HR Business Services Coordinator Ref 20103

School/department: Human Resources
Hours: Full time hours - 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 20103
Salary: Starting at £24,144 to £27,396 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 14 March 2023
Closing date: 31 March 2023.  Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: To be confirmed

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity to join our HR Business Services team as a HR Business Services Coordinator on a permanent basis. This is an ideal position for someone wishing to develop their HR career, who has previous HR experience from work and/or qualifications. 

HR Business Services spans the whole of the employee life cycle providing customer liaison and queries, contract issue, database administration, employee records, management information and recruitment support.

Working within a fast-paced environment with a friendly and committed team, you will focus on the day-to-day operation and delivery of the HR Division’s employee lifecycle administrative processes as a point of contact and link between staff members, internal departments, and external contacts. This is a hybrid role, meaning that after a period of training you will have the opportunity to undertake your role from home for up to 50% of your time.

Sussex comprehensive rewards package

The University of Sussex is a leading academic institution nestled in the beautiful South Downs, on the outskirts of Brighton.

Sussex is a renowned, research-led international University. This is only possible because of the people that work here. Whether you are faculty, or a member of professional services it’s only our people that make us great. That’s why we provide a range of benefits that enable our colleagues to make the most of their money and take advantage of the opportunities that we have access to as a large employer.

Our discounts platform Reward Gateway gives you access to discounts at your favourite retailers. You could save £100s on your supermarket food shop, as well as discounts at retailers like Asos, John Lewis, Currys and many more. There is also a Wellbeing Hub which provides free video exercise classes from ClassPass, recipes, and wellbeing tips.

We also offer additional paid leave in the form of minimum service days, a generous pension scheme and annual leave allowance, an Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and discounts on local public transport. A full overview of all our reward and benefits can be found here.

Please contact Michelle Lambourne, 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 20103 [PDF 109.38KB]

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

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route

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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