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HR Advisor

ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

DIRECTORATE: Finance and Operations     

Position: HR Advisor

Location: London Hub    

Duration: 12 months Fixed Term Contract  

GS Pay Grade: C (£35,013) / Local terms and conditions of employment of the Country Office will apply

At ActionAid International (AAI), we help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, and for whole societies.

Why not use your extensive generalist HR experience at ActionAid International to be part of a team of resourceful, and collaborative individuals who are passionate about making a real difference to the rights of women and young girls in the poorest parts of the world.

As the HR Advisor you will help deliver a proactive and a customer focused HR support to a large team of managers and staff based in the London office. You will build your expertise across a variety of HR requirements from recruitment, advice on employment law, employee relations, policy development and compliance.

This is a busy and exciting position for an individual with the ability to build credibility and trust with stakeholders. You will be the first point of contact on all HR matters, including, supporting and coaching managers, issuing contractual paperwork in a timely and accurate manner and managing the payroll process.  In addition to this, you will support new joiners with onboarding, and  work with the HR team on the delivery of HR projects. Importantly, your role will also ensure that people are aware of our HR policies and can use them in a consistent way that aligns with our values. You must have good knowledge of payroll and HR processes, policies, and best practices.

You will be CIPD qualified or working towards this qualification and possess substantial generalist HR experience ideally in the NGO sector. You will be confident and able to work under pressure.

If you possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong HR expertise please send your CV and cover letter to hrworkspace@actionaid.org by 22 April 2019

You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role. To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet all the essential criteria listed on the job description. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

ActionAid is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community, including women who are currently underrepresented in senior positions. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.

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