HR Manager (Policy & Reward)
Working within the Employment Relations and Reward Team (ER&R), lead on the development, review and delivery of ER&R products and services, including HR policies and procedures, pay and reward outcomes, employee engagement initiatives and providing subject matter expert advice and guidance across a range of media, consultation and negotiating with Trade Union Partners and other stakeholders as required.
The role is based within our Headquarters, next to the Gyle Shopping centre in Edinburgh, however due to Covid-19 there may be some home based working.
Please note: as part of your application, you will be asked to upload your CV into an upload area. Within your CV, please ensure you detail your skills and experience in relation to the following four competency areas. The following areas will be assessed at the sift:
1. Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) or actively working towards and likely to achieve within a 6 month period.
2. Degree-level qualification in an HR or business related discipline.
3. Experience in the design, development, implementation and review of HR products such as policies, procedures or collective agreements.
4. Experience in the management of Employee Reward or Employee Relations.
Responsibility for reviewing, monitoring and developing HR policies, procedures, products and services in consultation with Trade Union Partners and internal and external stakeholders, ensuring on-going compliance with current employment legislation and Civil Service Management Code provisions.
Support the formulation and preparation for the negotiation of corporate-level change initiatives with Trade Union Partners and internal stakeholders, including leading on HR projects where required.
SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.
Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) or actively working towards and likely to achieve within a 6 month period.
Degree-level qualification in an HR or business related discipline.
Experience in the design, development, implementation and review of HR products such as policies, procedures or collective agreements.
Experience of interpreting and applying key aspects of employment law, taking account of organisational context.
Experience in the management of Employee Reward or Employee Relations.
Communication & Interpersonal Skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to vary and tailor your style of communication to suit the needs of the audience
Planning, Implementation and Control
Evidence of your excellent organisational skills, demonstrating your ability to prioritise, forward plan and manage competing demands of your own and others’ workload to ensure outputs are delivered on time.
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Excellent decision-making skills with evidence of your ability to analyse complex issues, problem solve and produce credible recommendations by exercising a high level of initiative, judgement and discretion in proposing appropriate actions to be undertaken.
Building & Maintaining Relationships
Leadership and management skills with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders, demonstrating your ability to negotiate with and positively influence others to achieve desired results.
This opportunity is closed to applications.