Emergency Rosters and Registers Assistant

Location
London
Salary
£22500 - £23500 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Sep 2017
Ref
REQ0000015EK
Function
Campaigning
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Emergency Rosters and Registers Assistant
Location: London
Contract type: Fixed Term, 9 months
35 hours per week
Salary: Circa £23,000 per annum pro rata



About the role
Are you an experienced administrator looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to develop your knowledge and experience within an international HR setting? If so, the British Red Cross are looking for an Emergency Rosters and Registers Assistant based at our head office in Moorgate, London.

The Emergency Rosters and Registers Assistant is responsible for the administration of a number of rosters and registers of professionals who can be deployed internationally to respond to humanitarian emergencies. This role is responsible for preparing roster & register members for deployment through administering recruitment, pre-employment checks, on-call checks and ensuring essential training are all carried out.

The post holder will act as a key-point of contact for internal key stakeholders. They are also responsible for maintaining contact with register members when they are not on deployment, keeping their availability information up to date and managing incoming deployment requests

About the team

The International HR department provides support to the staff of the International Directorate, made up of UK based staff, international staff in overseas programmes and national staff in overseas programmes. The department also provides support to the ICRC and the Federation through the provision of and ongoing support to suitably qualified personnel on secondment into these organisations.


About the person
To succeed and thrive in this role you must have following skills and experience:

  • Experience of HR administration
  • Proven strong administrative skills with excellent attention to detail
  • High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications, particularly capturing and manipulating data using pivot-tables and graphs in Microsoft Excel
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail whilst handling a high volume of work in a fast paced environment
  • An excellent team player, who has the flexibility and adaptability to work in an emergencies environment, responding quickly to changing needs
  • Able to work out of hours and at weekends during any emergency response operation


Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 21st of September with interviews to follow.


About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers



The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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