HR Assistant Manager

/HR Assistant Manager
Published: March 7, 2024
West Yorkshire
Job Type
LWR Reference


We are working with one of our leading education partners in West Yorkshire. Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join their well established and friendly HR team within a 6-month fixed term contract to support with internal projects.

You will be part of a small, busy and friendly team and work collaboratively across case work, supporting with employee relations mater such as engagement surveys, reviews, sickness management, contracts, disciplinaries and in addition be part of wider projects driving positive objectives forward.

If you have experience as a HR advisor and are looking for a unique and interesting project, enjoy collaborating with an employee population and are CIPD Level 5 qualified this could be the role for you.

Our client is looking to hire immediately if you have a short notice period or can be available to start immediately, please contact us today to discuss the next steps.

This project could potentially be extended – dependant on delivery and funding.

The role is ideally fully office based; however, could potentially be offered with 1 day working from

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional advice to business areas, supporting best management practices.
  • Lead in managing employee relations casework, including complex cases at hearing and appeal stages.
  • Build strong relationships with contacts in various business areas.
  • Oversee changes in terms and conditions for existing staff members, including issuing new contracts.
  • Advise on and process acting up applications and flexible working requests.
  • Manage the fixed-term end date process and probationary processes for all staff.
  • Provide effective advice on general HR issues, coordinating family leave, and ensuring compliance with University policies.
  • Stay updated on HR knowledge and skills through continuous training and development.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience as an HR generalist or specialist with a strong understanding of HR policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in writing formal outcome letters following casework meetings.
  • Ability to handle individual employee and manager queries effectively.
  • Experience in employee relations and advice, independently managing casework.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • CIPD Level 5 qualification.
  • In-depth knowledge of employment law, its application, and an understanding of imminent changes.

We are unable to respond to all applications, if you haven’t had a response within 5 days, please note your CV has not been shortlisted.



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