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HR Officer

London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

  • Organization: International Alert
  • Location: London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-01

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We are looking for a passionate and innovative HR Officer who is eager to gain valuable experience working for an industry-leading international peacebuilding organisation. We are a HR team who pride ourselves on delivering a friendly and knowledgeable service to the organisation and our ideal HR Officer is confident in delivering a high level of customer service and can hit the ground running. Our enthusiasm for delivering a high quality, efficient and responsive HR service is underpinned by our desire to enable International Alert to fulfil its vision of building sustainable and inclusive peace.

Reporting to the Senior HR Business Partner (UK), you will coordinate and support all UK recruitment, onboarding and performance management processes, as well as ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the UK HR function. You will also get to work across Alerts country programmes, providing information and guidance on HR related issues to colleagues, and contribute to a cohesive and collaborative culture of working across Alert. You will have a relevant degree and/or a recognised HR qualification, with practical experience of working as part of a HR team, ideally with a charitable organisation. You will be enthusiastic about improving HR systems and processes, making use of your knowledge about best practice recruitment methods, HR policies and procedures and of managing information systems.

If you have initiative, drive, curiosity and a passion for learning and continuous improvement, as well as a high level of cultural awareness and sensitivity, this post is ideal for you! Your talent for juggling competing demands on your time will be combined with meticulous attention to detail, organisational skills and insistence on high quality standards. You will enjoy responding to queries and providing consistent and friendly support, and in addition to excellent IT and communications skills, a working knowledge of French, Arabic or Russian will be a huge asset.

Kindly note the above outlines some of the requirements for the job - for the full job requirements, please see the job description.

To apply, please click the link below and submit a copy of your CV, and an expression of interest (1-2 pages) outlining how you believe your skills, experience and knowledge meet the person specification.


Closing date: Sunday 1 November 2020 at 11:45pm (UK time)

We reserve the right bring the deadline for this vacancy forward, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged. Please note: Due to Covid-19, all interviews for this position will be carried out remotely unless otherwise advised.

Alert endeavours to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, but this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

Alert prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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