HR Adminstrator / Officer

Based from our Head office in Nelson the successful candidate will play a crucial role in the HR department, focusing on the full employee life cycle. As you grow within the role, you'll have the opportunity to evolve into an HR Business Partner, overseeing your own departmental areas. Working closely with the HR Director and other team members, this role offers a unique chance to gain hands-on experience in various HR activities while contributing to the development and implementation of HR strategies. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong willingness to learn and take on various HR tasks, embracing the opportunity for growth within the department.

  • Closing Date:TBC
  • Job Location:Nelson, Head Office

Typical Responsibilties

  • Provide administrative support to the existing business partners within the HR department.
  • Provide advice to managers and staff for all HR related matters in accordance with company policies.
  • Assist the existing business partners/line managers in the management of poor performance, advising on solutions and assisting with their implementation.
  • Attend and support as appropriate disciplinary, absence and grievance meetings. including preparation of documents and note taking during the meetings.
  • Undertake general HR tasks as required and appropriate to the role.
  • Take responsibility for the clearance of staff through the Disclosure & Barring Service including chasing field staff for completion and provision of identification documents.
  • Take ownership of other security clearances as required to ensure staff are cleared in a timely manner to attend sensitive sites.
  • Communicate new employee details, deal with and prepare for new starters including preparation for and induction of staff in a timely manner.
  • Assist and understand the monthly payroll to ensure sickness, leavers and salary increases are processed correctly.
  • Updating and maintaining the company integrated HR and payroll software.
  • Work with the in-house recruiter by preparing job descriptions, posting adverts and assisting with the hiring process.
  • Work on requests for information, ensuring timely and accurate responses are provided.
  • Contribute to the development of HR policies, as requested.

Person Specification

Candidates shall be able to demonstrate the necessary qualifications, experience, skills, and traits to meet the requirements set below. Requirements for the role shall be evidenced on the application form and in the interview process. Please use the following as guidance when completing the further information section of your application form.

Qualifications Essential / Desirable To be identified by
CIPD Level 3 Desirable Application
Experience Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Working in a busy and demanding environment Essential Interview
Previous Experience of working in a busy HR Environment Essential Interview / Application
Payroll Experience Desirable Interview / Application
Skills / Abilities Essential / Desirable To be identified by
To work in an organised manner, monitoring and adhering to relevant legislation Essential Interview
Good oral and written communication skills Essential Interview
Ability to prioritise and multi-task Essential Interview
Deal confidently with difficult and stressful situations Essential Interview
Maintain and update accurate records Essential Interview
Other Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Maintain confidentiality at all times
Apply Now

Email your CV, job application form and any relevant further information to

Trusted by Architects and Contractors