Senior HR Officer

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04 March 2020
Location: London
Salary: £36,237 pa
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Job Description

Senior HR Officer

£36,237 pa increasing to £38,145 after 12 months

Full-time (35 hours per week) 

Permanent contract 

Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London N1 

An excellent opportunity to progress your HR career in a demanding generalist role.  You have strong communication and influencing skills, and actively build strong working relationships, acting as the first point of contact for employment matters.

Integral to this role is responsibility for working closely with our payroll provider to ensure that staff are paid correctly, and on time.  This involves ensuring the data they receive is accurate as well as being competent in querying their calculations*. You also lead on administering pension contributions, calculating staff entitlements e.g. annual leave and Bank Holiday entitlements for part-time staff, holiday pay for weekend working, and other employee benefits.  You will also pull together data on our pay gaps.  These areas of work are essential parts of your role you must be highly numerate and have excellent accuracy and attention to detail.  

You will also lead our recruitment process, including onboarding and conducting HR inductions. Working closely with line managers and our web support team, youll help make the recruitment process a positive and professional experience, in line with our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Knowledgeable in HR databases, you ensure our employee records are up to date and correct. Your skills in MS Office packages will be used to collate and analyse data to draft reports and to inform our work and planning.  One key HR project you will lead on, is implementing a new HRIS, and training staff how to maximise its potential.

You are diplomatic and understand the importance of confidentiality.  With good knowledge of employment law, you are pragmatic in the advice you give, and in how to implement our policies and procedures.

This role is challenging, and you will be efficient in managing competing priorities, deadlines and a busy workload.  You are likely to be part qualified or working towards your CIPD qualification. 

You would be joining a high-performing and busy organisation and work with friendly colleagues. NCVO is based in modern offices in Kings Cross.  

*You are not expected to calculate tax or NI 

NCVO is fully committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our sector.  We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities.  We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented in NCVO. As part of our commitment to employing disabled people, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirement for all competencies on the person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

How to apply

Please visit our website to download the job description and apply.

Closing date: 09:00 Wednesday 4 March 2020

Interviews: Friday 13 March 2020

If you have any queries regarding our vacancies or experience any issues downloading or submitting your application form, please email HR or phone us on 020 7520 2537 (24 hour voicemail).

About NCVO

Each day, millions of people make a difference to the causes they believe in through voluntary organisations and volunteering.

This thriving voluntary sector and volunteer movement are essential for a better society especially in times of challenge and change.

Thats why, inspired and empowered by our 15,000 members, NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering. 

We do this by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, from the smallest community groups to the largest charities.

NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Charity No. 225922

Benefits for NCVO employees

NCVO offers attractive benefits including: 25 days annual leave (for full time staff and pro-rata for part-time staff) and the option to purchase up to 5 more days each year, take 35 hours of volunteering leave per year, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, flexible working including opportunities to work from home/off-site, generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme and training and development opportunities. We are located a short walk from London Kings Cross station in a modern accessible building, overlooking Regents canal. 

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.