HR & Recruitment Administrator

Maternity Cover, 35 Hours, Flexible Hours Considered

Melmerby & Ripon, North Yorkshire, Competitive Salary

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Human Resources team within a specialist e-commerce, sales and distribution company. We represent a wide range of major UK and international brands, promoting and selling their products to consumers and corporate markets.


This is a generalist HR and recruitment administration role covering a period of maternity leave, with particular emphasis on the recruitment and onboarding process of permanent and casual staff.


In addition to general HR and recruitment administration, the role will involve focussing on welcoming candidates in an efficient and professional manner providing them with a superb candidate experience.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

• Co-ordinate the recruitment of staff ensuring all practises are in line with company policy and are delivered in a timely and organised manner.
• Advertise vacancies, making use of job boards, social media, and attendance at relevant job fairs, developing relationships with local colleges, schools and higher education.
• Creating relevant job descriptions and job advertisements that attract candidates to our roles.
• Undertake an initial shortlist and arrange interviews with candidates.
• Maintain relationships with recruitment agencies, where necessary
• Manage the provision of temporary staff with particular emphasis on the demands during peak periods.
• Develop and maintain a casual staff database.
• Enter data into the HR Management systems so that accurate records are maintained.
• Maintain the personnel filing system.
• Enter and process payroll data.
• Support in the arrangement and delivery of inductions.
• Provide HR data and prepare management information reports.
• Assist with general HR and recruitment administration, as required.


What competencies and skills are required?

• Excellent communication skills the ability to liaise with people at all level
• Flexible approach to work with a positive attitude
• Uses judgement to know when to ask for help and guidance
• Uses own initiative and can work independently
• Records information accurately
• Understands and implements processes.
• Builds appropriate professional, friendly and accessible relationships with employees, line managers and job applicants
• High-energy, articulate, and friendly with a customer service mindset
• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and calendaring
• Ability to problem solve in a fast pace environment