HR & Business Support Administrator

We are currently working with an independent charity for a HR & Business Support Administrator to join the team in central London.

Applicants should be self-driven, results orientated, flexible with a clear focus on producing high quality work. Reliable and committed to role, able to take instructions and to work well as a team or on own initiative. Able to communicate at all levels, strong organisational and administrative skills. Must be adept in use of computer systems.

JOB TYPE: Temporary


HOURS: 09:00-17:30

SALARY: £10-12 p/h

LOCATION: Initially based from home, may be required to work from the office in Central London at some point during assignment

CULTURE: Professional, friendly atmosphere

WOW FACTOR: Incredibly interesting organisation, upbeat environment; varied and busy role with a great team!


Recruitment administration

  • Prepare recruitment templates and candidate information

  • Advertise vacancies

  • Manage enquiries through the Recruitment Mailbox including response to adverts, acknowledge receipt of applications and prepare short-listing information

  • Schedule interviews, prepare and send invites to interviews

  • Welcome candidates for interviews, manage schedule on day(s) of interviews and any issues arising

  • Undertake pre-employment checks, including right to work in the UK and reference checks

  • Draft offer letters and contracts

  • Contact unsuccessful candidates and arrange feedback

Onboarding, induction and leavers administration

  • Send welcome pack to new employees prior to their first day

  • Ensure receipt of all appropriate onboarding information including payroll form, next of kin, confidentiality statement etc

  • Administer the induction e-learning system ensuring employees receive notification of training when they start and refreshers thereafter.

  • Draft acknowledgement of resignation letters and send leaver surveys prior to employees' last day.

HR system administration

  • Process, input and maintain all employee data in the HR information system including new starters, leavers, holiday information, and any changes

  • Support managers and employees with system queries

Payroll and benefits administration

  • Prepare and send appropriate employee information to HR Advisor/Head of HR for payroll each month, ensuring information is accurate and payroll deadlines are met

  • Administration of benefits systems (including pensions and cash plan), ensuring employees are added and removed in a timely fashion.

  • Administer information for other benefits such as our cycle to work scheme.

Telephone reception duties

  • Receive all incoming phone calls, answering general enquiries and referring calls on to the appropriate teams.


Essential experience

  • Previous experience of HR administration either as an HR Assistant or as an Office administrator, with experience of creating and maintaining templates, processes and policies

  • Previous experience in a customer/client facing role

  • Demonstrable experience of managing a varied workload and achieving objectives

Essential skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Confident communicator

  • Fluent written and spoken English

  • Strong organisational and planning skills

  • Competent Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills

  • Ability to use HR information system effectively

  • Competent numeracy skills

Essential abilities

  • Professional, polite and friendly manner

  • Ability to build positive and constructive relationships with internal and external contacts

  • High levels of self-motivation

  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure in a demanding and dynamic working environment

  • Positive and constructive approach to problem-solving

  • Ability to learn new skills and work in a changing environment

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

  • Co-operative and supportive team player

NB: If this company and position appeals to you then please apply your CV on-line. Advertised by Office Angels, Partnership Accounts branch. Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted. For the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer

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