HR Graduate Trainee
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HR Graduate Trainee

Job description

Supporting the delivery of the HR strategy by providing support to the HRBPs, Reward Manager and Operations team. Assisting with HR Projects across all areas.

Overall job purpose

  • Provide support to the HR business partners
  • Develop a good understanding of the business functions to enable effective support of each area
  • Act as a port of call in to HR for queries and administration
  • Support across the HR teams to become a strong HR generalist

Main responsibilities

HR projects

  • Support project management of various HR projects including employee wellbeing, reward and recognition, employee survey deployment and analysis, salary benchmarking, diversity, CSR etc.

HR operations

  • Assist with line manager and employee queries on HR policies and processes, answering questions face to face or via phone and email
  • Maintain the ‘Line Manager guides’ section of the company intranet
  • Review current HR policies and processes
  • Support HR operations in administering guidance and advice to employees and line managers as requested on processes and policies
  • Note take in employee/line manager meetings

Reward and performance

  • Support benchmarking, analysis and reporting as required
  • Provide support to the Reward Manager on the annual benefits renewal process
  • Maintain relationships with key benefits providers and provide information on benefits to employees when needed
  • Support performance review activity, helping to train managers on the review process to achieve high quality review delivery standards, if required


  • Assist with future talent recruitment, including preparation of assessment days and involvement in the selection process

What we are looking for

  • Work experience in a customer facing role
  • Makes confident clear decisions based on sound judgement and knows when to ask for help or advice
  • Works at pace through a high volume of work, balancing immediate requests and project work, often with limited supervision
  • Takes personal responsibility for delivering on time and accurate work and can work to tight deadlines when required
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and demonstrates resilience to remain engaged until tasks are completed
  • Has the drive to deliver good quality work and think about the colleagues in the functional areas as our internal customers
  • Keen to take on challenges and has a natural interest in learning new things
  • Can adapt communication style depending on the audience and builds rapport and credibility quickly with colleagues
  • Ability to build long-term, trusting relationships and work well across functions
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Proficient in using the Microsoft Office stack, particularly Excel


  • Will have some good generalist HR work experience in a fast-moving business.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks and requirements


Degree educated

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 25/07/2018

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment


Additional job details


Competitive salary

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