HR Administrator Job Description

HR Administrator Job Description

Role: HR Administrator
Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

We have an excellent opportunity for a HR Administrator to join our shared service team based in our head office. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual looking to gain / grow their experience in a high performing HR team. 

The successful candidate will play a central role in the HR Operations team to ensure it effectively carries out core HR generalist tasks.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drafting correspondence (e.g. new starter contractual documents, correspondence relating to discipline, grievance, absence management processes)
  • Ensuring HR filing is up to date with correct documentation uploaded onto the document storage system
  • Administration relating to appraisals, capability and probationary reviews and exit interviews
  • Inducting new employees and ensuring the process is properly administered
  • Maintaining and monitoring the HR administration systems both paper based and computerised to ensure the HR database and other platforms are up to date and accurate
  • Providing reports or statistical data when requested
  • Supporting employee queries that relate to basic admin, payroll, systems or benefits
  • Use appropriate systems to monitor and maintain records

Person specification:

  • A good all-round education
  • Delivering at Pace – Experience of working in a busy, professional, customer focussed HR team to deliver a quality HR Advisory Service.
  • Delivering Customer Service – Experience of providing proactive and accurate advice and guidance to colleagues, managers and members of the public in a timely manner and to a high standard, while using tact and discretion.

Desirable skills / expertise:

  • Sound knowledge of labor laws and practices
  • The ability to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Must be approachable and helpful
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Good ethical judgment