Human Resources

HR Operations & Recruitment Manager - QMUL22256

Department: Human Resources
Salary: £47,325 - £52,833 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL22256
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 21-May-2020
Closing date: 03-Jun-2020

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About the Role

This is a 12-month maternity cover position. It requires an inspiring leader of a large operational team, to oversee a complex and busy portfolio comprising of three academic faculties and the central professional services directorate equating to approximately 5500 staff.

This is a critical operational role that manages the delivery of quality HR services in the following areas;

  • Recruitment administration and advice;
  • Contract management;
  • Employment related UK Visa and Immigration administration.

You will be responsible for supporting the continuous improvement and delivery of services, for leading on related projects, and will develop and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues from across the University.

About You

You have the experience, commitment and drive to support the HR team in the delivery of the operational and recruitment service. With experience gained in a similar role, you manage a busy and complex workload for a variety of stakeholders. Crucially, you will have a genuine care for the promotion of best practice, evidencing a commitment to Queen Mary’s ethos and values and to equality, diversity and inclusion.

About the Department

The HR Function sits within the professional services directorate and is part of the professional services group that enable and facilitate the success of our students and academics. Along with other professional service areas, the HR Department seeks to deliver value for money through efficiency, economy, effectiveness and equity.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus with some travel to Charterhouse Square and is a full time fixed term appointment for up to 12 months. The expected start date will be June/July 2020 and the salary will be in the Grade 6 salary range of £47,325 - £52,833 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to (Lee McNally) at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications will be midnight on 03 June 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


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