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Location - Dublin, Ireland
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - €30,000 - €34,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

We have a new and exciting position as a Project Support Executive based in our Ireland office. You will work with the CIPD Ireland team to enable high standard of service delivery to members and the profession. You will provide technical and operational project support to key activities such as the HR Awards, member communications including the CIPD Ireland Update and website, and the operation of the regional structures.

As a key member of a small agile team, the role will also be required to contribute to a high standard of customer service and support the ongoing activity and events of the team. Collaborate with colleagues across the CIPD to deliver a high standard of service. Contribute to the engagement with members and potential members in a flexible manner in conjunction with colleagues to better service the profession and build the CIPD brand in Ireland.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide project co-ordination and administrative support where required and particularly to the CIPD Excellence in HR Awards process by managing the administration and logistics for the judging process 
  • Understand the profile of HR and of CIPD members in Ireland and avenues to engage with them. Responsible for the uploading and distribution of the monthly CIPD Ireland Update and other regular and once-off communications to members and others. Collaborate with UK and Irish colleagues on use of the CRM and other systems and the database of members 
  • Liaise with the Regional committees in Ireland on their planned activities and deliver agreed communication and supports around activities and Eventbrite. Understand the structure and content of the cipd.ie website and create the pages and upload content in line with CIPD web policy and communications plans 
  • Provide a high standard of customer service and support the programme of events in order to enhance customer engagement and the desired reach and impact of CIPD Ireland.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills, and previous experience of providing project co-ordination support is desired 
  • Excellent team player, with a flexible approach, whilst also being able to work on own initiative without close supervision 
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines 
  • Able to demonstrate high levels of customer service and strong attention to detail 
  • Good written and spoken communication skills and an ability to articulate the central message of a communication 
  • Advanced level of IT skills is essential, particularly in Word/Excel/PowerPoint, while an understanding of website structures is desirable. Training on CIPD platform will be provided 
  • Previous experience of workplace databases and communication processes is desirable. Training will be provided 
  • Interested in HR and people management issues

Please note that this advert closes on Tuesday 31 October.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and great benefits.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 6 month maternity cover
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £27,500 - £31,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD regularly campaigns to raise awareness of the issues that impact on peoples working lives and seeks to improve them for the better, ensuring that work benefits individuals, businesses, economies and society. We are looking for a well-rounded campaigns executive, with experience in stakeholder engagement and content creation across multi-media channels, to drive some of our programmes of work over the next six months. Reporting into the Communications Manager, the Communications Executive will have proven ability to design and deliver high impact campaigns and stakeholder engagement plans to support the CIPD in its purpose of championing better work and working lives.

Key responsibilities

  • Project management and planning - With meticulous organisational skills and be able to draw on experience of communications campaigns to project manage a number of the CIPD’s campaigns 
  • Multi-media content production and copywriting - Understand complex issues quickly, create concise, accurate and engaging content appropriate for different audiences for different purposes, from emails to blogs, briefings and marketing literature. Share in the team’s collective responsibility to create news articles and update pages on the CIPD website 
  • Plan, create and execute campaigns aimed at specific audiences – from writing the copy to sourcing images and building email campaigns in Marketing Cloud –use available data and audience insight to set benchmarks and targets to support delivery and evaluation of campaigns 
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders – organising focus groups, connecting through online engagement activities, keeping customers and stakeholders up-to-date, creating and occasionally delivering presentations 
  • Be responsible for data management, customer segmentation and engagement analysis using Excel and Marketing Cloud 
  • Develop a range of metrics and a mix of qualitative and quantitative evidence to help ensure robust and credible evaluation of campaigns and activities.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Extensive experience in a communications / campaigns role / environment 
  • Experience in managing complex projects, communications or campaign plans 
  • Good communication and presentation skills with the ability to articulate campaigns and concepts clearly 
  • Experience working with designers and other agencies to bring ideas to life
  • Ability to write clear and engaging copy, staying on message and ensuring correct application of house style 
  • Stakeholder management; with the ability to work with internal and external parties to communicate and deliver effective communications activity 
  • Experience of using analytics to drive decisions and campaign planning and insights 
  • Highly collaborative 
  • Creative problem-solving 
  • Microsoft Office experience, especially Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Experience of using Tridion desirable, but not essential

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 6 month contract
Hours - 21 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £30,000 - £32,000 pro rata

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

As part of its transformation programme, the CIPD is creating and launching a new Professional Standards Framework (PSF) for the HR and L&D profession. Our new framework builds on our robust research, that has defined what it means to be a people professional, not just in terms of knowledge, but in terms of integrity, character, behaviour and the ability to draw on our unique expertise to make good judgements.

