HR and Payroll Assistant, Part time

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14 Oct 2020
22 Oct 2020

Our client is a cutting edge Manufacturing company with a global presence. They are currently looking for an experienced HR and Payroll administrator to work out of their Eastbourne location on a part time basis (20-25 hours per week) on a 12 month fixed term contract.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service and a high degree of attention to details.

The role will involve:

Process Monthly Payroll for all staff.
Co-ordinate employee starter and leaver process.
Initiate and support recruitment activities, using recruitment agencies as required and provide support to local managers on the use of the automated hiring system. Prepare and issue offer packages.
Update sickness records and monitor on a monthly basis and advise when triggers are reached for absence review meetings, produce absence warning letters. Complete income protection employer forms where necessary and process income protection payments through payroll.
Act as the go to person for the time and attendance system.
Conduct induction programmes for new starters as required and ensure the relevant documentation is processed correctly and in line with local and global procedures.
Act as the first point of contact for all day to day queries and adhoc requests via telephone, email and face-to-face, both internally and externally, e.g. reference requests, health insurance claims etc.
Note taking at meetings and production of typed notes.
Maintain and update HR records and employee files to ensure accurate records are kept at all times and filing in order.
Participate in internal and external audits of the HR function as required.
Participate in continuous improvement administration projects e.g. organisation of shared drives


Strong attention to detail
Very proactive
Good communication skills, written and verbal
Able to handle heavy workloads, prioritise own work and deal with confidential and sensitive information
Demonstrate self-initiative and ability to work independently
Team player
Experience of communicating at all levels within the organisation
A high level of tact and diplomacy is essential
A flexible approach, able to cope with a constantly changing environment and priorities
Fluent in English


A Level or equivalent standard of education (degree desirable)
Part qualified CIPD desirable although not essential

Strong experience in an administrative environment including relevant and in-depth experience in an HR Administrative role
Experience of HRIS systems and internet/intranet
PC skills particularly Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel
A good knowledge of payroll

In return, you will have the opportunity to work for a market leader in their field. They can off state of the art facilities.

The salary is highly competitive and ideally would be looking to attract applicants that are available to start as soon as possible.

Our client, is renowned for their promotion and culture of inclusion, valuing the positive impact that diverse backgrounds offer to the organisation. They also offer a very family friendly working environment, and are open to flexible working and an increasingly agile workforce