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HR Assistant and Team Coordinator
Start Network

Job Description

Start Network is a global network of more than 50 aid agencies, ranging from large international organisations to national NGOs.  We're tackling what we believe are the biggest problems that the sector faces.  Together, our aim is to transform humanitarian action.

We are seeking a new HR Administrator and Team Coordinator to join our busy team, assisting with general HR functions and team coordination.  This role will suit someone who:

  • Enjoys administration, organising, and getting the small things right
  • Has enthusiasm and empathy and who really cares about doing a good job
  • Is interested in developing HR knowledge and expertise
  • Is keen to get involved in cross-organisational projects
  • Has impeccable attention to detail
  • Can work flexibly with a can-do attitude and the desire to provide an excellent service
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Takes a logical, calm approach and initiative to resolve issues
  • Has a willingness to learn the tools and tricks to use and promote Salesforce, Zoom and Skype

Start Network became a new independent charity on 1st May 2019 after being hosted by Save the Children for nine years.  In our first year of independence, we are excited to be recruiting several roles to join the team.  Join us!

In return, this is what we offer you:

  • Centrally located WeWork office with onsite drinks and snacks available free of charge
  • Access to cultural talks, events, pop-up sales, and a place to meet and socialise after work
  • Discounts at local cafes and restaurants in association with WeWork
  • Flexible working with options to work from home and remotely
  • Contributory pension
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly policies, particularly maternity pay
  • Training and development opportunities for individuals and cross-organisationally
  • 25 days’ holiday plus 2 company days over the Christmas period

The full job description and how to apply (all in one document) is attached and can also be found on our website.  You just need to send us your up-to-date CV (no more than 2 A4 sides), cover letter (no more than 2 A4 sides) and equality and diversity monitoring form - all as word documents.

Closing date: Sunday 26th January 2020 (midnight UK time)

Interviews: w/c Monday 3rd February (45 minutes with a panel inclduing a short presentation about yourself to prepare in advance)

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