HR Coordinator for NTDs (Neglected Tropical Diseases)

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Salary: £28,648

Contract: 6 month fixed term contract

Due to unprecedented growth within Sightsavers NTD Directorate, the need for support from HR is high and vital for the organisation to continue its impressive and important work. This is a great time to join the HR team and ensure our excellent standards are upheld by supporting our NTD colleagues both within the UK and overseas.

Working collaboratively with the HR Operations team, NTD management and Senior HR Business Partners the post holder will provide HR administrative support, ensure the Directorate is compliant in HR matters and be proactive in coordinating with key stakeholders.

This is a demanding and rewarding role, with direct contact with all NTD managers and staff to help with training requirements and knowledge gaps, managing requests and the planning of the complete recruitment cycle, offering guidance on, and use of, HR information systems and identifying Learning and Development opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a HR Officer/Coordinator role, have an entry to mid-level HR qualification (part qualified CIPD or equivalent), possess HR generalist knowledge and experience, a background in stakeholder management and the ability to undertake reviews, make recommendations and lead on implementation plans.

The ability and experience of delivering basic training to staff at all levels is required, with prior employment in a fast paced environment and a global, or complex organisation being a great advantage.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, so if you are interested in the role and finding out more please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Level 2 employer committed to the employment and career development of people with disabilities. We guarantee to interview any candidate with a disability whose application meets the minimum essential criteria for the post.

The Equality Act 2010 states that ‘a person has a disability if he or she has a physical or mental impairment and the impairment has a substantial and long term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities’. Long term means that the effect of the impairment is likely to last for at least 12 months. If you wish to be considered for the Disability Confident guaranteed interview scheme please declare whether you have a disability as part of your chosen application process (please note you do not need to state the nature of your disability).

In order to make our application process as accessible as possible we are offering a number of application methods for this role:

  1. The standard application form
  2. A CV and cover note (a template of which can be found on our website) which covers how your skills and experience match the criteria specified within this advert and the job description
  3. An essay which describes how your skills and experience match the criteria specified within this advert and the job description
  4. A video application or CV – further information may be obtained by contacting the HR team via [email protected]

Interview date: Week Commencing 25 February 2019

Please no agency contact

Closing Date: February 17, 2019

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How to apply

In order to make our application process as accessible as possible we are offering a number of application methods for this role:

  1. The standard application form
  2. A CV and cover note (a template of which can be found on our website) which covers how your skills and experience match the criteria specified within this advert and the job description
  3. An essay which describes how your skills and experience match the criteria specified within this advert and the job description
  4. A video application or CV – further information may be obtained by contacting the HR team via [email protected]

Please download our application form, equal opportunities form, or cover note template according to the above and return as separate documents to [email protected].

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