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Working for UCU

UCU offers a range of benefits including good working hours, generous annual leave entitlement and membership of a pension scheme. UCU is committed to equality of opportunity. Applications from suitable people with a disability are welcome. London-based employees receive London Allowance of £3,282 pa. 

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Current vacancies

If you feel you have the necessary experience, and wish to apply for a vacancy, please download a copy of the relevant application pack and return as instructed. If you have a disability and would like any help completing your application, or if you need an application pack, in a different format, please contact the personnel department on 020 7756 2558 or email recruitment@ucu.org.uk.

Please note that CVs in isolation are not accepted.

Current vacancies

Head of Personnel

£52,209 - £59,880 pa. (inc. London weighting) full-time, or pro-rata for part-time.

NB: this is a readvertised post; previous applicants should not apply.

From our Head Office in NW1, and reporting to our National Head of Resources, you will have direct day-to-day responsibility for all UCU's personnel functions. You will contribute to the development of UCU's personnel policies and procedures and lead and manage the operation of the personnel team, ensuring it achieves its strategic and operational aims and objectives. Advising and supporting the departmental heads and line managers on personnel matters, you will deputise for the National Head of Resources, as necessary.

You will be MCIPD-qualified and have a knowledge and understanding of employment law, anti-discrimination legislation and the theory of personnel management. As well as an awareness of the implications of working for a trade union, you will have line-management experience, ideally within a personnel department, and good communication and negotiation skills.

You will also be able to command trust, respect and confidence and deal discretely with sensitive issues. You will be required to travel within the UK.

The post can be full-time (35 hrs per week), but applicants who wish to work part time (0.6 and above) will also be considered.

For an application pack please download the file below, email: recruitment@ucu.org.uk or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting job reference HP3.

 (.doc) file type icon Application pack: Head of Personnel (HP3) (.doc) [318kb]

Closing date for applications: 19 August at 12 noon

It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on 8 September

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