Current vacancies

HR Systems and Contracts Officer - Regent's Park, London

Permanent

Full time

 

ZSL is currently looking for a HR Systems & Contracts Officer to be responsible for ensuring legal compliancy and a consistent approach to employment contractual matters and data on the HR database system (Snowdrop). Also to provide an effective, reliable and responsive service to ZSL.

The responsibilities of this role will include:
 

  • Manage all employee contracts for ZSL ensuring they are legally compliant
  • Ensure consistencies with contracts and processes across the ZSL
  • To implement process and administrative systems, continually reviewing to improve service
  • Work closely with payroll on changes/additions, ensuring accuracy at all times
  • Assist with producing monthly reports including staff data and sickness absence
  • Provide system development, troubleshooting and training

If you are motivated to develop your HR career, this is a highly rewarding role working in a fast paced environment in the heart of HR with plenty of opportunity to build on your skills and HR experiences.

Embracing this customer focused environment, you will be passionate about working for this prominent charity and you will:
 

  • Be recently CIPD qualified, Part Qualified or equivalent  or working towards membership
  • Have solid administration experience
  • Have experience of working with HRIS and MI systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of employment law and recent legislation changes
  • Demonstrate best HR practice with policy and procedures
  • Have excellent numerical, written communication and computer skills
  • Have a high level of IT skills
  • Be highly organised and excellent at prioritising
  • Be motivated to develop your Human Resources career

Please click on this link for the job desciption: HR Systems and Contracts Officer Job Description (428 KB)

If you feel you can meet the challenge of this fast-paced and dynamic organisation, please contact Kara Feller, retained consultant, on 0207 187 6405 or apply by sending your CV details to kara.feller@jobs.hudson.com quoting the reference UK705670.

Any direct applications will be sent to Kara Feller at kara.feller@jobs.hudson.com

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 7th May 2014

 


HR and Training Administrator - Regent's Park, London

Permanent

Full Time

Ref. Code: UK705671

 

ZSL is currently looking for an HR & Training Administrator to support the HR Director and HR Team, to ensure the smooth running of the department.  It is a busy and demanding work environment, requiring you to have a good work ethic and strong experience within an administrative position.

The responsibilities of this role will include:
 

  • Supporting the Systems & Contracts Officer with data input (Snowdrop)
  • Diary management
  • Administrative tasks such as minute taking & correspondence
  • Coordinating training courses
  • Managing all email queries and electronic personnel files .
  • Record all sickness absence data.
  • Help with on boarding of new starters, including reference taking
  • Manage company benefits administration
  • Recruitment- manage job inbox & work closely with the Recruitment Officer in organising recruitment days
  • Be the first point of contact for the HR Department

    This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated HR graduate who wants to “kick start” their HR career.  Administration experience is essential but it does not necessarily need to be within an HR team.

Embracing this customer focused environment, you will be passionate about working for this prominent charity.

You will:

  • Be educated to A-Level standard (or equivalent) with desirably a HR qualification
  • Have excellent numerical, written communication and computer skills
  • Be highly organised and be excellent at prioritising and multi-tasking
  • Be motivated to develop your Human Resources career

Please click on this link for the job desciption: HR & Training Administrator Job Description (424 KB)

This is an exciting time to join an HR team that is focused on delivering excellent customer service in support of the business objectives.

If you feel you can meet the challenge of this fast-paced and dynamic organisation, please contact Kara Feller, retained consultant, on 0207 187 6405 or apply by sending your CV details to kara.feller@jobs.hudson.com quoting the reference UK705671.

Any direct applications will be sent to Kara Feller at kara.feller@jobs.hudson.com

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 7th May 2014


Training & Organisational Development Advisor

Salary £25k

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

 

This is a truly excellent and exciting time to join The Zoological Society of London (ZSL).  We have both a new HR Director and Head of Training and Organisational Development and we’re building exciting plans for the future.  We are looking for a lively, enthusiastic and innovative L&D professional to join the team on a permanent basis, reporting to the Head of Training and OD.  You will be predominantly based from our ZSL offices at London Zoo, Regents Park with occasional travel to Whipsnade Zoo.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on your already established L&D experience and skills in an inspirational environment.  You will contribute your ideas towards a variety of projects as part of the Training and OD strategy, some of which you will manage.  You will have specific responsibility for:

  • Delivery of the induction welcome workshop for new starters at London Zoo, ensuring an upbeat and positive first impression of ZSL.
  • Reviewing and analysing individual and departmental training needs for technical and mandatory training.
  • Establishing and managing a calendar for technical and mandatory training, closely monitoring budget spend and maintaining training records.
  • Managing the annual Performance Development Review process.
  • Supporting the design and delivery of soft skill training interventions.
  • Championing the launch and ongoing management of an employee satisfaction survey.

