HR Administrator

  • UK, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Sightsavers are recruiting for a new position, an HR Administrator who will play a vital role within our growing HR Operations team. Sightsavers employs over 700 amazing people around the world, working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities.

Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex – with some flexibility around (UK) location

Contract: One Year Fixed Term Contract

Full time – with some flexibility around hours

Salary: £23,790


About the role

Reporting to the HR Operations Manager, the HR Administrator will be a valuable member of the busy HR Operations Team and will ensure that all administrative and transactional support is provided to the highest standard, in order to meet the operational needs of our global organisation. This will involve:

  • Accurately entering data onto the HR Information Systems (HRIS).
  • Assisting the team in our HRIS upgrade project.
  • Proactively identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Supporting recruitment activities including answering candidate queries
  • Posting job advertisements and liaison with suppliers
  • Producing and reviewing regular reports
  • Filing and archiving
  • Maintaining systems
  • Providing induction support

About you

We are looking for someone who is efficient, flexible and resourceful, with a calm and friendly manner. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, a collaborative approach and the ability to build positive relationships with people at every level. You will need to be a problem solver and enjoy developing and improving systems and processes. You will be dealing with confidential and sensitive information, so discretion and sound judgement are critical.

Ideally you will already have some experience of human resources support and of working in an office environment, possibly in a charity. This role would suit someone interested in pursuing a career in HR or charity administration. Excellent IT knowledge and skills, particularly MS Office, are essential. We will be looking for the following within your application:

  • Experience in an HR related role (Preferred)
  • Demonstrable planning and prioritising skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, multi-tasking and delivering to deadlines
  • Knowledge and interest in HR
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office

This is an involved role and further details may be found within the job description

The team are all currently working from home but once the offices reopen, our expectation is that we will need the successful candidate to be able to travel to the offices in Haywards Heath, West Sussex (RH16 3BW) on an occasional basis for example to participate in archiving projects. It’s an easy 20-minute train journey from Brighton or 45 minutes from London.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous annual leave allowance, pension, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym memberships and wellness discounts.

As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

We anticipate that remote interviews will take place on 11 and 12 March 2021.

Closing Date: 28 February, 2021

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