HR Assistant with a growing international business

Cambridgeshire, England
Up to £28000.00 per annum
04 May 2021
01 Jun 2021
Nadine Blandin
Job Type
HR (General)
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Assistant, £28,000, West Cambridgeshire, 12 month FTC with opportunity to go perm

Your new company
Hays are proud to be working with a world-leading Life Sciences company who are recruiting an HR Assistant to support their busy HR team based in west Cambridgeshire, who in view of significant growth and new business are looking for an additional member of the team.

Your new role
As the HR Assistant you will be supporting the HR Business Partner with all related HR administration to deliver an effective and efficient HR service for all the company's sites across the UK and Europe. Your key focus will be helping the HR team drive and deliver projects whilst supporting the rest of the HR function. As part of this generalist role, you will be actively involved in Employee Relations matters, as well as the full recruitment and leavers process. You will be responsible for the maintenance of HR systems and monitor sickness absence and produce reports as required. You will even have the opportunity to lead on HR projects.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and thrives under pressure. You will be a strong communicator and able to work to tight deadlines. You must have previous experience working at a global or EMEA organisation and in an HR generalist capacity, having provided support to staff in relation to recruitment, pension and payroll administration, redundancies, sickness, absence and disciplinaries. You will need to have a valid driving license as you will be required to travel to the company's other UK site. You will be degree-qualified and be proficient in Excel. Knowledge of ADP would be an advantage, but training will be provided.

What you'll get in return
In return you will join a global company with great opportunities for career progression. You will receive an excellent salary of £28,000, which will be reviewed every year, plus 25 days holiday and bank holidays. If you perform well, this could become a permanent position.

What you need to do now
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