HR Business Partner

  • Job Reference: 1274
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: EAST KENT COLLEGE
  • Location: Group Role - All sites
  • Salary: £37,027
  • Sector: Education & Childcare, HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About The Role

Are you a confident and enthusiastic HR Business Partner looking for a new role?

We are looking to recruit a dedicated and passionate HRBP to join our Business Partnering team on a permanent basis. You will act as a trusted advisor, partnering the EKC Group’s leadership and management teams on all people related activity to deliver group wide objectives at operational, tactical and strategic levels.

HR Business Partners are an integral part of the HR delivery team, supporting the company in a generalist capacity to develop effective business relationships with key stakeholders and to deliver the overarching HR strategy and business objectives.

A key part of the HRBP's role is the cultivation of a culture, which enables leaders to create the right environment where people thrive and feel included, valued and respected.

You will be one of 5 HR Business Partners, each with a portfolio of business units working across our 6 sites in Ashford, Folkestone, Dover, Broadstairs, Canterbury and Sheppey. 

Full or part time hours will be considered and happy to discuss flexible working.

If you would like an informal discussion please contact:

About You

To be successful in the role of HR Business Partner you will be equipped with the skills to work in an extremely varied, fast pace role whilst providing a high level of customer service.

In addition it is important that you are comfortable working with people metrics and confident to use data and analytics to understand and identify opportunities for further improvement.

The successful candidate will preferably have worked in an HR Business Partnering capacity. You are an experienced, confident, commercially aware business partner with strong communication and influencing skills being able to liaise effectively and build relationships at all levels.

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in please contact to discuss the role. 

In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of:

29 days holiday plus bank holidays(pro rata for part time)
5% of your salary employer contribution to the pension plan (subject to employee contributions)
Outstanding wellbeing and people centric policies
A comprehensive Induction Programme
Discounts and rewards with selected partners - major high street brands, supermarkets etc

About Us

The EKC Group is one of the largest further education providers in the South East of England, with more than 1,500 staff delivering education to over 13,000 students. We are relentless in our drive to deliver an inspirational education experience for young people and adults across our family of six Colleges and three Business Units.

At the heart of everything we do is community and as an education provider, we're committed to ensuring the very best for students who choose to study with us, as well as providing opportunities for those who need them most.

Working at EKC Group is an extremely rewarding role with excellent benefits, such as, competitive holiday entitlement, access to a range of discounts on many high street stores and a generous pension scheme. 

Please note that, due to the urgency of this requirement, we will be assessing applications as soon as they are received and may therefore need to close the advert sooner than the closing date above.