HR & Administration Officer

Paul Hamlyn Foundation
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Paul Hamlyn Foundation is an independent grant-making foundation, with a mission to help people overcome disadvantage and lack of opportunity, so that they can realise their potential and enjoy fulfilling and creative lives. The Foundation supports charitable activity in the areas of arts, education and learning and social justice across the UK and in India.

The Foundation introduced a new strategy in 2015 and recently expanded its staff team to 40. We are recruiting for a full-time HR & Administration Officer to work in our newly expanded Finance & Resources team supporting our staff and managers.

You will use your experience and understanding of good HR practice to act as day to day lead on the HR and payroll for the Foundation. This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to gain experience in a broad range in HR activities; from liaising with payroll and benefit providers to maintaining absence records and supporting the Senior Management Team create a culture of continued learning.

The role will also see the successful post-holder utilising their skills to provide administrative support the Director of Finance and Resources and working with colleagues in the Finance and Resources team on projects which make an impact on the Foundation.

The successful candidate will have experience in a HR role, an understanding of current good practice and substantial experience in setting up and maintaining administrative systems. The post holder will also have strong IT and numerical skills and feel comfortable working with financial records and taking a lead on monthly payroll liaison with our external payroll provider. We are looking for a confident, articulate and organised individual who has the personality to build a positive, supportive and fair relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.

The deadline for applications is 12pm (noon) on Monday 6th March.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 16th March at Paul Hamlyn Foundation.