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HR Administrator -10612

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Job Type: Contract

Our Client is seeking an HR Advisor or HR Administrator to work on a FT 10 Month Maternity Leave contract.  Immediate start available after successful interview


Will consider candidates from all levels of HR Admin and Advisor candidates


Location:                                  Gillingham, Kent (maybe some travel to other locations)

Hours:                                      8.30am to 5pm, Monday - Thursday, 4pm finish Friday

                                                2 days WFH

Salary:                                      disclosed on communication with React Recruitment, will depend on HR experience

Benefits:                                   24 days leave + 8 BH, free parking, good contributory pension, LA


HR Advisor or HR Administrator Role Purpose:  To work with the business in support of a proactive Human Resources agenda. Driving the people capability of the business by advising managers on elements relating to people management. Supporting the recruitment, development and engagement of employees at all levels.


HR Advisor or HR Administrator Person Specification:

  • Essential: Previous experience of working in a HR Generalist role
  • Desirable: Previous experience working at HR Advisor level or equivalent in the manufacturing sector


  • Highly motivated and passionate about people and HR
  • Essential: Up to date knowledge of UK employment legislation and how to apply it
  • Essential: Proficiency in Microsoft Software Packages,
  • Desirable: Experience of working with an electronic HR system
  • Proactive, promoting a can-do attitude
  • Ability to set high standards and set a positive example to others



  • Essential: CIPD level 5 or working towards, 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths


HR Advisor or HR Administrator duties:

  • Providing proactive recruitment support to the business to find the right solutions for the role, including liaising with agencies with agreed rates in place, updating online job boards, direct candidate sourcing, arranging interviews and providing feedback
  • Supporting interviews and selection decisions for non- management roles, ensuring that cost to hire and time to hire are kept to a minimum
  • Taking day to day ownership of transactional HR elements
  • Acting as the first point of contact in handling all employee relations issues, guiding managers through processes in line with Company policies and attending meetings to provide HR Advice
  • Supporting the HR team with payroll processing, including creating new starters, managing leavers and pension contributions, in addition to monthly payroll changes
  • Processing new starters within the business, arranging contracts and obtaining new starter paperwork. Liaising with hiring manager to create onboarding plans and delivering first day new starter inductions
  • Providing learning and development support and advise to the business, including identifying training gaps, sourcing training providers, booking training and providing solutions in line with career development pathways
  • Working alongside other HR team members to promote Company engagement initiatives such as employee benefits, co-chairing the social committee, arranging Company events and managing the Reward and Recognition scheme
  • Providing value add MI data on a monthly basis to the HR Manager, utilising PeopleHR to assist
  • Providing support on internal communications, including sourcing material, creating and issuing the Company E-Newsletter on a quarterly basis
  • Providing advice on legislation and ensuring that policies, processes and procedures are kept up to date and applied fairly and consistently across the business


To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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