HR Partnership Assistant

HR Partnership Assistant

Ongoing role
J97212
At a glance

Skills

  • Strategic development and planning
  • HR

Where

Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6LX
Remote opportunity

Time

Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
7-15 hours / week
12 hours per week, our working days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday

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Support Quilombo's mission by building relationships with diverse stakeholders. In HR Partnership, you'll expand our reach, promote initiatives, and create a network of partners to enhance our growth and impact.

What will you be doing?

We aim to attract knowledgeable individuals encouraging different cultures to unite which enables us to share and celebrate essential lessons.

Partnering with local organisations, we put on programmes of training, workshops and other events that promote unity and tolerance.  

We conduct research to support our cause to challenge preconceptions around race and stereotyping. As well as delivering workshops on unconscious bias in the workplace.

To learn more about our impactful work at Quilombo UK, we encourage you to explore our website and YouTube channel. https://quilombouk.com/the-quilombo-story

Join us in leading positive change!This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to Quilombo's mission by fostering meaningful relationships and collaborations with a wide range of stakeholders. In the HR Partnership department, you will play a crucial role in expanding our reach, promoting our initiatives, and creating a dynamic network of partners to support our organization's growth and impact.

 

The Professional Development Programme with Quilombo UK runs over a period of 16 weeks, is UNPAID and requires a minimum of 12 hours of commitment per week across Monday, Wednesday and/or Friday.

 

Upon successful application, our HR team will contact you to arrange an interview. Following a successful interview, we'll initiate the onboarding process by sending you the necessary documents. Once your onboarding and identification documents are received and verified, you'll be invited to a 6-hour HR and System Induction. Subsequently, you'll meet with your Head of Department or Assistant Manager for your First Day.

 

QUILOMBO UK is dedicated to fostering an inclusive workplace environment that values diversity and promotes equality for all employees. As part of our commitment to upholding these principles, we adhere to the guidelines outlined in the Equality Act 2010. We firmly believe in creating a workplace where all individuals are respected and treated fairly. Discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated.

What are we looking for?

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Develop and nurture strong relationships with key stakeholders, such as Ambassadors, academic institutions, and private/public sector partners, through effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for establishing new partnerships and maintaining existing ones, ensuring positive and productive interactions.
  • Proactively identify and pursue potential collaborations, partnerships, or initiatives that align with Quilombo's mission and goals.
  • Stay updated on Quilombo's achievements, initiatives, and developments to effectively promote and represent the organization to stakeholders.
  •  Collaborate closely with various departments within Quilombo to gather information, share updates, and coordinate activities related to partnerships.
  •  Develop and maintain a comprehensive database of stakeholders, tracking interactions, commitments, and follow-up actions.
  •  Coordinate and facilitate meetings, presentations, and other events to foster relationships and promote Quilombo's initiatives.
  • Prepare and present reports, proposals, and presentations to stakeholders and internal teams, highlighting partnership opportunities and progress.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in partnership development, stakeholder management, or relationship building roles.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and networking skills
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking abilities.
  •  Proactive, self-motivated, and able to take initiative.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through. 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Committed to working with the community with a passion for helping others less fortunate.
  • Proficiency in customer relationship management.

What difference will you make?

Partnering with local organisations, we put on programmes of training, workshops and other events that promote unity and tolerance.  

We conduct research to support our cause to challenge preconceptions around race and stereotyping. As well as delivering workshops on unconscious bias in the workplace.

Before you apply

Do you have access to a personal laptop or PC?

 Are you sure you can commit to this job as being a non-paid job?

Do you think you will be able to commit yourself to the PDP programme, implicitly 12 hours per week, for 16 weeks?

Causes
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Faith and ethics
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Human rights
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
  • Physical disabilities
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Training / employment support
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Organisation type: 
    Social enterprise

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