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HR Assistant - London or South East

Job Description:

To provide organisational, administrative and general HR support to the divisional HR Business Partners and internal clients in order to deliver HR strategy and Divisional goals. The is a proactive role and you will represent the HR team by visiting the offices regularly and building relationships with teams.

Key Responsibilities:

Process & Procedure

  • An expert in understanding and applying company and team processes and procedures
  • Provide assistance to employees with regard to MyHR, acting as a first point of contact for team HR Administrators, providing support and guidance
  • Assist with monthly Divisional HR reporting
  • Work with shared services to ensure that employee files and records are maintained accurately
  • Ensure any employee changes are processed accurately via MyHR
  • Assist with annual appraisal processes, including answering queries and providing statistics for Head of Divisions as required
  • Liaise with managers to ensure fixed term employments are extended or ended accordingly
  • Logging and tracking of electronic HR.Net forms

Recruitment and Selection

  • Helping implement new recruitment processes and procedures within the division to ensure effective management and recruitment of all Management of direct applications to Savills, organising interviews, assessments (eg skills, psychometrics) and creating/maintaining candidate databases
  • Creation of contracts and associated paperwork, where required
  • Support Admin team in ensuring Right to Work documentation is correct
  • Working with the internal recruitment team to ensure vacancies are managed effectively

Employee Relations

  • Work with teams to identify  potential issues And escalate to HR Business Partner
  • Escalate complex employee relations queries to the relevant HR Business Partner.
  • Notetaking for disciplinary and grievance investigations as required
  • Monitoring sickness notifications and ensuring accuracy of HR.Net records, working with Line Managers to address any absence issues
  • Assisting with back to work meetings where required and notifying employees of sickness deductions when required
  • Carrying out exit interviews where necessary

Other Responsibilities

Assist with team projects and helping to drive improvements in the team and Division

Develop and maintain active communication both within the department and other teams

Keep up to date with legislative changes and ensure compliance and best practice is adhered to

Support business areas with statistical analysis required for tender responses or internal processes

Support business areas with client requirements (eg criminal and financial checking)

Supporting with TUPE on boarding as required, including assisting with the production of contracts and collation of documents

General administration

Supporting Managers with performance management processes

Candidate Profile:

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with proven ability to prioritise tasks
  • Good administration skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self motivated with a pro active approach
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Experience of working within a busy environment and using a HR system
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates sensitivity, discretion and diplomacy
  • Takes responsibility and works within tight deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain trust and effective working relationships across all levels of the organisation
  • Experience working within a HR team would be advantageous
  • Experience within the property industry useful
  • Good working knowledge of databases (HR systems would be greatly advantageous)
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • May be working towards HR professional qualifications

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV and your current salary details to:

Lisa Taylor

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.



Key contacts

Lisa Taylor

Lisa Taylor

HR Business Partner
Human Resources

Savills Richmond

+44 (0) 20 8614 9100

+44 (0) 20 8614 9100