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HR Transformation Manager- 2 year FTC

Michael Page Human Resources
Edinburgh, Scotland
£43000 - £45500 per annum + Additional benefits
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Change Management
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Job Details

This role is required to help the organisation establish a new HR Service delivery model, which will comprise providing Resourcing and Talent, HR Systems Development, Business Analysis and MI services along with payroll delivery across the organisation.

Client Details

Scottish government agency


The role of the HR Transformation Manager is to lead a team of HR specialists in providing operational and strategic people services including payroll, reward and benefits, HR systems development, HR analytics and management information, workforce planning, resourcing, talent development and recruitment.

Your role is to provide clear leadership in delivering a quality, value-added HR service. This includes ensuring customer focused and streamlined guidance, efficient processes and procedures are in place and consistency in advice and support from across the team You should be solutions focussed so that we can develop our HR ambitions now and in the future.

The post is based in our Edinburgh Office with the requirement for occasional travel to other offices across Scotland. In particular, you will need to travel regularly to Inverness, to support the smaller team located there. We encourage working flexibly and therefore in addition to working out of our different offices, you can also incorporate working from home too.



  • Leading and managing a team of HR specialists including coaching team members to provide quality of service,
  • Effective planning and prioritising of workloads and resources to deliver an excellent service;
  • Experience of identifying, implementing and embedding service and process improvements, encouraging others to re-think ways of doing things, as you continually strive for improvement and excellence;
  • Experience of providing professional people management advice to Directors and senior managers on a wide range of issues;
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with a range of different stakeholders;
  • Experience of managing, and coaching staff, and colleagues, particularly through change.
  • Experience of working within a unionised environment and participating in consultation and negotiations;
  • Ability to produce high quality written reports to inform and influence senior managers;
  • CIPD Qualified to a minimum of Chartered Level or be willing to achieve within an agreed time period;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of employment law;


  • Experience of managing a geographically dispersed team to support the delivery of key business objectives.
  • An accredited project management qualification and experience of managing complex projects.
  • Knowledge of the Civil Service

Job Offer

  • 2 year contract
  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • A competitive contributory pension scheme.
  • Annual pay progression (subject to Scottish Government approval).
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • A generous paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • We recognise the importance of enabling employees to achieve a healthy work-life balance by offering flexi-time arrangements in areas of the business where it is appropriate to do so.


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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