Head of People and Administration

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,432 - £38,738 per annum (pro rata if part time)
06 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full or Part time
Salary £33,432 - £38,738 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date for applications 17-Feb-2019

Can you lead Bristol SU’s People and Administration function to achieve excellence?

We’re looking for someone with the passion to lead Bristol SU’s People and Administration team to ensure maximum impact for students. As a member of the management team and leader of the People and Administration team you will be responsible for shaping and delivering outstanding services working with and through a team of dedicated staff and student leaders.

What’s the job?

Role: Head of People and Administration (maternity cover)
Hours: Full or part time.
Contract: Fixed term maternity cover for 8 months (mid-April to mid-December)
Closing date: 11.59pm on Sunday 17th February 2019

Who are we?

Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work. Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 22,000 members, 300 clubs and societies, a huge range of professional services, and a bold strategy to inspire pride in the Union.

Who are you?

  • You’ll have experience of working in a strategic HR function, leading and shaping culture alongside ensuring operational organisation.
  • You’ll be confident in building strong relationships with all members of a diverse team, supporting managers and staff to achieve their full potential.
  • You know how to lead change in line with organisational values.
  • You’ll have an excellent understanding of equality, diversity and inclusivity and how to relate this to a workplace environment.

Why apply?

We offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a generous pension scheme and excellent holiday allowance. We’re open to considering requests for part-time working. We provide professional training so that whatever your chosen field of work, with the right mix of challenge and support, you’ll gain fantastic experience, and room to develop and advance your career.

For general enquiries, please contact us at

For more information including our downloadable applicant pack, please visit our website.

To apply, please click this link to our application system where you can upload a CV and detailed cover letter, demonstrating how you meet the criteria required for the job as detailed in the job description.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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