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HR Operations Administrator

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167970

Our client a financial Services company in Newcastle are looking to appoint a HR Systems Administrator to join their People team on a 6-month contract. HR keeps their employees at the heart of their organisation agenda and, with their senior leaders, looks to build an environment that is engaging, collaborative and empowering.

This is a great opportunity to join their HR team in Newcastle on a 6-month temporary basis. The HR Operations team are at the forefront of our People function and play a pivotal role in the successful execution of the daily tasks required to make their People strategy a success.


Responsibilities:
Processing all HR operational information during the employee lifecycle.
Working with the HR Business Partners to deliver a comprehensive service to the business.
Onboarding and pre-employment screening of new colleagues to the business.
Understanding SMCR requirements and recording all required changes within FCA determined timeline.
Regular re-screening of staff under the Senior Management and Certification Regime.
Responding to queries (via email and telephone) on family friendly policies and benefits.
Processing changes to employee terms and conditions when applicable, which may include liaising with payroll and pension administration within the HR team.
Ensuring that the employee database is kept up to date at all times.
Reporting from the employee database to produce meaningful management information.
Responding to employee queries and redirecting to relevant HR colleagues if necessary.
Responding to external reference requests.

Skills
Previous experience in a HR Administration role, preferably from a Financial Services and/or regulated background although this is not essential.
Experience navigating complex HR Systems e.g. Success Factors or similar systems.

Good overall understanding of HR Administration, Payroll, Pension and benefits co-dependencies. 
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple and often competing deadlines.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal. 
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office

Qualifications
A CIPD or HR related degree would be advantageous although not essential.