Vacancy No.: VN19-33
Job Ref. No.: STF-PL/19-33
Reports to: Head of HR
Closing Date: 15 September 2019
ECMWF is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. ECMWF carries out scientific and technical research directed to the improvement of its forecasts, collects and processes large amounts of observations, and manages a long-term archive of meteorological data. Satellite and in situ observations provide the information for up-to-date global analyses and climate reanalyses of the atmosphere, ocean and land surface.
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We are moving to a business-partnering HR model. Key to the success of this model are strong HR professionals who work very closely with the line managers within the organisation to support them on day-to-day and more strategic people issues.
The HR Business Partner will act as first point of contact and trusted advisor to a defined set of client groups within the organisation. S/he will work closely with directors and line managers to assist them in key areas such as people challenges, talent recruitment, staff development, employee relations issues and staff engagement.
In addition to the HR business partnering function, this position will act as the focal point for all aspects of staff learning and development (L&D) for the entire organisation. S/he will be responsible for preparing the training needs analyses, establishing the training policy, preparing annual training plans, evaluating training and managing the annual L&D budget as well as liaising with external training providers. This position will also be the performance management lead and will be responsible for coordinating the performance management cycle.
The successful candidate will be recruited at the A2 grade, according to the scales of the Coordinated Organisations and the annual basic salary will be £59,228.40 NET of tax. The Centre offers a generous suite of benefits. This position is assigned to the employment category STF-PL as defined in the Staff Regulations.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs, including the Centre’s Staff Regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Length of contract: Four years. However, the continuation of the contract beyond December 2020 will be subject to the signing of the next Copernicus delegation agreement with the European Commission and the availability of associated funding.
Location: The position will be based in the Reading area, in Berkshire, United Kingdom.
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At ECMWF, we consider an inclusive environment as key for our success. We are dedicated to ensuring a workplace that embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities for all, without distinction as to race, gender, age, marital status, social status, disability, sexual orientation, religion, personality, ethnicity and culture. We value the benefits derived from a diverse workforce and are committed to having staff that reflect the diversity of the countries that are part of our community, in an environment that nurtures equality and inclusion.
Applications are invited from nationals from ECMWF Member States and Co-operating States, listed below, and all EU Member States.
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland France, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Applications from nationals from other countries may be considered in exceptional cases.