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HR Officer - People & Operations
british ecological society

Job Description

About you

We are seeking an organised individual with demonstrable experience in providing professional HR support, and a desire to grow and develop in a varied and interesting generalist role.

You will have a background in HR, and ideally, additional experience supporting in wider business support, such as office administration, IT or operations.

You will need to have good interpersonal skills, and be confident in your IT skills, and have experience using Microsoft Office and a database or People Management software.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of People, the HR Officer will primarily:

  • Act as first point of contact on general HR & operational queries for the staff team and administer relevant files and email inboxes
  • Champion staff well-being, delivering our staff well-being events and socials, and supporting in the deliver of new well-being ventures
  • Support in the recruitment of diverse and effective staff
  • Support in the onboarding, training and development of our staff team
  • Ensure that the operations contractors, including, cleaning, IT, security and facilities are fulfilling agreed service levels
  • Look to where the People team may further develop and improve its processes and support for the staff team and Society, either to improve their own capabilities or those of other staff

Working pattern
35hrs, Mon-Fri | We are currently running a trial of the 4-day work week; staff can opt to work 32hrs over 4 days each week at no loss of salary.
Hybrid | We ask that staff spend at least 60% of their time at our London office.

To find out more about the role, please download the job description and job pack, or visit our website.