AboutUWL Students’ Union is a non-profit organisation which provides services for the students of University of West London to support their education and help them to graduate, whilst having fun along the way. The Union is democratically led, and each year three students are elected by the student body to represent them and their views at senior leadership level. Our student officers are supported by a dedicated and professional staff team. Overall we employ over 120 people, including students, UWL graduates and lots of experienced staff from a heap of sectors and industries.
Are you a people’s person? Looking to take the next step in your HR career?
Here at UWLSU we have a strong commitment to employee wellbeing – we have IIP Gold Accreditation and consistently achieve results in excess of 90% for our annual benchmarked employee engagement survey. We have also been ranked by our students as the Number 1 Student Union in England for the last 4 years.
We are currently working on the development of our new Strategy for 2023-2028, so now is an excellent time to join us.
We are a team of 38 full-time employees and up to 100 part-time student staff and we deliver on a range of areas focused on improving the engagement, retention and success of our student members. We undertake work focused on policy and advocacy; advice; events and community development.
This role is supported by a team of two HR Coordinators and covers the full scope of HR related operations including recruitment; retention; reward; payroll; business partnering; policy and strategy. The Manager function is also assisted by retained external HR advisors.
A key focus of this role in the coming 12 months will be:
The development of an employee wellbeing strategy
Preparation of a new workforce plan
Expansion and development of the organisations learning and development activities
Review of the employee recruitment and onboarding experience
This role would ideally suit someone with at least 3 years’ experience working in HR that has a desire to step up to a manager role and is interested in the broad spectrum of the HR function. The role presents an opportunity to work with a fun and dynamic team and in an organisation with a proven track record for caring about the development and wellbeing of our employees.
The role is offered with a salary of up to £40k and consideration will be given to part-time or other engagement options.
The SU offers a great range of employee benefits including flexible working; gym membership; up to 27 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure; generous pension provisions; learning and development programmes; travel, bike and IT equipment loans and a range of other benefits.
For a confidential discussion about the role, please get in touch.