HR Coordinator, part time 28-35 hours per week with some homeworking

London office with some homeworking
 £30,230 pro rata
22 Dec 2021
17 Jan 2022

Accountable toHead of HR & OD

Location: 21 Albemarle Street, London

Contract type: 12 month fixed term contract. 28 - 35 hours per week

A mix of home and office working. We will consider flexible working patterns including 28 hours across 5 days

Salary:  £30,230 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)

 About the role and you

For over 220 years, the Ri has been inspiring people to engage with science, and at the Ri, we are beginning a new chapter in our history. Throughout the years, we have inspired even more people of all ages and backgrounds to discover, discuss and critically examine science.

This is a varied HR role, working with the Head of HR to provide a professional HR service to the Ri team of approximately 55 employees. The main responsibilities will be to coordinate recruitment and induction, contract administration, managing the HR database and management information, and general HR queries. The post-holder, along with the HR Manager, will be responsible for ensuring the Ri complies with current employment legislation and good practice. The HR Coordinator will also support HR projects and employee relations matters as needed.

Do you have:

  • experience in a HR and/or recruitment administration role, ideally within the not-for-profit sector
  • demonstrable experience of working with people at all levels
  • confidence dealing with recruitment and contractual matters with absolute discretion and attention to detail
  • excellent Microsoft Office skills, (particularly Excel)
  • enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, but also the ability to work with minimal supervision to manage multiple tasks?

If so we'd love to hear from you.


Please download a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please send us your CV and Supporting Statement, of no more than 500 words, explaining why you would like to be our new HR Coordinator, and how you meet the requirements for the role, via the application method below by 9.00am on Monday 17 January 2022. We expect interviews to take place w/c 24 January 2022 (probably by video link)


.About the Ri

The Royal Institution (Ri) envisions a world where everyone is inspired to think more deeply about science and its place in our lives. To achieve the full benefits of what science has to offer, we must ensure there is a healthy and dynamic interaction between science, culture and society. Home to eminent scientists such as Michael Faraday, Humphry Davy and Kathleen Lonsdale, the Ri’s discoveries have helped to shape the modern world. Just as importantly these scientists recognised the importance of sharing their work with the wider public.

Today we continue our mission as a registered charity providing science education and heritage activities for people of all ages and backgrounds across the UK and around the world. These activities include the world-famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES; public talks from the world’s greatest thinkers in our historic lecture theatre; a national programme of Masterclasses for young people in mathematics, engineering and computer science; hands-on science workshops in our L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre; animations and films from our award-winning video production team and the preservation of our scientific legacy through the Faraday Museum and archival collections. 

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