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HR & inclusion manager

HR & inclusion manager

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 23/05/2022
Human Resources and Talent Management
Permanent position
£31,000 to £40,000 per year

Salary: circa £35,000 - £40,000 per annum


Do you have the skills and experience to oversee the HR function in a busy creative environment? Are you a people person who can remain calm in challenging situations?

If you would enjoy a fast-paced environment where every day is different, you could be our HR Manger, overseeing the HR function for 65 permanent employees and 50 casual staff. You will work with senior management and Trustees to develop and implement policies and procedures in line with statutory regulations and best practice.

You will need a good understanding of and enthusiasm for promoting diversity in the workplace, strong experience in HR practice and employment law, and an appropriate level of knowledge of company and charity law. An enthusiasm for the visual arts is also desirable!


Knowledge, skills, experience


  • CIPD qualified or minimum 3 years professional experience in HR
  • Appropriate level of knowledge of employment law, company law and charity law
  • Experience of working within regulatory frameworks including Data Protection
  • Experience developing and implementing systems and processes
  • Demonstrable achievements in the promotion of diversity and equality
  • Tact, discretion and diplomacy
  • Ability to be impartial and objective
  • Self-sufficient and proactive
  • Proven time management and multi tasking abilities
  • Strong writing skills
  • Meticulous organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office and databases
  • Active interest in and empathy with the Whitechapel Gallery’s mission and objectives
  • Interest in contemporary visual arts


  • Knowledge of contemporary visual arts sector
  • Financial management knowledge and/or experience
  • Experience of minute-taking


Conditions of work

  • Permanent contract: full time
  • Hours of work: 9.30am – 5.45pm, Monday to Friday. Work outside of these hours will occasionally be necessary as required and will be compensated for with corresponding time in lieu.
  • Period of notice: 3 months

For further information, please download the Job Description.


To apply

Click the 'apply' button. Deadline: midnight on Sunday 22nd May 2022. Interviews will be held on 26th May  2022.

We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnically diverse, LGBTQIA+ and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector.

Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862


Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Fields of study

  • Human resources / Organisation
  • Visual arts / Design

Required degree level

  • Level 6 (e.g. Bachelor's degree)

Years of experience

    Salary range

    • £31,000 to £40,000 per year

    Required skills

    • legal knowledge
    • MS Outlook
    • MS Powerpoint