The Human Resources (HR) Office is comprised of two teams, HR Services and HR Learning & Development. The HR Services Team Manager manages a small team of staff and has responsibility for a range of functions including recruitment and selection, on-boarding, performance management, managing sick absence, workforce planning, employee relations and providing advice and guidance on a range of HR policies and procedures.
The main duties of the role are to:
Applicants must, by the closing date for applications have:
The CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management (or an equivalent qualification), and at least two years’ experience of effectively:
1) Delivering a range of professional HR services, including recruitment and selection, managing sickness absence, workforce planning and employee relations.
2) Providing accurate and pertinent advice to managers and staff on HR policy and procedures, both verbally and in writing.
3) Managing staff, including prioritising, allocating and monitoring work to ensure tasks are completed to a high standard and within deadlines, and supporting them with their performance and development.
4) Maintaining a HRMS to include production and analysis of accurate and timely management information.
At least four years’ experience in the areas outlined at points 1) to 4) above.
Please note the successful applicant will be required to complete the CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management within a set timescale.
Should shortlisting be required, the following shortlisting criteria will be applied:
a) Experience of developing HR policies, including research and analysis of relevant good practice, legislation and case law.
The following Assembly Skills and Behaviours will be assessed during the selection process:
Delivering a quality service
…is about providing a high-quality and efficient service to our customers. It is thinking ahead, managing resources effectively and delivering work on time and to a high standard. It is also using professional or technical expertise to enhance service delivery.
Building relationships and effective communication
…is creating and maintaining positive, professional and respectful internal and external working relationships through effective and appropriate communications.
Managing & Leading Self and Others
… is setting high standards for ourselves. It is about guiding, motivating and developing others to achieve high performance. It is about engaging others in delivering a corporate vision of excellence, expertise and innovation in support of the Assembly as a legislature.
Initiating improvement and delivering change
…is looking for and being open to new and innovative ideas and improvements to the service provided. It is being flexible and adapting positively and professionally to sustain performance when the situation changes, workloads increase or priorities change. It is about forming sound, evidence-based decisions and being accountable for results.