HR Assistant

Job Title: HR Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £12.42 per hour
Start Date: 2019-02-13 00:00:00
Reference: 082104688
Contact Name: Tony Baker
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2019 14:58

Job Description

Pertemps are delighted to be recruiting for an enthusiastic and experienced HR Assistant on a 1 year fixed term contract. Our Higher Education client is based in Edinburgh, on an well serviced public transport route.

Starting November 2018
Full time- Monday to Friday
£22,214 salary

Job Purpose

To provide efficient and effective administrative support within the Staffing service, with primary focus on supporting the academic staff recruitment processes. Working as part of a small team ensuring that the procedures for the recruitment and management of staff are correctly implemented and providing assistance in the planning and organisation of academic recruitment programmes.

Main Responsibilities

Effectively deal with staffing enquiries which may come into the Staffing Team and provide support to all managers in the line management of their members of staff including: induction, probation, training, annual review, promotion, contribution rewards, contract reviews, resignations, absence, maternity/paternity/share parental leave, compliance with UKVI policies, etc.

Provide training and oversee the day-to-day work of the Staffing Assistants

Provide support for the recruitment and selection of academic staff appointments and manage each recruitment process from advertisement to induction and plan

Plan and organise annual procedures and activities

Skills Required
  • Evidence of very good administrative and organisational abilities, combined with excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience of events management, planning/organisation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent IT (word-processing, spread-sheet, database, e-mail, web) skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and sustain professional relationships
  • Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
If you have the relevant skills and are interested in the role please apply now or email your CV to