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HR Advisor (Maternity leave cover, Part time)

Cambridge Judge Business School leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world's most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

The Cambridge Judge Business School Human Resources department is responsible for the full range of HR functions for all staff including organisational structure, recruitment & retention, pay and grading, training & development, employment relations and performance management.

Reporting to the HR Director at the School you will be required to deliver a comprehensive HR service, including advice on best practice, case-work, HR Management and other HR activities associated with driving forward the departmental HR plan. In addition, working with another HR Advisor and three other HR Coordinators and you will manage the faculty recruitment process, deal with employee relations matters and coordinate and source suitable internal staff training activities.

With a CIPD qualification or equivalent HR experience, you will have worked in a busy, customer focussed generalist HR role. Up to date employment law knowledge with the ability to deal with complex and sensitive employee relations issues is essential. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with a number of stakeholders. The ability to remain calm and professional under pressure is a prerequisite of this role.

This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave. The funds for this post are available for one year or the return of the post holder whichever is the earlier. This is a part time role working 60% of full time. Internal applicants wishing to undertake a secondment are welcome to apply.

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Please quote reference NS14883 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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