People Manager - fixed term 12 months

Reading, Reading, England, United Kingdom

About the Role 

Reading Students' Union is recruiting an enthusiastic People Manager to cover a maternity leave for a period of 12 months. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to develop their skills working in a friendly and dynamic environment.


The People Manager will support the Head of People and Culture in managing and developing HR functions across the business, focusing on recruitment, employee relationships, engagement, and learning and development.


Key Responsibilities


·      Proactively manage all aspects of recruitment and selection

·      Improve practices for the student staff experience, focusing on onboarding, induction, policies and engagement.

·      Develop HR functions at the Nursery, focusing on recruitment, employee relations, development plans, performance reviews, and general admin related to HR.

·      Be an active part of driving our people strategy, taking responsibility for collating and presenting analytics to inform strategy and working with the Head of People and Culture to ensure HR functions are effective in delivering our strategy.

About Us

Reading Students' Union (Reading SU) is a vibrant, student-led charity dedicated to enhancing the lives of over 19,000 University students. Our mission is to provide a platform for good, creating a community where all voices are equal, and everyone is free and safe to express themselves, enjoy good times with friends and feel supported on their path through University, leading to a brighter future for all.


We pride ourselves on being more than just a Students' Union. We are the heart of a thriving student community; our activities and initiatives are all student-inspired. Our commitment is to promote the interests and welfare of our students, represent their needs, and provide avenues for personal development through social, cultural, sporting, and recreational activities.

Fixed Term


CIPD Optional

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