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HR Manager

St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint an HR Manager to help manage the College’s HR function by ensuring the smooth running of all operational HR processes and through the provision of accurate and timely advice on HR policy and procedure.

Reporting to the Head of HR, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a highly professional HR service to some 400 members of academic and support staff.  The HR service provided covers the whole range of human resource disciplines including recruitment, training and development, performance management, conditions of employment and employee relations. 

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, and will be CIPD qualified or working towards this.  You will have a good working knowledge of HR legislation along with experience of providing advice to managers on employee relations issues and of managing case work.  The role requires exceptional communication skills along with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels.  You will also need strong IT skills along with a familiarity with HR software. 

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a private healthcare scheme currently provided by BUPA, access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

For further details and an application form please click the links below, email recruitment@joh.cam.ac.uk or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 12 noon on Friday 26 May 2017.  Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 9 June 2017.

Job details
Assistant Staff
Between £32k-£37k p.a. with potential to progress to £41k p.a.
Full or part-time: 
Full Time
36.25 hours per week
Contact email: 
Contact Telephone Number: 
01223 338794
Closing Date: 
Friday, 26 May, 2017 - 12:00