HR Systems and Data Analyst Apprentice

Location Birmingham
Contact name: Kimberley McGivern

Contact email: kimberley.McGivern@graftonplc.com
Job ref: 029592
Published: 4 months ago

About Us

Grafton is an international trade focused, multi-channel distributor of construction products. The success of the business is based on the quality of the products it distributes and the quality of the service it provides to its customers. The Group aims to build on its leading market positions in the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands and Finland and to grow internationally in distribution and related markets.

The Job

This role within the Group HR Systems team will be accountable for the day-to-day maintenance and development of the group wide integrated HR IT systems. To coordinate and provide efficient, accurate and insightful HR systems, reporting, processes & administrative support to all areas of the Grafton Business.

 

Key accountabilities include:

  • Contribute to the implementation of new modules/systems across all Group businesses.

  • Participate in the review, testing and implementation of upgrades/enhancements.

  • Participate in various projects with responsibility for developing and maintaining the system data structures/workflows/security/access etc. ensuring they meet business requirements.

  • Work on ad hoc projects as directed by the Group HR Systems Manager.

  • Support the improvement of procedures and processes to ensure that the best service delivery is given to our stakeholders and the wider business.

  • Ensure the required processes & procedures meet GDPR, company policy and/or legal requirements.

  • Provide support for troubleshooting issues, resolving all queries and quickly escalating any technical issues to our providers that need further investigation.

  • Responsible for system administration tasks, including data uploads, data cleansing, data integrity and workflow design and administrative support to the HR, L&D and Payroll functions.

  • Ensuring security, end-user access, and data integrity across all platforms.

  • Conduct training to end users, including developing user procedures, guidelines and documentation.

  • Contribute to delivery of BAU change in line with system specialism, acting as a subject matter expert.

  • Drive continuous improvement across own team and the wider functions.

  • Provide support in the creation & maintenance on a variety of reports or queries utilising appropriate reporting tools. Assist in development of standard reports for ongoing business needs.

You

  • Demonstrate strong aptitude for complex problem solving and make systematic comparison between alternatives.

  • Analytical and forward thinking to anticipate future problems/risks and develop mitigation plans.

  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

  • Ability to juggle competing demands and request for support.

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a broad spectrum of individuals.

  • Well organised with the ability to plan workload to achieve deadlines.

  • Proactive nature, & forward thinking, positive disposition & flexible.

  • Proficient Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Comfortable communicating with all levels of the company, in a professional manner whilst acknowledging confidentiality.

  • Self-motivated and happy working solo and as part of a team.

  • Friendly, self-confident, conscientious with a sense of humour.

What can you expect in return?

  • Annual bonus opportunity

  • Hybrid home/office working (minimum of 3 days in the office per week required)

  • 25 days holiday a year (plus bank holidays)

  • Holiday buy scheme

  • Discount card for Grafton brands

  • Salary sacrifice pension contributions

  • Health Cashplan – claim money back on everyday healthcare needs and treatments (Dental, physio, prescriptions to name a few)

  • Share saving scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Life assurance

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • 100’s of retail discounts available through our flexible benefits portal