We’re hiring! HR and Office Manager
MSIF's team of 20 seeks enthusiastic individual with an aptitude for developing & implementing supportive policies, practices & workplaces
Last updated: 13th August 2021
Job title: HR and Office Manager
Job type: Permanent, Part-time, 3 days a week/21 hours a week
Salary: £40,790 per year (pro-rata)
Location: All staff are currently working remotely, but we are starting to explore a limited return to the office on a voluntary and needs basis. The office is based at: Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 2 September 10:00 am BST
About the role
Join the movement to bring the world together to improve quality of life of everybody affected by MS and end MS forever! In this role you will provide generalist HR support to managers and colleagues across the full span of employee relations and you will help create and maintain a pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organisational effectiveness.
MSIF, the organisation you would be joining, is a unique global network of MS organisations, people affected by MS, volunteers, staff, clinicians and researchers from around the world. Our movement is made up of 47 national MS member organisations with links to over 50 organisations in other countries with whom we work in various ways.
Together, we aim to tackle the big challenges for people affected by MS in countries rich and poor: greater scientific understanding and new treatments; Improved access to treatment; a stronger MSIF movement; confident and informed decision making by people affected by MS; and positive changes in attitudes, policies and practices.
With 20 staff, we operate with an international outlook and great flexibility, for example in hours of work or opportunities for working from home, even abroad. We undertake regular reviews of our HR policies, with some new policies to be developed over the next year. Having gradually expanded over the last years, we now need special attention to the HR function and are looking for somebody with the experience to take on this role and enthusiasm to join and support our brilliant team.
Whilst all staff are currently working remotely, we are starting to explore a limited return to the office on a voluntary and needs basis. You would join at an exciting time where you could help us shape our future policy on remote/hybrid/office working and ensure quality and smooth running of the building in respect of office resources, maintaining office contracts and health and safety policies.
We are looking for an experienced individual with skills in all aspects of HR, facilities management, a ‘can-do’ attitude and flexibility in team work.
MSIF places great value on human diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. No prospective employee, staff member, contractor or partner will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of their age, race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, disability, membership or non-membership of a trade union or another element of diversity.
You can download the job description and person specification here.
How to apply
Please submit your CV and a cover letter (no longer than 500 words) explaining why you want the role and what you’d bring to our organisation in relation to the job description and person specification. Please submit your CV and cover letter on Charity Jobs – click ‘Apply with Charity Jobs’.
MSIF places great value on human diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and particularly welcome applicants with personal experience of living with MS. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us. We’re here to support you.