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Locality have been awarded Investors In People Gold accreditation backing up our own survey where all staff felt that Locality was a great employer.

This is our reason for being, but to support others Locality itself needs to be a strong and successful organisation.

We are looking for a Human Resources and Office Manager, based in our office in Shoreditch.

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About The Role

This role is within the Corporate Services Team. You will be managing the full HR cycle and providing ad hoc advice for our community based members. You will also provide facilities and health and safety management for our Corsham Street Office, supported by the receptionist and external contractors. This includes overseeing the ITC support contract.

You will have strong human resources and contract management experience and experience of facilities management is desirable. You should be self managing, well organised, great at planning and prioritising and give great customer service to our fantastic staff team.

This is a varied and interesting role for someone who enjoys being at the heart of the organisation.

You will:

  • Be self-managing, well organised, able to plan and prioritise and work well under pressure.
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and confident decision-making ability.
  • Have a good understanding of technical equipment and a willingness to learn about new technologies.
  • Have strong contract management and negotiation skills for a range of external contractors.
  • Be able to set and manage budgets.
  • Be customer service focused.

Your Experience

  • Significant experience of managing the HR cycle
  • Strong contract management experience
  • Experience of office health and safety and building compliance, with experience of facilities management is desirable
  • Experience of managing staff or volunteers

Our Diversity Policy

The sector in which Locality works is often dominated by people from white privileged backgrounds. We are looking for people that bring a different perspective so that we better reflect the communities we serve. We particularly welcome applications from those who are significantly underrepresented in our organisation and sector, such as Disabled people and people from communities experiencing racial inequity.

Where we have candidates of equal merit, we will prioritise selection and appointment of people who are from such backgrounds.

How To Apply

We strongly encourage you to look carefully at our website and find out about our work and our projects

If you would like to chat with someone about this role, please email graham.finegold@locality.org.uk to arrange a time to speak .

When you are ready to make your application, you will need to click on the button below and you will then be asked some basic questions about yourself. After this you will be asked to answer 5 questions to help us assess your suitability for this role. You can save your answers and return to these. Once you have completed these questions you will be asked to upload your CV.

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Other information

Initial interviews are scheduled online for 7th February - you will need to have access to a computer with a camera and microphone and internet access.

Final interviews are scheduled for 14th February . We may hold these face-to-face in our Corsham Street Office pending the latest guidance.

If you have any queries on the application process – please email Sheila on sheila.kenny@locality.org.uk