HR Coordinator - Manchester - UK

  • Region: Europe
  • Salary: In excess of £30,000 GBP Negotiable depending on experience & qualifications
  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Discipline: HR
  • Contract Type: Permanent

A reputable, award winning Engineering Infrastructure Ltd consultancy have a key opening within their HR team. The business is forward thinking and passionate about providing solutions that deliver and require an enthusiastic person who is capable of working in a fast-paced environment who will have the opportunity to progress and receive development support from the Head of HR.

You will be responsible for providing a professional and effective HR transactional and administrative service, acting as the first point of contact for HR-related queries from our employees and external partners. This is a demanding but varied role, with responsibility for a wide range of tasks and the opportunity to engage with colleagues across our operational areas and within other business services functions.

What you will be required to do:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for HR queries, consistently delivering a high standard of service.
  • Providing advice and guidance on HR-related issues, policies and procedures.
  • General HR administration, including production of contracts of employment, letters and other relevant HR documentation.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, accurate HR records and processing information in line with relevant Data Protection legislation at all times.
  • Overseeing employee offboarding and onboarding processes, ensuring timely completion in line with current procedures.
  • Processing and advising on all types of absence (e.g. family leave, sickness absence, annual leave, sabbaticals etc) and flexible working requests.
  • Providing accurate and timely information to the Payroll Team for the monthly payroll cycle, resolving or escalating queries where appropriate.
  • Tracking new employees through the probationary process, to ensure timely completion of documentation and escalating issues where appropriate.
  • HR data and reporting, responding to ad-hoc data requests and producing regular monthly reports as required.
  • Assisting the Snr HR Advisor with our Employee Relations caseload.
  • Supporting the Head of HR and Snr HR Advisor with the delivery of both cyclical and ad-hoc HR projects as and when required.
  • Proactively identifying areas for improvement and contributing to process improvement initiatives.
  • Actively contributing to the development of our HR Apprentice and overseeing their day-to-day tasks

What you will bring:

  • Experience working for private consulting firms in similar industries in a fast paced HR environment
  • Experience in a HR Administrative position
  • Ideally experience supporting Employee Relations
  • CIPD or working towards
  • You must have existing right to work in the UK.

What they will offer you:

A positive, collaborative working environment with encouragement to learn. Gross salary: in excess of £30,000 GBP Negotiable depending on experience & qualifications. They offer highly competitive and desirable package including: 25 days annual leave with options to trade in or buy more + Life insurance + option to buy further benefits from salary + ongoing learning and development program.