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Associate HR Business Partner

Northgate Public Services

UK
1 day ago
UK
1 day ago
Company Description

Here at NPS we have a simple set of values that sets out who we are as a company. We are:

Intelligent – we make the right choices

Involved – our enthusiasm creates energy

Innovative – we always ask what’s next

Our business is all about making lives safer, healthier, better managed and mobile

Our software underpins critical police, health, housing  and local government services, ensuring delivery of the right data at the right time to protect and improve people’s lives.

We’re as committed to the positive social outcomes of our customers’ services as they are, which means we put people first. In the interfaces and systems we design, and the software support and development service we provide.

Our story

Across the world, billions of people every day rely on the services and benefits provided by their police, health services, housing and local government. Their home, welfare, wellbeing and security often depend on them.

We create and manage the software that connects people with these services. We design smart interfaces and data processes to ensure services are easy to use, always on, relevant, accurate and trusted.

Using internet, mobile and AI technology, we are designing new tools that maximise the positive experience people have of critical services, and helping to make sure they are safer, healthier, better managed, and able to organise their life on the go.

Working closely with our customers – the service providers – we define people’s needs today and in the future – and work intelligently to continuously improve our software products and data management.

Our software underpins the performance of our customers as they serve their customers. Our constant focus is making sure our software is stable, efficient, cost efficient and secure.

We’re proud of the role we play, improving people’s lives through dependable critical services. With a growing number of customers globally, we’re going to make a difference to millions of people more.

Based in the UK but working around the world, our 2,000 employees help improve the services that matter most.

We are now part of the NEC corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people worldwide – this brings in new opportunities without limits for growth and innovation.

Job Description

No agencies

12 month FTC

Primary Purpose :
The Associate HRBP is responsible for ensuring the delivery of HR plans, projects and services to the business.  Working closely with business directors and operating as part of the HR team to provide both commercial and strategic input to the business.  Through the understanding of business goals, provide professional and expert HR solutions and the consistent and effective deployment of HR policies. Works in partnership with the business unit leaders to develop a high performance culture.

Extensive UK travel will be required in this role with occasional international travel and planned overnight stays 

Case Management
Lead on appropriate case work within the business unit (e.g. absence, disciplinary, grievance, performance, redundancy)
Provide support and policy advice to managers to assist them in consistent application of the relevant policies and procedures (e.g. managing sickness, conduct and performance)
Support sponsors in the management of cases (eg, absence, disciplinary, grievance, performance, redundancy) through advice and coaching to ensure consistent and effective deployment of HR policies and legal compliance
Provide HR Reports to sponsors on key performance indicators (Headcount, attrition, sickness, vacancies etc.)
Ensure all relevant documents relating to cases are sent to HR Services to be uploaded to Dashboard
Report  all contentious ER issues to the Senior HR Business Partner (e.g. exit interview concerns, serious disciplinary cases, allegations or grievances) and consult with Employment Relations Manager on the way forward
Provide frequent  updates on cases such as grievances, disciplinaries, redundancies etc to the Employment Relations Manager.

Employee Relations

Build relationships with colleague groups and representatives and maintain a harmonious employee relations’ climate in the business.
Maintain a positive employee relations climate across the business and build constructive relationships with appropriate colleague representative groups
Participate in regular communication/consultation sessions with the CCG in relation to changes, restructures and new contracts in the business, changes to policies, new policies and updates on legislation.
Review changes to Employment Law and suggest policy improvements to Employment Relations Manager

Business Change

Manage as BU level the HR activity in relation to business restructuring and redundancy
Support the business where required in any colleague discussions and where appropriate draft, agree and close settlement agreement arrangements
Coach the business in having protected conversations and develop and provide the relevant tools to support
Where appropriate develop and deliver training to the business on restructure, redundancy and change processes
Implementing agreed HR projects and transformation programmes within and across business
Advise on management and implementation of change within the business, taking into account people implications in the business context
Facilitate change and coach sponsors as appropriate

HR Planning

Working with the SHRBP develop a medium to long term HR plan, integrating the people and organisational priorities of their business area with agreed business goals
Work with the SHRBP to support the succession planning processes for the business  and work with the leadership to develop succession plans for their areas
Ensure input into the business planning process of specialist groups within HR in order to achieve the delivery of requirements
Support the actions from the colleague engagement surveys and work with the leadership team to develop actions for their areas and develop a mechanism for reporting progress both to the leadership and the colleagues

Organisational Effectiveness

Provide a source of challenge, advice and coaching to deliver on-going improvements in organisational effectiveness and to achieve desired cultural change
Help drive a high performance culture by challenging management teams to appropriately apply a breadth of performance and development principles and tools and taking ownership of performance of teams
Use effective communication to encourage a consistent professional approach throughout the business unit
Responsible for the development of people management competence and professionalism within their business management team and with other sponsors through coaching or other interventions
Working with the L&OD Manager to ensure the learning and development needs of the business are identified and met using internal training resources or relationships where possible

HR Service Delivery

Mobilisation and co-ordination of HR resources to ensure effective delivery of specialist solutions, supported by robust evaluation
Work with HR specialists to design, develop and implement HR business solutions e.g. development, reward, resourcing, performance management
Support the wider  HR team as required in the management of case work (absence, disciplinary, grievance, performance, redundancy etc)
Ensure risk and exposure is managed and minimised and discuss options and risks with the senior team and Senior HRBP to gain agreement as to the approach
Work effectively with other parts of the HR function (HR Services, Reward, Resourcing) to ensure core HR services are delivered to meet business needs and HR expertise is leveraged accordingly
Champion the use of HR self-service options in order to provide assistance to individual colleagues on generic HR policies and processes.
Working with the SHRBP to manage the business unit and work with the leadership to deliver cyclical activities i.e. salary review, performance appraisal, succession planning processes etc.
Support and advise Managers on payroll and other HR queries, referring to HR Services where necessary and if applicable.
To manage and update HR Services of all changes that impact payroll, T&Cs, RLE using the ECF process ensuring the necessary business case and signatures are complete.
In conjunction with ERM, compile template letters and HR correspondence as required. (transitional activity)
Send resignation acceptance letters, look at holiday allowance and conduct exit interviews for all leavers where required. (transitional activity)
Advise on Employee Terms & Conditions of employment and applicable benefits where required.
Complete reference requests for ex-employees (transitional activity).

