Overseeing all aspects of HR for the charity, you will play an important role in ensuring this growth is underpinned by a well-supported staff team. The last staff survey showed 96% of colleagues have a good relationship with their managers and colleagues, and 89% approval rating for how the charity is responding to COVID-19 but are committed to doing even better. You will work as part of the six-person Finance and Operations Team but have regular contact with all staff and relevant external stakeholders. You will have line-management for the full-time HR and Operations Officer
Accountability and working relationships
This role reports to the Director of Finance and Operations but works very closely with the Senior Management Team, HR and Operations Officer, Country Directors, and Management Team in the UK.
1. To establish and develop a dialogue and relationship with the Country Directors and Team Managers in the UK, to understand key resource issues and associated requirements to meet both current and future organizational challenges.
2. To act as the lead advisor on all employee-related matters including contracts.
3. To identify and support the charity to successfully deliver credibly, customer-focused, cost-effective, and innovative recruitment solutions using a range of techniques.
4. To line-manage the full-time HR and Operations Officer.
5. In collaboration with the HR & Operations Officer develop a resourcing strategy and innovative, timely, and cost-effective best practice solutions to enable THET to meet its objectives.
6. To support the implementation and further improvement of Training and Development plans to support the achievement of organizational objectives and managing change.
7. To act as the lead HR Adviser for all Grievance, Disciplinary and Capability processes.
8. To provide operational advice, coaching, and guidance to line managers and staff to embed performance management against organizational objectives.
9. To provide operational delivery of customer focussed and cost-effective HR transactional services and associated administration.
10. To undertake project work that supports HR policy and processes development and implementation to ensure legal compliance and best practice.
• Good standard degree
• MCIPD membership of CIPD (level 7)
• Sound understanding and knowledge of Employment law.
• Significant experience working as a resourcing specialist within an International or complex organization.
• Proven experience in resource planning at an organizational level.
• Experience and knowledge of talent management processes and best practice.
• Proven experience in negotiating agency fees for recruitment services.
• Proven experience of being a lead HR Adviser on complex disciplinary, grievance, capability cases, and managing change programs.
Skills & Knowledge
• Highly developed oral and written presentational skills, with the ability to be an effective advocate for THET.
• Ability to build partnerships, both inside and outside the organization.
• Ability to self-manage multiple projects and to prioritize effectively, especially in the face of competing demands.
• A creative thinker, able to bring new ideas in response to complex problems.
• Confident and resilient, with the ability to engage in a robust debate about HR best practices and priorities.
• Ability to coach and facilitate.
• Minimum intermediate-level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Able to manipulate data and create reports in an HR database.
Willingness to travel, as necessary
How to apply:
To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter no later than midnight Tuesday 9th March 2021.
THET is an equal opportunities employer.
This post is UK-based. Non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK.