Salary: £28,000 per annum
Location: London EC3R 8AD, with flexibility to work remotely
Closing: 11:59pm, 29th Jan 2023 GMT
About the role
No day is the same with the variety of responsibilities as a People Officer at SSAFA. From being first point of contact for all people related queries to advising managers on recruitment campaigns, there will always be a task to pique your interest. Recruitment forms a fundamental part of this role where you will be required to provide excellent support to managers throughout the recruitment lifecycle. As well as this you will play a key role in day to day operational activities that support the entire employee lifecycle, including administering job changes and getting involved in ER issues.
We have entered an exciting period as we have just launched a new HR information system. We will be introducing new processes to help streamline our day to day operational activities, this will be a fantastic time to get stuck in to develop your existing HR knowledge and apply your skills to shape the evolving process.
About the team
You will join a team of experts in the field of HR, and who believe in working collaboratively to support each other with their goals and priorities. We are advocates for knowledge sharing and open to new ideas or innovative solutions to solve problems or improve processes we have already in place.
A key attribute we are looking for in you, on top of a passion and drive to learn, is to have demonstrable experience of previously working in HR with sound knowledge of policies, data protection, employment law and procedure. You will also need to have excellent communication, literacy and numerical skills in to order to communicate effectively with managers regarding a range of issues or, when required, produce professional documentation to high standards.
To ensure you can hit the ground running, demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office products is essential to complete the range of tasks required in this role and accurate data/record inputting. You will also need to be able to use your own judgement and initiative to complete day to day tasks.
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of practical, emotional, and financial support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need. In 2021 our trained teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 66,000 people, from Second World War veterans to those who have served in more recent conflicts, or currently serving (both regulars and reserves), and their families.
SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. And we are here for that person and their family, any time they need us and in any way they need us.
Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA
SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.
SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.
Closing date: Midnight on 29 January 2023.SSAFA reserves the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
Interviews: Week commencing 30 January 2023. You will be asked to complete an IT assessment as part of the selection process.