Policy and Process

Support the design of new HR policies and procedures, and ensures these are implemented within the business
Ensure the business acts in accordance with the appropriate employment legislation and regulatory frameworks.
Participate in the regular review of best practice, employment law and policy requirement and develop and implement new policies, settlement agreements and employment contracts where appropriate as part of these reviews
On a regular basis support the development  and delivery of  employment law updates and or training to sponsors
Where appropriate to support the set up and maintenance of  HR policies, procedures, payroll and benefits in countries where the business develops and grows into.
Support the secondment and transfers of colleagues (and their families where applicable) to other countries, ensuring that all contracts, visas, cultural engagement, housing and educational requirements are in place and any other requirement as per the international relocation policies

Qualifications

CIPD qualified or equivalent experience
Degree level education or equivalent
Detailed employment law knowledge and experience
Extensive generalist HR experience
Experience of working at senior levels and building business and client relationships
Experience of working in an environment with multiple T&Cs
Experience of handling reorganisations, redundancies and associated ER issues, providing guidance and coaching to line managers
Presentation skills – development and delivery to all levels of the business and external clients
Managing complex colleague relations issues (settlement agreements, performance, grievance, disciplinary, absence)
Experience of leading change/transformation programmes
Strong project management skills
Strongly PC literate and report writing


Qualifications, experience and expertise – desirable
Degree level education or equivalent
TUPE experience
Public Sector reward experience
Bid writing
International HR
Policy review and creation
Training development and delivery
Employment tribunal experience


Additional Information

Employees of Northgate Public Services are entitled to the following benefits:

Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)

25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/ sell 5 days (during enrolment period)

4 x basic salary life assurance cover

A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions

A selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needs

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

Northgate Public Services is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

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Finance Assistant

KAU Media Group Limited

London, London
5 days ago
London, London
£27k - £30k Per Year
5 days ago
£27k - £30k Per Year

KAU Media Group is a performance led digital marketing agency focused on our client’s strategic growth. We are committed to creating the best working environment - recognising success, offering development opportunities and encouraging personalisation while fostering collaboration.

 

This is an ideal role for an experienced Finance Assistant looking to work for a young, creative, dynamic, forward-thinking, fast-paced agency which is growing fast and full of character.  Due to ambitious growth plans of the business, we are now looking for a proactive, ambitious and multi-skilled individual to join the business as a Finance Assistant.


Finance Assistant Job Description:

Assisting the finance director in managing, processing and troubleshooting various accounts and transactions.

Finance Assistant Job Duties:

  • Perform routine calculations to produce analysis and reports as requested by the finance director
  • Help oversee and manage individual accounts from a finance perspective
  • Create, send, and follow up on invoices
  • Keep track of accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Review and update client budgets throughout all systems
  • Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets
  • Updating financial spreadsheets with daily transactions
  • Review and audit reports ensuring all calculations and data entries are correct
  • Set up clients in Direct Debit and Credit Card platforms
  • Reconcile any discrepancies or errors
  • Report any troubling discoveries to finance director and account managers
  • Adhere to the company's financial policies and procedures
  • Answer questions and provide assistance to customers, and clients as needed
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and identify requirements to further develop in-house admin/billing platform

Finance Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Understanding of data privacy standards
  • Great knowledge of Excel and Excel functions
  • Superior attention to detail with an ability to spot numerical errors
  • IT skills, particularly with spreadsheets, with knowledge of databases
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Organisational skills; planning skills; problem-solving skills; analytical skills; and critical thinking skills

Perks

  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank & public holidays)
  • Xmas period off with KMG free holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Perkbox Discounts
  • Fruit for the office
  • Monthly team socials
  • Annual Ski Trip

 

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Associate Director EU Medical Affairs (m/f/d)

Paion UK Ltd.

Cambridge, ANGL
4 days ago
Cambridge, ANGL
4 days ago

PAION is a publicly listed specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative drugs for out-patient and hospital-based sedation, anesthesia and critical care services. PAION’s lead compound is remimazolam, an intravenous, ultra-short-acting and controllable benzodiazepine sedative/anesthetic. Remimazolam is partnered in multiple territories outside of Europe. Remimazolam is approved in the U.S. and China for procedural sedation and in Japan and South Korea for general anesthesia.

 

In Europe, PAION is seeking approval of Byfavo® (remimazolam) for general anesthesia and for procedural sedation. PAION submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for procedural sedation in November 2019. It is planned to commercialize Byfavo® once approved in Europe together with GIAPREZA™ as a vasoconstrictor indicated for the treatment of refractory hypotension in adults with septic or other distributive shock who remain hypotensive despite adequate volume restitution and application of catecholamines and other available vasopressor therapies, and XERAVA™ for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections in adults.

 

For our team in Cambridge, UK we are currently searching for an

 

Associate Director EU Medical Affairs (m/f/d)

About the role:

Reporting to the SVP Head of Global Medical Affairs, the Associate Director EU Medical Affairs is responsible for continuously advancing the knowledge about PAION’s compounds within the medical / scientific community and executing the EU medical strategy and tactical plan for products in the anesthesia and critical care portfolio.

The role requires broad scientific and therapeutic area expertise and clear business understanding to identify and address the relevant medical needs of patients, HCPs and other stakeholders. Based on a solid knowledge about PAION’s therapeutic areas, this professional is versed in various communication platforms, such as peer-reviewed publications, Advisory Boards, individual communication to KOLs and investigators. The Associate Director EU Medical Affairs is expected to provide in-depth scientific, clinical and educational support to the medical community, and when needed to internal groups, such as the clinical teams and partners. The Associate Director EU Medical Affairs will also play a major role in supporting the local affiliate teams in the execution of medical and market access strategies.

