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HR Graduate – CIPD support

East Midlands, Northamptonshire
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to The Graduate standard- HR degree
UCAS Points
Job Ref
TGR 2020

About Our Client

Our client is a global technology business.

They are constantly seeking innovative ways to redefine the boundaries, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a HR Graduate to join their Human Resources Team, based in Northampton.


Roles & Responsibilities

In this role you will be working in HR which will allow you to gain exposure and experience of all levels of HR and ER topics. You’ll gain initial hands on experience working alongside the HR Manager in a generalist role. This will allow you to gain excellent exposure to a number of different HR areas including, inductions, disciplinaries and grievances, as well as the opportunity to support the HR Manager with ad-hoc projects.

  • Support the recruitment and selection process to ensure company procedures are followed and vacancies are filled in a timely manner, including the generation of contracts and other relevant documentation;
  • Process relevant employment lifecycle documentation, including changes to employee’s Terms and Conditions of Employment.
  • Draft template letters in relation to any informal/formal ER cases, supporting meetings/hearings as deemed necessary;
  • Act as first point of contact to provide advice and solutions to Managers on employee relations matters including, working arrangements, contractual matters, sickness, employee communications and consultation, either via phone or e-mail, in line with current legislations.
  • Coordinate and manage work experience and intern placements.
  • Schedule internal & external Training & Development programmes.
  • Provide advice on Company benefits, as well as guiding the application process.
  • Coordinate and manage the eyecare scheme and prescription safety glasses programme.
  • Maintaining Organisation Charts, including publishing on internal systems.
  • Conduct exit interviews, escalate any issues to HR member and/or relevant Manager, provide details of interview to HRD and HRM and log details in agreed location.
  • Provide cover when needed on Reception.
  • Manage the Company’s expenses system.
  • Provide support to the HR function to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Skills Required

  • A degree in Human Resources Management
  • HR experience – placement year/part time work
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills with attention to detail;
  • The ability to work well within a team and on own initiative;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral & written;
  • Integrity – confidentiality is paramount to what we do.
  • An adaptable and pragmatic approach but able to “put their case” on a point of law or principle when required
  • The ability to get involved and gets things done. This is a hands-on role in a hands-on organisation
  • Previous HR experience would be an advantage.


CIPD Support, Life Assurance, Private Medical through Bupa, 25 days holiday + bank holidays


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