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People Advisor in Vauxhall at WaterAid

Date posted: 6/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Want to use your skills in human resources to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
Join WaterAid as UK HR (People) Advisor to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you will be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.
The WaterAid UK People Team plays a critical role in helping WaterAid realise its goals. We work with managers across the organisation to support great people management and to create a high performing environment.
This is a full time, permanent position, with a potential for flexible working of 4 full days or reduced hours spread over 5 days.

Job Description
In this role, you will advise, manage and support on a wide range of HR queries and cases, and provide high standards and excellent customer service. Supporting the Recruitment Partner and hiring managers, you will ensure that we attract excellent candidates and that they receive a first class experience.
You will also:
* Provide a friendly, customer-centric, 'common-sense' HR advisory service across all areas of the employee lifecycle to managers and employees in the UK.
* Manage the People team inboxes
* Be responsible for ensuring data accuracy on the HR System (Sage)
* Support and run general induction programmes
* Advice and train managers on effective use of the recruitment system (Sage)
* Provide first-line policy advice to employees

Person Specification
* Experience of working as part of a team in a busy HR department at a similar level
* An HR Qualification is highly desirable
* Experience in interpreting policy and providing sound advice to employees
* Experience with HR systems
To be successful, you will need:
* An ability to work in a fast paced, matrix environment and keep calm under pressure
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Excellent IT literacy skills in MS office and Office 365 application. Sage system experience is an added bonus
Please visit the WaterAid careers page for a full job pack.

Additional Information
WaterAid benefits include:
36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a weekSeason Ticket LoanFree annual eye testsPay as You Earn training scheme Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme

Please note that we are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.
Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter.
Applications will close one minute before midnight on 23 June 2019. Availability for interview is required w/c 24 June 2019.
Salary £28,000 with excellent benefits

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

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