 

Your tasks & responsibilities:

  • For assigned compound/indications, work collaboratively across functions and with the Medical Affairs team, to develop and execute an integrated Medical Affairs plan, including port-marketing data generation, publication, medical education and medical information.
  • Contribute to commercial planning by leveraging medical/scientific expertise, knowledge of scientific data and understanding of the external healthcare environment.
  • Collaborate with commercial/marketing teams to ensure that the EU strategic medical affairs plans are in line with the marketing plans/brand strategies
  • Review promotional and non-promotional materials with particular regard to medical accuracy and compliance to regulations and code of practice.
  • Work with the commercial team to develop approaches to support successful market access for allocated product(s)
  • Execute EU medical launch activities and support medical training and medical education to internal and external audiences
  • Work with external experts and vendors to generate scientific communications such as scientific publications, congress abstracts and poster presentations.
  • Regularly screen scientific journals for articles and information pertinent to PAION’s products, identify respective literature, collaborate with Director Medical Information to summarize and communicate the content within the company.
  • Build and maintain an overview about potential competitors to PAION’s products.
  • Provide medical review of key scientific communications, medical information documents and commercial documents.
  • Attend relevant national and international scientific meetings to ensure up-to-date knowledge of therapy area, gather competitive intelligence, and respond to any specific enquiries from healthcare professionals
  • Support Medical Information process and ensure that medical information requests are satisfactorily addressed in a timely manner.
  • Together with the Clinical Development Team provide medical/scientific training material, incl. appropriate documentation and storage.
  • Provide training and scientific education to commercial, medical teams and other internal stakeholders.
  • Together with the Clinical Development Team organize, prepare and represent PAION at Advisory Boards, congresses and personal contacts with individual KOLs.
  • Advance the existing KOL contacts to a fully functioning and respected expert network covering the needs for assigned compounds.
  • Provide oversight and input to late phase data generation activities.

 

Your profile:

  • MD, preferably with experience within Anaesthesia, Neurology and/or Critical Care.
  • 3-5 years of pharmaceutical experience, with a successful track record in above-country EU roles in Medical Affairs and a thorough understanding of the pharmaceutical industry. Has managed novel product launches at a European level. Ideally, developed and implemented global/local Phase IIIb or IV trials.
  • Strong knowledge in and understanding of medical activities (including scientific communications, medical information, MSLs, and HEOR), relating to the market access of new products. Successful track record as team member during market access of a compound.
  • Ideally, existing network within the scientific community of PAION’s therapeutic area.
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication, incl. peer-reviewed publications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of EMA regulations, strong understanding of the legislation and local Codes of Practices in the major countries within the European region.
  • Fluency in English; ideally, proficiency in German.
  • Strong relationship-building skills, particularly with the medical/academic community.
  • Team-oriented with the ability to work effectively with others.
  • Willingness to travel internationally, incl. weekends

 

Do you want to work in an international and dynamic environment and would like to play an active role? We look forward to receiving your application preferably by email, toHR@paion.com

 

For further information please visit our website: www.paion.com

 

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Accounts Senior

Brett Nicholls Associates

Glasgow, Scotland
6 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
£23k Per Year
6 days ago
£23k Per Year

About The Job

Job Title:  Accounts Senior

Contract: Permanent

Hours:  Full time

Salary: £23,000+ dependent on experience and qualifications


We are looking for an accounts senior to join our team based in the west end of Glasgow. Our firm is a family owned and managed accounting and consulting practice with a specialism in the third sector.

 

This role will involve the following main areas of work:


1. Direct responsibility for a range of clients’ desktop and cloud based accounting systems and remote bookkeeping from our office (Sage, Xero, QuickBooks, FreeAgent, KashFlow and FreshBooks)


2. Completion of month-end procedures including bank and balance sheet reconciliations, VAT returns etc.

 

3. Preparation of regular management information including budgets, management accounts, cash flow forecasts and analytical review of accounts for clients’ senior management and board

 

4. Managing client relationships, meeting deadlines and expectations, and flexibly managing a varied workload each month


5. Assistance with preparation of annual accounts including charity independent examinations and statutory accounts for small companies


6. Preparation of personal and corporation tax computations and returns

 


 

You will be allocated your own group of clients across a range of sectors, and will have responsibility for some clients through the whole of their annual ‘life-cycle’, from budgeting to support with bookkeeping, preparation of management accounts and annual statutory accounts.


You will be provided with initial and ongoing training as well as continuous professional development appropriate to the requirements of your qualification. We are seeking a person who has experience working in an accounting practice, managing their own clients and who is AAT qualified or equivalent. Experience of the following software packages will be necessary:

 

Essential

Desirable

IRIS Accountancy Suite – Accounts Production

TaxFiler

IRIS Accountancy Suite – Business Tax

Xero, KashFlow, QuickBooks, FreeAgent, FreshBooks

Cloud based accounting software (especially Sage One /Business Cloud Accounting)

Sage 50

Microsoft Productivity (Excel, Word, etc.)

Google for Business (G Suite)

 

If you excel in this role and are enthusiastic to progress in your career, we would encourage you to develop by sponsoring you through further professional qualification in accountancy.

 

The ideal candidate will be someone who works well as part of a small team and has the initiative and motivation required to manage a group of clients with varying deadlines and requirements.

 

In this job you will experience a broader range of client engagements and responsibilities than would be expected at a larger firm, while being fully supported by senior staff.

About Brett Nicholls Associates

⇒       We are a small family owned and managed professional practice. We provide accounting and consulting services to a wide range of businesses and individuals across Glasgow and Scotland, and our particular specialism is in the third sector. We work with and advise many registered charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups and have built up significant expertise and experience in this sector.

 

⇒       Our aim is to be professional and friendly - we care about our clients, and take the time to understand what they do and why. Our office is on Ruthven Lane, off Byres Road.

 

⇒       In 2018 we were awarded Small Accountancy Firm of the Year at the Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards!

 

⇒       After a year’s trial we implemented a true four day working week, with the office being closed on Thursdays, and all staff working a 30 hour week with no change to salaries.

 


 

Particulars of Employment

 

Hours of Work  9am – 5pm (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri – office currentlyclosed on Thursdays)
Hours per Week  37.5 (Full Time contract, 30 hours working time under Four Day Week)

Contract  Permanent

Rate of Pay  £23,000+ dependent on experience and qualifications

Pension  5% paid by employer, 3% employee contribution

Holidays  20 days

 10 public holidays

 30 days total

 

Required Attributes and Skills

 

●        Communication: the ability to communicate with clients clearly and at an appropriate – and variable – level is essential. Building rapport and understanding your clients will help us do a better job for them

 

●        Attention to detail: people make decisions based on the information we provide them – it must be accurate

 

●    Punctuality and reliability: responding to client communication quickly and efficiently, agreeing deadlines and sticking to them, delivering what we promise – these things will be expected as a minimum

 

●       Problem solving: a strong logical and analytical approach is desirable in this role – whether addressing a challenge in a set of accounts or organising your workload and deadlines

 

●        Ethics and integrity: we must build our clients’ trust through honest, straightforward communication and the highest standards of personal and professional integrity at all times

 

●        Attitude: we will teach you how we provide the technical aspect of our service as accountants and advisors. If you are enthusiastic, resilient and possess a growth mindset, everything else will take care of itself!

