• Duration: Permanent
  • Full time: 37.5 hours
  • Salary: £30,936.00 gross per annum plus 9% employer pension contribution
  • Location: London (Tuesday to Thursday office-based)
  • Closing date: 9am UK time, 7 January 2022
  • Interviews: date to be confirmed

The HR & Facilities Officer is a new position created to support the HR & Office Management function at our mid-sized peacebuilding organisation. Although a small team you will be a member of the broader core and operations team in a supportive and encouraging environment. The role would be ideal for a candidate who has previous administrative experience, ideally in HR, alongside knowledge and exposure of the HR function. We are seeking a highly organised, personable and adaptable individual with very strong administration management skills. In return you will be working within a friendly and fast paced team with lots of scope to gain experience across different functions.

Job purpose

To provide high quality and efficient human resources administration for the smooth running of the function including supporting the maintenance of policies, procedures and end to end recruitment processes. To support the HR Director in maintaining the facilities, health and safety arrangements and general smooth running of the London Office.

Essential knowledge, skills and experience

  • The right to work in the UK
  • Knowledge of human resources, administrative and information management systems
  • Working towards a HR qualification (CIPD) would be desirable
  • Experience working in Human Resources would be advantageous especially a background in a recruitment environment
  • Experience of creating, maintaining and developing paper and electronic filing systems
  • Experience of negotiating with suppliers
  • Working within a diverse workplace
  • Genuine commitment to human resources work, diversity and inclusivity
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Proficient in IT and MS Office skills with a good appreciation of the uses and potential of IT and intranet systems as information management and learning tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with confidence and ability to communicate with a wide range of people accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effective time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise competing demands, even when under pressure, in a methodical and systematic manner juggling the more interesting with more routine tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to handle diverse sources of information in a confidential, sensitive manner with due care, respect and discretion and absolute confidentiality
  • Ability to work autonomously on own initiative as well as in a team
  • Willingness and ability to work irregular hours on occasions
  • Capacity and ability to listen actively to people from varying backgrounds
  • An interest in human rights and peace work (desirable)

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