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HR Business Partner

Published 09 May 2024
Up to £45000.00 per annum + Annual Leave, Hybrid Working
Job Starts: 9th May 2024
Human Resources

Job Description

Macildowie are thrilled to present an exciting opportunity for a HR Business Partner to join a brilliant Public Sector Education organisation on a permanent basis.

They are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic HR professional that will support and drive improvements in all aspects of the organisations People Strategy. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is eager to further develop their knowledge and skillset working in a business partnering capacity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive HR services to schools within the region and Head Office.
  • Contribute to developing HR documents and templates, ensuring consistency and compliance.
  • Coach leaders in managing employee relations issues effectively.
  • Support schools in managing local committees and maintaining a harmonious ER environment.
  • Provide expert HR knowledge and project management support for change management situations.
  • Develop reporting processes for performance indicators and input HR data into systems.
  • Contribute to the implementation of pay and reward schemes and provide support on payroll-related HR issues.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training programs for schools across all generalist HR areas.
  • Regular travel within the region and occasionally to other locations as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Fully CIPD qualified or equivalent HR experience.
  • Experience in providing complex employee relations/generalist HR advice.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of current HR legislation and national terms and conditions.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience working within an educational setting.
  • Experience with HR systems.
  • Training in job evaluation or psychometric assessments.

Salary & Benefits:

  • £40,000 - £47,000 per annum
  • 34 days annual leave (Including Public Holidays)
  • Hybrid working, 1 day per week at home

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a strong generalist HR experience and a passion for making a difference in education. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, as well as a solid understanding of HR employment law and legislation.

Alongside a salary commensurate with your experience, this role provides a great benefits package including 26 days annual leave and hybrid working, as well as brilliant opportunities for professional development.

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Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

Required Skills

  • Generalist
  • Business Partner
  • Employee Relations

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