Senior HR Adminstrator

Senior HR Adminstrator

Job Title: Senior HR Adminstrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, pension, health insurance, life insurance
Start Date: 2019-08-13
Reference: 16329
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2019 15:51

Job Description

This is a 12 month FTC Senior HR Administrator opportunity with excellent development potential because the HR team is growing as the company evolves.  They are one of the most exciting Life Science companies in the UK leading the way on bringing the latest innovative treatments to the market.  The HR team is expanding so it remains a key component of the business to help fuel their growth by ensuring a pipeline of talent into the company, effective employee relations and employee development plans are in place.  They need to recruit a Senior HR Administrator to provide administrative support with a focus on generalist functions to cover maternity leave on a FTC for 12 months with a strong chance of being made permanent.
The Company
The company are headquartered in Central London, where this role will be based and are expanding rapidly based on the demand for their services and the addition of new expertise to improve their capabilities.  You will join a genuinely exciting, forward-thinking and award-winning organisation which works in collaboration with academic and commercial life science partners, bringing innovative therapies to market to tackle a range of medical conditions.  Their aim is to make the UK the most compelling choice for the development of these life changing therapies locally and internationally working closely with government backed funding organisations.
The Role
The purpose of this role is to add additional expertise to the HR Team that is responsible for 3 sites in the London area to provide generalist (ER, Projects, L&D and Recruitment) support to complement the skill sets of the rest of the team.  This role is to be based in the new Stevenage facility which is expanding and needs additional resource.  In the longer term, this role has excellent career development potential as the intention is for the successful applicant to be trained up to take on a more senior generalist position working with the L&D Manager.
You will be joining an established team to take the lead on pay roll functions ensuring this is correct by working with the finance team to take into consideration all deductions and additions.  As this is a generalist position you will be the first contact point for a range of issues including employee relations, Learning & development, payroll, and projects such as the implementation of new systems.  The purpose of this is so that you are exposed to all areas of HR to complement the training you will receive to support your longer term development.
For this opportunity, you will need to have experience of working within HR in an administrative role working as part of a team in a generalist role.  You will need to have demonstrable experience of payroll administration as well as working with staff at all levels.  With the ability to manage a large administrative workload and operate effectively in a corporate environment.  If you have experience of working in a professional environment and with a CIPD qualification then this is advantageous to your application.