University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Assistant HR Advisor (Part Time)

Assistant HR Advisor (Part Time)

The Human Resources department is responsible for the full range of HR functions at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) including organisational structure, recruitment and retention, pay and grading, training and development, employment relations and performance management.

The Assistant HR Advisor, in collaboration with the wider team, is responsible for delivering a comprehensive HR and payroll function to all staff and line managers, including advising on and implementing various policies, managing complex employee relation matters, maintaining accurate personnel data, and advising on HR policies and procedures, all within HR best practice. The Assistant HR Advisor is also responsible for managing the full recruitment process for professional and research staff.

The role holder is the first point of contact for all members of staff, as well as many external stakeholders, and must have the ability to communicate effectively with people from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring tact, discretion and diplomacy at all times. You will need to have considerable knowledge and experience in hiring, recruitment, employment law and HR best practices, as well as the ability to build trust with hiring managers, prospective candidates and staff members. The role holder provides a diagnostic service on specific HR issues and conducts analysis and definition of the root problem, identifying and recommending solutions to meet service requirements. In addition, a high degree of confidentiality, autonomy and initiative is critical.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience working in an HR role within a busy department (experience within a Higher Education environment would be advantageous). Candidates should demonstrate advanced knowledge of HR, including a critical understanding of relevant theory, as well as knowledge of employment law and principles.

This role is based in central Cambridge and offers a hybrid working arrangement.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal queries may be directed to the HR team at [email protected]

Please quote reference NS40945 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Judge Business School, Cambridge


    £32,332-£38,205 pro rata




    Assistant staff


    26 March 2024

    Closing date

    14 April 2024

    Job details


    Assistant HR Advisor (Part Time)


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    March 27, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 14, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Law

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