The Communications Executive will draw on their product / propositions marketing background to support in creating, shaping and delivering the key messages, campaigns, content and KPIs to ensure a successful launch.

Key responsibilities

  • Draw on deep product or propositions experience, project managing the communications and engagement activity supporting the launch of the CIPD’s new framework, highlighting dependencies, looping in the right people at the right time 
  • Adept at using a range of multi-media channels and a compelling copywriter and eagle-eyed proof-reader 
  • Able to understand complex issues quickly, create concise, accurate and engaging content appropriate for different audiences for different purposes, from emails to blogs to briefings to marketing literature 
  • Manage relationships with some of our key stakeholders, organising focus groups, connecting through online engagement activities, keeping stakeholders up-to-date, creating and occasionally delivering presentations 
  • Planning, creating and executing campaigns aimed at specific audiences, using available data and audience insight to set benchmarks and targets to support delivery and evaluation of campaigns 
  • Be responsible for data management, customer segmentation and engagement analysis using Excel and Marketing Cloud 
  • Develop a range of metrics and a mix of qualitative and quantitative evidence to help ensure robust and credible evaluation of campaigns and activities, feeding insights and outcomes back to the Senior Leadership Team and wider organisation.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Extensive experience in a propositions or product development role / environment 
  • Extensive experience in a communications / campaigns role / environment 
  • Experience in managing complex projects, communications or campaign plans 
  • Good communication and presentation skills with the ability to articulate campaigns and concepts clearly 
  • Experience working with designers and other agencies to bring your ideas to life 
  • Ability to write clear and engaging copy, staying on message and ensuring correct application of house style 
  • Stakeholder management; with the ability to work with internal and external parties to communicate and deliver effective communications activity 
  • Experience of using analytics to drive decisions and campaign planning and insights 
  • Highly collaborative 
  • Creative problem-solving 
  • Microsoft Office experience, especially Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Experience of using Tridion desirable, but not essential

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent, happy to talk flexible working
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - £23,000 - £26,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

We are looking for a highly organised Communications Assistant who is an all-rounder with a can-do attitude, and proven ability to handle high volume work to tight deadlines. You will be confident at dealing with the media and managing internal stakeholders. Interest in and aptitude for developing social media content and activities to support communications objectives is desirable. The Communications Assistant will provide support across a range of projects and campaigns to help the team increase the CIPD’s voice and impact in championing better work and working lives.

Key responsibilities

  • Help ensure that communications campaigns and activities are being delivered to time and that deadlines are being met, taking the initiative to solve challenges 
  • Be the first port of call for in-coming media enquiries and will need to be comfortable dealing with journalists and supporting them politely and promptly with their requests. This will include helping to organise media interviews and briefings. You’ll share responsibility with the team for keeping up-to-date on the news agenda and spotting opportunities for the CIPD to comment 
  • Able to write compelling, engaging content with the audience in mind for online and offline channels. You will support our social media activity and write news articles for our digital channels. This includes uploading content to the CIPD website 
  • Support the planning and delivery of our communications campaigns across our programs of work. Collaborate with colleagues on our key campaigns through-out the year, with a particular focus on using available data and audience insight to help the team to set benchmarks and targets of delivery and evaluation of campaigns 
  • Alongside all team members, will be responsible for data management, customer segmentation and engagement analysis using Excel and Marketing Cloud, as appropriate 
  • Be responsible for collating our campaigns evaluation and reporting, helping to create a clear narrative and recommendations from qualitative and quantitative evidence.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Proven ability to handle high volume work to tight deadlines 
  • Highly organised with project working experience 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience of using analytics to provide insights and support decision making 
  • Digital-savvy and confident in using social media to build brand and profile and boost campaigns 
  • Demonstrates initiative and creative problem-solving 
  • Able to work with and around systems 
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment 
  • Collaborative team worker 
  • Microsoft Office experience, especially Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Experience of using Tridion desirable, but not essential

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 12 month contract, happy to talk flexible working  
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - £22,000 - £24,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD Customer Services department are looking for an Outbound Customer Service Representative to join the Learning Enquiries team. You will be providing a first class service in order to generate new members, engage with and retain existing members. This is a busy and exciting team so we are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious candidate who enjoys developing positive relationships. You will receive a tailored induction and training plan so you can confidently represent CIPD to our customers and work alongside your new team to provide a consistently high standard of customer service.

