The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities; currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.
We now have an excellent opportunity for a proactive and efficient individual to support the operational activities undertaken by the HR team.
Covering a period of maternity leave, you will undertake all administration associated with new starters and contractual changes, provide effective organisation of personnel data systems, and support the HR Manager - UK by updating and maintaining accurate absence records on OpenHR for all UK employees. The ability to demonstrate previous experience of successfully working within a busy administrative role, together with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, is essential, as are excellent communication, multi-tasking and IT skills.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to fulfill this varied and rewarding role, and would like to be part of the evolutional program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” – this is a full-time, fixed term contract starting on 1 May 2018 until 25 January 2019.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack.
To informally discuss this vacancy in more detail, please contact Kirsty Trude, HR Manager – UK, on 01395 573089.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Wednesday 28 March 2018.
Please download the Word document to complete your application on the computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.