Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
ODI aims to inspire and inform policy and practice to reduce poverty by locking together high-quality applied research and practical policy advice.
We are seeking a Human Resources Assistant to join our small friendly team, to provide high-quality administrative support to the HR team on a wide range of areas including recruitment, learning and development, implementation of policies and services, payroll, contract change and leavers administration, benefits, and maintaining and improving HR information and administrative systems.
You will act as the first point of contact for general employee queries, ensuring that all relevant stakeholders are provided with excellent customer service. You will support the HR team in ensuring that all HR processes and systems are streamlined and improved continuously to ensure the delivery of an effective and value-added HR service.
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and have a good knowledge of HR and employment services, practices, policies and legislation. You will have previous experience of HR administration at an assistant level, and will be able to work well under pressure within a busy office environment.
You will be proficient in IT, and have excellent communication and organisational skills with a strong attention to detail. As well as being able to work on your own initiative, you will also be a motivated and enthusiastic team player.