HR Coordinator


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR professional to join RedR UK in this standalone role. The successful candidate will be the main point of contact for all HR related queries, oversee all aspects of the employee life cycle, manage payroll and employee pensions contributions, and advise the Senior Management Team during a period of change.

This is a part-time role, and RedR is happy to accept applications from those looking for 28 hours per week (80%) or 21 hours per week (60%).

RedR and the work we do

Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world are affected by natural disasters and conflict. RedR is an international disaster relief NGO 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. And we provide experienced, professional aid workers from our pool of 1700 Members to support emergency response and longer-term humanitarian programmes worldwide.

Job Description

Manage organisational change management processes, ensuring they are undertaken in the most effective, efficient and considerate manner.

Lead on the development of the RedR culture strategy and ensure that it is aligned with the business model and new RedR strategy.

Provide advice to the Senior Management Team on all aspects of HR policy.

Provide day to day advice to staff and line managers globally on complex HR issues

Review, develop and implement new HR policies, procedures and initiatives

Ensure HR services (e.g. payroll, recruitment, leave management, Employee Assistance Programs, staff insurances, etc.) are implemented effectively and meet all legal requirements

Provide HR Advice to support the closing down of international offices

Lead on the recruitment processes for posts in the UK and international offices

Develop an effective relationship with RedR staff council representatives

Produce HR information for quarterly report to the Board of Trustees

Liaise with the board of trustees to conduct CEO 360 feedback with staff for the CEO appraisal.

Person Specification


CIPD qualified HR professional with at least 5 years’ experience of working at an advisory level in a fast-paced environment.

Experience of either leading on or advising on redundancies.

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and ability to work and communicate with people from many different culture backgrounds.

Strong analytical skills and previous experience of reviewing and developing HR policies and procedures.

Strong interviewing skills

Excellent administrative and organisation skills

Flexibility and ability to cope with periods of high work pressure

Strong mediation and conflict resolution skills

Previous line management experience.


Previous experience of working in the international humanitarian or development sector

Fluency in an additional language to English

Ability to spend short periods of time internationally, sometimes in challenging and insecure environments


All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Vacancy information

28 hours per week (80%) or 21 hours per week (60%), fixed term until 31st March 2020.
£29,650 pro rata
Closing date for applications
15 November 2019