HR Business and Resources Team Leader (MOR03502)

The Moray Council

  • Location: IV30 1BX
  • £33,364 to £37,021 per annum, SJC Grade 9 (36.25 hrs)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: MOR03502

Job Description

The HR Business and Resources Team Leader role is responsible for leading the operational elements of the HR contractual and transactional services with a strong emphasis on continuous improvement and excellence in customer service. Through the delivery of strong operational leadership, this role is responsible for developing and co-ordinating the newly formed centralised HR admin team and service delivery via a strong focus on systems analysis, business process re-engineering and delivery of professional standards.


Lead and manage the HR contractual and transactional function ensuring a high quality, efficient and effective service.

Drive continuous improvement through procedural and business change processes including systems analysis and business process re-engineering.

Develop and use HR analytics to enhance service delivery

Lead and manage the HR business and resources team in accordance with Moray Management Methods, providing service excellence and appropriate development and performance enhancing opportunities

The Individual

Experience in an HR generalist or management role in a large organisation
Experience of successfully supervising others and managing performance to achieve desired outcomes
Experience of effectively prioritising work and allocation of resources
Experience of undertaking significant and sustained business process review
Experience of constructively influencing senior managers
Understanding and commitment to the principles of equality and opportunity
Experience of use of HR analytics and metrics to improve organisational performance
Sound knowledge of employment law

Educated to degree level or equivalent
Sound knowledge of current good practice within HR environment

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to develop highly effective working relationships and maintain a positive highly visible presence across the organisation
Ability to effectively prioritise workloads and meet deadlines, managing conflicting priorities

Ability to undertake formal and informal business process reviews to achieve optimum efficiency
Ability to drive forward positive change – a recognised ‘change agent’
Ability to work using initiative and common sense and to take evidence based balanced decisions
Ability to assimilate information quickly, analyse, collate and present data to optimise knowledge and effective decision making
Advanced IT skills
Clear demonstrable commitment to customer service excellence

Credibility with a range of audiences
Ability to relate well to a wide variety of people at all levels of the organisation
Ability to give advice, guidance and support to employees, managers and colleagues on a personal and professional level often in difficult circumstances
"Can do" attitude and ability to motivate others
Friendly, open and confident approach

Ability to work flexibly as part of service approach to flexible working

Closing Date: Friday 14th December 2018
Starting Salary: £33,364
Hours per Week: 36.25 hours per week
Hourly rate: £17.70

Interview Date: Wednesday 9th January 2019

For further information contact Anne Smith on 01343 563246 or

Applications must be made online at

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