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HR Generalist

Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
REF: 4750_1718790012
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Job Description

A fantastic new role has arisen for a HR Generalist. The role involves handling a variety of personnel-related administrative duties and acting as the liaison between HR and employees. This position requires a candidate who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, has strong problem-solving skills, and can manage various HR functions, including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, compensation and benefits, payroll, and compliance with employment laws.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the recruitment process, including posting job adverts, screening CVs, conducting interviews, and coordinating with hiring managers.
  • Prepare offer letters and employment contracts.
  • Provide guidance and support to employees on HR-related queries and issues.
  • Support disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Coordinate the performance appraisal process and ensure timely completion.
  • Provide support to managers in handling performance-related issues.
  • Assist in administration of compensation and benefit plans.
  • Provide information to employees about benefits programs and assist with enrolment.
  • Coordinate and manage payroll processes to ensure timely and accurate payment of salaries.
  • Identify training needs and organize training sessions.
  • Assist in developing training materials and conducting training sessions.
  • Ensure compliance with UK employment laws and regulations.
  • Maintain employee records according to policy and legal requirements.
  • Use the HR system to manage employee data and provide accurate monthly Management Information Systems (MIS) reports to group and business heads.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures and are communicated to employees
  • Support the implementation of health and safety policies and are met in the workplace.
  • Participate in HR projects and initiatives improving HR processes and employee engagement.

Person Specification:

  • Full or Part CIPD Qualified or degree or equivalent in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of HR experience, preferably in a generalist role.
  • Strong knowledge of UK employment laws and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
  • Proficiency in HRIS and MS Office applications.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with confidentiality.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with payroll processing and administration.