 


To apply, please send a CV and cover letter by email to:

David Nicholls, Partner

0141 334 1318

david@bnassociates.co.uk

www.bnassociates.co.uk

February 2021

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Associate Interior Designer (Europe)

LIV GROUP LIMITED

London, London
4 days ago
London, London
4 days ago


Role: Associate Interior Designer(Europe) – Build to Rent

Reporting to: Senior Director of Development - London

Location: London office

OVERVIEW

At Cortland, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in Build to Rent (BTR) in the USA, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.

Cortland wish to develop 10,000 BTR units in the UK over the next 5-7 years commencing with our first 486-unit BTR residential development in Watford which has started construction and the second, a 300-unit scheme in Woking.

As an Associate Interior Designer, you will report to the head of Europe’s Investments team. This position will support and work with all levels of Associates throughout Cortland ensuring their needs are met to support the investors, banks, associates and partners. The focus will be on the Cortland Europe business and based in London.

ROLE OVERVIEW

As AssociateInterior Designer / Associate Interior Architect (Europe) you will be responsible for designing and overseeing the delivery of best-in-class internal spaces, finishes, furnishings and amenities for our growing pipeline of Cortland communities across Europe.

 

In addition, there will be the opportunity to work with LIV Consult and oversee the Interior Design process for their external 3rd Party clients, which will include participating in the business development and procuring Interior Design commissions.

 

The Visionary

  • Balance your sharp eye for detail with your creative ability to see possibilities where other people can’t — often thinking way outside the box
  • Working with the wider UK team as well as collaborating with the US design team to determine design direction for new spaces — envisioning designs that any apartment resident would relish
  • Oversee the specifics when it comes to producing one-of-a-kind interior finishes, including carpets, furnishings, fabrics, wall coverings, draperies, artwork, and other ornamental accessories while maintaining budgetary control

 

The Innovator

  • Stay current on the latest interior design products and constantly scan the market for vendors of never-before-seen goods
  • Support the UK team with developing the design specification for ourclients buildings and Cortland in Europe
  • Develop cutting-edge architectural branding concepts for all decorative elements, including furniture, materials, lighting, and accessories
  • Identify strategies for reducing costs, improving production capabilities, and enhancing vendor compliance
  • Have an understanding of Lifecycle of products and work with the European Team to develop an exemplar design with the most efficient whole life cost.

 

The Organizer

  • Love solving puzzles and get a thrill out of seeing your projects come together, piece by piece from concept to completion.
  • Work alongside highly creative minds while staying grounded enough to meet deadlines and help keep the work flowing
  • Manage all assigned development projects, including preparing budgets, transportation documents, site reports, purchase orders, and quarterly chargeback programs 
  • Supervise the execution of all action plans for your assigned projects

 

The Networker

  • Networking and love building relationships and partnerships across a variety of stakeholders.
  • Working with a variety of internal stakeholders at different levels of seniority, from the wider Cortland European team, LIV Consult Team, as well as the US based Design team.
  • Presenting your work and capabilities externally and bringing in 3rd party business and long-term clients.

 

THE IMPACT YOU CAN MAKE

  • Your concepts are so unique and creative, everyone on your team wishes they could move into the spaces you’ve designed.
  • Design projects are completed on time and on budget with superior functionality, safety, and aesthetics

 

YOUR BUILDING BLOCKS OF SUCCESS

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in professional design work, ideally in high quality residential, new development, student accommodation and/ or hotel interior design
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Architecture, Decorative Arts, or related field
  • Extensive knowledge of and/or contacts with suppliers and vendors
  • Well-versed in units of measure; able to clearly communicate site-specific dimensions
  • High level understanding of Conceptual Design
  • Understanding of human interaction with spaces
  • Experience in space planningusing CAD
  • Understand the interface with Building Information Modelling (BIM) systems
  • An eye for design for operation, keeping the invisible back-of-house in mind.
  • Comfortable designing spaces for a variety of demographics.
  • Exterior Spaces Design experience including placemaking, street furniture and landscape design
  • Being familiar with working in an environment where you are working within the brand standards

 

Skills

  • Interior Design Skills including design, furniture, liveable spaces, colour, technology, art & sculpture and typography and signage.
  • Project Management Skills, working from inception to completion and have experience with managing budgets
  • Technical skills in terms of understanding construction and being CAD trained.
  • Strong presentation skills, having extensive experience in drawing, building mood boards, CAD drawings, modelling, renderings and strong in the presentation of your ideas.
  • Comfortable writing specification as well as your own narrative on spaces.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities without immediate supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily tasks to meet deadlines timely

 

Style

  • Collaborative approach to working with clients and associates across all levels
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to approach problems both logically and creatively

This role will require some travel both domestic and internationally.

 

THE CORTLAND DIFFERENCE

At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities and regional offices all over the country, as well as overseas. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.

Our success is filled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.

Cortland is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email

resham.chaudry@cortland.com

or call 0044 207 016 0026.

Cortland is a drug-free workplace.

