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HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT
– 2-3 years’ experience

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £25,000, Pension Scheme contributions matched up to 6% of annual salary, Private Health Care Scheme, 25 days annual holiday + bank and public holidays + Office Christmas Closure

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm or 9.00am - 5.30pm

UK NARIC is the UK's National Agency responsible for providing information and opinion on academic, vocational and professional qualifications from across the world.  As the National Agency, managed on behalf of the UK Government, UK NARIC provides the only official source of information on international education, training systems, qualifications and skills attained outside the UK. The Company also designs and delivers a variety of innovative international qualifications and skills recognition projects in the UK and globally.

We are a growing organisation with a trusted global reputation for excellence and innovation. 

Job Role:

We are looking for an HR Assistant with 2-3 years general human resources experience to work in a very busy professional HR department who can blend readily into the existing team and be able to progress. 

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Human Resources General Manager and working under their and the Senior Human Resources Officers guidance, the HR Assistant will principally provide HR support for:

  • The co-ordination and administration of agreed corporate annual staff training and development plans
  • Sourcing training suppliers and delivering some internal HR related training 
  • Corporate recruitment, referencing and induction processes  
  • Employee Relations including disciplinary, grievance and capability issues; maternity and absence cases 
  • The co-ordination of corporate annual events
  • The production of regular absence reports and ad hoc confidential HR staffing information reports as requested to the standard and deadline specified
  • Effective maintenance of HR Database and HR Staff List
  • Undertaking DSE risk assessments
  • Providing general office administration support as/when needed

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A degree from a UK University Bachelor, Masters, Post Graduate or Doctorate.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualification
Training Qualifications
Skills/Attributes
Practical understanding of UK employment legislation and HR best practice
Excellent team working skills, with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment
Excellent English Language skills, verbal, and written (Minimum IELTS Level 7)
Methodical and conscientious with meticulous attention to detail
Able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure, using own initiative as well as working closely and effectively with other staff at all levels
Highly professional, motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable and willing
Ability to co-ordinate and effectively prioritise a varied workload, experience of working to competing deadlines and ensuring maintenance of high quality standards
IT literate, able to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; create reports, build databases, and analyse figures Able to use Survey Monkey
Experiences
Minimum of 2–3 years general HR experience including Training and Development and full cycle recruitment and on boarding Experience of working in Education

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Closing Date: Wednesday 27th February 2019

Interview Date: To be advised

Interview Venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 2ED

Closing date: 27/02/2019

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION INFORMATION OFFICER
- Fluent in English and either Russian, Romanian, Arabic or Greek

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £22k

Hours: 8.30–17.00 or 9.00–17.30

UK NARIC is the UK national agency for information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills. The work is interesting and the atmosphere is enthusiastic, collegiate, and supportive. There are opportunities to develop specialisms and to lead projects and training for countries and regions.

UK NARIC offers excellent opportunities for promotion and career development. This role may in time offer the possibility of international travel. In addition to base salary, UK NARIC also offers benefits such as private health insurance, a pension scheme, and training and staff development.

Job Role:

As an Information Officer, you will develop knowledge of overseas qualifications allowing you to assist in the international qualifications recognition and comparison process.  You will maintain a professional and supportive enquiry service via telephone and email. In addition, you will conduct a range of administrative duties and assist in the delivery of training.

Responsibilities:

Are you:

  • A graduate from a UK University? 
  • Fluent in English and another foreign language?
  • A good team player with strong written and verbal communication skills?
  • An efficient worker who can organise their time to meet set deadlines?
  • Adept at producing quality written documents with excellent attention to detail?
  • Confident when dealing with enquiries and able to make decisions?

Would you like to:

  • Forge a career in a dynamic, progressive organisation by providing expert advice on international qualifications and skills? 
  • Develop specialist knowledge of education systems and support people hoping to fulfil their academic and occupational ambitions?
  • Contribute positively to the movement of professionals and students into and out of the UK?

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A Bachelor, Postgraduate, or Masters degree from a UK University Other professional qualifications
Fluent English and Russian, Romanian, Arabic or Greek
Skills/Attributes
Excellent team working skills
Fluent verbal and written language skills in English (minimum level acceptable IELTS 6.5)
Fluent verbal and written language skills in an Eastern European Language
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills A thorough understanding of UK and international education systems
Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to time manage and organise work efficiently to meet set targets Experience in a customer service role
Motivated, positive and enthusiastic with a flexible approach Presentation skills
Experiences
IT literate, particularly with regard to Word, Excel and data input to information databases IT Literacy in Microsoft PowerPoint and CRM
Experience of working successfully to deadlines and high quality standards Experience as a teacher or trainer

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview Venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 2ED, UK

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH AND DATA OFFICER Fluent in English and Arabic, further languages advantageous

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £22k

Hours: 8.30am-5.00pm or 9.00am–5.30pm Monday to Friday

UK NARIC is the UK national agency for information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills. The work is interesting and the atmosphere is enthusiastic, collegiate, and supportive. There are opportunities to develop specialisms and to lead research and training for countries and regions.

