Assistant Human Resources Business Partner Ref: 7086

School/department: Human Resources Division
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent, hybrid (up to 50% of the role performed remotely, the remainder on campus) 
Reference: 7086
Salary: starting at £30,497 to £34,304 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  02 November 2021
Closing date: 18 November 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: tbc
Expected start date: asap

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Assistant HRBP to join our Business Partnering team based up to 50% working remotely and the remainder at our campus near Brighton.

The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive University. We have both an international and local outlook, with staff and student from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.

In this role you will join two other Assistant HRBPS, each supporting two HR Business Partners providing a wide range of generalist HR services across the HR Division and to specific client groups. You will actively contribute to HR project work both within the HR Division and across the University. If you want to be part of an exciting and challenging team then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for candidates who have proven generalist HR experience at HR Adviser or Senior HR Administrator level, with a strong customer-focus and excellent communication skills.

Please contact Ben Spencer, HR Business Partner at for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref: 7086 [PDF 114.10KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries: 

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact 

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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