HR Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£32,000 - £40,000 depending on skills and experience
08 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
HR Jobs Level
Advisor, Business partner, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

About RUSI

The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) is the world’s oldest independent defence and security think tank. RUSI is a research-led institute, producing independent, practical and innovative analysis to address today’s complex challenges. 

About the role

RUSI has charity status and fundamental to delivering its purpose are its people and their well-being.

The Institute’s staff numbers have increased rapidly in the last few years from being a small to a medium sized organisation. There is a need to expand its Human Resources (HR) management capacity. This is a hands-on role that requires the successful candidate to be proactive, resilient, and to have good balance of people and task to deliver the Institutes HR objectives.  The Human Resources Manager will work alongside the HR Director as a generalist and manage all aspects of HR across the organisation including recruitment, training, employee engagement and employment relations.

We are seeking an experienced HR Manager or an experienced HR Advisor looking to take the next step in their HR career. You will ideally have a charity sector/think tank background or with experience in working with small/medium sized organisation (SME). You will be CIPD qualified or have a similar qualification.

The successful candidate will be skilled in delivering an outstanding customer service to employees and external stakeholders alike. You will lead and manage our recruitment process supporting line managers to deliver a positive candidate experience. As a generalist you will manage the day to day HR operations but will have the autonomy to develop and take responsibilities for HR initiatives and projects.

To be successful in this role you will need a can do attitude and a flexible approach to responding to changes. You will possess the skills to challenge and influence all levels of management ensuring that best practices is upheld at all times.

On offer is a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave (rising with service), RUSI Christmas closure days, generous pension contributions at 6% employer contribution, season ticket loan as well as access to free access to RUSI's world leading programme of events and conferences, research materials and library. 

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