HR Assistant

Job Title: HR Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-01 00:00:00
Reference: 475105820
Contact Name: Daniel Orr
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2019 16:56

Job Description

HR Assistant

We are looking for an experienced administrator to join our friendly HR Team.
Our client offers a wide range of services to a number of prestigious companies. We employ over 2000 permanent employees across the Group and over 25,000 flexible employees. We operate in all sectors of industry from medical to teaching, and logistics to administration.
The role will be based at our Head Office in Meriden, Warwickshire, and is full time 37.5 hours per week, 9.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.
HR duties will involve:

• Working with the HR team to ensure HR department works efficiently at all times
• Assisting with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the HR Team
• Providing payroll with accurate information regarding sickness absence (paid/unpaid), holiday accruals and leaver details by payroll cut off dates
• Request references from present or past employers
• Provide references on behalf of past employees to their new employers
• Employee amendments such as address changes, changes in job titles, and salaries are kept up to date with payroll also to be informed
• Generating contracts of employment together with new starter packs
• Pay query investigation and resolution

You will need the following key technical skills for the role:
• Intermediate Excel skills
• Intermediate Word skills
• Intermediate Outlook skills
Key people skills will include:
• High degree of customer service capability
• Able to interact at all levels within the Company
• Ability to motivate others
• Strong organisational skills
• Strong communication skills
• Able to prioritise and manage workload in a changing environment.
Interpersonal and behavioural skills required:
• Accuracy
• Able to work to tight deadlines
• Good team player
• Organised and flexible, with the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
• Applies tact, diplomacy and confidentiality and communicates well both verbally and in writing
• Able to develop co-operative working relationships

Key Analytical Skills:

• Excellent numerical skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with a tenacious and empathetic nature.

Demonstrate the following behaviours:

• Understands and complies with Company policies and processes
• Always works to the professional standards expected of the role
• Self-checks all own work prior to its release
• When required, checks the work of others
• Strives for zero defects in their work
• Understands own quality performance and actively sets out to improve
• Actively seeks feedback from internal customers

HR background advantageous but not essential

Payroll background advantageous but not essential
Salary will depend on your experience.