Salary: £32,500 (per annum pro rata), plus attractive benefits.

This is a part-time contract of 60% to 80% FTE - 22.5 to 30 per week; the hours can be spread over 5 working days.

The successful candidate must have the valid legal right to live and work in the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright and capable HR Officer with a particular interest and/or experience in recruitment, and who’s equally willing and keen to apply their skills in other aspects of delivering effective HR operations. We are looking for a self-motivated, well organised, adaptable and resourceful individual, who has the skills, interest and a true “can do” attitude to be able to quickly make the role their own.

About Forum for the Future

Forum for the Future is a leading global sustainability non-profit. For over 20 years we’ve been working in partnership with business, governments and civil society to accelerate the shift toward a sustainable future. We specialise in addressing critical global challenges by catalysing change in key systems.

We are a global team of 80+ people, with offices in London, New York, Singapore and Mumbai, and are in an exciting growth phase with expansion in new markets in Asia and the United States.

About the team

As International Resources team, we work as a close knit, dynamic, flexible and supportive team.  We are looking for a member of the team who is keen to roll up their sleeves and make use of their diverse skills to support our teams in their delivery of impactful solutions to global systems challenges.

We at Forum for the Future believe in being courageous, adaptive, inquisitive, respectful, empathetic and playful.

About the role

This is an exciting role where you will take the lead on developing, implementing and maintaining an effective and robust recruitment service across our four offices. You will be the first point of contact for the recruiting teams and candidates to enhance our ability to attract and recruit talented people from diverse backgrounds. You will actively contribute to the development of our global recruitment policy and practice in support of our organisational objectives.  Working closely with the group HR Manager, in this varied role you will also be involved in project work, process development and ongoing HR administration to ensure smooth transactions.

About you

To succeed in this role you will be a motivated and confident HR professional with a strong team ethos and willingness to learn and apply your skills and abilities in novel ways. You will have worked in a similar role where you gained experience of or had exposure to recruiting across the time zones and cultures, using your creative problem solving and digital skills to reach out to new audiences. You will also bring your skills and experience of process improvement, design and implementation, including familiarity with harnessing technology to enable improved user experience and ease of administration. You will be familiar with employment regulations, good practice in HR, and stakeholder management. You enjoy keeping a pulse on current HR trends and how they can be applied and adapted for the benefit of organisations. The most important thing is that you can bring ideas to the table and are truly passionate about people and supporting them in their delivery of impactful results.

Our ideal colleague will have had previous experience working within a not-for-profit organisation, and has a personal interest in sustainability issues.

Together we can reinvent the way the world works.

Application process

To find out more details about this vacancy, please read the job description.

To apply for this role, please send your up-to-date CV and a covering letter to [email protected]. You should clearly explain your motivation for applying for the post and provide specific evidence demonstrating how you meet the required capabilities as detailed in the job description. Your supporting statement should be no longer than two A4 pages. Please do not include your name and/or contact details in the covering letter. Please clearly indicate your availability for interviews in your supporting statement. We kindly ask you not to attach or insert your photograph in your CV or covering letter, nor put your name or surname anywhere in the covering letter. 

As part of your application, we ask ALL candidates to submit a written answer to the following question: In 200 words, please describe the steps you might take to make this vacancy appeal to a more diverse range of candidates.

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Closing date: 23:59, 15 March 2020

Regrettably, we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore we will only contact shortlisted candidates. If you have not heard from us within the three weeks of the closing date, please assume we are not taking your application further. Please keep an eye on our future vacancies by signing up to our job alert.

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