HR Manager

  • Job Reference: 00002066-1
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2023
  • Recruiter: CILIP
  • Website:
  • Location: London and Hybrid
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £41,136
  • Sector: CILIP HQ Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

HR Manager



  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Generous pension scheme (Employee contribution of 5%, employer contribution of 10%) including death in service benefit
  • Access to CILIP’s Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff reward scheme offering a range of discounts at over 900 of the UK’s top retailers
  • The option to buy up to 5 days additional annual leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contribution to eye tests
  • Paid for flu jabs
  • Season ticket loans

An excellent opportunity for a permanent HR Manager to make a major contribution to the success of the leading professional body for librarians and information professionals.

This is a fantastic role working with a small team for a forward-thinking and ambitious charity. The role needs someone with a hand’s-on, positive attitude to getting things done, and working collaboratively to review and refresh our processes / ways-of-working to support our teams and our work. The role needs someone adaptive, flexible and able to lead/manage change. We’re looking for an excellent HR professional who champions staff development and ED&I to improve performance. 

The Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) is a London-based charity with a friendly, hardworking team supporting our members in the UK and internationally.

We are seeking an HR Manager to lead and manage our internal HR function and to provide advice, guidance and support to the Senior Leadership Team and staff across the Charity. After a comprehensive Transformation Programme, we are looking for someone who can help us invest in our talent and bring out the best in our people.

The ideal candidate will have a CIPD qualification and will possess integrity, resilience and the ability to communicate effectively with employees, management and external stakeholders. The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Supporting a strong and positive working culture
  • Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion across our team
  • Reviewing and refreshing our contractual arrangements
  • Ensuring our policies are up-to-date and acted upon
  • Leading the implementation of a Pay Review
  • Supporting recruitment, people development and talent management

This is a full-time, permanent post, 35 hours per week. We support hybrid working for all staff, subject to agreement. The starting salary is £41,136 per annum.

Job Description


How to apply

Please send a CV and supporting statement highlighting your relevant skills and experience by email to by 11:59pm on Sunday 11th June 2023.

CILIP is an equal opportunities employer and committed to championing diversity, inclusion and representation. We particularly welcome applications from people from under-represented groups.

For more information on how we are embedding diversity at the heart of CILIP and its work visit our website.


Equal opportunities employer - Registered Charity No 313014