Job offer in london HR Adviser (12 months maternity leave cover) at Institute of Cancer Research



The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, we lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a customer-focused HR Adviser on a maternity cover basis for up to 12 months, starting in mid-to-late May 2019. Working across both our Sutton and London (Chelsea) sites, you will be part of a dual-site HR team, delivering a comprehensive generalist HR service to a multi-disciplinary client group of science and corporate departments.

You will have previous experience of successfully prioritising a high volume workload with conflicting demands to support managers with their people matters and help them achieve their operational goals, including providing advice and support on employee relations matters and delivering training. You will also have demonstrable evidence of successfully contributing towards a busy HR operations team, supporting colleagues on HR transactional processes and with their own development.

Although this role will be offered for 12 months in the first instance, as a maternity cover appointment, this may be amended dependant on the duration of the substantive postholder’s absence.

For further information about the role, please consult the job description and person specification below. To apply for this role, please click on the Apply button below.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 19th March 2019. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held in Sutton on Wednesday 3rd April 2019.

We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.

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