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Human Resources

Putting people first. 
Growing talent from within.
Finding your potential. 
It all matters.

To protect a nation, we need people with all kinds of skills. That means everyone from architects to accountants, and electricians to engineers. Our HR team knows this well. They’re the ones who offer support every step of the way, helping us attract, train, develop and retain a range of brilliantly talented colleagues.

Not the career you wanted? 

If this isn’t what you had in mind, answer a few questions and we’ll find where you fit.

Key roles in the area

  • Employee Relations and Policy
  • Resourcing
  • Talent and Development
  • Casework specialists
  • Pay and Reward
  • HR Project leads
  • Diversity specialists
  • Information and Systems specialists

Developing talent from within

Discover how we develop our people so they can achieve success throughout their career at FCDO Services. We spoke to one of our Talent and Development Business Partners, about why she loves helping our people to thrive while connecting our global workforce through creative training opportunities.

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The vast majority of the Human Resources team are based at Hanslope Park.

Our HR team explore innovative technology for training provision – so that we can offer it to colleagues in even the most isolated areas.

Learning and development

Alongside the training of the wider FCDO Services team, there are some specific options in place to help our Human Resources team excel:

  • Every team member is encouraged to gain relevant professional qualifications
  • Colleagues are supported to obtain and maintain CIPD professional membership

Find out about overall training and benefits at Life at FCDO Services

Hear from one of the team

I’d adopted two children before I joined FCDO Services, so I needed somewhere that would give me the life-balance I needed. What I found here was a place where you could pursue a professional career, but also find support for your family.

Human Resources colleague

We typically receive over 4,000 applications per year – and the HR team are at the heart of attracting and processing each one.

In 2019, we advertised 95 different kinds of role all over our business, so you get to understand the needs of all kinds of teams and departments.

What do I need to thrive here?

You support others; both your own team and our team worldwide.

In a fast-moving, challenging environment, you stay ready for anything.

You can prioritise well, flexing to handle a changing workload.

Facing unusual HR challenges, you’ll think in new ways to solve our problems.

Case studies

Want to learn more about the work we do? Have a look at our case studies and explore the impact of FCDO Services projects – and the diverse skills that come together to make it all happen. 

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Latest roles

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