Staffing Team Leader (Maternity cover)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Apr 2021

Reporting to the Director of Professional Services- Bridgeen McCloskey,

Fixed term, 35 hours per week

The Opportunity:

Working as part of a busy HR/Staffing Team within the School, you will manage the central School Staffing Service, which provides support for the employment life cycle of all staff in the School. This role has primary responsibility for ensuring that the procedures determined by the School or University for the recruitment and management of staff are correctly implemented.

As part of a team of five, the successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills, the ability to communicate with people at all levels in order to influence, achieve change where necessary and achieve results, and excellent organisation and IT skills.

This role is UE06 and is available on a fixed term basis, due to maternity leave, for an initial period of 9 months, with the possibility of extension up to one year.

A full list of main responsibilities and the knowledge, skills and experience required for the role can be found in the full job description below.

Click here  for a copy of the full job description.

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page  for further information and use our reward calculator  to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work  webpages.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Tier 2/Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

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