Senior HR Business Partner, Paddington Green

£50,111 to £52,976

Posted 3 weeks ago | ref: 234099

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United Colleges Group is seeking a Senior HR Business Partner and they are looking for an inspiring, driven leader who’s keen to make their mark on this remarkable institution.

The College of North West London and City of Westminster College merged in 2017 to become United Colleges Group (UCG). UCG now operates from 6 sites across the Centre and North West of London with campuses in Paddington Green, Willesden, Wembley, Maida Vale and Kings Cross.

United Colleges Group offer a broad, complementary curriculum that meets the needs of learners and employers across the region.  Sector specialisms include Business & Accountancy, Construction, Engineering, Health and Care, IT, Computing & Robotics, Public Services, Science, Sport, Creative & Digital Industries and Provision for Learners with High Needs. With an annual turnover of around £50m it is one of the top 20 largest college groups in the UK.

Based at their award-winning Paddington Green Campus (and other sites as applicable) this unique setting offers a mix of informal and formal teaching and meeting areas. With a large atrium, outdoor terraces and great views, this Campus offers an inspiring sense of space and light. The modern building offers state of the art facilities, including a dark room and photography studios, recording studio, TV studio, motor vehicle workshop, dance studio, theatre, science labs, Sport England standard sports hall and an airplane cabin training room. United Colleges Group’s predecessor colleges have a long and proud tradition of over 100 years of serving their local communities by providing education and skills to help students develop themselves and their careers.

The successful candidate will possess a track record of achievement within senior HR functions, showing a demonstrable understanding of effective quality control and continuous improvement in all aspects of the work and responsibilities attached to this post. You will be confident in your ability to provide advice, support, and guide managers on the full range of standard and complex employee relations, activities, and casework with an emphasis on driving down absence management and providing training and support for managers to drive forward a performance management culture. You will work closely with managers on tracking and maintaining staffing and effective workforce planning, considering the changing curriculum delivery needs. The ability to lead and support the HR business partners is vital, as is a positive, driven, urgent approach to the role. You will be committed to professional self-development through participation in training as necessary to be successful in the role.

Now is the time to come and join United Colleges Group for this exciting opportunity as they continue on their journey to outstanding.

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