Trade Union Administrator
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Swindon, United Kingdom
18d ago


The HR function in UK Research and Innovation will be vital to enabling the achievement of the organisational objectives.

It will deliver all HR services across a complex organisation working across the nine councils and with a vast array of professional areas with existing, diverse capabilities as part of the wider corporate services structure.

HR will be critical to ensuring that all people related services are robust, appropriately controlled and create appropriate workplace conditions.

  • The Trade Union Administrator is key in facilitating an effective relationship between the unions and UKRI. The duties will encompass : communicating with union members, officers and UKRI employees using excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • planning, organising and facilitating meetings; and collating and maintaining confidential records and information, whilst displaying discretion and professionalism at all times.

    The high level target operating model for UK Research and Innovation HR has three key Centres of Expertise and a Business Partnering function.

    The Centres of Expertise (CoEs) are at the core of HR delivery, offering dedicated resource with access to deep specialism in specific HR, People and Development disciplines at a strategic and operational level.

    People, Policies and Management will :

    Organization Description

    Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion, UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-

    leading position in research and innovation. UKRI will build on the successful elements from the current funding system and maximise the contribution of each of the component parts to create the best environment for research and innovation to flourish.

    The UK has a world class research and innovation system. Our expertise spans all fields of knowledge, from the discovery of penicillin and monoclonal antibodies, to the jet engine and the world-

    wide web. Our inspirational creative industries are strong in art, design and the innovative use of new materials and technologies.

    Our universities and laboratories produce a disproportionate percentage of the world’s top research, and their academics are highly-

    sought as international colleagues and co-authors and are among the world’s best at attracting overseas students Nor is this excellence confined to university campuses and research centres.

    Our engineering, automotive and pharmaceutical industries are successful in part because of the superb graduates they can hire and the top rate researchers that support them.

    Our partners

  • The nine UK Research and Innovation partners each bring unique assets to this cooperation. Innovate UK helps businesses to identify the commercial potential in new technologies and turn them into the new products and services that will drive economic growth and increase productivity;
  • Strong discipline-facing Research Councils encourage breadth and diversity, curiosity-driven research, and priority-driven initiatives;
  • Research England’s work on knowledge exchange will focus on capacity and culture in universities and provide balance to the funding system.

    It will drive quality and impact through the REF and work closely with its counterparts in the devolved administrations.

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