HR Manager - Employee Relations

Brighton, East Sussex
£44,045 to £51,034 per annum
21 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


HR Manager - Employee Relations

Reference: HR5050-21-169

Human Resources

£44,045 to £51,034 per annum

The University of Brighton is a community of some 19,000 students and 2,600 staff. We have one of the best teaching quality ratings in the UK and a strong research record, factors which contribute to our reputation as a leading modern university. We are a thriving, multi-campus coastal university delivering innovative career-focused courses at undergraduate and postgraduate degree level and our research and teaching transforms lives and benefits communities worldwide.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Human Resources Department to manage the delivery of the University’s Employee Relations strategy, policies and processes. You will lead a team in the provision of a comprehensive employee relations service that meets the requirements of the University. You will be responsible for assessing those requirements and managing and developing the day-to-day provision of employee relations advice and guidance across the university whilst facilitating good people management and ensuring consistency and professionalism.

Who you are:

o             You will have experience in an employee relations role within a large organisation

o             You will have the proven ability to assess the needs of the university and develop a forward-thinking ER provision that meets those requirements

o             You will have excellent people management skills and experience

o             You will have the ability to lead and resource the delivery of the University’s ER caseload together with a strong understanding of employment law

o             You will have experience of working effectively with trade unions

o             You will be a good communicator with the ability to build relationships and influence colleagues at all levels

o             You will be able to provide clear and concise advice

o             You will be calm and analytical with the ability to take a step back to see things strategically and solve problems effectively

o             You will have an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

o             You will have a CIPD level 7 qualification or equivalent experience.

Does this sound like you? Further information about the post and all the qualities we are looking for can be found in the job description.

This is a full-time permanent post and job-sharers are welcome to apply.

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Closing date: Wednesday 30 June 2021.

Interview date: Monday 19 July 2021.

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