HR Assistant - 9 month FTC HR Assistant - 9 month FTC …

Schroders Investment Management
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Schroders Investment Management
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Schroders Investment Management
HR Assistant - 9 month FTC
Who we're looking for
We're looking for a HR Assistant to join our London based HR team. In this role you will provide an effective, efficient, accurate and professional HR service covering full administrative, operational and project management support to the HR Business Partnering Team.

You will also be responsible for human resources information including electronic based record keeping, reporting and system transactions. You will help to provide a quality HR service to the business as a whole ensuring that high standards are adopted and executed across all elements of HR.

About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team
The Human Resources team is responsible for ensuring that Schroders maximises the return on its investment in people. We do this through the development and implementation of policies and practices that attract, reward and retain high quality employees.

What you'll do
HR Administration
• Take responsibility of the new joiner onboarding and first day induction processes.
• Manage the HR Direct inbox and calls, and act as the first point of contact for all HR Direct queries from employees and line managers.
• Administer parents and family leave processes and queries.
• Administer the transfer and leaver process.
• Compose and distribute routine written correspondence from Human Resources e.g. references, transfers and changes of reporting line.
• Provide administrative support relating to the performance management system and Options benefits renewal.
• Provide administrative support for regulatory regimes
• Liaise with the payroll team to process salary adjustments and other employee life cycle events on a monthly basis
• Provide support in answering Learning and Development queries .
• Provide administrative support and guidance for absence recording.
• Provide HR administration support to the HR Business Partnering Team, Compensation and Benefits, L&D and recruitment teams during peak periods.
• Support year end compensation processes in line with the company approach.
• Process invoices in a timely manner.
• Maintain and develop the HR process manuals for improved and accurate usage.
• Undertake ad hoc projects as and when required
• Cover for the HR Assistant as required

Data Management
• Enter data into the HR system so that accurate records are maintained.
• Provide data for standard and ad hoc reports.
• Maintain the electronic employee filing system.
• Conduct appropriate checks to ensure data integrity.

Employee Relations
• Provide note taking support in investigations for disciplinary and grievance procedures.
• Assist the HR Business Partnering Team with the development and maintenance of human resource policies and procedures.
• Contribute to HR projects as required (e.g. introducing a new induction programme).
• Carry out any ad hoc duties in order to support the HR department as determined by the Head of HR.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
• Excellent administrative and organisational skills
• Proven attention to detail and an acute understanding of the importance of data accuracy
• Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, listening)
• Excellent IT skills, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Experience of working within an HR environment
• Understanding of operational processes within a large organisationTeam orientated
• Results focused
• Able to multitask and prioritise workload,
• Part CIPD qualified or a desire to study

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
• Knowledge of Oracle HRMS is desirable

What you'll be like
• Natural problem solver
• Able to work without constant direct supervision in line with pre-agreed deliverables
• Excellent planning and organising skills
• Excellent verbal and written communicator
• 'Can Do' attitude
• Pays attention to detail and accuracy
• Understands and implements processes with the ability to question - keeping the end goal of process in mind
• Good level of numeracy
• Appreciates and understands the need for confidentiality in dealing with all HR and development issues.
• Demonstrable curiosity and passion to learn about Asset Management/ Financial Services
• Excellent client service skills.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.

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