HR Assistant

Posted 02 June 2023
Salary £25000 - £29000 per annum + Hybrid working +
Job type Permanent
Discipline HR & Executive Support
Contact NameTIerny Lacey

Job description

Our client, a leading Insurance business is looking to hire a HR Assistant to join their evolving HR team based in Bedford. (Hybrid working, 2 days in the office)

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver first class HR Services support to our UK businesses, providing first line HR support to a fast-growing and transformational business.

Responsibilities as the HR Assistant:

  • Provide a business area focused client experience through the accurate and timely administration of all processes within the employee lifecycle.
  • Initiates processes on behalf of the business, including job changes, contingent worker, international and leaver requests.
  • Works with the Recruitment team to ensure the applicant through to new starter process is managed efficiently and provides a great candidate experience.
  • Runs and analyses data to provide valuable business insight, including but not limited to absence management, performance objective, milestone and headcount reports,
  • Validates data, ensures job details are correct, such as roles, teams and cost centres.
  • Works within GDPR guidelines, managing people data requests and the confidentiality of data.
  • Supports the business with any Workday training needs, promoting self service capability.
  • Attends employee relation meetings, to take notes and circulate actions.
  • Welcomes new starters to the business and proactively supports induction and introduction sessions.
  • Completes exit interviews with leavers, managing insights and feedback as required.
  • Supports the annual compensation review process, restructures, acquisitions and other HR related business activity and projects.

Skills required as the HR Assistant:

  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills.
  • Delivery focused and able to demonstrate putting client experience first.
  • Generalist HR experience and knowledge, in a fast paced, complex or transformational business.
  • Works well under pressure, managing conflicting demands and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work well independently with confidence.
  • Strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.