HR Coordinator

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  • Job Reference: PR/000921
  • Job Title: HR Coordinator
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Competitive
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Maxwell Stephens have been assigned by a leading editorial company to recruit for a HR Coordinator on a temporary basis.

The HR Coordinator role will touch on all areas of the business. It will be the task of the co-ordinator to design new HR systems, including the choice and implementation of HR management software; to increase company knowledge of best practice and ensure compliance with statutory requirements; and to create new support structures for staff and help develop internal training programmes

Key Responsibilities

Employee Support:

  • Advise and support management and employees when personnel issues arise, guiding difficult situations to smooth and fair conclusions.
  • Conduct new staff inductions and exit interviews.
  • Help formalise salary reviews and performance appraisals.
  • Help standardise recruitment procedures.
  • Review and, where necessary, amend existing grievance and disciplinary procedures.

Culture/Environment/Best Practice:

  • Choose and install HR software for centralising the management of documentation, holiday calendars, sickness records etc.
  • Build collective working and communication practices.
  • Improve provision for staff well-being.
  • Review and develop staff benefits.
  • Keep abreast of, and ensure compliance with, all relevant aspects of HR law.
  • Update existing policies and documentation (including staff and contractor contracts, JDs, recruitment, staff handbook, etc.)

Training and Development:

  • Help design programmes of management training and mentorship.
  • Establish ongoing programmes for training in diversity, inclusiveness and equal opportunities.

Person Specification

  • MCIPD qualification or equivalent
  • Experience working in a similar role.
  • Thorough knowledge of current UK employment law and best practice.
  • Experience working at a senior level as part of a leadership team.
  • Change management experience.
  • An approachable manner with strong coaching and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working both independently and collaboratively.