HR Assistant in Northampton at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HW Human Resources is a division of Haines Watts based in the South East Midlands region. We offer retained and pay-as-you-go, or consultancy based, HR support across multiple sectors, predominately in the UK.

Our HR team is dedicated to people who own and run businesses and face the challenges of managing, developing and inspiring people. We achieve this through our knowledgeable, energetic and agile team who work hard to protect our client's businesses helping them meet their day-to-day HR challenges and in building and delivering their strategic people plan.

We seek the best HR talent available who are solution-led and continually strive to be the best in class.


Position: HR Assistant

Location: Northampton

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: c.£24,000

About the role:

As the HR Assistant, you will assist the team in managing employee relations matters and projects through to completion. You will enjoy a variety of administrative support activities across multiple clients.

Your role is central to our success. This means you are responsible for managing the shared email inbox and communicating the client requirements with the team, as well as ensuring that all administration, travel and diary management requests are completed, accurate and well-presented.

You will assist the Director on a confidential basis. This will ensure delivery and as a result, our brand and reputation is continually improved. As part of our team, you will contribute to ideas that will improve processes, billing efficiencies development and delivery of sales and marketing initiatives, including events, campaigns and social media. You will also commit to channel efforts that will meet the strategic aspirations of Haines Watts.

About you:

To be successful as an HR Assistant, you will have a well-developed EQ to ensure you are able to adapt to the working styles and successfully manage the requirements of the team and the clients. The ability to be discrete and to handle information appropriately.

You will have excellent experience of producing letters, documents or presentations from a brief, whether verbal or in writing as well as a well-developed understanding of a service-led environment that supports multiple sectors and cultures.

In addition to this, you will be proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, IRIS understanding would be highly advantageous. Flexibility towards travel according to the needs of the business is essential.