Directorate:Finance and Corporate Services
Full-time Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2022
The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK.
Reporting to the HR Operations Manager you will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the HR function including co-ordinating recruitment and selection activity; responsibility for day to day operation and updating of information systems including payroll reporting; and providing HR related management information.
The successful candidate will be CIPD qualified (level 5), or working towards or qualified through equivalent professional experience. You will have experience of working at a similar level in a generalist remit and have successfully co-ordinated a significant recruitment workload whilst supporting other responsibilities such as payroll.
You will have an up to date knowledge of employment law and experience of working with and analysing statistical data. A proven ability to exercise judgement, as well as form productive and positive relationships at all levels. Being able to plan and organise your workload whilst maintaining attention to detail is essential. There will also be opportunities to be involved in project work such as the annual employee benefit programme.
More information and how to apply
We offer excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension (dependent on scheme rules).
We would like to continuously increase the diversity of our employees. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates are particularly welcomed.
The closing date for applications is 1 November 2021.
Interviews will take place on 12 November 2021.
We may use video conferencing tools for the interviews. We will confirm details with shortlisted candidates.
You can apply for this role online with a supporting statement showing how you meet the criteria in the job description.