HR Assistant (Graduate / Administrator)

EasyWeb Group
St Albans
23 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
HR Assistant (Graduate / Administrator)

Position: HR Assistant – (Suitable 1st HR role for a Graduate level candidate or experienced administrator)
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire (Commutable from Watford, Luton, Stevenage, Hatfield, Harlow and surrounding areas, plus we are only a short walk from St Albans City train station).
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive

Who Are We?

At Burton’s Biscuit Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies, Wagon Wheels and Thomas Fudge’s to name just a few of our brands. We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

As a flexible working business who encourage a happy family work life balance, if flexible working is something that is important to you please get in touch and we are more than happy to discuss flexible options with you.

We are the UK’s third largest – and fastest-growing – biscuit manufacturer, and our vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking great biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. Our head Office is in St Albans but the majority of out 1800 employees are based in our four bakeries in Llantarnam, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Dorset.

Alongside some of the nation’s most loved snack brands, such as Maryland, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacture a number of Mars branded biscuit products, Marmite biscuits and Cathedral City savoury snacks. We are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector.

What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals, by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.

We don’t want to bore you with just a job description - we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us.

So let’s start with ….…

Why work as part of our HR team?

Making a better work environment for our colleagues and supporting everybody to be their Burton’s best is what we get out of bed for! Our HR team are passionate individuals focused on ‘Making a Difference’ in a forward thinking and dynamic fun company – oh and did we mention we bake sensational biscuits!

This a great 1st role for someone looking to gain experience within HR, you’ll get to work side by side with an experienced team and support in all stages of the employee lifecycle.

What does your typical day look like?

This is a key support role across the entire group and you’ll get to work with a range of different people across Burtons Biscuits, every day is different, as an example you will be involved in the processing of new starters, providing key reports for the HR Director & HR Manager around the headcount budget, organisational chart updates, leavers etc. You will also provide assistance & support for general HR queries around our benefits schemes, holidays & polices to our current employees.

You will also work closely with the HR Advisor and supporting them in their day to day tasks and assisting with key meetings.

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

You don’t need to be a HR expert to perform in this role, as full support, training & guidance will be provided. What we are looking for is someone who can prioritise tasks, has strong administration and commutation skills, good knowledge of MS Excel & PowerPoint. This role could easily suit a recent Graduate (you don’t even need to have a HR related degree), it would also suit an experienced administrator looking to move into HR.

Final part of the mix.

You will need to be able to demonstrate why an a career with HR is of interest to you, other key skills are ability to work on projects at short notice and be able to work on your own and on team projects.

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.

You may have had experience or be interested in the following: HR Assistant, Admin Executive, Administrator, HR Graduate, Human Resource Management Degree etc.