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HR Advisor

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, solutions-focused, HR Advisor to join our well-respected business partnering team. Supporting one of our international divisions, you will have demonstrable HR generalist experience and highly developed communication and time management skills, all key to success in this busy and dynamic role.

As an integral member of the HR team of Cambridge University Press & Assessment, you will be based in our English product group, providing professional and comprehensive HR services, ensuring our customers receive seamless HR partnering support. This will involve a wide range of operational activities across recruitment, performance management, reward and benefits, employee engagement, talent development, succession planning and employee relations, and project support.

Working collaboratively and proactively with line managers you will facilitate positive employee engagement by being the trusted source of expert advice on matters from employment law and company policy, including contract variations through to flexible working, maternity and paternity and more. We pride ourselves on the ability to provide sound HR metrics supporting the business in effective decision-making, as well as advising on best practice in recruitment, onboarding and the retention of talent.

We will also endeavour to support your self-development, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of employment law, best practice and company policy to help maintain the effectiveness of HR service -delivery across Cambridge Assessment.

Candidate Description

  • be working towards a CIPD level 5 qualification

  • have experience working in a HR generalist role

  • be computer literate with knowledge of HR information systems, preferably SuccessFactors

  • be passionate about supporting managers through change, recruitment and on-boarding processes

  • experience of working in an international business is desirable, although not essential

    Are you ready to thrive in this collaborative and responsive partnering role?

Application Description

University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK, CB2 8BS

Employer Description

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

Are you an HR Advisor with a genuine passion for enabling our business to achieve ambitious goals?

Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.

We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things., This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader in their new state-of-the-art facility, Triangle, based in the CB1 district of Cambridge, only a 10-minute walk from the central Cambridge train station. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits.

The key to our work is our colleagues, whose shared commitment enables us to have an ever-greater impact. We are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of people, and we ensure that every individual is recognised, listened to, and cared for. And because our impact is amplified when our people are empowered, we give everyone the opportunity to develop in their own way. Whether you want a career that's linear, or want to follow your own path, we'll support you, and help give you the resources and training you'll need to be bold and take ownership of what you do.

The closing date for applications is 21 June 2022. Please note that this is a rolling campaign, and interviews will be scheduled as and when we receive applications, so please do not hesitate to submit your application as we reserve the right to close this campaign early.

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role. Documents