Based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, EPM is an award-winning and accredited education services business with 25 years of expertise.
We are a technology-enabled business, but people are at the heart of what we do. We believe in developing long-lasting relationships with our customers and employees, with our relationships lasting, on average, 11 years.
We are 100% dedicated to education and our expert team of nearly 200 highly qualified employees support more than 1,600 schools nationwide.
Our culture is unique and is based upon our motivated and passionate team. As a result, we encourage our employees to flourish and unleash their talent by building their confidence and providing them with the opportunities and support to empower them and realise their full potential. This is just one of the many reasons we were awarded ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Hunts Post Business Awards 2018.
EPM’s performance in the market has been and continues to be, exceptional, resulting in significant growth year after year. Our success can be attributed to our proactive, forward-thinking approach and passionate team. Our plan for the future is to continue this growth, increase our geographical reach and consider expanding the services offered.
To ensure outstanding customer service across the organisation by delivering expert HR advice and guidance in a timely and effective manner, whilst maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality and integrity. You will be constantly striving to improve the efficiency and professionalism of working practices to meet the company’s objective of “clarity and consistency” and working “smarter not harder” to facilitate an increase in customer base whilst maintaining and improving customer service.
|Five 9 - 5 GCSEs including Maths and English, or equivalent||Educated to degree level or equivalent|
|Full driving licence and own transport||Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development - Level 3 or above|
|Minimum of 6 months experience in an administrative role within a HR environment||Current membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development|
|Competency in interpreting and providing advice on employment legislation and conditions of service to ensure compliance and best practice||Previous experience of managing human resources in the Education Sector|
|Competency in establishing good working relationships with a range of customers e.g. headteachers, governors, and senior managers, or similar||Understanding of terms and conditions of employment within schools and academies|
|Ability to quickly gain credibility with customers||Understanding of Education Legislation|
|Competency in working within the constraints of predefined employment policies and procedures||Confident in negotiating with trade union representatives|
|Ability to use initiative to solve problems and think outside the box||Competency in formulating and implementing policy and initiatives|
|Excellent ICT skills including use of Microsoft Office||Experience of working with HR/Payroll databases and management information systems|
|Highly skilled communicator both verbally and in writing|
|Able to demonstrate careful attention to detail and ability to check all work for accuracy and quality standards|
|Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure to strict deadlines|