University of Brighton

University of Brighton

People Partner - Policy and Reward

United Kingdom

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People Partner - Policy and Reward Human Resources Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £48,350 to £56,021 per annum Closing Date: Tuesday 28 May 2024 Reference: HR5084-24-161

The University of Brighton has an exciting opportunity to join its People Partnering team. This new partnering team has been established following a review of the existing employee relations function.

Reporting to the Head of People Partnering we are looking for an experienced People Partner to support and drive forward change in the area of strategic policy development and implementation, reward processes and deliver against our people strategy.

In conjunction with the ‘People Partner – Employee Relations' you will operationally lead and manage the provision of the People Advisory service, ensuring compliant and consistent advice and good practice across the University.

The role is busy and varied, requiring strong generalist HR knowledge (from any sector); demonstrable experience and skills in political diplomacy and strategic policy development in a large unionised organisation; as well as exceptional communication skills. The role will have the freedom to build relationships and partner with allocated academic Schools and professional departments.

The team operates a hybrid working arrangement which offers up to 60% remote working. In addition, the University offers a generous benefits package which includes 27 days annual leave (plus additional Christmas closure days) as well as access to Local Government Pension Scheme and a range of family friendly policies.

If you would like further information about the role and the qualities we are looking for, please do take a look at our job description. We welcome applications from job sharers.

Closing date for Applications: Tuesday 28th May 2024

Interviews will be held in person at the Moulsecoomb Campus on Tuesday 4th June and Tuesday 11th June 2024

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Further details:

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

Job details


People Partner - Policy and Reward


University of Brighton


United Kingdom


May 07, 2024

Application deadline

May 28, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics,Political Science,Social Science

About the employer

Founded as the Brighton College of Art in 1858, the University of Brighton attained the university status in 1992. It is a quadri-campus public university.  The Faculty of Arts & Architecture and School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences are the subsidiaries of the University of Brighton. It currently holds a student strength of more than 20,000. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and top-up programs. M. Phil, Ph.D., and professional doctorate degree courses are also offered.

With campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England, the university is multi-disciplinary in its approach. The broad academic departments include subjects like Applied Social Sciences; Architecture & Design; Art; Business; Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Education; Environment & Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Media; Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences; and Sport & Service Management. Also, it maintains Doctoral College; Language Institute and Medical School.

The University of Brighton is the storehouse of several valid academic research programs, designed for solving practical problems and improving the lives of the general public. The institution is known to prepare its students for handling real-life problems by imparting training through its activities and curriculum. There are career centers in the university, guiding and mentoring students to acquire jobs based on their individual skills.

The university has several scholarship facilities for both national and international candidates. It offers University International Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, and Merit Scholarships. The yearly end-of-the-year assessments are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.

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