UHR Continuing Professional Development Manager (0.2 FTE)

Universities Human Resources (UHR) is looking for a part time Continuing Professional Development Manager, who will work with the Executive Director to commission, design and, where appropriate, deliver continuing professional development interventions for UHR members, within a broad CPD framework and priorities set each year by the UHR Executive committee. 

UHR is the professional association for higher education HR and related staff in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Our members are the HR staff of almost all UK higher education institutions.

The post-holder reports to the Executive Director and has no staff management responsibilities, although liaison with and oversight of both UHR staff and external providers delivering the CPD activities will be an important part of the role. The role will ideally be based in the Loughborough office, but remote working from a location enabling convenient and cost-effective travel for meetings in Loughborough, London and the majority of UHR group meeting locations would be considered. This post is part-time (0.2FTE) to be worked flexibly.

You will be a people person, a great communicator and someone who can be resourceful in implementing ideas. You will have experience of commissioning, delivering and evaluating CPD activity, ideally for HR professionals. You will also need to understand staff/member engagement and how learning benefits not just the individual but also their employers.

UHR is a Professional HE Services Ltd (PHES) organisation and offers competitive salaries benchmarked to the University of Sheffield grading structure (grade 7 £30,688 - £38,833 pro-rata pa, dependent on qualifications and experience). A defined contribution pension scheme is offered with 7.5% employee and 16% employer contribution rates, together with life insurance. We offer 30 days’ holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays and discretionary days’ office closure. Support for CPD and appropriate training will be given.

To apply, complete the application form and email it with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to

The job description and application form can be downloaded below:

Closing date: Monday 28th May 2018 at 5pm

Interviews in Loughborough: Thursday 7th June 2018



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