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HR Project Co-ordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the Role

12 months fixed-term contract

To support a range of HR organisation-wide projects working with the Senior HR Business Partner team.  Initially focussed on the implementation of the Job Evaluation system across the Group and the accompanying compilation of job families and standardised job descriptions which support this.  


What You Will Do

  • Coordinate job evaluation and core job description project, ensuring project actions and outcomes are met according to agreed timescales.
  • Develop and maintain robust and accurate trackers in relation to job families, core job descriptions, job evaluation and panel outcomes.
  • Coordinate and administer job evaluation panels, ensuring actions and outcomes are recorded and communicated appropriately.
  • Liaise with managers and experts across the group to build a portfolio of agreed core job descriptions.
  • Ensure communication plans are prepared in good time and are implemented accordingly.
  • In conjunction with the Resources team and Senior HR Business Partners ensure that job evaluation and associated panel confirmation are embedded within processes with appropriate guidance documentation.
  • Prepare regular milestone updates for various audiences, not limited to the HR team, Senior Managers and Trade Union colleagues.
  • Consider and identify risks throughout project implementation, ensuring they are highlighted with appropriate parties and mitigated fully wherever possible.

About You

  • Experience of extracting and assimilating data and information from a wide range of sources.
  • Experience of managing projects and working with in an operational HR setting.
  • Experience of implementing effective quality improvement systems and strategies which have led to service improvements.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and prioritisation skills, including the ability to plan and prioritise own workload, and delegate effectively.
  • Excellent IT skills, and ability to demonstrate advanced use of the Microsoft Office range of programmes.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Luminate Education Group is a collective of education providers based in Yorkshire with one clear purpose: to make a positive difference to people’s lives through genuinely transformative education and training.

We offer a wide range of job vacancies across our business support functions - Finance, Human Resources, ITSS, Marketing, Communications, Executive Support, Estates and Food Services. Our large size and diverse range of member organisations means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

As an education provider, we are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our workforce, and you’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential.  Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

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