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Recruitment Coordinator

Location: Pall Mall, London SW1
Closing date: 4 December 2020

£33,050 pa + benefits    

The Commonwealth Secretariat is the principal intergovernmental body of the Commonwealth, engaged in advancing and achieving the shared goals of 54 member governments in advancing democracy, development and respect for diversity. The HR function is expected to continuously seek to align the Secretariat’s human capital capacity with its mission, capabilities and changing mandates to ensure that it carries out its functions effectively and efficiently.   In addition, the HR Team develops and implements HR management policies, procedures and practices suitable for a modern international organization, taking into account the Secretariat’s needs, staff aspirations and good employer practices.  

The Recruitment Coordinator will provide effective support in all activities related to recruitment, on-boarding activities, managing and maintaining accurate electronic processes and systems including Open HR and Networx, and managing new appointments.  The Recruitment Coordinator will provide an excellent customer experience to applicants and new staff members.

To be considered you will need to have a degree in human resources management or other related field, or equivalent qualification. You will need to have at least 4 years’ progressive experience of working in human resources or recruitment roles.

You will need to have experience in supporting complete recruitment cycles, evidence of applying recruitment good practice in other organisations with minimal supervision, and excellent oral and written communication. You will also need to have knowledge and experience in using and administering HR information systems and associated reporting and self-service systems; the ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically and maintain confidentiality with internal and external stakeholders; a flexible approach to planning and managing work and to adapt to changing priorities whilst ensuring that deadlines are met; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and clients across all levels of the organisation; the ability to solve problems with realistic and workable solutions; and well-developed organisational and analytical skills.

Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter. Covering letters should be structured to address the key criteria required in the person specification, giving clear examples.

To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country with the right to live and work in the UK.

Closing date 4 December 2020 at 17:00 GMT