Human Resources Officer

at HelpAge International
Published May 17, 2022
Location London, United Kingdom
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full Time  


Our Package

We offer flexible working, a competitive benefits package:

UK Grade C or equivalent according to location
Global team - Candidates can be based in any country in which they have the legal right to live and work and where HelpAge is able to employ and pay them legally
Fixed term, Full Time
8.5% employer pension contribution
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally
We are looking for talent which thrives in collaborating with others (inside HelpAge International and beyond) and who can work in agile ways and across boundaries. We are seeking individuals, with an entrepreneurial mindset, who can work across diverse areas of our work, who can leverage both their unique expertise and deploy a wider range of experiences and competencies.

What you will do:

With your colleagues you will develop your team workplan to drive initiatives, develop ideas, as well ensure there is space for cross organisational working and short-term tasks. From this you will devise your individual workplan that will form the basis of your day to day activities and your performance reviews.

As Human Resources Officer you will:

• Support Global HR Managers at all stages of recruitment processes including publishing job adverts, downloading and saving applications, longlisting, arranging job interviews, taking out references and communication with candidates and recruiting managers

• Support the on-boarding of new staff including preparation of contracts, collecting required documentation, creating HR database records, setting up email accounts and ensuring processing of information for payroll

• Support the recruitment and contracting of consultants including publishing consultancy opportunity adverts, arranging interviews, taking out references, preparing contracts.

• Support the Head of Human Resources with tasks associated with learning and development and staff welfare activities

• Support with the review of HR policies and procedures

• Provide cover for the Payroll and HR Systems Officer in their absence

• Any other tasks as required

Let’s talk about you:

Key areas for impact, influence and responsibility

Essential skills, knowledge and experience

Person Specification

You will be someone with:

• Experience of working in an HR team and understanding key HR processes and activities, particularly recruitment, contracts and onboarding.

• A professional HR qualification is highly desirable

• Strong IT skills with an ability to use different online systems

• Knowledge of HR databases

• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with people from different cultures and background

• Ability to organise own work and to work to deadlines

• Previous experience of working in an international organisation and across countries highly desirable

How to apply

To apply for a job at HelpAge, please submit the following documents:

A cover letter, setting out how you meet the requirements of the job profile. Please use bold headings for each requirement and provide examples.
Your current curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum)
Three referees, including your most recent employer
To be considered, please read the job description to find out more information and then email your application

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