Senior HR Manager x 2

Civic Centre 2, Earl Street, Coventry
£41,025 - £46,257 per annum
08 Jun 2017
27 Jun 2017
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Full time permanent
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With a new management team in place, the Head of HR & OD has refocused HR to better reflect our business and we are looking for a talented individual who can play a part in our new HR team.

You’ll be joining a supportive and busy HR department as we implement our programme of workforce reform and fulfil ‘Kickstart’, a major transformational project that will see the Council move to a new home and a new way of working. By the end of 2017 thousands of staff will have moved out of many of our current offices into the brand new building at Friargate.

The role

Managing a team of HR advisers you will deliver a professional HR service to a defined business area, covering all aspects of employee relations work, including, organisational change, reward and recognition, pay and benefits and taking the lead in complex cases. You will contribute to the evolving employment relations culture in the Council, advising on strategic approaches to managing people issues and leading on corporate projects.

About you

CIPD-qualified and with a good grounding in HR, you will have a thorough knowledge of employment legislation and best practice, experience of supporting change management programmes and solid employee relations experience gained within a multi-unionised environment. You will have the professional resilience and confidence to deal with complex and challenging issues and juggle competing priorities.

We would love to hear from you if you relish a challenge, have fresh and innovative ideas, can build great workplace relationships and are passionate about providing a first class HR service. Sector experience is not important but if you have experience of working in a complex, multi-site and political organisation and really want to make a difference, please get in touch.

Benefits at Coventry City Council

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include agile working and a generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter telling us how you meet the Person Specification and how you think you can make a difference.

This vacancy and advert may be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible

Interview Date

Week Commencing 10th July 2017

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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