HR Assistant - Higher Education

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Education and Training
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Education & Childcare - Education Administration

We are recruiting for a prestigious Higher Education client based in central London.

Role: HR Assistant

Rate: £15.01

Duration: 1 - 2 months Temporary (potential to become perm)

This role is responsible for providing Executive support to the Director of HR. To support the Director of HR (including PA services), managing all aspects of their professional agenda, producing briefings, reports & minutes, liaising with internal colleagues and external organisations To work with other members of the Human Resources Division to ensure that a core support service is provided across all aspects of the Division To act as office co-ordinator for the purpose of furniture, IT and any other matters relating to the work environment Job title: EA to the Director of HR Department/Division: Human Resources (HR) Accountable to: Director of HR To support the onboarding of new HR Staff joining the Division

Provide daily diary management of the Director's calendars to ensure time is allocated effectively ensuring that they are fully briefed for all meetings, events and overseas travel, drafting materials and arranging briefing sessions where required. This includes corresponding with internal and external contacts, managing a complex schedule  Ensure the Director of HR has the relevant papers for both internal and external meetings  Prepare, edit and format routine correspondence including responding to emails as appropriate. Type and/or edit policy documents, tenders, committee papers, reports, etc. as required  Maintain an accurate and comprehensive email filing system  Answer telephone enquiries and effectively screen calls to the Director of HR, liaising with internal and external stakeholders and clients regarding appointments and meetings  Identify the appropriate manager of reference for complaints/issues on behalf of the Director of HR in his/her absence  Comply with legislation, policies, work instructions, and service standards  To support the Director in developing and maintaining relations with a range of stakeholders  To ensure timely and accurate communication between the Director's office and networks of internal and external contacts  Ensure that various deadlines are adhered to and that relevant colleagues are kept informed of progress on behalf of the Director


Previous experience of providing executive support to a senior member of staff An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Word, Power Point, Outlook and Excel Experience of complex diary management Ability to write minutes of meetings and formal Committees Good standard of education to degree level or equivalent Experience of working within higher education

If you would like to hear more about this role, please apply. We will contact all shortlisted candidates.

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