SSAFA – HR & Training Officer (Bielefeld, Germany)


Bielefeld, Germany
37.5 hours per week
18 month fixed term contract
Salary – £20,000-£26,000 p.a. depending on experience

SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity, are seeking an HR & Training Officer to supplement the team based in Bielefeld, Germany for a period of 18 months. The SSAFA GSTT Care LLP provides healthcare services across British Forces Germany to serving soldiers and the families who accompany them. The benefits package for the role includes accommodation free of charge.

About the role

SSAFA currently employs approximately 130 staff throughout BFG. The HR team provide a full generalist service to the business; providing rock-solid administration and enabling our employees to deliver SSAFA’s aims and objectives.

The ideal candidate will be part or fully CIPD qualified, with some previous HR experience. The role involves a broad range of activities including recruitment, employee relations and training administration. You should have some experience of advising managers on policy and processes, and knowledge of UK employment law.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, with the ability to work with a variety of people. You will need to be highly organised with sound administrative and computer skills and an eye for detail. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to take minutes is required. An understanding of the military environment and/or health and social care is an advantage but not essential. Ideal candidates will work well within a team as well as on their own initiative.


SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, is one of the UK’s leading military charities, and has been here to provide lifelong support to our Forces and their families for over 130 years. We provide practical, financial and emotional support and a range of specialist services for serving personnel, veterans and their families. Every year we support some 55,000 individuals from across the UK and in 13 countries around the world.

How to apply

To find out more information or to apply, please follow the link on the SSAFA website at or please contact SSAFA Human Resources at Telephone 0044 1752 418865.

Closing Date for all applications – 25 September 2017

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