HR Officer, National Portrait Gallery


The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or who are making British history and culture. 

HR Officer
Full time, 40 hours per week
£25,000 per annum
Fixed term for 12 months

Reporting to one of two HR Managers, we are looking for an ambitious and talented HR Officer to join our busy HR Team. This role works with a range of colleagues at all levels across the Gallery and provides support across the full range of HR activities. This includes leading on payroll, recruitment, terms and conditions, induction, employee welfare and employee relations.

The successful candidate will be highly organised with previous experience in a generalist HR role, and up to date knowledge of employment law and HR good practice. They will have a high level of IT proficiency and the ability to manage competing demands. If you have previous HR experience and good administrative, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage a wide range of activities, prioritise and meet deadlines, then the opportunities to grow, develop and make a real difference are limitless.

Further information about the role as well as details of how to apply can be found on our vacancy page:

Closing date for submitted applications is 9 am on Wednesday 11 December 2019.

Interviews will take place on Monday 16 December 2019. Please indicate on your form if you will be unavailable on this date.

We are committed to the employment and development of disabled people. We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for this post. To be invited to interview/assessment, you must show in your supporting statement that you meet the minimum criteria for the role, across all essential criteria. If you tell us that you have a disability we can make reasonable adjustments at interview, and, if you join us, to your work arrangements.