HR Project Manager (HR Transformation) Ref 1404

School/department: Human Resources 
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).  
Contract: Fixed Term to January 2020 (with possible extension to June 2021) 
Reference: 1404
Salary: starting at £40,792 and rising to £48,677 per annum
Placed on: 3 June 2019 
Closing date:  16 June 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Monday 24 June to be confirmed to short listed candidates 
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

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

As HR Project Manager (HR Transformation) you The HR Project Manager will play an integral role in overseeing delivery of the HR Transformation Programme. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Human Resources, and working closely with the Director of Human Resources and the HR Leadership team, the role will blend both knowledge of HR process and best practice with a clear understanding and experience of applying project management techniques.

You will either be a Project Manager who has worked in an HR environment, or an HR practitioner with project management skill.  You will be able to demonstrate the practical applications of project techniques and thinking.  You may not have worked in a Higher Education  environment, but if you have worked in a large organisation you will be able to describe the critical role that stakeholders play when delivering organisational change.  Highly organised, you will be able use your excellent communication and planning skills to drive the project work stream in conjunction with the Deputy Director of HR.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Kalkbrenner, PA to Mark Elmore, Deputy Director of Human Resources (Transformation and Business Services) on 01273 873806 to arrange a suitable time.

Download job description and person specification Ref 1404 [PDF 126.41KB]

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.

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