HR Officer

Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is a charity and the UK’s learned society for geography and professional body for geographers. The society has an international reputation and a global membership of 16,000 providing intellectual, financial and volunteer support. Our programme of public, policy and educational engagement with audiences reaches several million people each year through our events and online resources.

The society is looking to recruit a part-time HR Officer to join its team to provide day-to-day HR support to managers with a focus on ensuring effective implementation of the society’s staff policies. This is an exciting time to join, as the postholder will be involved in the implementation of a new HR system as well as other key HR and organisational development initiatives. Reporting to the Head of Finance and Services, there is the opportunity to contribute to projects related to the department’s wider responsibilities.

To be successful in the role you would have at least two years’ experience of working as an HR administrator and demonstrated experience of providing HR support to line managers. Excellent communication, organisational and workload management are essential for this role. Being CIPD qualified and having experience of HR in the not-for-profit sector is advantageous.

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is able to offer flexible working and is happy to discuss alternative working arrangements.

To apply for this role, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter via our online application form outlining your suitability for the role according to the job description and person specification.

Please apply early as we may bring the closing date forward should we receive a high volume of applications.