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Leasing Associate

LIV GROUP LIMITED

Watford, HC
6 days ago
Watford, HC
6 days ago

Role: Leasing Associate

Reporting to: Community Manager

Location: Watford

ROLE OVERVIEW

As Leasing Associate you willbe the face of our brandconnecting with future residents, identifying their wants and needs, and securing lease agreementsfor a multimillion-pound build to rent development.  You will take the lead onleasing and be responsible forthe customer experience and placemaking at your community.This is a diverse and challenging role, but you have a passion for interaction and the drive to succeed. You will be organised and agile in your approach, so you can manage whatever is thrown your way. You will work closely with the wider onsite team to achieve customer excellence at your community.  Other key roles you include:

 

The Tour Guide

  • Discover a prospect’s needs during your community tourand highlight all the benefits that will make them want to call your community home
  • Highlight your development’s unique features and benefits and what sets it apart from the competition
  • Create added value by anticipating requirements and addressing living concerns customers haven’t even thought of yet
  • Host regular training workshops and feedback sessions to ensure you and your team strive for greatness

The Deal Sealer

  • Go above and beyond to make prospective residents feel so at home they will never want to leave
  • Optimise occupancy and increase viewings by finding new ways to boost online engagement, update promotions and advertising, and create new marketing strategies
  • Shop the competition to stay one step ahead so that we always offer the best level of service
  • Communicate with clarity and enthusiasm, assuring prospective residents that your development is where they want to live and a place, they will love to call home
  • Process your deals efficiently and keep the residents updated consistently throughout

 

The Better Living Expert

 

  • Understand that choosing a place to live is a big decision and that each customer will have their own set of concerns and non-negotiables to work through
  • Enjoy listening to people’s problems with empathy and share helpful advice
  • Relate well with all types of personalities
  • Build lasting relationships based on your ability to help residents and future residents experience what better living truly means

 

The Problem Solver

  • Always ready to take charge and find solutions for your team no matter how challenging the issue
  • Able to multitask; one minute you are showing a customer their future home and the next resolving a customer query
  • Dynamic approach to problem solving, well organised and ability to work well under pressure
  • Proactive listener able to provide appropriate feedback and action any reasonable requests that may arise from your team or customers

 

The Organisational Genius

  • Keep track of a high number of requests and needs without getting overwhelmed and createa culture that enables your team to do the same 
  • Having everything organised at the touch of a button so that you know whichapartments are vacant, which have maintenance issues, and which are due for renewal
  • You are comfortable creating and monitoring daily, weekly, and monthly reports that help guide your team’s performance and identifydevelopment opportunities
  • The gatekeeper of information, accumulating details, and documents to create insightful development status reports
  • Familiar with P&L and operational budgets and seek to find efficiencies where possible

 

 THE IMPACT YOU CAN MAKE

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are driven by exceeding targetsensuring your developments occupancy is always high
  • Discovering the needs and wishes of the future resident to create and show value more effectively
  • Able to overcome objections and obstacles wowing our Associates, Customers and Resident’s with your knowledge and skills
  • The Community Manager is so confident in your ability that they can relax knowing that you have everything under control

 YOUR BUILDING BLOCKS OF SUCCESS

  • Extensive experience in a customer facing role ideally in BTR, Property Management orHospitality
  • Excellent sales and customer relations skills, with plenty of energy and enthusiasm
  • Able to motivate and lead a team to success
  • Able to communicate effectively with residents, vendors, and associates
  • Resourceful problem solver who is always up to the challenge
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise effectively and multi-task
  • Impeccable record-keeping and reporting skills
  • Tech savvy and computer literate
  • Ability to think on your feet with the resident at the forefront of any solution

 

OVERVIEW

At Cortland, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in Build to Rent (BTR) in the USA, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.

Cortland plan to develop 10,000 BTR units in the UK over the next 5-7 years, commencing with our first 486-unit BTR residential development in Watford, Cortland Cassiobury, construction of which is well under way.

As an onsite associate of Cortland’s, you’ll be 100% a part of the Cortland family, and you’ll be working directly for LIV, our UK operating arm. LIV is a leading BTR and residential block management company, delivering services nationwide. Currently. LIV manage tens of thousands of apartments in the UK and are involved in numerous schemes at various stages of development. Clients include major developers, global investment funds, and thousands of leaseholders nationwide.

LIV is an extension of Cortland and shares our belief that you create your own success!  As entrepreneurial businesses, we recognise and promote individuals who show potential to commit and grow with the business.
THE CORTLAND DIFFERENCE

At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities and regional offices all over the US, as well as the UK. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to thefullest.

Our success is fuelled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.

Cortland is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talenteurope@cortland.com

Cortland is a drug-free workplace.

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Lead Formulation Scientist – Nanotechnology (KTP Associate)

Liverpool John Moores University

Deeside, WA
2 days ago
Deeside, WA
£31k - £34k Per Year
2 days ago
£31k - £34k Per Year

Liverpool John Moores University are seeking a Lead Formulation Scientist – Nanotechnology (KTP Associate) to be based at Quay Pharmaceuticals on a 24 month fixed contract offering a salary of £31,000 - £34,000 depending on experience.  Quay Pharmaceuticals, is a world leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation and are highly experienced in providing a comprehensive outsourcing service for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and live biotherapeutic companies world-wide. Quay specialises in taking new drugs and live bacterial strains from early stage identification through the development process, to first-into-man, clinical trials and onto commercial manufacture.

 

At Liverpool John Moores University we are looking to appoint a graduate who is a hand-on scientist with a strong research aptitude to run this project. The aim is to develop novel, industry-relevant methods of manufacturing enabled nanoparticle formulations of poorly soluble drugs to improve and enhance delivery of the drug to the gastro-intestinal tract.

 

Due to specific grant funding requirements, please note that the successful Lead Formulation Scientist – Nanotechnology (KTP Associate) must be able to commence employment with us no later than week commencing 12th April 2021.

 

We are looking for a Lead Formulation Scientist – Nanotechnology (KTP Associate) with:

  • First degree (1st or 2.1) at Bachelors or Masters Level in the fields of pharmaceutical science, chemistry or nanotechnology. Ideally a PhD in pharmaceutical science with a special interest in nanotechnology.
  • Post graduate experience in a laboratory-based role, developing formulations and stability indicating analytical methods, in vitro dissolution and other relevant characterisation techniques.
  • First-hand experience of planning and executing experiments within a lab setting.
  • An understanding of drug delivery systems and analytical techniques.

 

Experience in the following is desired:

  • Oral solid dosage form in vitro method development, including forced degradation, chromatographic separation techniques and validation of methods
  • Dynamic light scattering
  • Experience in a product development role specifically formulating oral solid dosage forms
  • Experience of top and bottom spray granulation, tablet compression and pan coating
  • Appreciation of methods used to prepare nanoparticles and analytical characterisation tools.
  • Computer literate and familiar with common Microsoft applications.
  • Experience of managing projects and report writing.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, personable, enthusiastic, able to engage others in development work.
  • Excellent initiative, attention to detail, proven problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work flexibly with academic and industrial partners.
  • Keen to learn new skills and knowledge.
  • High degree of personal responsibility and appreciation of business ethics.

