Deputy Director of Human Resources (Culture and Inclusion) Ref 1235

School/department: Human Resources
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). A job share would also be considered.
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 1235
Salary: starting at £50,132 and rising to £58,089 per annum
Placed on: 18 June 2019
Closing date:  2 July 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

This advert has been updated on 26 June 2019

The Human Resources Division is embarking on a major transformation programme and recruiting to new roles to join the HR Leadership Team.

We are seeking a Deputy Director of Human Resources (Culture and Inclusion) who will be responsible of the development, co-ordination, and implementation of the University’s Organisation Development Plan.  Additionally this role will lead our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.  Both of these forming an integral part of our People Strategy.

You will be central to the design, delivery and implementation of an extensive programme of leadership and management development for all levels of staff from those aspiring to leadership to those holding senior institutional level roles.  You will work in close collaboration with the Directorate for Student Experience and the Director for Research and Enterprise so that we ensure alignment across all academic, professional and leadership development provision.

Supporting the Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Director of Human Resources, you will ensure that the management and governance frameworks for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are fit for purpose and supporting the University to meet our objectives and legal obligations.  This will include the design and delivery of intervention programmes so that we advance our ability to attract, retain and develop diversity across both our students and our staff.

This post holder will also have responsibility for our Reward Team, ensuring that the University has a Total Reward Strategy aligned to the University’s Strategic Framework.

Download job description and person specification Ref 1235 [PDF 181.04KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] 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 (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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.

See our terms and conditions summary for Administrative Staff and Other related faculty [DOC 37.00KB]

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