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HR Administrator

Location: Homer Road, Solihull

Business area: Human Resources

Date posted: 2017-04-21

Brief description

We’re looking for someone to join our Human Resources department on a 12 month fixed term contract. If you’re highly organised, with good attention to detail and previous experience within an administrative environment, then we want to hear from you!

Purpose of the role

Maintaining accurate employee data, providing employee contracts, and processing all changes to employee records. You will also be required to establish and maintain working standards and process procedures for handling employee queries, transactions and all admin related tasks.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Preparation of contracts, letters and documentation
  • Administration of new starters ie creating new records, requesting references, and ensuring relevant databases are updated accurately
  • Administration of leavers ie archiving and providing references
  • Actioning all transactional business and updating systems
  • Calculating holiday entitlement for new starters, or change of contract due to change of working hours
  • Calculating maternity leave and return to work
  • General administration including opening the post, scanning, photocopying and answering the telephone.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident, pro-active and willing to learn
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to multitask and prioritise workload
  • Good telephone manner
  • Attention to detail with emphasis on delivering quality
  • IT literate with strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Excellent team player

Qualifications and experience

Grade C or above GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Working hours

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm (one hour for lunch).


Relevant training will be provided.

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