Senior HR Officer

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary £41,317 to £48,482 per annum
Job type Temporary
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameSamuel Hyde

Job description

​We are currently partnering with a leading higher educational institution based in London, who are recruiting for a Senior HR Officer to join their growing team on a 6 months FTC basis.

Our client is proud to be the home of world leading research on the global issues today.

This is a full-time position with a salary band of £41,317 to £48,482 per annum (subject to experience) and the start date is subject to notice.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Leading on supporting end-to-end recruitment campaigns and acting as the first of contact for recruitment queries

  • Completing pre-employment checks, on-boarding activities for new starters, including proof right to work in the UK documentations

  • Preparing and issuing employment-related documentation for newly recruited members of staff, ensuring offer letters, contracts, and other correspondence, are issued efficiently

  • Advising managers and staff on policies and procedures relating to terms and conditions of employment

  • Providing quality assurance about HR operations activities, identifying measures, monitoring progress and reporting and seeking new ways to improve procedures

  • Lead on project work when required

Experience required:

  • Experience understanding the employee lifecycle changes and employment contractual documentations

  • Experience of developing process and procedures for HR practices around recruitment and operations

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Experiences dealing with high-volume deadline driven requests in a calm, diplomatic and persuasive manner

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to explain HR policies and procedures clearly to a range of staff, while maintaining confidentiality

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • USS pension scheme

  • Hybrid working (2 days/week WFH)

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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