People Partner

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£40,322 to £49,553 plus £4800 London weighting per annum
23 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Human Resources Directorate

Location:  Avery Hill campus
Salary:  £40,322 to £49,553 plus £4800 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 06 August 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  2788

The University of Greenwich is passionate and focused on the future and has an ambition to become the best modern university in the UK by 2030. We are looking for a People Partner to join us on this journey.

As one of our People Partners you will sit in the Human Resources (HR) Directorate and will develop and maintain strong professional relationships with a designated stakeholders fostering an environment where managers and staff take ownership for continuously improving individual, team and organisational performance.

Reporting to the Head of Employee Relations and Change, you will work collaboratively to support organisational change, manage complex employee relations casework and contribute to cross institutional HR-related project work.

Who You Are:

We are looking for someone who:

  • Can help us deliver the values of the University of Greenwich: inclusive, collaborative, and impactful.
  • Is excellent at managing relationships with stakeholders.
  • Is CIPD Chartered Membership or equivalent professional qualification commensurate with the level of this role
  • Has previous experience of working in HR partnering role/HR operational role in an organisation of similar size and complexity.
  • Has substantial experience of managing complex casework and excellent up to date knowledge of employment law.
  • Is an excellent communicator with well-developed coaching and influencing skills.

You will be joining a small and busy HR team who are committed to supporting the University to deliver its objectives. We are able and keen to offer flexible working options (which might include home working as well as on campus working).

For an informal conversation regarding this post, please contact the Head of Employee Relations and Change, Rob Morris via email

We look forward to applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion as well as the mission, values and aspirations of the University.

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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