HR Administrator

Location Acton
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus fantastic benefits
Job ref: 040671
Published: 17 days ago

HR Administrator 

Acton W3 7XA 

Immediate Start available 


Who we are

We are the local experts. 

We're regarded as the trusted decorating and DIY retail brand in London, selling paint, tools, plumbing, electrical and woodwork materials throughout our 32 stores. As part of the Grafton Group we have the stability and support of a leader in the field of Building Materials and DIY Retail. 


HR Administrator - Let’s paint the picture for you! 


As part of our close knit, fast-paced HR team, as the HR Administrator you will be our go-to for ownership of HR Administration; including Payroll, Resourcing, Induction and Onboarding, Employee Relations and HR Systems. 


This role would be ideal for someone who has previous extensive experience in HR administration within a busy HR function, working at a high level of accuracy across a large  headcount, within a pressurised environment. 


What will you be accountable for as HR Administrator? 


*   HR administration duties, such as processing and onboarding starters, preparing offer letters, welcome packs, uniform, producing employment contracts, processing contractual changes and providing employment references 

*   Provide support with communication and management of all employee benefits, training, and eLearning administration, ensuring all information is kept up-to-date 

*   Create, maintain and, where required, correcting all colleague data, records and documents held locally, and within the HR Information System 

*   Support on engagement and communication initiatives, utilising our communications and engagement platforms 

*   Act as the first point of contact for all internal enquiries relating to HR, and support in the provision of first-line advice, assistance and guidance to colleagues and managers in all areas of company policy, procedures, and legislation, alongside the HR Advisor 

*   Be the first point of contact for queries relating to the Self-Service systems; troubleshooting possible system or access issues, escalating to the Group HR Systems Support Team where required. You will also support in the testing of upgrades to the software 

*    Assist the wider HR function with any other administrative needs 


What skills and experience are we looking for? 


*     Solid, recent experience in HR Administration is essential, preferably within a fast-paced, multisite environment such as retail, hospitality or the leisure industry 

*     Excellent verbal and written communication skills – you’ll be relationship building with our store teams and other internal stake holders from day one! 

*     Excellent working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office packages; Excel, Word and PowerPoint, and an understanding of Payroll and other IT systems is preferred 

*     Excellent attention to detail 

*     Exceptional organisational and time management skills 

*     Bags of initiative and the ability to take responsibility for own workload, whilst also being aware of, and supporting, the overall team priorities and workload 

*     A confident communicator; with strong interpersonal skills 

*     A positive, “can-do” attitude; dynamic and switched-on 

*     Contributes to continuous improvement and process efficiency and will share ideas 

*     An understanding and appreciation of confidentiality within a sensitive environment 


How will we reward you? 


On top of an attractive salary of up to £30,000, we have an excellent benefits package on offer: 


*        Annual bonus opportunity 

*        Free parking 

*        Career Development – our fast track managers programme is open to everyone, developing our leaders of the future 

*        30 days holiday a year, increasing with service 

*        Up to 20% discount in Leyland SDM, plus discount across other Grafton Group brands 

*        Pension with competitive contributions 

*        Health Cash-plan – claim money back on everyday healthcare needs and treatments (Dental, physio, prescriptions to name a few) 

*        Share saving scheme into our parent company, the Grafton Group 

*        Company sick pay 

*        Life assurance 

*        Refer a Friend scheme 

*        Cycle to work scheme 

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


If this sounds like an opportunity too good to miss, we want to hear from you! Click Apply now.