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Midcounties Co-Operative




1,000+ employees




Midcounties Co-operative is the largest independent co-operative in the UK, with gross sales of over £1billion. It has over 9,000 staff working in a range of diverse businesses including food, retail, travel, healthcare, funerals and childcare.

The Midcounties Co-operative does three things with its profits: it pays a share to its members, invests in community projects and re-invests in its business.

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Co-operative House,
Warwick Technology Park,
Gallows Hill,
Warwick CV34 6DA

T: 01926 516000


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HR Assistant

3 days ago

Midcounties Co-Operative – London

In this role you will work as an integral part of our people function- playing a frontline role in our HR team, supporting our managers and staff through the entire employee life cycle. Central to your success in this role will be your ability to work effectively in a generalist capacity, supporting the Head of HR, the HR department, stores, and the wider business with day to day HR administration, HR assistance, HR Information System implementation and maintenance, and communication. Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to). Working with the Head of HR to deal with queries from employees, managers, prospective employees and third parties. Administering HR-related documentation, in a timely manner ( such as such as contracts of employment and due diligence checks, new starter documentation. Referring and/or escalating any complex HR matters to the Head of HR, and where appropriate, working together to obtain a solution. Updates to the company contact list and organisation chart, reflecting, any department changes, leavers, position changes and promotions. Monitoring of the Office attendance log/ time and attendance system, (to include, sickness, absence and holiday tracking). Maintaining and updating employee records, namely the HR Information System (Exelsys), electronic filing system and personnel files. Ensure all new starters are set up on the HRIS upon joining and receive the relevant instructions and training. Assisting in the production of documentation including reports, agendas and presentations to a high standard. Filing of retail and office staff personnel documentation. Compiling any messages for the attention of the Head of HR and Talent Acquisition Partner. Compliance with GDPR and data privacy. Administration of payroll files to ensure that information provided is correct and within relevant payroll cut-off dates. Conduct maternity meetings/ parental meetings along with supporting with disciplinary/grievance matters as directed by the Head of HR. Ensuring all work is appropriately updated, handed-over and covered in absences of self and/or other members of the team. Desired Knowledge Skills & Experience. Minimum 1 year previous HR administration/ Assistance experience. CIPD qualified or working towards it (desirable. Fluency in written and spoke English and excellent communication skills. Intermediate/Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to handle sensitive documentation-awareness and understanding of the confidential nature of the job. Ability to interact in a professional manner with confidence, with Senior Management, office colleagues and retail personnel where applicable. Attention to detail- able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise work load. Experience of working in the retail industry. Experience working in a fast paced constantly evolving environment. Consistent attention to detail along with a high level of accuracy. Organised and diligent with a methodical approach. A team player with a hands-on attitude. A Positive 'can-do' attitude. Affinity with the Cass Art …

May 22, 2018 11:30:51

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