HR Coordinator

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Job Title HR Coordinator
Job Reference 081/17/TH
Post Type Full time ideally, but would consider part time / flexible working. 2 Year, fixed term.
Division Finance and Corporate Services
Salary information £25,247 to £29,702 (Discretionary range to £34,157)
Application deadline 17/08/2017

Job Description

We require a HR Coordinator to join our busy HR team. One of the main focusses of the role is to manage recruitment campaigns for managers, so previous experience of working in a similar environment would be an advantage. The successful candidate will also be the main point of contact for all HR enquiries, supporting the Business Partners in providing an effective and efficient service and undertaking a full range of HR Administrative activities in support of the HR team.



  • To be the main point of contact for general HR enquiries from both internal and external customers, providing information’s and guidance in line with Company guidelines.  Referring queries where necessary to the HR Business Partner as appropriate;
  • Recruitment: To support Managers on recruitment campaigns including liaison with advertising agency to prepare and draft advertisements, review and amend job descriptions, undertake interview administration including arranging dates/location for interviews, preparing interview packs, managing candidates, processing expense claims, informing candidates of outcome, produce contracts of employment and associated paperwork, coordinate pre-employment formalities including reference requests and medical clearance and ensuring that right to work in the UK checks are undertaken at the appropriate time;
  • HR software systems (e.g. Carval and Hireserve) – testing software and updates, writing of guidance for staff /managers and HR team; advising and training managers in the use of the system, ensuring that the system is accurate and maintained;
  • Job Evaluation: to arrange panel meetings, ensuring that all supporting documentation is circulated; and ensuring that the JE Matrix is maintained and kept up-to-date;
  • Briefings: To deliver induction, maternity and other similar briefing sessions for all employees including the completion of appropriate paperwork;
  • To input absence and leave of absence forms, chasing any outstanding forms and querying missing information.  In addition to be responsible for ensuring absences are covered by statements of fitness for work as appropriate, and escalate to HRBP as necessary;
  • Payroll and Pensions: To input information into the Payroll system and run payroll in compliance with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and Company requirements by ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data including undertaking all pension related administration;
  • To manage the probation reports, issuing probation guidance, making sure probation reports are prepared by managers by the appropriate date and returned to HR. To identify reports which include unsatisfactory performance and bring these to the attention of the relevant manager and HRBP;
  • Systems and Data: To administer all databases, tracking spreadsheets and HR Inboxes e.g. Carval, HR-online, Employee Handbook for access by users including the input and accurate maintenance of all data e.g. vacancy and application information, recruitment schedule including advertising and relocation costs, holiday and training records, employee data including sickness absence, updating the Employee Handbook and to produce reports as required;
  • To process all HR administration and letters relating to the employee lifecycle (starters, leavers, maternity, absence);
  • General Administration: To ensure the accuracy and confidentiality in the maintenance and provision of all activities, records and services and to deal with or respond to queries in a timely manner; to liaise with external bodies as appropriate; all activities to be undertaken in accordance with statutory, Company and Departmental guidelines;
  • Other: To support team members and undertake other activities of a similar nature as required.

Qualification & Experience - Essential

  • CIPP qualification or equivalent;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Including Word, Excel);
  • Numerical Skills;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication;
  • Previous experience of working in a busy recruitment team;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Relevant experience within an HR or related environment;
  • Relevant Payroll administration experience;
  • Communication Skills;
  • Planning and organising;
  • Teamworking;
  • Understanding issues and problem solving;
  • Using initiative.

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

  • 2 ‘A’ levels or equivalent;
  • CIPD/ Pensions qualification;
  • Use of HR software;
  • Direct experience of using Payroll software;
  • Working knowledge of pensions requirements;
  • A basic understanding of HR policies and principles.

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