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Senior Business Partner, People (Ref: X04)

Salary range: 
Salary range: £35,845 - £41,526 per annum

Full time, permanent

The newly re-structured People and Organisational Development team is looking to appoint an experienced and qualified HR Professional to lead an effective and efficient advisory function. Managing and working with the Business Partners to deliver a customer focussed, commercially minded service to the university.

You will have experience of managing a team and have recent experience in dealing with complex HR advisory work. You will possess strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, being able to inform, influence and coach decision makers on people issues.  As such, you will understand and be comfortable balancing risk with business need.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a developing team which is evolving new ways of working to deliver a high-quality service to the University of Suffolk.

Interview date: During week of 14th December

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

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