This is a permanent, part time role, working 20 - 25 hours a week.
Flexible home and/or office based, with monthly team meetings in the London High Holborn office.
Candidates require current right to work in the UK to be eligible for this post
The closing deadline for applications is midnight on 25th September 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held on 5th and 06th October 2022.
The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges. We are based in London and work on five continents with some of the world’s most vulnerable people to strengthen their voice in the decision-making arenas that affect them. With more than 150 members of staff working with associates and partners around the world, IIED has been at the forefront of evidence-based policymaking in sustainable development for over 50 years.
This role will form part of our People Team. With an ambitious strategy over the next few years, their vision is to develop a distributed workforce where people deliver their best and feel involved, engaged, inspired, appreciated, valued, fulfilled, happier and healthier at work. The team aims to develop to achieve recognition and further value internally and drive the organisation as an enabler, innovator and leader in our field.
We are now looking for a People Officer to join our People Team, in the UK, on a permanent, part-time basis.
- Salary of £28,665 - £34,688 pro rata for part time, depending on hours/week
- 25 days' annual leave per year, pro rata for part time, increasing up to 30 days for full-time staff after 10 years' service
- 7.5% employer's pension contributions to the IIED pension scheme
- A range of flexible working options for all employees after a qualifying period
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies
- An employee protection scheme offering a flexible menu of benefits such as life insurance, spouse and partner life cover, critical illness and/or income protection cover
The full range of benefits can be found on our website.
This is a unique opportunity for a people or human resources professional to join our growing organisation and help us create a supportive working environment for our people.
Your main responsibility will be to support our hiring managers with the recruitment and onboarding experience we provide to anyone who wants to join IIED.
Your work will be key to ensuring that our team can deliver their best every day and continue the vital research of our organisation, secure in the knowledge that their wellbeing is in safe hands.
So, if you want to be part of executing an exciting new approach within our organisation, we want to hear from you.
As the People Officer, you will support the people elements of our organisation, playing a vital supporting role in recruitment and onboarding our new joiners, internationally. IIED is currently exploring the option to recruit and allow people to work outside of the UK. This role will take a crucial role in attracting, hiring and coordinating the employment of people working outside of the UK.
Together with our People and Payroll officer, you will be the glue within the People Team, supporting us with the delivery of our People Strategy as well as completing a range of HR admin activities. This will involve everything from the administrative aspects of the recruitment process, new joiner co-ordination, and the coordination of our learning management system.
Additionally, you will support planning for induction programmes, visa sponsorship application processes and relationships with institutions that place interns with us.
You will also:
Be responsible for the management of IIED’s people data within the HR systems
Manage the relationship with external HR service providers
Provide administrative support for the Learning Management System (LMS) and the Talent Management Module
To be considered as a People Officer, you will need:
Experience in recruitment and onboarding processes
Experience in administering systems, scheduling meetings and coordinating trainings
Demonstrable experience of liaising and communicating with a wide range of people, covering all kinds of technical or professional areas and all levels of seniority would be equally as advantageous
A proven track record of working in a people and/or human resources team
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Other organisations may call this role HR Officer, Human Resources Officer, HR Assistant, or HR Administrator.
IIED is a committed Disability Confident and accredited Living Wage employer, committed to equal opportunities and the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.
So, if you’re looking for a new opportunity to make an impact as a People Officer, please apply via the button shown.