Senior HR Admin

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1364305

 Job Description

Honeycomb is delighted to be working in partnership with our client to recruit a talented Senior HR Administrator to join their established team in Belfast.

Honeycomb is delighted to be working in partnership with our client to recruit a talented Senior HR Administrator to join their established team in Belfast.

Role Purpose

To work with the HR Manager for Trainees to provide a high level of both HR operational support and HR advice to the trainee solicitors, future trainees and wider fee earning teams.

This is an ideal role for a strong administrator with a passion for customer service and aspirations to experience a niche role in the HR profession. You will need to be highly organised, with an eye for detail and have the confidence to communicate with employees, future employees and clients at all levels both in writing and on the telephone.

Key Relationships

  • Reports to the HR Administration Manager and HR Manager for Trainees.
  • Engages with colleagues as a fully integrated member of the HR Advice Team.
  • Global Mobility Team and Graduate Recruitment team
  • Training Principal and wider HR for Trainees team in London and internationally
  • Builds relationships with colleagues across Belfast and London within functions that include Recruitment, Payroll, IT, Finance and the HR Manager community.
  • Communicates by telephone and email with managers and employees in both fee earning practice groups and support functions

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the on-boarding process of all trainees including screening
  • Supervision of the administration of trainee and newly qualified contracts
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of the trainee, newly qualified and international trainee secondee inductions
  • Liaise with BPP Law School to enrol all future trainees onto relevant courses and oversee all financial assistance processes
  • Assist with the organisation of various activities for future trainees whilst studying the GDL (c40) and LPC (c80)
  • Organise and manage the administration for all trainee processes including seat planning, qualification, performance management and secondments twice a year (c.170)
  • Manage all the trainee administration processes and workflows utilising technology to obtain efficiency whilst maintaining high service levels and delivering excellent customer service
  • Oversee bi-annual employee engagement and feedback surveys
  • Manage the delivery of accurate and timely reporting of all HR activities
  • Supervision of the workload for Trainee administration, including those on international secondment, in the Belfast office
  • Work with the London Trainee team to oversee the SRA admissions process and manage qualification leave for trainees due to qualify
  • Act as a key point of contact for general HR queries from the trainees
  • Assist with general HR queries for all staff in the Belfast and London office

Key requirements

  • Previous recruitment and general HR administration experience within a busy department essential, ideally within a professional service company
  • Third level education essential, ideally CIPD qualified or similar certification
  • Workflow experience essential
  • Exceptional customer skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships
  • Be able to identify and evaluate problems and demonstrate the ability to approach and tackle problems effectively
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems and/or HR systems. Experience of using PeopleSoft desirable but not essential
  • Competent in Microsoft Office packages, particularly in Word and Excel

£22,000, Permanent, Full time

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Joseph O’Hagan, Specialist Consultant at Honeycomb on 028 90 918627 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please contact us on 028 90 918590.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.