 

 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) are mutually beneficial, three-way collaborations between a graduate or postgraduate (known as an Associate), a business and a university. They are designed to deliver an innovation project and bring about lasting, transformative change. As a KTP Associate, you lead the project with full mentoring support from both the academic team and members of Quay’s Nanotechnology Project Team. Although employed by Liverpool John Moores University you will be based at Quay Pharmaceuticals but will spend time at the university with access to university labs and resources.

 

Working for Liverpool John Moores University, the Lead Formulation Scientist – Nanotechnology (KTP Associate) will receive an attractive personal development budget and the prospect of performance bonuses over the course of the project, as well as management and leadership training provided as part of the KTP.  

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Partnerships Associate

New Model Institute For Technology and Engineering (NMITE)

Hereford and Worcester, MID
2 days ago
Hereford and Worcester, MID
£34.348k - £37.271k Per Year
2 days ago
£34.348k - £37.271k Per Year
NMITE is proud to be a new provider of higher education in Hereford.  Teaching and engineering focussed, we are committed to authentic learning, developing skills and mindsets, a transformative educational experience, interdisciplinary approaches, innovative provision, and local, regional, national, and international impact. Supported by Government, industry, and the engineering profession, we aim to be a game-changer in every facet of our operations and educational programmes.
We recognise that future engineers need technical knowledge, but also that creativity, problem-solving ability, and understanding of humanities, arts, business, and many other areas are all required to succeed, as well as the ability to use this knowledge in current and future professional contexts. For these reasons, our programmes will be open to all with the creativity, imagination and the determination to solve society’s challenges, not just those with A-level maths and physics. Our teaching will be in studio-based, problem-led, and deeply connected to industrial and social partners.
Partnerships Associate Job Role
  • Act as a primary point of contact for information on partnering with NMITE.
  • Explore and develop new partnerships for NMITE with community and business organisations.
  • Develop and build on external relationships with NMITEs existing strategic partners including alliance and project management on joint initiatives.
  • Develop relations with local delivery partners in the voluntary and community sectors.
  • Assist in developing and writing bids for external funding.
  • Work with both internal departments and outside agencies to assist in development of our degree apprenticeship and continual professional development programmes.
  • Assist with sales and delivery of CPD and Lifelong learning
  • Work with academic team to develop themes for sprints and assist management of the industrial learning experience.
  • Assist with organising and delivering engagement events face to face and online.
  • Maintain communications and engagement with database of interested parties.
Partnerships Associate Qualifications & Experience
Essential
  • Ideally Educated to degree level in a technical discipline or equivalent experience. 
  • Knowledge of working practices in Industry (experience of working in a relevant sector e.g., engineering).
  • Experience in developing external relations and managing alliances with third parties.
  • Project management experience.
  • Ability to present to different audiences and act as an ambassador.
Desirable
  • Knowledge of Working practices in the Academic sector.
  • Bid writing experience.
  • Commercial / finance experience. 
Key Skills & Behaviours
  • Ability to work independently.
  • self-motivated. 
  • organised.
  • Multi-tasking and prioritisation.
  • Entrepreneurship and business development skills.
  • Communication and engagement skills.
  • Effectively work in and across teams.
Cultural Alignment
  • Equality focused.
  • Inclusive. 
  • Respectful.
  • Creative.
  • Honest.
  • Non-judgemental.
Our offer 
We offer competitive salaries and a competitive benefits package, including pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days holidays (plus Bank Holidays & closure days), ongoing training & development.
Location: Hereford

To apply for this 
Partnerships Associate role
Please click the apply link online and submit a full CV and covering letter.  Your covering letter should outline how you meet the person specification.
NMITE is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can be ourselves and succeed on merit. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in engineering education. Part time proposals and secondment arrangements may also be considered.
The opening date for applications is Monday 15th February 2021. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 19th March 2021. 
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Associate Electronic Design Engineer

Brite Recruitment Ltd

Today
Today

An industrial manufacturer is looking for an AssociateElectronic Design Engineer to join their team in Gloucestershire. The innovative company produces and implements a wide variety of products for a number of interesting markets.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As an AssociateElectronic Design Engineer, you will be helping with the development of application specific electronic and electrical solutions, from concept to detailed design, for integration into complex Test Equipment Systems.

BENEFITS

You will have great job satisfaction within a brilliant company culture who offers flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday. Other benefits include life insurance, contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, profit share PLUS a flexible benefits package which means you have the option to enrol in additional benefits such as 5 days additional holiday, dental insurance, travel insurance and much more!

RESPONSIBILITIES

As an AssociateElectronic Design Engineer your key duties will include:

  • Supporting Technical Review for the deployment of electronic/electrical solutions
  • Assisting with the definition, development, integration, validation/verification and release of Electronic and Electrical Solutions
  • Attending daily meetings with the team to brainstorm around architecture
  • Applying knowledge of safety and industry standards and guidelines in the design and integration of electronic and electrical solutions into Test Equipment Systems
  • Applying knowledge of top-level architecture, requirements definition, concept, design, verification & validation methods and final release for Test Systems
  • Assisting the Test Equipment Design Manager with the definition of electronic/ electrical solutions
  • Preparing and releasing documentation in support of the Test Equipment Common Development Process
  • Maintaining and releasing Documentation during maintenance or upgrade activities
  • Supporting Root Cause investigations into all aspects of the Test Equipment System
  • Identifying appropriate training courses to maintain electronic/electrical capabilities
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety practices are followed, and any new issues raised
  • Supporting internal and external Quality Audits
  • Participating in 5S activities

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

To be considered for the role ofAssociateElectronic Design Engineer, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant Electronic/Electrical subject area
  • 6-12 months experience in the development of Electronic/Electrical solutions for multi-axis, closed loop, servo-hydraulic and electromechanical Test Systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, VISO and Project
  • Knowledge of PC operating platforms (DOS/ Windows/ Microsoft Environments) and Low-Level Programming (C++, Visual Basic)
  • Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics design, particularly with application to closed loop control and transducer conditioning
  • Knowledge of diagnostic equipment to fault find electronic and electrical issues from first principles
  • Ability to obtain UK Security Clearance

NEXT STEPS

If you’re interested in becoming an AssociateElectronic Design Engineer, apply today with your current CV. Our team will review your application to see if it’s a match and get in touch to learn more about you. If you aren't contacted within 7 days, please assume your application was not selected.

