An exclusive client to Macildowie are looking to recruit for a HR Assistant to join their family owned business based in South Northampton. This role has opened due to recent growth where the company are looking to increase their headcount by 30%. It is an exciting time to join this organisation in their pursuit of growth!
Our client is looking to pay £22,000-£25,000 pa for this position (dependant on experience) with one of a kind benefits!
In this position you will report to the HR Manager and work alongside a Personal Assistant to the Managing Director. As a team you are the sole HR support for the organisation, which is likely to increase even further than planned over the coming years.
As a HR Assistant, day to day, you will bring your passion for HR to the forefront and get stuck into all aspects of the role. You will manage the timely and accurate delivery of all administrative elements of the HR processes from recruitment through to termination of employment and support Managers with any HR related query or activity.
Within the recruitment function, it will be imperative that you are able to engage and understand the importance of the candidate experience and searching for that all important team fit. You will be involved right from the initial CV screening, organising interviews and sitting in on the interview process to support the recruitment manager with anywhere that you can add value.
In this role you will also need to be involved in supporting the group in payroll administration, expenses and pension administration. Supporting and working closely with the finance team to ensure that the head office functions work in unison together.
Due to the period of change that will be happening to the organisation, there will be exciting projects for the candidate to get involved with such as reporting and change initiatives that need to be rolled out to the group. At some points you will find yourself taking responsibility when the HR manager is off site and you will be the face of the HR function what an opportunity to show how you can add value to this organisation!
The Ideal Candidate
Due to how much the HR manager will rely on the right candidate for recruitment assistance it would be preferred if you have had previous experience in a resourcing or a recruitment biased background. You will need to be able to interpret CV's to understand any gaps in employment but most importantly be able to live and breathe their company values to ensure that they are expressed through the recruitment process to find the ideal candidate.
As it is a family owned business it is important to have had experience in an SME. There are challenges that you face in an SME that are completely different to a larger brand and therefore an understanding of how this can impact an organisation is preferred.
It is not paramount for you to have completed a CIPD for this position as long as you have the practical experience.
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