HR Administrator

Posted 6 March by T.M.Lewin & Sons Ltd Featured

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a HR Administrator to join us on a full time, permanent basis in Central London.

The Role

The HR Administrator contributes to the success of the retail division by providing a range of HR support. Working collaboratively with the wider HR team, this role is responsible for being a key point of contact for retail colleagues and ensures HR policies and processes are maintained and adhered to.

This role provides the opportunity to learn and develop your HR experience in a challenging and fast-paced environment. The HR team work closely together on a wide range of initiatives which will give you exposure to the many facets of Human Resources and the wider world of Retail.


  • Be the first point of contact for general HR related queries from retail colleagues and managers
  • Build good working relationships with Retail Managers and provide them guidance on HR procedures
  • Draft and send all offer letters and contracts
  • On board all new starters onto the payroll system and ensure correct documentation is provided
  • Draft letters to colleagues to advise of contractual changes and promotions
  • Complete employment references when requested
  • Manage the maternity and paternity leave process
  • Be responsible for right to work compliance
  • Support the induction of new starters to the business ensuring it is a smooth process
  • Monitor staff discount and set up new starters on the system
  • Arrange for psychometric testing for colleagues in development programmes
  • Organise and coordinate training and development days including inviting attendees, booking meeting rooms, and liaising with training providers
  • Provide support with Talent Programmes as required
  • Support with all retail bonus communication and sales incentives
  • Complete office induction with new starters
  • Support with administration and compliance for benefits
  • Support the Talent Acquisition team with drafting job adverts and reposting positions online

The Perfect Fit


  • Experience in a HR role- may suit a HR Graduate who has completed a work placement
  • Strong systems skills specifically Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritise tasks
  • Works well in a fast paced environment and can manage a variety of tasks
  • Good knowledge of HR Practices
  • Confident with liaising with all levels from sales consultant to senior management
  • Professional communication style


  • University Degree or relevant HR Qualification
  • HR experience in retail, hospitality, FMCG, or a service related company such as hotels & leisure
  • Exposure to employee relations cases

T.M. Lewin are passionate about our people and offer the opportunity to work in a fun, energetic and fast paced culture. We are high performing and provide high levels of challenge and support. In return for your hard work you will be rewarded with generous benefits for you and your family.


  • Generous holiday entitlement which grows with your length of service
  • Holiday Buy Scheme
  • Substantial discount for you AND your family and friends
  • Complimentary workwear from the T.M. Lewin range
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • LOVE2SHOP everyday benefit card offering discounts across 60 retailers
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan
  • Summer hours

About Us

We are truly proud of our history. As the original shirt makers in London, the first T.M. Lewin store opened in Jermyn Street in 1898. Mr T.M. Lewin himself developed the first buttoned down shirt, setting the tone for the shirt we know and love today. Fashions may have changed since 1898 but excellent craftsmanship, quality, service and value remain the driving force behind the T.M. Lewin brand.

Required skills

  • Admin
  • HR
  • Starters
  • HR Policies
  • Onboarding

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