• Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed.

Job Description

Role Overview

You will be responsible for HR policy, contracts and operational matters in the Group as well as ensuring appropriately targeted and delivered Well Being strategies and activities. You will be expected to advise proactively on best practice HR and oversea complex case work for ADCL. You will support the people management functions that underpins the business culture of ADCL and assist the senior management with the Group’s diversity agenda.

This is a Hybrid role, working from home and primarily out of DLD College London or Abbey College Cambridge dependant on the appointee’s location, however travel will be required to all three colleges on occasion.

Please read the attached Applicant information pack for full job description and Person Specification

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • CIPD qualified. Highly effective communication and people management skills.
  • Ability to analyse highly complex workforce problems identifying risk and developing a range of tailored solution.
  • Good knowledge in HR policies and processes.
  • Strong employment legislation knowledge.
  • Experience of handing varied and complex ER casework.
  • Understanding of the principles of safeguarding in relation to child protection.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills to help build a diverse and inclusive organisation; ensuring that Equality, Diversity and Inclusion principles are fully embedded


  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Group personal pension plan, 7% employer contribution
  • Discounted school fees
  • Regular social events
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Eye Care
  • Gym Scheme
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Abbey DLD Colleges Ltd (ADCL)

Abbey College Cambridge is a constituent college of Abbey DLD Colleges Ltd (ADCL). ADCL consists of three award-winning independent international colleges based in London, Cambridge, and Manchester. With over 1000 students from over 50 different countries, ADCL provides an outstanding global environment for students striving for top universities. We are committed to providing the best education for all students in our care, and our colleges have high aspirations and expectations for every member of our community.


The ADCL is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and as an employee of ADCL you will be expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. All staff are trained in child protection and understand to report concerns by following the safeguarding policies. We ensure all candidates are properly police-checked, and the successful candidate will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

Please click the link below for further information on employing Ex-Offenders:

Policy on employment of ex-offenders.pdf (alphaplusgroup.co.uk)

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

How to Apply

Please read the attached Applicant Information Pack to access full details about the position. Please complete the application in full and include a detailed statement explaining why you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this position. Applications will be reviewed and candidates contacted once the advert is closed.