Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.
Our team of HR Business Partners love working in an environment where they have a genuine opportunity to influence senior managers and support in shaping the future direction of service delivery. They enjoy supporting the organisation and colleagues on a culture journey, making a real difference to the external environment which the organisation needs to respond to. If this sounds like you then it would be great to hear from you.
As HR Business Partner you’ll play a critical role in delivering Glasgow Life’s people strategy by supporting and influencing your service area to embed future focused HR options and solutions. You’ll continually drive improvements by leading on key HR and business related projects and will play a crucial role in supporting with designing, implementation, reviewing and evaluation of initiatives. By developing a detailed understanding of your service areas, you’ll provide tailored support at all levels as well as utilising HR metrics to advise and support line managers with any areas for attention. Playing a key role in driving a high performance culture, you’ll support the delivery of the performance management framework within your service area and lead on actions arising relating to industrial relations, employee relations and learning and development. You’ll also play an important role in influencing and shaping policy.
Who are we looking for?
You’ll be a customer focused HR professional with significant experience in a similar role within a diverse, complex, multi-disciplinary organisation providing expert advice and guidance. Your communication skills will be second to none, allowing you to build effective relationships with managers, trade union or employee representatives and staff, gaining credibility, respect and confidence. You’ll be resilient and used to dealing with a busy workload in a pressurised environment and will have well developed organisation and prioritisation skills. You’ll be someone who relishes challenge and enjoys developing effective solutions whilst utilising your detailed knowledge and understanding of employee relations, employment legislation and good practice.
Glasgow Life is like few other organisations, in that everything we do has a powerful impact on the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, from hosting the 2020 European Championships to running the city’s iconic venues such as the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Emirates Arena and Mitchell Library.
This position fixed term for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave.
In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.
Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.
Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.
Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.
For further information about working for us please refer to our website https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/work-with-us