HR Officer & Talent Acquisition Officer

International Medical Corps
£25,000 - £35,000
Closing date: 13 February 2020
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
International Medical Corps UK provides emergency relief to those struck by disaster no matter where they are, no matter what the conditions, working with them to recover, rebuild and gain the skills and tools required for self-reliance.

International Medical Corps and International Medical Corps United Kingdom with headquarters in the United States and the United Kingdom respectively, work collaborate to maximise resources for the delivery of appropriate relief and development activities.

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This role will be part of UK corporate HR and global Talent Acquisition function. This role is permanent after 6 months’ probation period.

Job Purpose


  • At least 60% time of this role will be to recruit (full circle recruitment) for assigned International roles based in our country missions overseas and to support emergency surge as required
  • 40% or less to provide general day to day HR administrative support in the UK office and support implementation and maintenance of global HRIS

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • Attract and source for applicants through resume banks and networking through associations, conferences, companies, alumni groups, social media, et al
  • Screen candidates, interview with the hiring manager if applicable and ensure evidenced based hiring decisions
  • Conduct and review reference and background checks reports
  • Negotiate job offers/contracts
  • Utilise applicant tracking system from requisition to hire
  • Train, advice and support hiring managers on recruitment policies and processes
  • Ensure that recruitment practices are compliant with recruitment policies, procedures and legal requirements
  • Generate recruitment reports as required



  • In close collaboration with Finance team, process monthly payroll for UK staff including those separating to include deductions, increments and payment for any other benefits
  • Ensure that Finance and Epsilon (external payroll company) make accurate payments and deductions on monthly basis.
  • Coordinate staff pension; childcare, cycle to work, annual season tickets and other benefits



  • Support implementation and maintenance of global HRIS
  • Ensure all HR data on manual and computerised records is accurate and up to date and provide accurate and timely reports as and when required. Specifically, this includes:

-HR data in Cost point , TE, WeLearn 

-Reconcile TE Leave details and run end of year TE processes

-Personnel files are kept up to date and ready for audits

-Produce HR reports leave, retention, turnovers, absence, et al


  • Coordinate and track performance appraisals and probation reviews


  • Serve as staff point of contact for day to day HR queries and support
  • Assist with discipline and grievance procedures processes
  • Assist with the review of HR policies, procedures, trackers



  • Participate in the implementation of specific HR projects, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisations.

Please note that the duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. This job description is subject to review to ensure that it reflects the strategic direction requirements of International Medical Corps UK.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Candidates’ Specifications

This is a role in a fast-paced team and work environment, working in organisation within a complex setting. Therefore, to perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the essential requirements below:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR Associate CIPD – Essential
  • Master’s Degree in HR Chartered CUPD – Desirable


  • Proven experience of any HRIS
  • A demonstrable record of success in previous roles
  • Proven HR generalist experience including payroll, pension/benefit administration
  • Experience in International Recruitment
  • Proven HR generalist experience in Humanitarian sector



  • A high level of personal integrity, who displays respect and empathy for others and is consistent, open and honest
  • A creative and analytical thinking style, applying tenacity in the face of challenges
  • A ‘can do’ outcome focused attitude and approach, resourceful and works to make things happen taking others along with them
  • A sound understanding of the principles of good HR practice and knowledge of employment law
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy
  • Brilliant attention to details, organisation skills including the ability to work under pressure, plan and priorities your workload effectively


  • Flexible to work additional hours or weekends if required
  • Willingness to be deployed on a business trip when required


Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

How to apply

Candidates who can demonstrate that they meet individual specifications and can prove that they have the right to work in the UK should send application to [email protected] or by post to Human Resources Department 2 Ground Floor, 161 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9SJ.


Application should include CV and cover letter stating how you meet each requirements and why you are interested in the role. Due to the urgency to fill this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we reserve to close this advert before the confirmed closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient application.


Closing date

5PM UK time on 30 January 2020. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Human resources

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