HR Administrator


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and organised HR Administrator to support RedR’s HR department

Vacancy information

Fixed term
Closing date for applications
21 June 2018
Interviews to take place
27/28/29th June
Start date

About the Role

Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world are affected by natural disasters and conflict. RedR UK is an international disaster relief charity which saves lives by giving aid workers the vital skills they need to do their jobs to the highest possible standard. We train thousands of people each year in everything from providing emergency shelter to staying safe in the field, from project management after emergencies to essential water and sanitation skills and more. RedR UK has hubs in the UK, Kenya, Sudan and Jordan, and works in over 40 countries each year.

RedR UK is seeking to add an organised HR Administrator to its small and busy HR department. This would be a fantastic opportunity for a strong administrator, eager to start a career in HR and looking to get their foot in the door. The role can at times be very busy and very admin-heavy, so you will need to be an extremely organised person with an eye for attention to detail.

In return for your hard work, RedR UK will offer you:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • 23 days annual leave, rising by a day for each year of service
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Birthday leave
  • Employee eye test

Job description

You will be the first point of contact for all basic employee HR queries. You will also support RedR UK’s entire employee life cycle, getting involved with posting job advertisements on job boards, scheduling interviews, issuing contracts and the administration of our HR employee database.

Main duties and responsibilities
• Act as the first point of contact for day to day HR recruitment and administrative issues for our UK based staff.
• Provide support to all aspects of the recruitment and selection process of both UK and International (expatriate) staff. This includes advertising, short listing, setting up interviews via phone, reference checking, offers, contracting and managing induction processes.
• Prepare monthly payroll information for UK and expatriate staff and liaise closely with the finance team to ensure correct payment of salaries.
• Posting of job adverts
• Contribute to specific HR and organisational projects
• Maintain all HR administrative procedures and processes.
• Manage monthly new starters and leavers, ensuring that all variations are updated accurately on HR database.
• Liaise with external pension’s provider with details of employee pension contributions.
• General administration duties


• Minimum of 6 months’ experience working in an administrative role.
• Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and ability to work and communicate with people from many different cultural backgrounds.
• Excellent administrative and organisational skills, with strong attention to detail.
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• Flexibility and ability to cope with periods of high work pressure.
• Confident user of MS Office packages, especially excel.
• Commitment to the work and values of the Humanitarian Sector.

• Previous experience of working in the international Humanitarian field and demonstrated understanding of the HR needs of the sector
• Studying towards CIPD.
• Previous experience in using Salesforce database

To Apply

To apply, please mail a CV and cover letter stating your suitability for the position against the person specification to 

To download the full job description and person specification, please click here.

N.B.:  The advertised roles are based in London (United Kingdom), and RedR UK will be required to verify that the successful candidate(s) has the right to live and work in the UK.

Please also note that due to limited resources, we will only be able to contact shortlisted applicants.