HR Systems and Database Advisor

Posted 22 October 2023
Salary Up to £37099 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline HR
Contact NameAmelia Pullen

Job description

Title: HR Systems and Database Advisor

Reporting to: HR Systems and Data Business Partner

Location: Luton Campus (3 days on site, 2 days remote)

Salary : £37,099 + benefits

  • Are you interested in how data and technology can impact people within an organisation?
  • Are you looking to develop your technical skills within a people-centric role?
  • Are you detail-orientated with the ability to see opportunities to simplify processes?

If so this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Investigo are proud to be partnering with the University of Bedfordshire on the recruitment of six new opportunities within their redesigned People and Culture function.

Through this strategic investment in its future, the People and Culture team will be well-placed to meet evolving organisational needs and proactively meet the challenges of the future. This presents a unique opportunity for HR professionals to use their expertise and skills to drive this evolution and be a part of something genuinely transformative.


As the HR Systems and Database Advisor, you will play a vital role within this brand new function of the University's People and Culture Team. This team are on an exciting journey to transform the way it supports the wider business, and technology is at the forefront of this.

In this role you will be the main point of contact for the day-to-day administration and maintenance of the University's various HR / Reporting Systems.

Under the guidance of the HR Systems and Data Business Partner, you will ensure the maintenance and development of their HR reporting systems. You will enable the effective provision of data, providing advice and analysis where helpful, and act as first point of contact for troubleshooting queries. Alongside day-to-day management of the database, you will also contribute to projects around data cleansing, analysing existing processes, data integrity and continuous improvement.

To succeed in this role you will need effective communication skills as well as sound technical capability. Your ability to collate, analyse and manipulate data to identify trends will be vital, so we are looking for candidates with a natural aptitude for analysis. You will be able to identify potential problems and solutions, and use your previous experience with other HR systems, self-service technologies or people databases to navigate the complexity of the environment and change process.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within both HR and IT. You will be a key member of this new team contributing to the transformation and modernisation of the University.

What's In It For You?

As well as the opportunity to contribute to an exciting transformation of both the People and Culture Team and the wider organisation, you will have access to a host of staff benefits too:

  • 17.8% contributory pension
  • 5 additional concessionary days of leave each year
  • Excellent in-house training and development
  • Access to engaging events and speakers
  • Discounts across a range of products and services
  • Access to EAP and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Free Sports Therapy from students
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Hybrid working and multiple campus locations to work from (Luton, Bedford, MK, Aylesbury)

Next Steps

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to Your covering letter should be no longer than one page detailing why you're interested in the role and organisation, and outlining your suitability based on the essential criteria.

Once we have received your application, we will then send you a candidate pack which contains more information about the organisation, the People and Culture team and the selection process.

Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Bedfordshire is unwavering in its commitment to equality and is building a culture of true representation and inclusivity. It therefore encourages and welcomes applications from all candidates who are interested in their journey, regardless of their background or profile.