Human Resources Assistant in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK

Employer: Frossell Downing Recruitment

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK


Salary: £24,000 per annum

Salary: £24,000

23 days holiday per annum

Life assurance 3x annual salary

Company pension scheme, matched contribution

Company sick pay

We have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Administrator to join a highly successful manufacturing and distribution business based in Milton Keynes. If you are seeking an exciting change and excellent growth potential, consider a future with this organisation.

Our client welcomes fresh ideas, encouraging innovation, and offers the latest technology.

Purpose of the role

To provide a complete, professional Human Resources Administration support service to the Human Resources Business Partner and the HR department. With a key focus of recruitment and on boarding.

Essential skills

The ideal applicant will have experience of all aspects of Human Resources administration life-cycle, possess a high level of professional credibility and be able to deal with confidently at all levels, have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.

Must be a self-starter who can work independently, well organized and have the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure.

A proficient user of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with a strong familiarity with the Internet, HR systems PeopleSoft/ Kenexa BrassRing/ Cintra Payroll and knowledge of e-mail applications.

It is essential to be able to work flexible hours, have a sound knowledge of human resources administration practices and procedures and be able to exercise good judgement and interact effectively and efficiently at all levels to meet their needs whilst maintaining compliance with established company practices.

Experience within a HR environment in an administrative capacity is essential

HR qualifications are a desirable not essential (CIPD associate level or above preferred)

English & Maths GCSE grade C or above is essential

Key responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all aspects of the recruitment administration process are completed effectively and efficiently.
  • Liaising with recruitment agencies, drafting advertisements, arranging interviews, providing feedback to applicants that have been successful and unsuccessful
  • To produce contractual information and offer detailed packs.
  • HR database and then be responsible for inputting data and manipulating the database, ensuring the provision of accurate and relevant management information in support of decision-making processes.
  • Process all starters, leavers, probations, promotions, changes to employee circumstances, references in line with Company procedures.
  • Produce monthly statistical HR reports.
  • Update organisational charts.
  • Provide induction packs for new employees.
  • Accurately maintain manual personnel files in a confidential manner.
  • To answer general enquires by telephone within the department as necessary.
  • Answer a wide range of queries, both from external and internal sources e.g. references including financial.
  • Record all holiday and absences and produce reports.
  • Assist in general events such as salary review process and performance management.
  • Produce general correspondence relating to HR matters as required.
  • Review administration processes and methods of working to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the department and implement changes
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects as required.
  • To be responsible for your own Health and Safety and be aware of factors affecting your colleagues in order to maintain a safe environment.
  • To report any accidents, potential hazards to your Line Manager immediately.
  • To carry out any other duties as requested by the Human Resources Business Partner or their nominee within the job holder’s capabilities.
Required Skills:

Administrative Communication Skills Confidentiality Human Resources Onboarding

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