HR Assistant

Posted 16 May by Cameron James

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We are working with a well-established and successful international trading business, and they are looking for a keen and enthusiastic HR Assistant to join the business ASAP.

The role would be ideal for candidates who are passionate about a career in HR and have a minimum of 2 years’ generalist HR experience, who are looking to work in a busy and fast paced environment. The role is truly generalist and will have exposure to all areas of the employee life cycle.

Once passed probation, this role is 3 days in the office and 2 days home working.

Reporting into the HR Manager and working as part of a team of 2 in HR, the role will provide generalist HR support to c100 employees (mainly UK, but some international). The role will involve supporting across the full employee life cycle and include HR administration, starters, leavers, inductions, recruitment (UK and international), supporting with HR queries, training, ER, comp & bens, payroll reporting and HR projects. Key duties will include;

  • Reporting into HR Manager and working as part of a team of 2, supporting c 100 employees
  • Involvement with all HR activities across the full employee lifecycle
  • Be the point of contact and deal with all initial HR queries from employees and stakeholders
  • HR administration including on-boarding, off-boarding, inductions, exit interviews, letters, contracts, and all day-to-day administration
  • Lead and mange recruitment for the business (UK and international), to include sourcing, screening, interviewing, referencing, onboarding, and inductions (generally c8-10 roles at any one time).
  • Support the HR Manager with employee engagement initiatives and the people engagement plan
  • Maintain Employee Benefits database and be the point of contact for new starters, existing employees for queries relating to employee benefit platforms.
  • Supporting the business with HR best practice, HR policies and processors and compliance with employment law
  • Support on training activities, including administration, and assisting with course bookings, e-learning, HR process training, appraisals, and training plans
  • Manage and update the HR system, including maintaining records, producing monthly HR reports, audit and maintain the system.
  • Ad-hoc HR projects work and supporting the HR Manager with all aspects of HR

For this role candidates will need to have exposure within a busy HR team and be passionate about a career in HR, ideally studying towards CIPD or have a relevant HR degree. It would be advantageous to have experience within financial services, commodity trading or asset management (or similar), although this isn’t essential for candidates with relevant HR experience.

In addition to the HR duties, candidates will be managing recruitment from start to finish (c10 roles at any one time), so previous recruitment experience is required, and ideally international experience (although this isn’t essential).

A confident and outgoing approach is required, with strong communication and interpersonal skills, as you will be liaising with stakeholders across the business. Candidates must have the ability to work in an autonomous role and manage your own workload (with support from the HR Manager).

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates looking to develop a career in HR with exposure to all areas of HR.

Immediate need, so please apply online and a consultant from Cameron James will be in touch ASAP.

Required skills

  • Human Resources
  • Recruitment
  • CIPD
  • HR Assistant
  • Generalist HR

Application questions

Do you have proven generalist HR experience?
Do you have experience managing recruitment / international recruitment?

Reference: 52673706

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