HR Assistant 6mth FTC

  • Job Reference: MC108
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £25,000.01
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People are looking for a HR Assistant for a 6mth FTC for our client based in Bedford.


Role Definition
To support and play an active role within the Group HR function providing a comprehensive excellent HR administrative service to managers and employees within the Group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a comprehensive and professional HR service to managers and employees ensuring all administration and HR queries are delivered in a timely manner in line with our Service Level Agreements
  • Support the Recruitment team with onboarding tasks and new joiner management
  • Provide administration support on all HR Group activities including MI requests
  • Provide administration support on all employment life cycle matters
  • Collate and action accurate information for payroll in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain comprehensive HR records in line with legal requirements
  • Ensure annual events are delivered accurately and on time
  • Provide support on ad-hoc projects as required
  • General administrative duties
  • Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on employment law, developments & innovations in HR delivery & thinking
  • Encourage, support and coach other HR team members in their own development
  • Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work
  • Present a professional and positive image of the HR department and the company as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships
  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality
  • Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role

Skills and abilities needed to perform role

  • Excellent Customer service skills
  • Excellent Communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Experience in a busy, fast paced & dynamic environment
  • Great team player with a professional and pro-active approach
  • Ability to be confidential at all times
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Good attention to detail and analytical ability

Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous experience of having worked in financial, insurance or professional services preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience of HR System, Workday, preferred but not essential
  • Good knowledge of HR policies and processes
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Previous experience of having worked in a HR Shared Service in a HR Administration, Recruitment Administration or Learning and Development Administration role preferred

Professional Qualifications

GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) - essential
CIPD qualification achieved or willing to work towards

Your Rewards

A competitive basic salary range £25K pa
Hours - Monday to Friday - 9am till 5.30pm (1 hour for lunch)
Holiday - 25 days plus Bank Holidays

APPLY NOW for a swift interview!!!!

Advancing People - Recruitment Specialists

Advancing People Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency.