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Associate HR Business Partner (ALC1317)

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Location: HRS - HRBP & Operational Services Team
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: Management & Senior Administrative (ALC)
Closing Date: 03/06/2023
Date Posted: 02/23/2023
Reference: ALC1317


People and Culture Division
Business Partnering and Operational Service 

Associate HR Business Partner 
Ref: ALC1317

£35,333 - £42,155 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR generalist with solid employee relations experience to work as part of a flexible HR Business Partnering team. The University is embarking upon a period of significant change and you will be actively involved in organisational change management, experience is therefore essential.  

You will be responsible for providing support for all operational business partnering services, providing advice and guidance to line managers on a range of HR management issues ensuring compliance with the academic lifecycle, HR policies, employment law and current HR best practice. You will manage a range of employee relations issues, including disciplinary, capability and grievance cases and will support the development and review of policies, procedures and initiatives across the Service. A key function of the role is to develop the skill and capacity of managers to empower them to manage people issues effectively and independently. 

The role will require a combination of HR experience and expertise, as well as interpersonal and technical skills, and the ability to establish credible relationships with a diverse range of people.  Demonstrable skills and experience at either HR Adviser or Associate level in a large, complex, and regulated environment is essential.

This full-time post is available immediately, for a fixed term period of 12 months.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes hybrid working, enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of home and office working.

Information on the benefits of working at UEA can be found at

Your completed application will be reviewed once received. Interviews will take place via MS Teams, and those successful applicants will be notified of the interview date and time.

The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.


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