HR Administrator

  • Job Reference: 215368
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Hireful
  • Location: Howden
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Part Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Join Our Team as an HR & Talent Acquisition Administrative Support Specialist

About Us.

At PA Media Group, we are a dynamic portfolio of specialist media companies covering news & information, data, technology, marketing, and communications. Our flagship brand, PA Media, serves as the national news agency for the UK and Ireland. With a workforce of over one thousand employees spread across the UK, Ireland, and internationally, we pride ourselves on our core values: Respect, Collaboration, Accountability, and Integrity. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment.

About the Role.

We are seeking an organised and detail-oriented individual to join our HR & Talent Acquisition (TA) team to support with Administration. This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys contributing to a variety of HR functions.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Administrative Support: Provide comprehensive administrative support for the HR & TA Team
  • Casual and Freelance Contracts: Conduct online CEST tests, create freelance agreements, and liaise with finance to set up freelance accounts.
  • Casual Staff Management: Oversee the administration for casual staff, including offers, onboarding, and processing leavers.
  • Onboarding: Assist with onboarding new starters, including reference checks, right to work, and DBS checks.
  • Employee Benefits Administration: Manage employee benefits schemes, including adding/removing employees and issuing eyecare vouchers.
  • Reference Management: Manage all reference requests, including employment and mortgage references.
  • Org Charts and Work Experience: Update organisational charts for new starters and leavers and manage work experience requests.
  • Adhoc Support: Provide additional support to HR Administrators during peak times and assist with HR-related letters and processes.
  • Project Support: Provide general admin support to the HR & TA team on projects and ad hoc requests

Essential Skills.

  • High level of technical IT competence
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage time pressures and changing business demands
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy under pressure
  • Good communication skills

What We Offer.

  • Flexible working hours: 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays and wellbeing day (pro-rata)
  • 4% Company Pension contributions
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • The opportunity to collaborate with talented colleagues in a supportive team environment and a positive culture where your contribution is valued.


We are working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and as well as your skills and experience we’re also focused on who you are and what else you can bring. We recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and positively encourage agile working. Typically, our standard arrangement involves working from home for one or two days per week.

We will do everything we can to support you during your application, if you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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