Human Resources Assistant (Level 3 Apprenticeship)

Saint Gobain Limited
15000-20000 GBP/year
02 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for Saint-Gobain Delegation - we provide shared services and expertise such as HR, Payroll, Finance and Communications to the Saint-Gobain businesses in the UK & Ireland: Saint-Gobain isthe world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries... Are You In?

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Human Resources Support

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their skills through an HR Apprenticeship whilst also gaining on-the-job experience within our passionate and knowledgeable HR team as a Human Resources Assistant.

You will be enrolled onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship in HR Support, whilst also gaining a breadth of experience within the HR Function. For the duration of this 24 month programme you will be allocated 20% of your contracted time for off the job training to support your studies.

This unique role will see you supporting the HR Advisors by the provision of general HR administration tasks for the Delegation, with a strong focus on customer service and adding value. In addition you will be involved in our talent management process through the coordination of processes and activities that focus on attraction, development and retention of talent which are aligned to our values and ensure a consistent employee experience.

What will I be doing in the role?

In the role as HR Assistant you will;

- Coordinate general HR Admin duties such as long service awards, time recording, monthly headcount, social report, eye care vouchers etc.
- Administer the company's reward package, including PMI, bonus, annual salary review, flexible holiday policy, long service awards, maternity & paternity etc.
- Manage the hiring process from start to end including advertising, setting up testing, offer letters, references, contract amendment letters etc.
- Provide event management support, completing tasks such as booking venues, general administration, managing invitations, food and accommodation.
- Coordinate and manage targeted candidate and employee surveys

Am I who you are looking for?

First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we're agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we're supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the HR Assistant specifically it is important that you have:

- Minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent at grade C and above
- 6 months work experience within an office based environment desirable
- Strong numerical and verbal reasoning skills
- Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
- Enthusiastic, "can-do" attitude with a commitment to learning
- Dedication to collaborative working in order to achieve shared goals with a customer focussed mind-set
- Ability to learn quickly, manage and prioritise time and workload - use of initiative critical
- Highly computer literate - good working knowledge of all Office packages (particularly Excel, Word and Outlook)

What will I get in return?

Saint-Gobain is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package. In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Saint-Gobain. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn't always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do I need to do now?

We would love to hear from you! In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.

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