Assistant HR Manager

Edinburgh, Scotland
£38510 - £43924 per annum
10 Oct 2017
23 Oct 2017
Anna Auld
Job Type
HR Manager
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

You will lead a small HR team to deliver first-class HR operations to Audit Scotland and business partner part of the organisation in this Edinburgh-based role.

Client Details

Audit Scotland employ around 280 experts to help ensure that £40bn of public money is spent wisely - they probably audit your local hospital, your council and a good number of the other public sector organisations delivering services across Scotland. The Edinburgh office is within walking distance of both Haymarket and Waverley stations, has stunning views across to Edinburgh castle and offers a wonderful environment in which to work so you can be your very best.

They're different, modern and have a wonderful open culture. Audit Scotland value simplicity and purpose in their work. The people have the autonomy and freedom they desire to make a difference in their work. You'll love who they are, what they value and their dedication to help ensure Scotland works well for all of the people that live here.


The HR & OD team are looking to add a new, permanent full time Assistant HR Manager. The HR & OD team provide support covering the whole employee lifecycle; from recruitment, development, reward, employee relations and case management to name but a few.

Their vision is one of world-class public audit, achieved through developing the people they employ - so they are serious about investing properly in the HR team to ensure they have all they need to deliver world-class support, leadership and fresh ideas.

They are looking for a HR professional to help us in the service delivery of HR&OD, the three key areas are:

  • lead and deliver a quality, flawless and efficient in-house HR service delivery function. You understand modern methods of recruiting great people, supporting managers get the best from their team members, reduce sickness absence or help resolve workplace disagreements. You know how to authentically lead a small team of HR professionals to ensure efficient and effective delivery on business priorities.
  • work collaboratively with colleagues. When you make a promise you always keep it! You love to organise and make sure work is delivered on time, on budget and to the highest quality. You are focused, resilient and can adapt to the working style of others to secure the desired outcomes.
  • You have a diverse network of contacts and deep professional knowledge to meet the needs of your internal clients. You draw down on your continuous professional development, network and experience to help solve challenges you have never faced before.


You're a CIPD member.

You are the bringer of ideas and solutions with the ability to persuade and influence others.

You are numerate, proficient in the use of business English and have excellent Microsoft Office package skills.

You will have experience of delivering a world class HR service.

You may have experience of working within the Public Sector, but this is not essential.

You make it your business to network, build relationships and understand the business of your organisation.

You are a resilient and emotionally intelligent person that can hit the ground running.

Job Offer

A brilliant working environment alongside excellent benefits and pension.