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HR Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: 29/11/2021
Duration: 9 months
REF: LJ/HRC_1632217317
Contact Name: Jon Underwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We are seeking an HR Administrator to join our growing recruitment business based in Central Reading. This is Maternity Cover for a fixed term period of 9 months - working full time Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Operations Director you will provide HR support services for our teams across 12 offices. You will need to be a highly organised, with excellent administration skills and a good knowledge of HR processes, with the ability to set up and manage efficient systems. Previous experience in HR administration is required. This is a hands-on role that requires a responsive individual, with a can-do attitude, who can work collaboratively and at pace with other business functions.

The role involves working with alongside the Operations Director to provide a full HR service to the business and includes but is not limited to:

  • All HR administration including contracts, employment and payroll changes
  • Employee relations - providing HR support and advice on disciplinary, performance and absence management issues
  • Administration of the Company appraisal system
  • Staff payroll and benefits administration
  • Absence management and reporting
  • HR Policy - ensuring HR policies are up to date and suitable
  • Training administration, records and bookings including apprenticeship management and working with apprenticeship providers
  • HR information system management

We're looking for a trustworthy and professional HR Administrator who can demonstrate a successful track record of working in a commercial environment. An up-to-date knowledge and understanding of employment law and its application is preferred. Knowledge or experience of the recruitment sector would be an advantage but is not a pre-requisite.

You will be:

  • Highly organised with excellent administration skills and attention to detail
  • A strong communicator, confident working with stake holders at all levels within the business
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Focused, persistent, trustworthy and professional
  • Strong aptitude for systems and processes, computer literate across all Microsoft packages
  • Team player with the ability and confidence to work independently
  • A can do attitude, prepared to go above and beyond

What we offer:

Benefits include contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, retailer and gym discounts, Company trips and events, free on-site parking. The role is based in our office in Central Reading though some travel to other offices may be required.