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Regional Manager Germany

About the role
AFF is currently seeking a Regional Manager Germany. This exciting post will have line management responsibility for the Germany team and represent AFF and families at British Forces Germany Headquarters. The role includes liaison with the chain of command and contact with the Army family community.

The role is office-based in Paderborn, with regular travel to Catterick Barracks, Bielefeld one day per week and travel to Sennelager and Gutersloh. The role is part-time with flexible hours (25 per week, Monday to Friday).

This post is directly employed by the Paderborn Labour Support Unit (LSU).

What we’re looking for
Applicants should have a keen interest in the welfare and quality of life for Army families, together with line management/supervisory experience. The successful candidate will also need excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

A full list of the skills and experience we are looking for can be found in the Job Description.

AFF welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information
Any enquiries about the role can be directed to Collette Musgrave (UK and Overseas Director) on 0044 (0)7795 687930 / ukoverseasdirector@aff.org.uk.

This vacancy will be advertised until Thursday 3 May 2018. Applications are being managed by the Paderborn Labour Support Unit (LSU). Please visit the BFGnet website to view the job description and download the application form.

 

Central Office Administrator

About the role
The Central Office Administrator works as part of a busy team at AFF Central Office, supporting both office- and home-based colleagues. The role is primarily administrative to ensure the organisation can run smoothly, and includes dedicated tasking to a nominated branch.

The post is part-time (15 hours per week) to be worked between 14:00 and 17:00, Monday to Friday and paid on an hourly basis.

What we’re looking for
The successful candidate will need to have strong organisation and administrative skills, and be a confident communicator. Confidence with IT and a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office are also essential for this role.

A full list of the skills and experience we are looking for can be found in the Job Description.

AFF welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information
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Any enquiries about the vacancy can be directed to Emma Johnson (Business Support Manager) on 01264 382323 or at manager@aff.org.uk.

Closing, interview and start dates

  • Applications should be submitted by 17:00, Monday 7 May Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Monday 14 May.
  • Interviews will take place on Friday 18 May at AFF Central Office in Headquarters Land Forces (Andover). Applicants will be asked to complete an assessment in Excel as part of the interview.
  • The start date for this post is as soon as possible.

 

Human Resources Manager

About the role
The Army Families Federation has an exciting new vacancy for a Human Resources Manager, who will work to ensure AFF attracts and retains staff with the best possible mix of skills and experience.  The post holder will join the well-established Operations Team, and will be responsible for the delivery of effective HR process and policy.

The post offers a diverse range of opportunities, managing staff turnover, induction and training delivery and supporting line managers and employees in assorted aspects of employment practice. The post works in conjunction with a number of internal and external partners and is a key part of AFF’s support function.

The post is part-time with flexible hours (20 per week) and paid on an hourly basis. The post holder will be home-based, with travel to AFF Central Office in Andover (around once a week). This position is for a one year fixed term contract to provide maternity cover.

A further five hours per week are available for an applicant with experience in bid writing to support our fundraising activities.

What we’re looking for
The successful candidate will have experience in an HR role, to include recruitment and induction, and ideally will hold or be working towards a CIPD qualification. Strong interpersonal skills are a must for this role, as are an approachable manner and a clear understanding of confidentiality.

A full list of the skills and experience we are looking for can be found in the Job Description.

AFF welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Candidates should live within a day’s return journey of AFF Central Office in Andover. Reimbursement for travel time and cost may be dependent on location.

For further information
Please download the following:

Any enquiries about the vacancy can be directed to Kate Finlayson (Finance and Operations Director) on 01264 382325 or at finance@aff.org.uk.

Closing, interview and start dates

  • Applications should be submitted by 17:00, Tuesday 15 May. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Friday 18 May.
  • Interviews will take place on Wednesday 23 May at AFF Central Office in Headquarters Land Forces (Andover). A task will form part of the interview process for all shortlisted candidates.
  • The start date for this post is Monday 2 July 2018 (we may be able to flex slightly on the start date).
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