Head of Employee Policy and Relations
  £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
  Brighton and Hove, Sussex
  permanent,full-time


Your new company
The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, East Sussex, England, it is mostly within the city boundaries of Brighton and Hove but extends into the Lewes District in its eastern fringe.

They are entering an exciting period at the University of Sussex, with a new Vice Chancellor, and a revamped Human Resources Executive team. They are in the process of positioning themselves to provide the very best employee experience for all their colleagues and are seeking an experienced Employee Relations and Policy professional to join the HR Exec team.

Your new role
In line with the HR Strategy, this role will lead on the updating and creation of all employment policies. This will involve the project management and driving of policy change, and managing the process of writing across the wider HR team, quality assurance and getting formal approval through the appropriate governance routes.

The role will also prioritise with HR and university senior leadership, trade unions and other key stakeholders the timing of policy review and implementation; be a subject matter expert and lead and advise senior leadership on best practice within the sector to ensure the university has best in sector employment policy and practices in place with a key focus on enabling the Inclusive Sussex Strategy.

In addition to this the Head of Employee Policy and Relations will also be involved in supporting the achievement of all organisational change priorities; building methodologies and capability for conducting employment legislation impact assessments; overseeing and providing structural integrity for performance management, HR advice and guidance and formal casework management.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in the role you must be CIPD Level 7 qualified or relevant level of experience within the Higher Education sector or in organisations with similar client groups and unions. You will have experience in building relationships with recognised trade unions and staff networks to facilitate change and positive industrial relations and partnership working with proficiency in Employment Policy, Legislation and Employee Relations with broad and deep knowledge and understanding of current trends in legal requirements, particularly in the HR sector.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a salary of £50,000-£60,000 depending on experience plus flexible working, pension, holiday, Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, Totum Card, Health cash plan plus much more!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk


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Posted on: 2022-11-29 15:59:54

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Head of Employee Policy and Relations
  £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
  Brighton and Hove, Sussex
  permanent,full-time


Your new company
The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, East Sussex, England, it is mostly within the city boundaries of Brighton and Hove but extends into the Lewes District in its eastern fringe.

They are entering an exciting period at the University of Sussex, with a new Vice Chancellor, and a revamped Human Resources Executive team. They are in the process of positioning themselves to provide the very best employee experience for all their colleagues and are seeking an experienced Employee Relations and Policy professional to join the HR Exec team.

Your new role
In line with the HR Strategy, this role will lead on the updating and creation of all employment policies. This will involve the project management and driving of policy change, and managing the process of writing across the wider HR team, quality assurance and getting formal approval through the appropriate governance routes.

The role will also prioritise with HR and university senior leadership, trade unions and other key stakeholders the timing of policy review and implementation; be a subject matter expert and lead and advise senior leadership on best practice within the sector to ensure the university has best in sector employment policy and practices in place with a key focus on enabling the Inclusive Sussex Strategy.

In addition to this the Head of Employee Policy and Relations will also be involved in supporting the achievement of all organisational change priorities; building methodologies and capability for conducting employment legislation impact assessments; overseeing and providing structural integrity for performance management, HR advice and guidance and formal casework management.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in the role you must be CIPD Level 7 qualified or relevant level of experience within the Higher Education sector or in organisations with similar client groups and unions. You will have experience in building relationships with recognised trade unions and staff networks to facilitate change and positive industrial relations and partnership working with proficiency in Employment Policy, Legislation and Employee Relations with broad and deep knowledge and understanding of current trends in legal requirements, particularly in the HR sector.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a salary of £50,000-£60,000 depending on experience plus flexible working, pension, holiday, Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, Totum Card, Health cash plan plus much more!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk


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Reference: 4259175

Posted on: 2022-11-29 15:59:54

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