The University of Wolverhampton

Human Resources Business Partner (0.4 FTE)

Wolverhampton Campus
Human Resources Department
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Advert Status
42,418 to 49,149 pa (pro rata for part time)
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This post is part time 2 days per week (Thursday and Friday)


The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on offering a challenging and diverse working environment for all of our staff and students.  An employer of around 2,500 staff, the University is a key employer in the West Midlands region.


We are currently seeking to recruit a HR Business Partner to provide a service to a portfolio of Faculties and Corporate Services Departments. The role of the HR Business Partner at the University is to maintain credibility as an expert adviser on people strategy and to support all strategic HR related matters, working in partnership with senior members of staff. The expectation of the role is to provide a high quality service to both Deans of Faculty and Directors of Corporate Service Departments, and to actively contribute to an ongoing corporate provision as a member of the Faculty/Department’s senior management team.


Applicants must have significant professional managerial experience as a specialist and/or generalist in Human Resources within a large and diverse organisation. You must possess an in depth knowledge of employment law and proposed changes to legislation. Proven communication and influencing skills, especially at senior levels of an organisation are required, and problem solving skills are essential. Applicants should have experience of successfully developing and managing complex change programmes and projects. As an employer with recognised trade unions, a successful track record of managing employee relations in a unionised environment within a large and complex organisation is essential.


Should you wish to have an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jo Brake-Oakes on 01902 321292.

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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