HR Assistant

Global award-winning architecture practice seeks HR assistant to support busy London team.
  • Salary: £22000-24000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 48460

About this role

A varied role for an HR assistant has opened up at a global architectural practice, based in central London. Working within a busy and established human resources team, responsibilities will be varied and provide exposure to functions across this busy and exciting practice. This is a generalist role which is ideal for an excellent admin-focused individual keen to start a career in HR. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the HR manager in maintaining employee records (soft and hard copies).
  • Assist with the recruitment administration process by posting job adverts, process incoming applications, organising interviews and liaising with recruitment agencies.
  • Administer the reviews ensuring reviewers know when review meetings need to take place.
  • Record completed reviews and training needs.
  • Support the HR manager in organising training.
  • Administer the process for new employees, for example: prepare contracts, offer letters and process all pre-employment checks.
  • Administer and promote staff benefits.
  • Record sickness absence and annual leave.
  • Ensure resignations are acknowledged in a timely manner.
  • Respond to reference requests for current or ex-employees.
  • Assist with ad-hoc HR project

Skills and Experience

  • Strong administration skills. 
  • A high level of confidentiality. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The flexibility and willingness to learn. 
  • Tact and diplomacy. 
  • The ability to work accurately, with attention to detail.

Leo Pemberton

Bio: Before joining Bespoke Careers, Leo had a successful career in fashion retail management working for brands such as Reiss and Levis. Leo went on to study human nutrition & dietetics and ran his own business as a registered dietitian for over three years. During his studies, Leo worked with Bespoke Careers in a number of roles and in 2016 he joined us as Operations Manager. Leo is responsible for supporting and mentoring the London team of consultants and support staff as well as being a point of contact for clients and candidates.

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