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HR Officer

Greenpeace UK
Islington, London
£33,240 - £38,496 per annum
Closing date
19 Oct 2021

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Charities, Not For Profit
HR Jobs Level
Executive / Officer
Specialist Area
General HR Function
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member
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Full-time (37.5h) / Permanent

Based in Islington, London

If you have experience of HR administration and support across the employee lifecycle, ideally with a CIPD qualification or working towards it, this role as HR Officer is an excellent opportunity to build a great career here at Greenpeace.

Greenpeace is an international non-profit global campaigning organisation. Our independence and global reach enable us to stand for positive change through action in order to defend nature and promote peace. We investigate and expose global environmental problems, confront those in positions of power and present alternative solutions.

This is a great opportunity to broaden your HR administration and support skills, build on your database experience, and help to deliver a quality service that supports our activities.

Working within our busy and innovative People & Culture unit, you’ll be supporting the HR team in the provision of a high-quality service to staff and line managers. Your responsibilities will include being the first point of contact for day-to-day HR queries, as well as supporting all employee lifecycle processes – from carrying out new starter inductions and providing advice and administration for employee benefits, to producing contractual documentation, conducting leaver processes and handling data reporting/metrics.

For the full job description and person specification, please download the applicant information pack.

The role will be remote initially as we continue to be home based under COVID-19. However, the candidate should be able to commute into our London office in the long term.

Requirements You'll have


  • Experience of HR administration and support across the employee lifecycle, ideally with CIPD qualification or working towards it.
  • Excellent organisational skills, numeracy and accuracy, with the ability to manage and develop effective administrative systems and processes.
  • Database experience, including updating, maintaining and extracting data, plus good IT skills across MS Office.
  • A strong customer focus, with the ability to communicate widely, build good working relationships, and drive a quality service.
  • An understanding of equality and diversity principles and how they apply in an HR context.



We give you: The opportunity to continue to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of the wide range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff. We offer great benefits such as a generous pension scheme, subsidised lunches, free yoga and a wealth of well-being resources, just to name a few. Take a look at our Work for Greenpeace pages to find out more about what it’s like to work for us and why you should apply.

Our commitment to diversity: Greenpeace UK is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in environmental and campaigning organisations and we’re committed to doing what we can to correct this. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour; people with disabilities; people who identify as being LGTBQIA; people who have a mental health condition; and people who identify as working class now or in the past.

To Apply

For further information, and to apply please visit our website.

Greenpeace UK is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Tuesday 19th October 2021
INTERVIEWS: Wednesday 27th October 2021

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