• Applications close: Tuesday 22 June 2021 at 9am (BST) – please note that late applications cannot be accepted.
  • Job Location: Either London (Tobacco Dock) or Birmingham (The Big Peg). Staff are currently working remotely until further notice
  • Salary: £23,000 p.a. (plus £2,000 p.a London Weighting Allowance if role is based in London)
  • Contract: Permanent, Full-time, five days, 37.5 hours per week
  • Interviews: planned for w/c 6 July 2021 (TBC)
  • Reporting to: Operations Manager
  • Start date: ASAP

About the role – The Operations Coordinator is responsible for supporting all functions of the team including facilities, finance, governance, GDPR, health and safety, internal communications, ICT, People, safeguarding and systems.  The majority of the tasks will be supporting our Operations Manager (“OM”) and Policy & Safeguarding Manager. They will support you to balance priorities across the team.

Our ideal candidate will have experience as an Office Coordinator, Secretary or relevant coordinator role. Operations or recruitment experience working with MSOffice, GSuite and online databases will be an advantage. The successful applicant will benefit from the experience of succeeding in a varied role in a mission-focussed, friendly, progressive environment. They will have the advantage of working in a small but supportive structure, with some responsibility and autonomy.

Duties and responsibilities

Supporting the Operations Manager with the full-HR cycle for c.65 staff members with the following:

  • General HR Operations Coordination
  • People/HR Tasks
    • Staff onboarding
    • Staff offboarding
    • Payroll support
  • Office Management
  • Recruitment Project Coordination
  • Safeguarding Support

Person specification

Essential characteristics and experience:

  • Minimum two years’ proven experience in a similar or relevant role
  • Excellent communication skills, enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude
  • Exceptional organisational skills, punctuality and reliability
  • Proactive, self-starter with professional manner and strong attention to detail
  • Advanced MSOffice and GSuite skills, ability to use Excel to a high standard, including excellent mail-merge skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Familiarity with and/or willingness to learn new technology and software
  • A team player and able to work on own initiative
  • A commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children
  • A commitment to the cause, mission statement and values of The Access Project
  • Experience of database management

Desirable characteristics and experience:

  • Experience of Salesforce, Workable, BreatheHR online portals
  • Experience using the Internet as a research tool, e.g., for benchmarking exercises and other operational requirements such as training programme cost-effectiveness
  • Background in Operations or Recruitment would be a plus
  • Project Management qualification
  • Working towards a CIPD qualification could be an advantage

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