HR ADMINISTRATOR (Oxford, UK)  (Maternity cover)

Salary: £19,000 – 22,500 (pro rata) plus pension

Location: Oxford, UK 

HoursPart-time (0.42 FTE), 16 hours per week 

Contract Type: Fixed term contract September 2021 – September 2022

Closing Date: Available for an immediate start

Interview Date: Applications will be considered, and interviews held on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

We are a movement of students sharing and living out the good
news of Jesus Christ. Locally. Nationally. Globally.

IFES ministry is supported behind the scenes by International
Services based in Malaysia, the UK and the USA.

If you are passionate about helping others this could be the role for you. This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful and growing People and Culture team, which aims to build strong teams that provide fruitful ministry. You will be instrumental in fulfilling this vision. 

We are looking for a confident and proactive individual to join our International Services team in the UK. You will be part of small, friendly HR team, within a well-known Christian charity. This is a great opportunity if you are looking to gain or further develop your experience in HR. 

Reporting into the HR Manager of Operations you will play an integral role in providing an efficient and high-quality HR service to staff and volunteers in our International Services UK office and IFES regions. You will work collaboratively with your HR colleagues to provide support across the employee lifecycle, including recruitment, on-boarding, learning and development, and off-boarding.  

You will have strong organisation and administrative skills, be passionate about providing excellent customer service and be able to work appropriately with confidential information. As this is a role in an international organisation, you will have strong communication skills and enjoy working with a diverse team and range of partners. You will be dynamic, flexible and able to work independently.  

If you recognise the importance of evangelical student ministry, are confident in your ability to work internationally, and are looking for a challenging role in a forward-thinking team, then we would love to hear from you.  

What we offer 

As part of our International Services UK team, you will be based in our modern offices in the heart of Oxford, overlooking Christchurch college. We offer: 

  • generous pension scheme contribution 
  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata) 
  • on the job training in various aspects of HR 


If you have any questions or would like further information enquiries can be made to  

To apply please send a completed application form to

IFES is committed to providing equal opportunities and recruiting and developing a diverse workforce. We would be grateful if you could complete and return the Equal Opportunities form in a separate email to Please note this is voluntary and the information will be used for monitoring purposes only. 

For more information: 

IFES is an organisation with a distinctive Christian ethos. This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement under provisions made in the Equality Act 2010. Applicants should therefore demonstrate a firm Christian commitment and agree with the IFES doctrinal basis and ethos statement. 

This job will not qualify for a Certificate of Sponsorship, so you will have to prove you have other means to work legally in the UK before we would consider your application.