HR Administrator

Posted 30 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Experienced HR Administrator in Aberdeen area for 1 year FTC

Your new company
Our client is a leading housing association based in the North East of Scotland that supports over 3000 households, including single people, couples, families, older people and people with special needs. They are committed to making homes affordable for their tenants and strengthening the communities they serve and are looking for an HR team member who will help them achieve their ambitious vision.

Your new role
You will act as the first point of contact for support and advice on all basic HR day-to-day queries across the company, and will work closely with the Payroll team to ensure all compensation information is entered accurately and in a timely manner.

You will provide a range of secretarial and administrative support to the Director of Strategic Services & HR Officer including organising training and travel, minute taking in meetings, preparation of reports and agendas, as well as being responsible for issuing contracts of employment and other employment documentation.

You will co-ordinate and organise training, travel and accommodation for staff as required and will be responsible for monitoring the training, travel and expenses budget. You will also provide administrative support to the HR Officer throughout the recruitment process; including placing adverts, reviewing applications arranging interviews and securing references, and will assist in organising inductions for new staff members.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have 2 years minimum experience of working in an HR department, ideally within the non-profit sector. You must have excellent administrative and organisational skills and be familiar with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access. Previous experience of minute taking within the context of employment would be advantageous, as would a basic understanding of employment law.

You must be a strong communicator and have a good level of numerical ability with the ability to use of MS Word and Excel at an intermediate level including producing reports, mail merge, sorting and manipulating data, and producing formulae.

This is a fast paced and challenging role and the ideal candidate will demonstrate that they are able to solve problems effectively while maintaining a high level of quality and accuracy in their work. It is also essential that you are able to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers and provide an excellent level of customer service.

What you'll get in return
This a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a busy and varied role that will allow them to further develop their skills and experience in HR. Although this is initially a 1-year FTC the opportunity for a permanent position is likely to be available to the right candidate. Our client also offers excellent benefits including private healthcare, generous pension contributions, fantastic holiday entitlement and the opportunity for flexible working.

What you need to do now
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