Senior HR Administrator

  • Job Reference: NJ0281
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jas Gujral
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7488 6900

Job Description

Senior HR Administrator – City London

Our Client is looking to recruit a Senior HR – Human Resources Administrator with 4 to 5 years experience in HR.

The purpose of this role is to be the first point of contact for employees and line managers on all HR issues and queries, and to support the administrative and operational activities within the HR department.

The role will report into the HR Manager – L&D Specialist with additional support to the Head of Human Resources.

Additionally, the Senior HR Administrator will process the monthly payroll and assist with numerous projects and initiatives within the department, including L&D and recruitment.

In this role you will be working across the function to include payroll, learning and development, employee relations, recruitment and leavers.


  • Processing monthly payroll and providing the department with relevant employee information, i.e. holiday and sick days taken
  • Collation and processing of employee benefits (joiners/leavers/changes)
  • Liaising closely with the Finance team and external providers to ensure correct payments are made  

Learning and Development

  • Supporting the review of probationary review outcomes and appraisals to identify ongoing employee training needs
  • Liaising with and supporting employees and line managers with training queries and requests
  • Arranging internal and external training, as required
  • Supporting the maintenance of training objectives and records for all employees. 

Employee Relations

  • Supporting senior members of the HR team with any ER cases in accordance with HR policies and procedures, best practice and employment legislation
  • Supporting the administration and note taking for HR lead meetings including disciplinary / grievance hearings, flexible working requests, etc.

    Recruitment and Induction

  • Assisting in the administration and support of recruitment campaigns including vacancy monitoring and liaising with recruitment agencies as appropriate
  • Partnering with Line Managers and the centralised HR Team to ensure that fair, consistent and effective recruitment processes are in place and actively support hiring managers with interviewing and other selections
  • Employment contract compliance administration, liaison with future employees and probation monitoring in conjunction with the line manager

  • Managing in collaboration with the HR Administrator the on-boarding and induction processes
  • Leavers

  • Leaver administration, including the recording of all exit interviews;


  • Supporting the maintenance of employee records on the HRMS and updating relevant databases
  • Preparing and amending where necessary HR documents, i.e. employment contracts, references, resignation letters, confirmation of maternity letters, etc.
  • Assisting in the reviewing and renewing of company policies and legal compliance
  • Reporting regularly on HR metrics
  • Being the first point of contact for employees on any HR related queries

  • Processing requests for eyesight tests and prescription applications, and any other schemes the company may adopt.
  • Invoice processing and tracking.
  • Contribute to specific HR and organisational projects / initiatives as required
  • Fulfilment of additional duties as required



  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience working in an HR generalist environment including the administration of payroll, training and development and recruitment at all levels
  • Proven experience of Payroll processing
  • Experience of compiling monthly management information and reporting

  • Experience of working with an eHRMS
  • Experience of supporting employee relations meetings

  • Sound knowledge of employment legislation coupled with a pragmatic approach and ability to translate this into workplace practices
  • Proven experience of building effective stakeholder relationships across multiple office locations
  • Flexibility towards work assignments with the ability to manage multiple and varied tasks simultaneously and to prioritise workload whilst maintaining attention to detail
  • Experience of working within a busy HR department would be highly beneficial


Knowledge / Skills / Competencies:

  • Experience of working within a professional service, and/or fast passed, changing environments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly methodical and organised, including time-management skills amid changing priorities
  • Able to take initiative and work independently; sense of urgency in completing assigned tasks
  • Experienced in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Must be flexible to cross over between sites in Stevenage and London as required
  • Accurate with a strong focus on attention to detail
  • Keeps up to date with professional knowledge, expertise and best practice
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and build rapport and trust
  • A good team player.


Education / Qualifications:

  • Part or Newly qualified CIPD graduate or equivalent
  • Preferably educated to degree level

The role will be based in the City London.

Salary is circa £30K - £32K.

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