Move 2020 Human Resources Change Coordinator
Country / Territory
Human Resources
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 7
Vacancy Description
Pay: Band 7 - £26,406-£33,112 + Benefits Location: London Contract Type: 1 year Fixed Term Contract Closing date: Sunday 3rd November 2019 Requirements: Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Please note that in December 2020, the British Council will relocate its new global headquarters to: International Quarter, Stratford, London E20.


The opportunity:


The British Council is relocating its offices within London in 2020.  The move presents an exciting and once in a generation opportunity to move to a new global British Council headquarters which truly matches our ambition, our values and our brand; a headquarters that will represent the dynamic and vital contribution we make to global cultural relations in the 21st century


The HR Change Coordinator role is part of a dedicated 3-member HR team (working with a Move 2020 HR Lead and Employment Relations Manager) that will deliver critical support for People elements of the Move 2020 programme.


Main responsibilities include:

  • Complete routine data analysis to support People Workstream decision making and action
  • Support planning, preparation and delivery of events and communications
  • Schedule meetings and events; manage invitations and participant lists; prepare documentation for these
  • Coordinate and collate regular project reporting; document management
  • Reporting, research and data management in support of HR activities
  • Manage a central email inbox of queries, responding where appropriate and seeking input and referring queries to others where required, ensuring consistency with other communications such as frequently asked questions documents
  • Drafting, formatting and circulating letters and undertaking mail merge where required
  • Organising individual consultation meetings, managing HR Change team diaries and availability and ensuring liaison with relevant line managers regarding their availability
  • Booking rooms and making other logistical arrangements as appropriate
  • Prepare packs of information for circulation
  • Supporting the production of slides and presentations, providing expertise in formatting and editing
  • Maintain and update impact data report:
Use the impact report to identify activities to be addressed e.g. providing solutions, follow up conversations  
  needed, escalating complex queries and providing responses, exits, vacancies, recruitments

- Ensure all relevant staff documentation is prepared and is accurate and timely
  • Undertake any other appropriate and reasonable tasks that arise out of programme activity 

What we require of the successful candidate:

  • Experience of working in a programme / project environment
  • Knowledge of data protection fundamentals and experienced in working with confidential documentation and information
  • Experienced user of IT technical solutions including Excel, Mail Merge, Sharepoint and SuccessFactors or other HR MIS
  • Knowledge of the recruitment cycle and familiar with both onboarding and exit processes
  • CIPD qualification is desirable but equivalent level of experience would be considered
If you would like to understand more about this post then please see the attached documents:

Role Profile.doc

British Council Behaviours.pdf



Closing date:


If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before Sunday 3rd November 2019.


About us:


The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.


We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.




In addition to a competitive salary and pension scheme, the British Council offers:


·         32 days annual leave

·         £3,300 London Market Allowance for London based staff

·         Interest free travel season ticket loan

·         Employee Assistance Programme


Equality Statement:


Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.


All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.