HR Transactional Assistant (People)

Hays Human Resources
Ipswich, England
£18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Closing date
12 Oct 2022

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Administrator
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HR Transactional People Assistant, Public Sector, Ipswich/Hybrid, £21,837 (increasing with service) + benefits

Your new company
Your organisation sits within the public sector, and is looking for more HR Transactional People Assistant's to aid in the growth of their transactional shared service. With headquarters in Martlesham (IP5), this role will provide a fantastic exposure to a shared service operation, and is offered at a starting salary of £21, 837, with annual increments within the banding up to £24, 578 over 4 years.

This role offers hybrid working with the flexible expectation of 2 days in the office (minimum), and 3 days at home. Full time is preferable, but there is room to accommodate for candidates seeking 4 days.

This role incurs a 2 stage interview process, firstly via a short 20 minute Teams call to observe personal motivations and cultural fit, and a second, more competency based interview.

Your new role
Working within a team of circa 10, you will deliver an excellent first and second line transactional people transactions service, inclusive of providing an administrative service to all employees, through a clearly defined process. As part of your role, you will be exposed to the following responsibilities:

  • Undertaking a comprehensive range of people transactional, admin, and IT based processes in connection with first and second line support, through all areas of the employee lifecycle
  • Maintain, and update employee records and HR data
  • Responsibility for the resolution of people transactional queries
  • Provide advice on the application of national and local conditions of service for employees
  • Ensure all service timelines and structures are observed
  • Make recommendations for process improvement
  • Any duty consummate with the role

This is a fast paced role with a heavy workload, perfect for candidates wishing to progress within their career and to gain exposure to all elements of human shared services.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed, you will be personable, resilient, structured, organised, and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will be able to work within a team, with changing priorities, and be able to coordinate individual workloads.

It would be beneficial to be CIPD level 3 qualified, or qualified by experience, with a history in shared service support, HR, and admin.

You will be confident in the office package, IT savvy, and be able to plan and review tasks as they arise.

You will take ownership, be a team player, and be both approachable and supportive to colleagues.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a salary of £21,837 (with annual increments within salary band up to £24 578 over 4 years), 24 days holiday + BH, with this rising to 29 days + BH in your fifth year of service.

You will also have access to flexi time, in respect of overtime, and have the opportunity to earn up to 1 day a month extra in annual leave.

You will receive an excellent pension, of 22% employer contribution, should you contribute 3%. You will also have access to internal opportunities and resources.

Ultimately, you will also find reward in an essential service, working in an excellent team, who support one another.

What you need to do now
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