ADMINISTRATION

HR Assistant

Full Time

Brecks Group

Breacks group of companies was established in 2001 and operates in construction, property and development in the UK and UAE. We are passionate about creating spaces that inspire and serve customers in the private and public sector. Our core markets include commercial offices, mixed-use buildings, residential, retail, education, distribution and logistics, hotels and leisure. We are privately owned with around 700 colleagues who contribute to the continued growth of the business. In the year to 31 July 2019, the group saw its turnover increase by 11 per cent to £650.9m.

Responsibilities:

  • Process administration of employee life-cycle events (onboarding – departure)
  • Maintain accurate data in all systems including the Human Resources Information System
  • Delivering new starter inductions and ensuring all documentation is obtained for processing
  • Payroll administration for timely processing eg salaries; managing workload in order to ensure deadlines are met effectively
  • Support a variety of projects in conjunction with the HR Advisor and HR Managers to support business needs
  • Support generalist team and the specialist HR functions (Reward, Recruitment and Learning & Development) through report production and data analysis
  • Enquiry resolution and escalation as appropriate
  • Good knowledge and understanding of HR processes and policies and best practice
  • Note taking at formal meetings, e.g. disciplinary, grievance, redundancy

Experience, skills and qualifications

Essential

  • Previous administration and organisational experience
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Able to effectively gather and interpret information
  • Able to prioritise and plan work activities effectively
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Ability to manage sensitive information appropriately and confidentially
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliverables with minimum supervision
  • Able to collaborate with the team and wider business
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Effective time management
  • A Level or equivalent standard of education
  • Demonstrated interest in Human Resources either through study or previous work

Desirable

  • Exercise critical thinking skills in production and analysis of HR reporting
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and understanding of proper escalation of queries

Other Benefits:

  • Insurance
  • Yearly flight Allowance
  • Food and Accommodation
  • Transport