University of Bath
Are you an excellent administrator and communicator looking for an opportunity to keep developing professionally in a friendly team?
We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and highly organised individual to join our HR Recruitment and Operations Team to support the delivery of an efficient and effective service. You will join a busy Operations team who provide support to staff on all our HR processes. This role adds real value through the quality of interactions and discussions that it has with our customers (at all levels) and its focus on providing solutions that meet their needs while helping them to understand HR good practice.
Our ideal candidate is adept at multi-tasking and unfazed by the demands of multiple stakeholders. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills, together with a positive, professional manner and the ability to deal tactfully and confidently with people at all levels. Given the nature of this role, excellent attention to detail is critical as is the ability to prioritise work effectively and to work to deadlines on your own initiative.
We’re particularly keen to hear from you if you have experience of working in an HR environment, have strong IT literacy and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
You must be interested in developing and maintaining an understanding of good practice throughout the employment life cycle and apply it to ensure HR processes are carried out effectively and with a high level of attention to detail.
- Have well developed administration and organisational skills
- Have excellent written and spoken English
- Be able to follow processes and work on your own initiative
- An ability to recognise obstacles and seek solutions
- Be able to multi-task across projects on a daily basis
This is a busy, varied role and no two days are the same, so if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding place to work, we can offer you a stimulating work environment, access to excellent staff benefits and facilities and the opportunity to develop your HR career.
This role is offered on a 6-month fixed-term contract basis initially as part of a job share, to be worked Wednesday to Friday (18.25 hours per week/0.5 FTE). There may be an opportunity at the end of this contract for the role to become permanent as it is providing cover for a member of staff on secondment.
What we can offer you
We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.
We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .
Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.
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