Bury College’s Mission is committed to serving the community through education and training.  This commitment is reflected within the 500+ staff who deliver and provide support to thousands of students annually across programmes including Foundation learning, A Levels, T Levels, Vocational programmes, Apprenticeships, University courses, Adult and Community learning.

Based in North Manchester, situated close to public transport hubs and motorway networks, Bury College attracts students from a wide geographical area including Bury, Rochdale, Bolton, Manchester, and Lancashire.

With a renewed Strategic Plan and significant capital investment taking place, Bury College is seeking an innovative, agile and intuitive Director of Human Resources to lead on the development and delivery of the HR strategy to ensure staff recruitment, retention, support and development are aligned with its strategic aims.

There is an experienced HR team in place that deals on a day-to-day basis with the full HR operational agenda.  Reporting directly to the Principal & Chief Executive, the successful candidate will need to be comfortable in both the strategic and operational landscape, with the ability to adapt to the day-to-day challenges that come from working within the further education sector.

The salary is competitive, with wider benefits including an excellent pension, generous annual leave and on-campus parking.

Applications are sought from HR professionals from any sector.  If you are an HE professional with excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and implement positive solutions, we would love to hear from you.

In the pack you will find the College’s Strategic Plan, including the five Human Resources aims:

  1. Attract, develop, retain the high quality staff.
  2. Support our staff to fulfil their potential in their role and career ambitions.
  3. Build and develop leadership capability and capacity.
  4. Support the well-being of our staff by providing a healthy working environment and developing collaborative working practices.
  5. Promote an organisational culture that engages and empowers staff and supports our Vision, Mission and Values.

The pack also includes links to a visual tour of the College, as well as student and staff videos, illustrating what a vibrant place of work Bury College is.


Organisation: Bury College

Location: Bury

Salary: £64,176

Posted date: 11/04/2022

Closing Date: 02/05/2022

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