Why wait? Don’t miss out!

 

ASSOCIATE ELECTRONIC DESIGN ENGINEER

An industrial manufacturer is looking for anAssociateElectronic Design Engineer to join their team in Gloucestershire. The innovative company produces and implements a wide variety of products for a number of interesting markets.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As an AssociateElectronic Design Engineer, you will be helping with the development of application specific electronic and electrical solutions, from concept to detailed design, for integration into complex Test Equipment Systems.

BENEFITS

You will have great job satisfaction within a brilliant company culture who offers flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday. Other benefits include life insurance, contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, profit share PLUS a flexible benefits package which means you have the option to enrol in additional benefits such as 5 days additional holiday, dental insurance, travel insurance and much more!

RESPONSIBILITIES

As an AssociateElectronic Design Engineer your key duties will include:

  • Supporting Technical Review for the deployment of electronic/electrical solutions
  • Assisting with the definition, development, integration, validation/verification and release of Electronic and Electrical Solutions
  • Attending daily meetings with the team to brainstorm around architecture
  • Applying knowledge of safety and industry standards and guidelines in the design and integration of electronic and electrical solutions into Test Equipment Systems
  • Applying knowledge of top-level architecture, requirements definition, concept, design, verification & validation methods and final release for Test Systems
  • Assisting the Test Equipment Design Manager with the definition of electronic/ electrical solutions
  • Preparing and releasing documentation in support of the Test Equipment Common Development Process
  • Maintaining and releasing Documentation during maintenance or upgrade activities
  • Supporting Root Cause investigations into all aspects of the Test Equipment System
  • Identifying appropriate training courses to maintain electronic/electrical capabilities
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety practices are followed, and any new issues raised
  • Supporting internal and external Quality Audits
  • Participating in 5S activities

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

To be considered for the role ofAssociateElectronic Design Engineer, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant Electronic/Electrical subject area
  • 6-12 months experience in the development of Electronic/Electrical solutions for multi-axis, closed loop, servo-hydraulic and electromechanical Test Systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, VISO and Project
  • Knowledge of PC operating platforms (DOS/ Windows/ Microsoft Environments) and Low-Level Programming (C++, Visual Basic)
  • Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics design, particularly with application to closed loop control and transducer conditioning
  • Knowledge of diagnostic equipment to fault find electronic and electrical issues from first principles
  • Ability to obtain UK Security Clearance

NEXT STEPS

If you’re interested in becoming an AssociateElectronic Design Engineer, apply today with your current CV. Our team will review your application to see if it’s a match and get in touch to learn more about you. If you aren't contacted within 7 days, please assume your application was not selected.

Why wait? Don’t miss out!

 

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M&A Associate

Alan Mitchell

Today
Today

 

M&A Associate – German or Mandarin Speaking

About our client

Our client is an independent, partner-run investment bank, advising private equity, corporates, family companies and entrepreneurs on corporate finance and M&A transactions. Nearly 100 employees work across their European offices including London; with a particular strength in the German-speaking countries in Europe.

The opportunity:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team that has a very healthy pipeline of deals, and where you will be working directly with partners and senior professionals on M&A sellside and buyside deals and carrying out complex corporate finance projects. You will be involved in:

  • Responsible for leading, managing and executing M&A processes
  • Producing pitches, teasers and investment memoranda and marketing materials
  • Building and evaluating complex financial models
  • Analysing strategic drivers in the Ecommerce, consumer, software & technology sectors
  • Production of sector, business and capital markets analyses as well as business profiles.
  • Due diligence tasks (set-up of virtual data rooms, Q&A etc.)
  • Coaching and developing Analysts and Inters.
  • Production of studies and analyses covering focus sectors

Person Specification:

  • Must have at least 3 -5 years of Investment Banking,Corporate Finance or M&A experience.
  • Must have either German or Mandarin language skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • In-depth knowledge in the areas of business evaluation, financial reporting and M&A specific instruments
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual and communication skills as well as team spirit
  • Must have sound knowledge in the field of accounting
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills
  • Professional skills in MS Office, particularly Excel and Powerpoint.

 

 

 

 

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1 day ago

Description

Company Description

Here at NPS we have a simple set of values that sets out who we are as a company. We are:

Intelligent – we make the right choices

Involved – our enthusiasm creates energy

Innovative – we always ask what’s next

Our business is all about making lives safer, healthier, better managed and mobile

Our software underpins critical police, health, housing  and local government services, ensuring delivery of the right data at the right time to protect and improve people’s lives.

We’re as committed to the positive social outcomes of our customers’ services as they are, which means we put people first. In the interfaces and systems we design, and the software support and development service we provide.

Our story

Across the world, billions of people every day rely on the services and benefits provided by their police, health services, housing and local government. Their home, welfare, wellbeing and security often depend on them.

We create and manage the software that connects people with these services. We design smart interfaces and data processes to ensure services are easy to use, always on, relevant, accurate and trusted.

Using internet, mobile and AI technology, we are designing new tools that maximise the positive experience people have of critical services, and helping to make sure they are safer, healthier, better managed, and able to organise their life on the go.

Working closely with our customers – the service providers – we define people’s needs today and in the future – and work intelligently to continuously improve our software products and data management.

Our software underpins the performance of our customers as they serve their customers. Our constant focus is making sure our software is stable, efficient, cost efficient and secure.

We’re proud of the role we play, improving people’s lives through dependable critical services. With a growing number of customers globally, we’re going to make a difference to millions of people more.

Based in the UK but working around the world, our 2,000 employees help improve the services that matter most.

We are now part of the NEC corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people worldwide – this brings in new opportunities without limits for growth and innovation.

Job Description

No agencies

12 month FTC

Primary Purpose :
The Associate HRBP is responsible for ensuring the delivery of HR plans, projects and services to the business.  Working closely with business directors and operating as part of the HR team to provide both commercial and strategic input to the business.  Through the understanding of business goals, provide professional and expert HR solutions and the consistent and effective deployment of HR policies. Works in partnership with the business unit leaders to develop a high performance culture.

