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HR Assistant

Salary £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + free parking + flexible working
Location Kettering, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00044780
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Macildowie HR are currently partnering with a leading global technology and independent research organisation in recruiting for an HR Assistant that will help to provide HR and administrative support to HR and facilities functions throughout the business. The role is a permanent position based in Northamptonshire and is paying £18,000 - £22,000 depending on experience.

The Role
Reporting to the Head of HR, you will be involved in a wide range of HR duties including administration of contracts and reports. You will also be responsible for maintaining the HR files, raising purchase invoices and calculating/updating any holiday entitlement on the HR system. You will support the Head of HR with recruitment needs such as writing job adverts, sourcing for candidates, shortlisting and organising interviews by liaising with line managers. There will be the opportunity to get involved with arranging assessment days and providing constructive feedback to the candidates involved. Alongside recruitment, you will also be looking after the absence management process by ensuring that appropriate paperwork is provided and reports updated. You will look at trends and flag any areas of concern to the line managers.

As well as this you will also be responsible for liaising with the L&D teams and coordinating any training rooms and facilities when needed. A big focus at the moment within the business is how they can develop training so you will be extracting training needs analysis from the appraisal process and capturing training costs. You will also issue and compile training evaluation forms.

There will be the opportunity to support the Head of HR with ad hoc projects such as a new system implementation, the induction process and looking at the benefits & rewards scheme. Alongside the generalist HR role, you will be required to support with Payroll when needed and provide that support to the team. It isn't essential that you have had previous experience with this but you must be willing to learn it.

The Candidate
* You will have previous experience working in a HR team
* Previous experience using HR related systems
* Familiarity of using Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel
* Knowledge of payroll or willingness to learn it
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
* Be able to prioritise you workload
* A high level of confidentiality
* CIPD is desirable or willingness to work towards

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