Senior HR Assistant 12mth FTC

  • Job Reference: MC102
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 12mth FTC
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People are urgently looking for a Senior HR Assistant for a 12mth FTC for our client based in Bedford.

If you have previous experience of working with an "off-shore" team and the ability to take the lead when required, also be proactive in dealing with the day to day tasks to ensure the smooth running of the HR function then this could be the next contract for you

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
Ensure a comprehensive and professional HR service is delivered to managers and employees
Ensuring all administration and HR queries are delivered in a timely manner in line with our Service Level Agreements (SLA's)
Provide support for employee and line manager queries escalating as appropriate
Provide statistical information in relation to HR Employee Service provision
Support the administration service on all HR Group activities
Support the administration service on all employment life cycle matters
Ensure payroll information is provided in a timely and accurate manner
Ensure comprehensive accurate HR Records and documentation is maintained for all employees for example Right to Work, Visa etc. in line with legal requirements
Regular proactive process reviews to improve customer service and efficiencies
Provide support on ad-hoc projects as required
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, providing open and honest feedback
In all internal and external contact, 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 knowledge of HR policies and processes
Excellent Customer service skills
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
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages
Previous experience of having worked in a HR Shared Service in a Senior HR Assistant role preferred
Experience of working with an off shore team - desirable
Experience of working with "Workday" - desirable

Professional Qualifications
CIPD qualification (Desirable)

Your Rewards

A competitive basic salary range £25 - £30K 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.