Regional HR Business Partner

At Oasis Community Learning , Birmingham
Salary: SP 41 – 45, National Scale (£43,662 – £47,434) + Car allowance (£6k pa) plus Local Government Pension
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: September 2020
Applications Closed: 12:00 PM on Monday 22nd June 2020
Interviews: TBC

Make an impact in one of the largest Academy trusts in the UK

Oasis Community Learning (OCL) are seeking to appoint a new HR Regional Business Partner for its People Directorate to work across the Midlands region. Reporting to the Lead BP for the North and Midlands, the appointed candidate will work closely with the Regional Director to oversee 8 Academies within this part of the UK.

About OCL
With 52 Academies Oasis Community Learning is widely recognised as one of the leading multi-Academy trusts in the country. At the forefront of transformational education we are a dynamic, inclusive family of Academies with the aim of transforming lives within communities and offering exceptional educational to over 20,000 students across 5 Regions of England.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop excellent knowledge of the Academies in order to assist senior managers proactively to improve educational outcomes.
  • Coach individual line managers to effectively lead, manage and motivate their teams.
  • Contribute to the management and decision making of the HR team through membership of the OD senior management team.            
  • Maintain and foster sound employee relations by advising and guiding managers on current legislation and lead on complex employee relations aspects of proposed changes to organisational structures, ensuring the full and timely application of all support processes e.g. redeployment and redundancies.
  • Lead employee and union consultation, ensuring a business focused approach to employee relations.

Our ideal candidate
To be successful in this position you will have proven experience at a Business Partner level or ready to make that step, preferably within a multi-site organisation dealing with a range of complex employee relations issues. You will have demonstrable experience working with trade unions and possess strong communication skills in both spoken and written English. You must be confident in building strong relationships with Senior Leaders, as this will be a key part of the role. You should also know how to design, develop and implement training programmes.  Experience in the education sector and knowledge of School Teachers Pay and Conditions would be desirable but is not essential.

We don’t expect you to do this alone. You will have the support of the wider PD team who meet regularly to discuss ideas and share best practice.

For an informal confidential discussion about the role, please contact Julie Byrne via email

To apply for the position, please send your completed application form and equal opportunities to by 22 June 2020 at 12 noon.


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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