Key responsibilities

  • Carry out a range of outbound calling campaigns, ranging from membership campaigns to sales and market research 
  • Continuously build, develop, share and maintain in depth product knowledge in order to provide a knowledgeable response to customers and so provide an added value service 
  • Actively seek and record information on customers including feedback comments on quality of service and ideas for new products 
  • Use a range of computer applications to accurately enter and amend customer data to promptly process financial and other transactions, and to build an accurate customer database 
  • Ensure that agreed levels of productivity, effectives and dials are achieved on a daily/weekly/monthly basis and that customers records or updated with an accurate reflection of contact between themselves & CIPD 
  • Attend off site and evening events including customer open evenings, and trade shows/exhibitions 
  • Follow up on all leads identified through various sources and build relationships with customers promoting CIPD Membership benefits and products and services 
  • Get involved in development and testing of new processes, systems and technology

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Confident, clear and concise communicator, both orally and in writing 
  • Able to deal confidently with people at all levels and develop positive working relationships with team members and colleagues 
  • Able to work as a member of a team 
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Flexible in response to changing priorities and needs and able to demonstrate a ‘can do’ and positive attitude 
  • Willing to acquire new competencies and accept new challenges 
  • Able to analyse and solve problems and determine and recommend appropriate courses of action 
  • Good outbound telephone call handling skills to also include up-selling and cross selling 
  • Excellent telephone call handling skills including questioning, probing, listening, establishing rapport, matching and closing 
  • Able to learn and understand high volumes of product information 
  • Able to quickly learn how to use internal IT systems in order to log and retrieve customer information 
  • Able to search for and find information on the CIPD website and using the Internet 
  • An aptitude for learning new IT systems quickly

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Dublin, Ireland
Type - Up to 12 months maternity cover 
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - €55,000 - €63,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

We have a new and exciting position as a HR Projects & Engagement Manager based in our Ireland office to cover a period of maternity leave. We currently have 5,500 members across Ireland and a critical part of this position is to engage with the CIPD members and partners to gather local market and member insight to inform the development of relevant and valued member and content propositions as well as informing CIPD’s policy position in Ireland.

You will engage with CIPD members and partners to gather local market and member insight to inform the development of relevant and valued member and content propositions as well as informing CIPD’s policy position in Ireland. We are looking for someone to bring both national and internationally relevant research to market in close collaboration with CIPD colleagues, to ensure CIPD Ireland has a voice, attracts new members and the CIPD brand delivers impact, relevance and optimal service in Ireland.

The role requires flexibility as the person will work in a small team, based in our new office in Dublin - A3 The Locks, Charlotte Quay, Dublin 4.

There is a wide variety of work covering all aspects of CIPD’s offering as well as close collaboration with CIPD UK.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage HRM projects, drawing on related CIPD and others’ work, to produce high quality content that will attract the respect and attention of the media, politicians, government officials, members and customers 
  • Define and plan HRM projects including the CIPD Ireland survey research agenda, and collaborate with partners to progress, deliver outputs and disseminate, in collaboration with the CIPD Director Ireland and CIPD colleagues 
  • Support the development and continued evolution of the CIPD Ireland membership proposition through enhancing our resources, voice, and influence with our membership and the wider community 
  • Stay up to date with the national workforce policy and employment law agenda, scan international CIPD research and work with members and HR leaders to gain insights as to what policy priorities are appropriate 
  • Plan and undertake dissemination activities of insights
  • Generate programme ideas, identify speakers, support events and work collaboratively, to contribute to the impact of CIPD conferences and events in Ireland.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Experience in setting up and delivering projects and policy content in the relevant field of HRM 
  • Experience in project management 
  • Proven experience in facilitation and speaking in public 
  • Graduate calibre or equivalent – in either HR or Business 
  • Excellent understanding of the key people issues of the moment and need to be able to give clear leadership and insight on latest thinking in their particular field of expertise and have an-depth understanding of how these fit into wider HR practice issues 
  • Credible and skilled influencer with excellent customer care and influencing skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills and able to deal effectively at senior level 
  • Knowledge of the work of CIPD, ideally a member with an understanding of the professional development sector.

Please note that this advert closes on Tuesday 31 October.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and great benefits.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £24,500 - £28,500

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

Our Customer Service & Operations team are looking for a B2B Operation Executive to supervise the day-to-day activities of the team, managing the allocation of work and management of direct reports in order to achieve customer service excellence and revenue targets.

