Britain Yearly Meeting employs staff to carry out the centrally managed work of Quakers in Britain. Most of these jobs are located in the central offices, Friends House in London, unless otherwise stated. We aim to be an ethical employer, with a 1:4 ratio between our highest and our lowest paid staff. Britain Yearly Meeting is a Living Wage employer.

  • Maintenance Team Leader

    35 Per Week
    £34,748 per annum
    Closing date:
    30 July 2021

    We have a new and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Maintenance Team Leader to join our Facilities Team based at Friends House, London. The purpose of this role is to provide day-to-day support to the Building Manager who has responsibility for the maintenance, upkeep and improvement of our buildings.

    You will oversee the planning, scheduling and delivery of day-to-day building maintenance activities primarily at Friends House and ensure that the facilities are compliant, safe, secure, clean and presented to a high standard.

    You will also work closely with our Audio Visual, Conference Support and Housekeeping teams to ensure our customers are provided with a welcoming and safe environment.

    We are looking for someone who can evidence:

    • A hands on approach
    • Strong contract management
    • Strong IT skills that include working with BMS, maintenance management software or similar applications
    • A qualification in an engineering / construction related subject or BIFM Certificate, level 3 / diploma in facilities management.
    • IOSH Managing Safely qualification.
    • A technical background in excess of 3 years, encompassing experience in maintenance of buildings and mechanical and electrical engineering services

    If you have any questions or would like to have an informal conversation about this role, please contact Tony Richards, Head of Facilities & Property Services on 020 7663 1145.

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  • Head of People Operations

    32 per week
    £46,514 – £53,376 per annum (London) (£50,875 – £58,380 pro rata per annum) or £39,538 – £45,369 per annum (Regional) (£43,245 – £49,623 pro rata per annum)
    From home, or from our London or Leeds offices
    Closing date:
    11 August 2021
    25 and 31 August 2021

    Our people are the foundation of our organisation – we cannot make a difference without them. We have an ambitious People Strategy that we're committed to developing and working towards. As Head of People Operations, you'll lead a team to deliver our People and Diversity & Inclusion strategies. You'll provide an outstanding service to our staff throughout their employment, from the moment they consider joining us to the time they decide to move on.

    We are looking for an MCIPD-qualified HR professional who is motivated by continual improvement. You'll be responsible for the design and management of our key processes and policies, ensuring they run smoothly, remain relevant, support our future plans, and drive our vision.

    If you have any questions or would like to arrange an informal conversation about the role, please email Abigail Budd at

    To apply, please send your CV and a supporting statement to Your supporting statement should address how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.

    Please note your data will be sent to Reed Specialist Recruitment and your application will also be vetted by them.

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