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Global HR Systems and MI Manager

Deadline for applications: 19th October 2018

At Study Group we rely heavily on systems and management information in order to operate in a complex, fast paced and competitive global marketplace. This job, based at our Brighton office five minutes’ walk from the train station, plays an absolutely key role in this from a HR perspective.

Reporting to the Director of Global HR Operations, in this job you’ll have ownership for the provision of robust and insightful global MI and of the global HR systems. You’ll also lead on the implementation of new HR systems, and the maintenance and improvement of existing systems.

Salary:  £45-50,000

Contract Type: Full time

So why should I want the job?

It’s an opportunity to work for Study Group, the 2017 Pathway Company of the Year*. We’re a complex, truly global and fast paced organisation, and life here is busy, often challenging, but never dull! You’ll take the lead role in the development of a function that has enormous potential, and is seen as vital to the future success of our business. It’s a chance to really make a mark.

Please note this position will involve some international travel.

*Education Investor Awards 2017

What skills will I need for the job?

You’ll have significant experience of managing HRIS systems and data. You’ll be comfortable operating in a fast paced environment. You’ll be committed to continuous improvement, able to identify areas for improvement and come up with solutions. You’ll be an advanced user of Excel (pivot tables/vLookups/data validation). You’ll have high ethical standards, with experience of handling highly sensitive and confidential information.

If you have previous experience within a global role, or have at least worked in a global business, that would be very useful.

So what will the job actually involve?

Among other things, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Production of all MI reports, including monthly headcount and HR dashboard
  • Management of all HR systems and tools, including security and access levels
  • Managing supplier relationships with HR systems
  • Benchmarking, job levelling and managing global roles framework
  • Liaising with HR Managers and Payroll Managers across the globe to ensure accurate data flow, accuracy and integrity
  • Answering data queries from the business
  • Management of year end salary, bonus process and regulatory HR data reporting
  • Management of two Global Analysts (one in the UK, one in Australia)

About Study Group

Study Group is one of the world’s largest international education and training organisations. Every year over 77,000 students from more than 170 countries choose to study with Study Group. We invest in international students’ futures and enhance their prospects by focusing on the way they learn as well as the qualifications they achieve.

Our ethos is best summed up by the phrase "Students First". The success and well-being of our students is at the heart of everything we do, and it's what drives us to excel. 

The Application Process

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit your CV via our application website, and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

Organisational Compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.  

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.