnering experience in the higher education or healthcare sectors would be highly advantageous, as would experience of working across multi-sites.

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