HR Manager

Oak National Academy

  • Team: Operations
  • Grade: D2
  • Salary: £50,900
  • Location: Remote
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 27th Jun 2022 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Payroll giving
Team social events
Equipment allowance
Dogs in the office

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

We are looking for a new colleague to join our Operations Team. We are seeking an expert in HR and employment law who wants to help us build our culture of Freedom, Responsibility and Continuous Improvement. We are a mission-led organisation that exists to improve pupil outcomes and close the disadvantage gap by raising the quality of the curriculum that teachers and pupils access.

If you want to do some of your life's best work for an organisation committed to closing the disadvantage gap and improving outcomes for all then this could be the role for you.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the continuous improvement of HR across Oak.

  • Manage the HR budget.

  • Work across Oak enabling the delivery of Oak’s mission through recruitment, on-boarding and employee experience.

  • Lead on all transactional HR work for Oak.

  • Maximise organisational effectiveness through enabling and empowering managers across Oak to support their teams and colleagues to do their life’s best work.

  • Maintain specialist expertise in HR and Employment Law and be the authority across Oak whilst drawing on external expertise where required.

  • As a member of the Oak Team, contribute to the planning and culture of the organisation.

  • Work in cross-functional and product oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required.

  • Deputise for the Head of Operations and take on other general responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 5+ years experience in leading the continuous improvement of an HR department.

  • Experience of managing a 5 figure budget.

  • Experienced in recruiting and developing a high performing organisation.

  • Proven experience in listening skills and communication with empathy.

  • Collaborative and innovative approach to continuous improvement.

  • Authority in employment law.

  • Ideally you will hold a law degree with a specialism in employment law (desirable).

We are experiencing really good responses to our job adverts. This may lead us to closing the role early and so if you are considering applying then please get your application in early to avoid missing out.

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