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Closed: 28 September 2017

HR Assistant: Projects

Posted by The British Museum

Location London, Greater London
Category Admin , Human Resources
Sectors Arts, Culture, Heritage
Job Reference : 1676050

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to support the British Museum as HR Assistant. In this diverse role, you will support the HR team by providing administrative support across a range of functions.

In this role, responsibilities will include taking accurate minutes of sensitive meetings, arranging meetings, preparing detailed paperwork and providing first level HR advice. You will also liaise with MyCSP (our pension scheme administrator) and have opportunities to undertake research and benchmark Employee Relations approaches. This is a great opportunity to gain comprehensive HR experience in a prestigious location.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of providing support in an office environment, preferably within HR administration. With excellent IT skills, you will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent.

We are interested in hearing from candidates who maintain meticulous attention to detail whilst balancing a busy workload. With a positive attitude, you will perform all tasks in a timely and professional manner and will identify ways to continually develop. You will have a personable approach and will be confident communicating to stakeholders at all levels.  

About the British Museum:

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the leading visitor attractions with over six million visitors in 2016 and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.

The Museum adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) requirements for all staff at the British Museum.

The Museum is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workplace and offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Membership of the civil service pension scheme
  • Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
  • Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Child care voucher scheme 
  • Professional & personal development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts on food and gift shop purchases

If you are a positive individual, passionate about the Museum and would like to know more about this exciting opportunity, please visit the website for further information and details on how to apply. 

Application Deadline: 28th September 2017

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