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  • HR Assistant / Advisor

  • Business: P&H Division
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive inc Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 27-Feb-2019
  • Job reference: 14175

Job Description

HR Assistant 

Fixed Term Contract for 6 months

Plumbing & Heating Division


We have an exciting opportunity for an HR Assistant to join a dynamic and energetic business, going through a real period of growth and transformation. This will be a fixed term contract role supporting the Sales and Operation teams.


Reporting into the Sales & Operations Head of HR, the role will cover all areas of the Sales and Operations functions with the primary objective of supporting and coaching our line managers with using our MyHRSystem in all areas of the colleague lifecycle, including new starters and criminal record disclosure checks. This role will also support the business and HR Team with administration to deliver the Sales & Ops people agenda and project support. This is an exciting time for anyone joining our business and team as they will be part of shaping our HR function and ways of working across our Sales & Ops HR Team and based in Crick and Northampton.




● Provide support to all areas of the Sales and Operation teams to ensure that the

   recently implemented HR, Payroll and Expenses systems are used effectively and 

   all colleagues are paid accurately and on time

● Create and analyse routine and ad hoc HR reports to support proactive decision

   making, ensuring that all reports are analysed and actioned in a timely manner

● Support the induction and probationary framework for the Sales & Operations

   teams ensuring that all new colleagues have an excellent ‘onboarding’ experience.

● Support Line Managers across our branches and sales teams to deal with less

   complex ER issues that arise e.g; Absence Management, Probationary Reviews

● Working closely with the functional PA’s/administrators to support the senior

   management population to fully engage and deliver all core people activities e.g;

   Annual Performance Development Reviews, Annual Succession Planning, Annual

   Salary & Bonus




The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role within an office based environment. The role will be part of a small ‘day to day’ team, however will be part of larger HR team in the division and will work closely with the wider Group HR teams in shared services. It is important that the successful candidate has a can-do attitude, is proactive, keen to learn and the confidence to work autonomously and with different line managers and teams.



Who are we?

We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.

If you’re ready to learn new skills, roll your sleeves up and dive into a exciting change and transformation journey with us then apply today. We’d love to tell you more and share our story with you.


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