HR and Office Administrator | St Albans | up to £30k


We are looking for a HR and Office Administrator to join a very successful and well established company in St Albans who are leading players in their field. They're a friendly, sociable company with a relaxed yet professional atmosphere.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate keen to build on and develop a career in HR, you will also be supporting on Payroll and general administration duties! Ideally you will be degree educated with some experience under your belt!

Benefits: salary – up to £30k, 25 days holidays that increase to 30 days after 4 years, contributory pension scheme, Life Insurance Benefit 4 x salary, Private Medical Insurance Scheme paired with discounts scheme for gym membership\travel and cinema, free parking!

Key responsibilities:

  • The day-to-day admin HR functions including employee on-boarding, recruitment, leave/absence administration, as well as general maintenance and updating of the HRMS

  • Together with the HR Manager administration of the monthly payroll

  • Coordinating the induction process including carrying out the HR induction

  • General benefits administration including liaising with our brokers on our pension scheme, private health scheme and death-in-service, as well as assistance during the annual benefit renewal processes

  • Support the department managers with recruitment, liaising with agencies and co-ordinating direct recruitment campaigns throughout the year

  • Use of social media to advertise and promote recruitment campaigns

  • Responsible for day-to-day running of the office including organising the repairs, ordering consumables, managing contractors including cleaning and vending/catering contracts

  • Coordinating annual processes including the appraisal process, pay rises and annual refresher training

  • Assist with communications to staff including regular information emails and updating the company intranet

  • Act as PA to the MD on occasion, including meeting visitors and typing up meeting notes

  • Coordinate health and safety risk assessments including carrying out DSE assessments

  • Assist with the organising of staff events including two annual parties and regular team events

  • Assisting the HR Manager with ad-hoc projects

What the employer is looking for:

  • Previous experience of HR administration, degree educated

  • Confident to answer general HR queries interpreting company policies and procedures

  • Strong IT skills, including advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Comfortable using social media to promote the employee brand and recruitment

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • A positive attitude and willing to muck in to support the running of the department and office

  • Ability to multi-task and deal with a wide-range of queries

  • Proven organisational skills and the ability to develop good relationships with other departments

  • Excellent attention to detail and have strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to be discreet when dealing with confidential requests

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary – up to £30k

  • 25 days holidays that increase to 30 days after 4 years

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Life insurance benefit 4 x salary

  • Private medical insurance scheme paired with discounts scheme for gym membership\travel and cinema

  • Free parking!

Hours: Flexible – full or part time (part time to be over 4 days to include a Monday) 8/8.30am start ideally

Posted: 11/07/2019