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HR Adviser

Human Resources Division, Central Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 08th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £37,467-£50,296
  • REF: AH28765
  • Closes: 28th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Four positions available (two permanent, two fixed-term).

The University of Cambridge has a worldwide reputation for excellence in education, teaching and research, delivered through the work of over 12,000 staff. The HR Division sits within the Unified Administrative Services and provides services to some 150 academic and non-academic departments and institutions.

The HR Adviser works with managers in Departments throughout the University to develop and deliver innovative, best practice HR solutions to meet the institution’s objectives. The post holders will work as part of the HR Advisory team.

As part of the HR Advisory team you will provide advice and support to line managers on HR matters including individual cases, staffing aspects of relevant projects and initiatives and relevant aspects of employment law. You will assist in the provision of a responsive and high quality advisory service to staff within the University concerning University and School-based HR policies and procedures, e.g. appointment, probation, appraisal, promotion, grading, remuneration, absence management and performance management. In liaison with the School HR Business Manager, you will manage an HR caseload and advise on HR-related procedures.

You should be CIPD qualified or be able to demonstrate significant HR experience and have a good knowledge of employment law and good employment practice, with a commitment to continuous professional development. The ability to build and maintain effective working relationships, along with well-developed communication skills is essential.

For full information regarding the role and responsibilities, please refer to the Further Information document accessible via the link below.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure and a security check.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the fixed term positions on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Michelle Talbot, HR Divisional Administrator at: Michelle.Talbot@admin.cam.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 28th November 2021.

Please quote reference AH28765 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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