 

You will need to possess the ability to take ownership of your workload with a practical can-do approach.  We are looking for somebody who strives to innovate and introduce improvements in all aspects of our work.  This will be a busy time for our team so you’ll need the ability to organize multiple projects and workload.  You’ll also possess good communication skills and enjoy working with others.

 

We are looking for somebody with experience of:

  • Introducing high quality, training and development interventions.
  • Working across functions, openly and inclusively with others.
  • Training delivery, including welcome induction workshops.
  • Creating and managing training calendars.

 

To apply please complete separately the ZSL Application Form and Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Form and send to hr@zsl.org

Training & OD Adviser Job Description (387.78 KB)

ZSL Application Form (65.01 KB)

Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Form (41.23 KB)

Closing date for applications: Thursday 1 May 2014


Digital Designer 

Salary £28K 

We are looking for a creative and innovative web designer. The role will create designs, graphics and use front end coding to support projects within the team.  The role will enhance, build and maintain the ZSL’s digital portfolio. Development skills specifically in WordPress themes and Drupal are required.

Using their skills to help the charity to build on its successful digital portfolio and develop the brand online. The role will work within the Digital Communications Team based at ZSL London Zoo.

Please provide a portfolio including links to relevant websites with details of your involvement in each project.

To apply, please complete and attach separately the ZSL Application form and Equality of Opportunity Monitoring form and send to hr@zsl.org by the closing date.

ZSL Digital Designer - Job description 2014 (419 KB)

 ZSL Application Form (65.01 KB)

 Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Form (41.23 KB)

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th April 2014

 


Project Co-ordinator - Marine Conservation Initiative in Mozambique

We are seeking an experienced Project Co-ordinator to support our new collaborative initiative focused on community-based management of marine resources in the northern part of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. The project aims to develop the mechanisms and capacity for enhancing and sustaining community engagement in co-management of marine and coastal areas in northern Mozambique, and to enhance food security and wellbeing of local communities whose livelihoods depend on fisheries resources. This involves the establishment of pilot sites for community-based management, the development of a sustainable financing mechanism, and the development of sustainable enterprise opportunities. The project works with in-country and international partners.

The post holder will work with the Marine & Freshwater International team to support implementation of this initiative. Key duties include project administration and co-ordination of project partners and project activities for this initiative that is funded through a European Commission grant from the Thematic Programme for Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, including Energy (ENRTP) and co-financers. In addition, the post holder will provide a technical support role to project partners in community outreach and training.

Candidates should be fluent in spoken and written Portuguese and English, exceptional and demonstrable administrative skills (including experience working in an EC-funded project), excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, 3-5 years experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a post-graduate degree in conservation- or education-related subject.

The position will be based at ZSL’s main Conservation Programmes offices in London, but will be expected to spend at least 4 months per year in Mozambique. The post-holder will have a fixed term ZSL contract until December 2018, and the post is available immediately. Salary is dependent on experience but in the range of £24,485 – £29,237 p.a.

Please click here for the Terms of Reference: Project Coordinator, Mozambique (52.5 KB)

To apply please complete and attach separately the ZSL Application Form and Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Form and send to hr@zsl.org

ZSL Application Form (65.01 KB)

Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Form (35.25 KB)

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th May 2014

 


Project Co-ordinator - South and Central Asia

£25,122 p.a. (inclusive of London Weighting)

 

We are seeking an experienced Project Co-ordinator to support the South and Central Asia Programme Manager with the establishment and running of a new project for Asian lion conservation. As well as working directly on this project, they will also assist with other matters within the programme as needed to free up the time of the programme manager to work on Asian lion conservation, particularly at the start of the work.

The position will be based in London within the South and Central Asia programme. The post-holder will report to the South and Central Asia Programme Manager, and will work closely with the Assistant Programme Manager for Asia and with in-country staff in the programme.

Candidates should have at least 2 years’ experience of field conservation, development and management preferably in the Indian sub-continent and a good understanding of biodiversity conservation issues in Asia. Candidates should include their experience in project management and financial reporting. Candidates will also be required to have strong organisational, interpersonal and presentation skills as well as proven fundraising and report-writing ability. They should be fluent in spoken and written English.

The position will be based at ZSL’s main Conservation Programmes offices in London. The post is available immediately. Starting salary is £25,122 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting.

Please click on this link for the job description: Project Coordinator, South and Central Asia Job Description (37.5 KB)

ZSL Application Form (65.01 KB)

Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Form (41.23 KB)

To apply please complete seperately the ZSL Application Form and Equality of Opportunity Monitoring Form on the website and send to hr@zsl.org

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 16th April 2014