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Job id: 092212. Salary: £32,979 - £36,396 per annum, including London Weighting allowance.

Posted: 03 July 2024. Closing date: 24 July 2024.

Business unit: Human Resources. Department: People Partnering & Advisory.

Contact details: Caroline Brayshaw.

Location: Guy's Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

About Us

King's College London is an internationally renowned university delivering exceptional education and world-leading research.

The Human Resources directorate is proud to work with the King’s community to provide academic and professional excellence and an outstanding educational experience for our students.

This role sits within the HR Business Partnering team in HR and it’s an exciting time to join, as we have recently made some changes to the way we work to enable our team to deliver the best service to the University as well as providing opportunities to develop and grow.

About the Role

The Business Partnering team is the front face of HR, responsible for working with the Directorates and Faculties to align our vision and our people. Working closely with stakeholders they act as a trusted partner, providing strategic advice, support and guidance on a full range of people matters.

Reporting to the Senior HRBP, the People Coordinator will work to support them and the Associate HRBP in providing the most effective HR service.

The role will be responsible for supporting on employee relations casework for their client group, providing procedural advice and guidance to managers on a range of HR matters, and providing administrative support to local and university-wide HR initiatives as required and directed by the Senior HRBP.

This is a permanent, full time (35 hours per week role)

The role is hybrid and the role holder will be expected to attend the office in Lavington Street (Southwark) as well as travelling to other King’s campuses in line with business needs.

About You

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

  1. A good understanding of HR policies and employment practice, particularly in relation to employee relations issues and previous employee relations experience
  2. Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to manage customer expectations effectively, juggle conflicting demands and manage difficult situations tactfully
  3. Ability to gain a good understanding of policies and procedures in order to be able to provide managers and staff with advice in relation to formal procedures
  4. Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel
  5. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Early Closure Please note we reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a high volume of applications, so we advise you to apply as soon as you can.

Further Information

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’  pages.

Interviews are due to be held from 7 August 24.

We are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.