UK NARIC offers excellent opportunities for promotion and career development. This role offers the possibility of international travel. In addition to base salary, UK NARIC also offers benefits such as private health insurance, a pension scheme, and training and staff development.

Job Role:

As a Research and Data Officer, you would be responsible for the delivery of our core services, particularly research and information development activities. This includes investigating and researching qualifications worldwide, national education systems, and new developments; in short, you would be ensuring the quality of our research and data.

You would also be involved in project activities, contributing to the broad range of our database and publications output about international education; and providing support to our member organisations, which include universities, educational institutions, and government agencies.

Responsibilities:

Are you:

  • A graduate from a UK University with research experience? 
  • Fluent in English and Arabic?
  • A good team player and good communicator?
  • Highly computer literate, especially using Word, Excel and PowerPoint?
  • Inquisitive, tenacious, positive and highly motivated?

Would you like to:

  • Forge a career in a dynamic, progressive organisation by undertaking leading research into global education systems and qualifications and comparing them to standards in the UK? 
  • Build a network of international contacts to help develop specialist knowledge of education systems and present your findings in accessible and innovative ways?
  • Contribute positively to the movement of professionals and students into and out of the UK?

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2ED, UK

Interview date: tbc

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


FINANCE OFFICER

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £26,500 pro-rata

Hours: 15 hours over 4 / 5 days

ECCTIS Ltd is a company focused on international qualifications and skills recognition, managing a number of learning and mobility centred, EC driven National Agency functions on behalf of the UK Government (www.naric.org.uk).  The Company also designs and delivers a variety of innovative international qualifications and skills recognition projects in the UK and globally.

We are a growing organisation with a trusted global reputation for excellence and innovation.

Job Role:

We are looking for a Finance Officer to provide support to our Finance Team. The successful candidate will be a quick learner work closely with two other Finance Officers, supporting the Financial Controller in running the busy finance department.  The job holder will be expected to provide cover for the other team members for annual leave or sickness.

Responsibilities:

Principally, the main responsibilities of the post will involve assistance with:

  • Processing monthly payroll (training will be given)
  • Liaison with our Pensions provider and keeping up to date and accurate pension records to ensure compliance with legislation
  • Cover for Sales Ledger  and Purchase Ledger work to include inputting invoices onto ledger and preparing payment runs and creating Sales invoices
  • Working closely with Account Management, Business Development, Overseas Project Development and Marketing teams to assist with  monthly reconciliations  Liaising with staff all across the business and helping them with finance queries
  • Dealing with queries arising from Credit card receipts via Worldpay
  • Assist Financial Controller with month-end procedures
  • Complete bank reconciliations for all company bank accounts
  • Cover other areas of Finance work as and when required
  • Induction Training will be provided to understand our systems

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
Minimum:
UK Bachelor’s degree
Part qualified accountant
Skills/Attributes
Methodical and highly organised with meticulous attention to detail
Able to work independently using own initiative as well as working closely and effectively with other team members.
Ability to co-ordinate and effectively prioritise a busy workload, experience of working to strict deadlines and high quality standards.
Able to remain calm and effective under pressure.
Excellent Communicator, able to explain technical financial data to non-financial personnel at all levels
Experiences
Minimum of 5 years accounts experience working in business finance in a similar role Experience of working in busy finance function

Working knowledge or payroll and PAYE
Experience of using accountancy software.
Specific Experience of using SAGE
Experience of using WAP
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel, able to create reports, build spreadsheets, and analyse figures.
Able to use Microsoft Word and Outlook effectively
Very competent Excel user an advantage

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

All applicants must have a current permit or visa confirming their right to work in the UK.

Interview Venue: UK NARIC ECCTIS LTD, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 2ED UK

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH AND DATA OFFICER Fluent in English and Chinese, further languages advantageous

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £22k

Hours: 8.30am – 5.00pm or 9.00am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Who we are and what we do

UK NARIC is the UK national agency for information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills. The work is interesting and the atmosphere is enthusiastic, collegiate, and supportive. There are opportunities to develop specialisms and to lead research and training for countries and regions.

UK NARIC offers excellent opportunities for promotion and career development. This role offers the possibility of international travel. In addition to base salary, UK NARIC also offers benefits such as private health insurance, a pension scheme, and training and staff development.

Job Role:

Are you:

  • A graduate from a UK University with research experience? 
  • Fluent in English and Chinese?
  • A good team player and good communicator?
  • Highly computer literate, especially using Word, Excel and PowerPoint?
  • Inquisitive, tenacious, positive and highly motivated?

Would you like to:

  • Forge a career in a dynamic, progressive organisation by undertaking leading research into global education systems and qualifications and comparing them to standards in the UK? 
  • Build a network of international contacts to help develop specialist knowledge of education systems and present your findings in accessible and innovative ways?
  • Contribute positively to the movement of professionals and students into and out of the UK?

…then we would like to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

As a Research and Data Officer, you would be responsible for the delivery of our core services, particularly research and information development activities. This includes investigating and researching qualifications worldwide, national education systems, and new developments; in short, you would be ensuring the quality of our research and data.

You would also be involved in project activities, contributing to the broad range of our database and publications output about international education; and providing support to our member organisations, which include universities, educational institutions, and government agencies.

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2ED, UK

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


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