Key responsibilities

  • Supervise the activities of the team promoting a positive and customer focused culture amongst team members 
  • Lead by example, being a role model through your skills, knowledge and behaviour and a visible and motivating presence the team and the department 
  • Support the Employer Engagement team UK and International in pre & post sales client support 
  • Ensure that resources are allocated according to team activity levels in order to achieve set service targets 
  • Responsible for the following B2B financial processes, involving close liaison with Finance Line management support for direct report including, induction, on-gong training and carrying out development and coaching of the team including performance and development reviews 
  • Coach and develop direct reports on customer service skills, process, product and system knowledge 
  • Maintain and build on existing strong relationships with our internal stakeholders, Employer Engagement, Business Managers, Marketing, Finance 
  • Contract with our CIPD Associate trainers for B2B events and ensure travel and accommodation is arranged through our third party supplier effectively 
  • Identify and flag improvements to business processes and systems and assist in implementing improvements 
  • Maintain strict cost control and identify areas for savings 
  • Document work processes and producing training and systems manuals to ensure that all work processes are fully and accurately documented.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Customer focused with excellent customer service skills 
  • Excellent administration skills, accurate with good attention to detail 
  • Experience of working in training administration in a similar environment 
  • Ideally experience of carrying out financial processes such as invoicing, credit card payment, credit control, reconciliation 
  • Coaching and training skills
  • Good presentation skills 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels, and contacts both inside and outside the organisation is essential 
  • Prioritisation and organisational skills, and be able to work to strict deadlines under constant pressure, in a dynamic and seasonal environment
  • Ability to quickly learn a high volume of product knowledge across a range of products and services
  • Computer literate, proficient in using customer databases, excel and other MS packages 
  • Able to analyse and solve problems and determine, recommend and implement solutions 
  • Motivated to manage their own continuing learning and development, and the learning and development of team members, in order to respond to the changing needs of the business 
  • An interest in HR and learning and development is desirable.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £35,000 - £38,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD Community Investment team have an opportunity for a Partnership Executive to join them on a permanent basis to lead on driving and implementing successful mentee referral partnerships at both local and national level to support the reach, scale up and quality improvement of the Steps Ahead volunteer mentoring programme. You will drive and account manage funding relationships and related budgets for Steps Ahead as well as run and manage a network of local consultants to support this work.

CIPD’s Steps Ahead mentoring programme offers jobseekers one-to-one mentoring sessions with a Steps Ahead volunteer mentor (all CIPD members) to help them improve their employability skills, boost their confidence and find work.

Key responsibilities

  • Scope, develop and drive beneficial new partnerships to deliver the CIPD’s social action programmes for members. This includes working closely with the Steps Ahead Development Manager and with the Chief Community Officer to identify potential partners, follow-up on leads and monitor effectiveness
  • Develop and implement partnership criteria and deliverables for new and existing partners at national and local level. Develop relevant documentation to support this (i.e. partnership agreements and tracking documents)
  • Develop a robust monitoring and evaluation process for projects in scope of the role 
  • Own and be accountable for the success of delivery partnership. This includes oversight of project management and process to deliver on those partnerships, working very closely with the rest of the team
  • Develop, set up and manage a network of independent consultants that have completed or are in the process of receiving Steps Ahead mentoring support who are tasked with identifying and driving mentee referral partnerships and promotion at local level
  • Account manage funding relationships and related budgets, including scoping new opportunities working closely with the Steps Ahead Development Manager and the Chief Community Officer. Drive and oversee funding bids for Steps Ahead and other social action programmes.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • A proactive self-starter with demonstrable experience of developing and implementing successful external partnerships, including experience of building and managing relationships. Experience of partnership risk management is essential
  • A proven track record in account and project management experience
  • Evidence of commercial insight and knowledge and business development (private or third or public sector) will be an advantage
  • Experience of managing budgets, financial reporting and tracking project delivery
  • Personable and empathetic to the aims of the CIPD’s Steps Ahead volunteer mentoring programme, and the people they aim to engage with and support
  • Driven to seek to understand how the programme and the work of the wider Community Investment team supports CIPD strategy. They will be a visible and credible ambassador for CIPD and the Steps Ahead mentoring programme
  • An insight into the funding landscape (public as well as Foundations) and experience of writing successful bids would be an advantage

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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The CIPD is a Disability Confident employer. We work with the DWP and lead the way in changing attitudes towards disability, and to encourage all employers to provide opportunities to ensure that people with disabilities and those with long-term health conditions are able to fulfil their potential at work. We regularly review our own people practices and approaches to ensure that our workplace is as open, diverse, accessible and inclusive as possible. 

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The CIPD is a member of Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champions programme, working together to ensure that we are an LGBT+ inclusive employer and membership organisation across our UK and International communities. Our principles – work matters, people matter and professionalism matters – enshrine our belief that good work is safe and inclusive.

Stonewall and the CIPD share the vision that by embedding inclusive values, organisations can drive higher levels of wellbeing, motivation, satisfaction and productivity. Our ambition is to ensure that all of our staff and volunteers feel confident and comfortable in bringing their whole selves to work - because people perform better when they can be themselves. 

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