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MAT HR Manager

Job title: MAT HR Manager
Location: Birmingham
Industry: Secondary SEN Primary Early Years
Salary: £35745 - £39880 per annum
Reference: 0000173655_1637663945
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

Are you an experienced MAT HR Manager looking for a new challenge?

Aspire People are working closely with a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) in Birmingham with the recruitment of a MAT HR Manager. The role is full time and temporary, with the view of a permanent position for the right candidate. This role is to start as soon as possible and is perfect if you are approaching the end of a contract or if you are currently out of work and seeking a new challenge.

You will be required to support the Chief Operations Officer (COO) with the MAT's day to day operations, improve operating procedures to improve efficiency and implement strategies set by the Board of Trustees and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Also, to monitor that the establishments within the MAT, including Academies, Colleges, and mainstream nurseries all adhere to employment law and deadlines for submission of returns and publication of statutory information.

As the MAT HR Manager you will be expected to:

*Support in the development, implementation and maintenance of strategic and operational Human Resources (HR) processes and controls to safeguard the MAT
*Ensure that establishments within the MAT adhere to the correct HR procedures and where necessary reported to the Local Governing Bodies (LGB) and Board of Trustees
*Produce timely HR information to the Board of Directors, CEO, COO and Executive Team as and when required
*Act as the point of contact in the absence of the COO, inclusive of finance, Human Resources (HR), VAT, risk and legal departments to ensure MAT wide administration is efficient and effective
*Promote the drive for efficiency throughout the MAT
*Understand the effects and implications of government policies, legislation and directives and support the development of effective strategies for current initiatives and long-term educational trends
*Always promote 'best value' when negotiating and monitoring contracts, tenders and agreements
*Oversee the HR function across the whole MAT ensuring all schools within the MAT are adhering to all HR policies
*Provide leadership, guidance and advice on HR matters including employment law issues
*Oversee the recruitment process and issue of contracts of employment across the MAT
*Oversee the monthly payroll across the MAT and produce a consolidated payroll report for submission to the payroll provider for payment processing
*Maintain records for central MAT staff including sickness, personnel files and the Single Central Record
*Review absence reports of all the schools within the MAT to identify and report any issues or trends
*Support with the professional development, appraisal and training for all admin staff within the MAT
*Promote the MAT to different audiences and raise the profile within the LA and local community
*Initiate collaborative working with other schools and LA departments
*Any other reasonable tasks commensurate with the role to ensure the smooth running of the MAT
*Individuals have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people they are responsible for or come into contact with
*Ensure all tasks are carried out with due regard to Health and Safety
*Undertake appropriate professional development including adhering to the principle of performance management
*Adhere to the ethos of the MAT, promote the agreed vision and aims of the MAT and set an example of personal integrity and professionalism

I am keen to speak to experienced HR Managers who are interested in working in this forward-thinking Birmingham school. Please apply above and I will be in touch. Alternatively, if you know of anybody who might be interested then we offer generous referral fees!

To find out more about Aspire People head to our website

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.
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