HR Co-ordinator / System Administrator

Location Reading
Discipline: Support Staff, Bursary / Finance
Job type: Contract
Salary: up to £30k per year
Contact name: Support Staff

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Job ref: BR 132
Published: 12 months ago
Startdate: 31/03/2022

HR Co-ordinator / System Administrator - Reading Berkshire
(Temporary Maternity Cover to commence April 2022)
Salary: Up to £30k per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday,
Founded in 1850 and set in its own village amidst unspoilt Berkshire countryside, our client enjoys a well-established reputation for being one of the country's leading co-educational, independent schools through its provision of academic excellence and a well-rounded education.
Do you have an HR administration/ system background and enjoy working in a customer focused role?  They are looking for the right person to cover the maternity leave of their HR Coordinator/ System Administrator in their friendly, fast-paced HR team.  Reporting to the Head of HR Operations, you will work with the HR Apprentice to manage the College's recruitment administration, from the initiation of the recruitment process through to the onboarding of the new starter. This includes liaising with applicants, arranging interviews, and managing all post offer employment checks.  You will act as the team's compliance officer maintaining the College's Single Central Register.
You will also act as the system administrator for their HR Information system.  Previous experience of working as a system administrator is essential as they will be implementing phase 2 of their new HR Information System during this period and this role will be key.  You will have excellent organisational skills, a meticulous eye for detail and accuracy, excellent interpersonal skills both oral and written, able to act on your own initiative.  Knowledge of employment law and experience in working in a similar role is desirable.  You will be proficient in the use of MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
This is a temporary post of 12 months or until the return of the postholder, whichever is the earlier. The role is due to start in mid-April 2022 with a period of handover with the current postholder.  The post is based on site during term time with some flexibly for remote/ home working during school holidays subject to operational needs.
They also have an opportunity for an HR Officer (junior) to join the team in assisting with the fielding of enquiries, input data and additional administration on a week to week basis. 
For full details, please apply online or call 01227 780888