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Human Resources Coordinator (Full Time / FTC up to 13 months maternity cover) - Newton Abbot - Devon

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience - Human Resources
Ref: 98 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 May 2019
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This is an opportunity to join an exciting high growth business.  We now have a vacancy for a full-time HR Coordinator (temporary maternity cover) to join our busy office in Newton Abbot.  The key purpose of the role is to provide day to day HR services to the team, under the line management of the HR Manager.  The requirements of the job will be many and varied, commensurate with the needs of a dynamic, high growth business.  Responsibilities will include:

Managing the day to day administrative tasks of the HR Team:

  • Responding to internal and external enquiries and managing the HR inbox and online HR software tool
  • Preparation of employment related paperwork including job offers, references, contracts
  • Facilitating the Disclosure and Barring Service application process and recording the results
  • Monitoring and administrating appraisal and sickness reporting process
  • Providing payroll with monthly salary adjustments
  • Filing, archiving and disposal of confidential documents
Managing and administering the recruitment and selection processes: 
  • Liaising with agencies
  • Building relationships with key contacts
  • Issuing job offers
  • Overseeing the onboarding process for new staff e.g. induction, integration and orientation
Assist the HR Manager: 
  • Reviewing current processes and procedures
  • Providing PA support
  • Compiling HR report data and statistics
  • Ad-hoc confidential HR tasks
Person Requirements 
To be considered for this role, you will have the following attributes:
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and multi task, whilst being confident to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Ability to build and develop strong and supportive relationships with colleagues and business partners
  • Respectful and inclusive of others
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other internal teams
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Minimum of two years’ experience of working in an HR environment
  • Good working knowledge of employment legislation and HR best practice
  • High levels of confidentiality and discretion
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Numeracy and literacy
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Be highly proficient in using Microsoft Office
  • Ability to problem solve and resolve queries effectively
  • Ability to manage own workload and demonstrate good time management skills
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience using HR Management systems
  • CIPD Level 3 or 5 Certificate in HR Management


  • Salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum plus bank holidays
Employment offer will be subject to receipt of two references, Confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK and the satisfactory outcome of a check by the DBS.