World Vision UK
Luton, Luton
Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes
£28,000 per year + generous benefits
Contract, 12 months FTC, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description


Fixed Term Contract for one year 

£28,000 pa + benefits

Based Milton Keynes / hybrid working

My client, World Vision UK, an international development/NGO, faith-based children's charity is seeking an experienced HR Advisor to provide a professional, effective HR Operations service to the organisation, ensuring that tasks are carried out in line with Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) and an excellent quality of service provision to all stakeholders.

Key activities to include:

• Recruitment, Employee Relations, Project and Process Improvement work and HR Information System actions.

You will be joining a friendly HR team where your main responsibilities will involve:

• Facilitating the effective recruitment and onboarding of staff in your assigned business area, working closely with other HR Ops team members and HRBP’s and reviewing effectiveness of recruitment campaigns.

• Lead HR Operations team project work to continuously improve efficiency and effectiveness.

• Support the HR Business Partner for your assigned business area in managing changes to terms and conditions of staff, employee lifecycle events and employee relations casework including:

·       Coaching and advising managers on the interpretation and application of HR policy & procedure

·       Flexible working requests, maternity leave, shared parental leave, occupational health provision, investigations, discipline, grievance and exit interviews.

• Review changes in employment law and draft policy amendments for approval by HR Operations Lead

• Be part of the HR Operations team rota to ensure the HR Helpdesk is covered at all times (during working hours). Act as the first point of escalation from HR Helpdesk, ensuring all queries from internal and external customers are either answered or fielded to the appropriate person within the People & Culture team.

• Assist the HR Operations Lead in the preparation of HR People Data as required (e.g. starters, leavers, weekly recruitment data, equality and diversity monitoring, headcount data, attrition and sickness absence rates etc.)

•  Support staff in your business area in complying with WVUK’s International Travel policy when they are planning to travel.

• Keep up to date on the current UK Visa and Immigration Agency regulations and support the HR Operations Lead in producing visa applications and certificates on behalf of WVUK’s authorising officer (Director of P&C).

• Ensure GDPR compliance of all HR data e.g. employee files, job applicants at all times.

• Experience with access requests and processes.

It would be ideal if you are educated to degree level or with equivalent level of critical thinking gained by relevant experience. Ideally CIPD qualified or part-qualified with equivalent level of knowledge gained through experience, you will need strong knowledge of HR policies and an up-to-date, working knowledge of Employment Law. 

This role carries an Occupational Requirement for the successful candidate to be an active Christian and for more details about this position please view the Job Description attached. 

World Vision is keen to hire quickly for this role so if you believe you have the skills, knowledge and experience they are looking for, please contact me, Sue Sowerby, World Vision's Managing Consultant, via the link provided and I will respond back to you immediately. 





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Posted on: 07 January 2022
Closing date: 06 February 2022
Tags: Christian, Human Resources