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HR Assistant


Calling all HR Assistants – I need to hear from you!! I have a fantastic opportunity based in Stansted, the position is an ideal opportunity for an innovative and driven individual who has the ambition to succeed and progress as an HR professional. Working closely with the HR and Payroll Department to ensure the provision of HR Services across the Group. The role will provide experience and exposure to all areas of HR within a fast-paced multi-site organisation.


  • Assists with the management of the recruitment and hiring process, including the preparation and evaluation of job descriptions, posting vacancy advertisements, and covers for the Group HR & Payroll Manager in ensuring proactive management of the recruitment process.
  • Working with the HR Administrator to ensure all offer letters and new starter documentation is accurate, sent out to new joiners and tracked.
  • Support the onboarding and induction process to ensure a positive employee experience.
  • Ensure reference checks are completed for all new employees.
  • Absence monitoring ensure accurate data is provided to Managers and support Managers with any absence reviews.
  • Provide support and guidance to Managers to ensure effective management of disciplinary and grievance issues, ensuring these are escalated to the Group HR & Payroll Manager if necessary.
  • Assisting the Group HR & Payroll Manager with development and training material to ensure Managers and Supervisors have the necessary skills to effectively manage their teams, to include, but not limited to, disciplinary, recruitment and performance management.
  • Mentoring and supporting the HR Administrator to ensure they have the skill and capability to perform their role effectively
  • Providing support to the Payroll Administrators as and when required, including checking of monthly payroll data.
  • HR Projects as and when required

Person Spec:

    • Level 5 CIPD qualification or qualified by experience
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Multi-site experience would be advantages, together with the ability to work with multiple and diverse internal stakeholders
    • Exceptional relationship building skills supported by strong interpersonal skills
    • Payroll experience is highly desirable
    • A strong team player with initiative, strong organisation and communication skills and the desire to succeed
    • Ability to work unsupervised with a commercial approach
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent IT skills
    • Works with upmost discretion

The Benefits:

    • Training and development opportunities
    • Salary exchange pension scheme
    • Health Cash Plan
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • Electric Car Scheme
    • Working hours 0830 hours to 1700 hours Monday to Thursday, 0830 hours to 1530 hours on Fridays. Although due to the nature of the role flexibility towards working hours is essential. Office based no hybrid working available.
    • Car owner/driver essential as there will be a requirement to travel to other sites as necessary for the fulfilment of the role.

To hear more on this very exciting, newly created role please email The Dove today!!!!!!

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