People Services Business Partner, Nottinghamshire

Up to £30,000

Posted 1 month ago | ref: 276510

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Protocol is working closely with a Further Education College based in Nottinghamshire to help recruit for a motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Human Resources Business Partner.  We are looking for experienced candidates who will offer a full HR generalist support service for leaders to develop their teams and help create and drive a high-performance culture.

The role:

  • Full-time or Part-time /permanent, up to £30,000 (up to £25,260 after pro rata for Part-time) depending on candidate experience.
  • Cover a business area working directly with Directors and Leaders to ensure all elements of the people strategy are well developed, designed, delivered and consistently measured and evaluated
  • Design and develop a people plan / strategy for your business area / directorate working with the HRBP team as whole to deliver the People Strategy and overarching College Strategy
  • Support and partner Directors and leaders to develop their teams and help create and drive a high-performance culture
  • Help ensure we maximise organisational effectiveness and organisational design through proactive, creative people strategies aligned to great practices and structures
  • Support and develop talent across the organisation, developing great leaders and colleagues
  • Develop, design the overarching strategy of attracting, recruiting and retaining the right people through capability mapping and structured resource planning
  • Excite and inspire others, bringing the People Strategy to life, taking a position on issues, inspiring colleagues to develop and thrive in the College
  • Contribute to the strategic direction and operational effectiveness of the College
  • Ensure the responsibilities of the post are carried out in a way that reflects the standards, vision and values of the college
  • Deliver on key performance indicators across the College, aiming to deliver continuous improvement
  • Provide regular and consistent Business Partner support to all nominated managers. Covering all elements of the People Strategy, including case management, people metrics, turnover, absence analysis, recruitment and retention and take positive action to address areas of concern
  • Review trends and patterns of KPIs to ensure we address the root cause of issues and concerns
  • Act as the first point of contact for nominated Directors, Heads of Faculty and Service on all aspects of HR
  • Assist managers and leaders to work with all colleagues to build and develop high performing teams, using 121s, PDRs and performance reviews to ensure every colleague can thrive and develop in the College
  • Champion and drive forward the development of talent at all levels of the organisation to ensure we build a strong reputation for developing talent

The person:

We are therefore seeking passionate individuals with a background in Human Resources ideally within an educational setting.


Have you got what it takes? 

  • Relevant academic and professional experience.
  • CIPD L5+ qualified.
  • Outstanding organisational and communication skills.   
  • Level 2 Maths & English.  
  • A positive approach to learner engagement and progress.

If this sounds like you or something you could be interested in; Hit apply now to speak to one of the consultants! 

As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.