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HR Assistant
North West - Kirkham, Preston PR4 3AX

HR Assistant

Location: Fox’s Biscuits, Kirkham

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

An exciting opportunity has become available for a HR Assistant to join our site HR Team at Kirkham.

This is a true generalist HR position with the exposure to a full remit of investigations, minute taking, grievances, Payroll and interviewing.

This is a great opportunity for development and progression within CIPD framework.

You will provide a comprehensive and efficient HR support service to employees at the Kirkham Bakery (c500 employees). Working to ensure legal compliance and supporting the employee experience within the bakery. Liaising closely with other functions throughout the organisation, providing a customer focused and effective HR support service that contributes to the departmental goals and objectives.

The successful candidate will have excellent administration and communication skills, excellent IT skills and have experience processing timesheets. They will ideally have a larger knowledge of Payroll and HR as they will be the 1st point of contact for employees with queries.

Its an exciting time at Fox’s Biscuits and roles like this really don’t come around very often.

If you feel it’s time to play in the big leagues – step up to the plate…and try not to crumble…

This is where you come in…

As the HR Assistant you will be responsible for processing weekly payroll, checking everything is entered correctly and on time. Therefore you will have excellent admin skills, be able to work at pace and have great attention to detail.

The HR Assistant will all support with a variety of HR Generalist areas. Support with absence administration, managing Starters and Leavers on the system and advise managers on best practice approach. You will also assist in the review and update of procedures and policies in line with best practice and work closely with the HR Team with employee engagement initiatives and support the wider HR/Training/OH team with any projects.

Good IT skills and organisation skills are essential in being success in the role as you will also be responsible for general office administration including, scanning, filing, photocopying and support the HR team with the administration aspects of employment related issues including preparing letters and taking accurate minutes of meetings.

This is an opportunity like no other and we’re looking to forward to seeing what you can really do…

About you

  • Experience in a similar admin and payroll position
  • Exposure within a HR department.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills and the ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships within the HR team and the rest of the business.
  • Proven administration experience.
  • Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to an advanced level and proficiency in Excel).
  • A flexible approach.
  • The ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines.
  • Able to work proactively with minimal supervision and use own initiative.
  • Understanding the need for confidentiality and tact/diplomacy
  • Focus on quality with strong attention to detail

These roles don’t come around often, so don’t delay, we want to see your CV today………..

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