Institute for War & Peace Reporting is hiring a
Role: Recruitment and HR Adviser
Location: London (remote working from UK considered)
Salary range: GBP £35-40,000, depending on experience
Contract type: Permanent
Founded in 1991, the Institute for War Peace Reporting is a non-profit organisation working with independent media and civil society to promote positive change in conflict zones. From Ukraine to the Philippines – via the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Central Asia – we have trained tens of thousands of journalists and civil society activists and built many lasting organisations that remain independent to this day in Afghanistan, the Balkans, Africa and Asia.
We are seeking an experienced Adviser with a focus on recruitment to join our busy team and proactively help support our Head offices in London and Washington DC, and colleagues based in our country offices around the world.
Reporting to the Global HR Director, this position provides the opportunity to play a vital role in providing a proactive HR service and will also support transformational projects. It requires the ability to work with initiative and independence, building positive working relationships and delivering an excellent customer service focused approach in a fast-paced environment.
The position is based from our London office, with the option to work from home within the UK, with attendance in the office as required and agreed.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead on HQ recruitment activities and provide support and guidance to country offices; actively promoting diverse and inclusive practices and ensuring compliance with legal obligations, donor practices and internal policies and procedures. To include:
Pro-actively review and present recommendations for improvements to current recruitment and onboarding policies and procedures
Identify and implement effective recruitment methods appropriate to role and location
Develop, track and record key metrics to measure the effectiveness of the recruiting process
Create and manage a talent pool of internal and external candidates
Oversee internal skills database
Prepare job descriptions/scope of work and job postings
Actively track and monitor job postings
Manage the shortlist, interview and selection processes
Provide guidance and training to hiring managers
Prepare, track and maintain contracts and renewals, ensuring appropriate right to work processes and vetting is completed
Maintenance of recruitment records on the HRIS
Support the Global HR Director in effectively:
The successful candidate will possess:
Education and Experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
IWPR is an equal opportunities employer, committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds who can help continue to evolve our culture and contribute to an inclusive environment.
Principals only. No calls please. Only those who have been selected for interviews will be contacted. IWPR will never ask for payment for recruitment.