Location
Home Worker
Job Function
HR, People & Learning
Salary Details
£21,984 per annum (inclusive of on-call allowance)
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
26 Jan 2022

About The Role

International HR Assistant
Location: UK Flexible (Home working with the requirement to attend the London office once a month)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £21,984 per annum (inclusive of on-call allowance) 

Can you support the provision of high quality, business focussed HR services to our International Directorate both in the UK and Internationally?

About the role…


As International HR Assistant you will join the International People Department which provides strategic, operational and advisory HR and L&D support to the International Directorate. 

You will be responsible for the provision of HR administrative support to the recruitment and deployment of overseas staff including arranging advertising, shortlisting, briefing meetings, visas, travel plans, medicals, insurance, expenses, contracts, budgets and debrief meetings. 

You will be required to progress HR transactions, ensuring offer letters, contracts of employment, variations to contracts of employment, pay changes are processed accurately in accordance with agreed timescales, while dealing with pay queries and liaising with payroll and HR Advisors regarding any issues that arise.

You will support the International HR Advisor as required in the event of a deployment of one of the Emergency Response Units or surge personnel. This involves coordinating arrangements from confirmation of deployment through to debrief follow up and includes planning briefing meetings, visas, travel arrangements, expenses, contractual information and insurance provision.

On a rotational basis with the other HR Assistants, deal with the weekly/monthly shared HR administrative tasks and provide an out of hours on-call service one week in every four to support both the sourcing and deployment of Rapid Response personnel from the BRC emergency talent pools and emergency duty of care support to staff working overseas.

This role may be for you if… 

You have Excellent administration and organisational skills, including attention to detail and maintaining up-to-date and accurate records, ideally gained within an HR Assistant / HR Administration role 

You have experience of and competency in financial administration including using spreadsheets and, as applicable, budget preparation and management along with experience of providing customer or client support and advice and working with databases and record keeping systems

You can demonstrate a proven ability to prioritise and manage work effectively in a fast-paced environment, to deliver on time and in full against specific objectives along with resilience and flexibility, with ability to adapt to rapidly changing needs.

If you have knowledge of HR operations in an international context and knowledge or an interest in the Red Cross or the international humanitarian sector this will be a distinct advantage as will CPP or equivalent (or a willingness to work towards this).

(Please read the full Role Profile/ Job Description for more information about this vacancy including responsibilities and full person specification and refer to the ‘Additional Information’ attached for support completing your application)
 
Closing date for applications is 23:59, Wednesday 26th of January 2022 with interviews anticipated to be held week commencing 31st of January 2022 (via Zoom)
 
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us…
 
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and overseas; get the support they need if crisis strikes. 
 
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.  Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
 
Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
 
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
 
British Red Cross also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme for roles within the International Directorate. In line with the scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures. 

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
 
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
 
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
 
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
 
Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. 
 
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