Organization: Islamic Relief
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 30 Mar 2019

Location: Birmingham

Contract Type: Maternity cover contract – upto 52 weeks

Hours: Full Time / 35 hours per week

Salary: £34,387 per annum

Closing Date: Ongoing, candidates will be interviewed as and when suitable applications received.

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) have an exciting opportunity for an International HR Partner on a maternity cover basis. You will be working in an exciting and growing department helping to drive forward our organisational by providing full generalist HR support. Reporting to the International HR Manager you will work in conjunction with senior management and our international based colleagues in more than 32 countries around the world.

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • CIPD qualified or equivalent (extensive HR experience may also suffice in place)
  • Extensive experience of generalist services or business partnering in HR is required creatively and laterally, to overcome challenges.
  • Substantial experience in managing and implementing employee relations activities in a large organisation.
  • Strong emotional intelligence and resilience, and able to maintain composure - acting in a calm and measured way, in difficult situations.
  • A keen eye for detail and a professional approach to your work.
  • Being highly motivated, ambitious and well organised.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships quickly.
  • Due to the nature of locations this role will interact with, knowledge of a second language such as Arabic, French or an Indian sub-continent language would be an advantage

PLEASE NOTE: Interviews will be on an ongoing basis and the vacancy will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Pre-employment Checks:

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

  • screening clearance
  • proof of eligibility to live and work within the UK
  • receipt of satisfactory references

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief

(Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

How to apply:

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and mission, please apply by completing the online application on


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