Extensive UK travel will be required in this role with occasional international travel and planned overnight stays 

Case Management
Lead on appropriate case work within the business unit (e.g. absence, disciplinary, grievance, performance, redundancy)
Provide support and policy advice to managers to assist them in consistent application of the relevant policies and procedures (e.g. managing sickness, conduct and performance)
Support sponsors in the management of cases (eg, absence, disciplinary, grievance, performance, redundancy) through advice and coaching to ensure consistent and effective deployment of HR policies and legal compliance
Provide HR Reports to sponsors on key performance indicators (Headcount, attrition, sickness, vacancies etc.)
Ensure all relevant documents relating to cases are sent to HR Services to be uploaded to Dashboard
Report  all contentious ER issues to the Senior HR Business Partner (e.g. exit interview concerns, serious disciplinary cases, allegations or grievances) and consult with Employment Relations Manager on the way forward
Provide frequent  updates on cases such as grievances, disciplinaries, redundancies etc to the Employment Relations Manager.

Employee Relations

Build relationships with colleague groups and representatives and maintain a harmonious employee relations’ climate in the business.
Maintain a positive employee relations climate across the business and build constructive relationships with appropriate colleague representative groups 
Participate in regular communication/consultation sessions with the CCG in relation to changes, restructures and new contracts in the business, changes to policies, new policies and updates on legislation.
Review changes to Employment Law and suggest policy improvements to Employment Relations Manager

Business Change

Manage as BU level the HR activity in relation to business restructuring and redundancy
Support the business where required in any colleague discussions and where appropriate draft, agree and close settlement agreement arrangements 
Coach the business in having protected conversations and develop and provide the relevant tools to support
Where appropriate develop and deliver training to the business on restructure, redundancy and change processes
Implementing agreed HR projects and transformation programmes within and across business 
Advise on management and implementation of change within the business, taking into account people implications in the business context 
Facilitate change and coach sponsors as appropriate

HR Planning

Working with the SHRBP develop a medium to long term HR plan, integrating the people and organisational priorities of their business area with agreed business goals
Work with the SHRBP to support the succession planning processes for the business  and work with the leadership to develop succession plans for their areas
Ensure input into the business planning process of specialist groups within HR in order to achieve the delivery of requirements
Support the actions from the colleague engagement surveys and work with the leadership team to develop actions for their areas and develop a mechanism for reporting progress both to the leadership and the colleagues

Organisational Effectiveness

Provide a source of challenge, advice and coaching to deliver on-going improvements in organisational effectiveness and to achieve desired cultural change
Help drive a high performance culture by challenging management teams to appropriately apply a breadth of performance and development principles and tools and taking ownership of performance of teams
Use effective communication to encourage a consistent professional approach throughout the business unit
Responsible for the development of people management competence and professionalism within their business management team and with other sponsors through coaching or other interventions
Working with the L&OD Manager to ensure the learning and development needs of the business are identified and met using internal training resources or relationships where possible

HR Service Delivery

Mobilisation and co-ordination of HR resources to ensure effective delivery of specialist solutions, supported by robust evaluation
Work with HR specialists to design, develop and implement HR business solutions e.g. development, reward, resourcing, performance management  
Support the wider  HR team as required in the management of case work (absence, disciplinary, grievance, performance, redundancy etc)
Ensure risk and exposure is managed and minimised and discuss options and risks with the senior team and Senior HRBP to gain agreement as to the approach
Work effectively with other parts of the HR function (HR Services, Reward, Resourcing) to ensure core HR services are delivered to meet business needs and HR expertise is leveraged accordingly
Champion the use of HR self-service options in order to provide assistance to individual colleagues on generic HR policies and processes.   
Working with the SHRBP to manage the business unit and work with the leadership to deliver cyclical activities i.e. salary review, performance appraisal, succession planning processes etc.
Support and advise Managers on payroll and other HR queries, referring to HR Services where necessary and if applicable.
To manage and update HR Services of all changes that impact payroll, T&Cs, RLE using the ECF process ensuring the necessary business case and signatures are complete.
In conjunction with ERM, compile template letters and HR correspondence as required. (transitional activity)
Send resignation acceptance letters, look at holiday allowance and conduct exit interviews for all leavers where required. (transitional activity)
Advise on Employee Terms & Conditions of employment and applicable benefits where required.
Complete reference requests for ex-employees (transitional activity).

Policy and Process

Support the design of new HR policies and procedures, and ensures these are implemented within the business
Ensure the business acts in accordance with the appropriate employment legislation and regulatory frameworks.
Participate in the regular review of best practice, employment law and policy requirement and develop and implement new policies, settlement agreements and employment contracts where appropriate as part of these reviews
On a regular basis support the development  and delivery of  employment law updates and or training to sponsors 
Where appropriate to support the set up and maintenance of  HR policies, procedures, payroll and benefits in countries where the business develops and grows into. 
Support the secondment and transfers of colleagues (and their families where applicable) to other countries, ensuring that all contracts, visas, cultural engagement, housing and educational requirements are in place and any other requirement as per the international relocation policies

Qualifications

CIPD qualified or equivalent experience 
Degree level education or equivalent
Detailed employment law knowledge and experience 
Extensive generalist HR experience 
Experience of working at senior levels and building business and client relationships
Experience of working in an environment with multiple T&Cs
Experience of handling reorganisations, redundancies and associated ER issues, providing guidance and coaching to line managers
Presentation skills – development and delivery to all levels of the business and external clients
Managing complex colleague relations issues (settlement agreements, performance, grievance, disciplinary, absence)
Experience of leading change/transformation programmes
Strong project management skills 
Strongly PC literate and report writing


Qualifications, experience and expertise – desirable
Degree level education or equivalent
TUPE experience 
Public Sector reward experience
Bid writing
International HR
Policy review and creation
Training development and delivery
Employment tribunal experience



Additional Information

Employees of Northgate Public Services are entitled to the following benefits:

Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)

25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/ sell 5 days (during enrolment period)

4 x basic salary life assurance cover

A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions

A selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needs

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

Northgate Public Services is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

Source: Northgate Public Services