HR Advisor

Cambridge, UK
Up to £26,000
23 Aug 2019
10 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: HR Advisor

Permanent, Full time

Salary: Up to £26,000

Location: Cambridge

Are you an aspiring HR Advisor with a genuine passion for enabling our business to achieve ambitious goals?

We are looking for a HR Advisor to join our well-respected business partnering team. You will already have generalist HR and administration experience along with a high standard of communication and time management skills, all key to success in this busy and rewarding role.

As an integral member of the HR team of Cambridge Assessment, you will be based in our Cambridge Assessment English division, supporting the delivery of professional and comprehensive HR services across a wide range of areas including recruitment administration and on-boarding, performance management, and employee relations.

Working collaboratively and proactively with line managers and their teams you will provide first line advice on issues such as contract variations, flexible working, and maternity and paternity leave. You'll also be contributing to the development of policy and processes and working with HR systems to interpret and produce data and metrics, as well as supporting the HR team with generalist HR administration.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute to group-wide initiatives, networks and projects

We will support your professional development, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of employment law, best practice and company policy to help maintain the effectiveness of HR service delivery across Cambridge Assessment.

The successful candidate will need to:
  • Hold, or willing to work towards, a CIPD level 5 qualification, which can be supported by Cambridge Assessment
  • have experience working in HR administration and/or have experience of working in a generalist HR capacity
  • be computer literate with knowledge of HR information systems - experience of SuccessFactors would be an advantage.
  • Be confident in working with on-line systems in the production and reporting of data and metrics.
  • Experience of working in an international business would be an advantage

Are you ready to thrive in this collaborative and responsive partnering role?

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader in their new state-of-the-art facility, Triangle, based in the CB1 district of Cambridge, only a 10-minute walk from the central Cambridge train station. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits.

  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual salary review and performance related bonus (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • A Wellbeing Centre aimed to promote wellbeing for all staff. The space is for everything from massage therapy through to counselling services, mindfulness sessions, crafting, gaming, music, exercise, seminars on nutrition and much more!
  • Subsidised canteens
  • Cycle scheme
  • Extensive shower and drying room facilities with secure lockers
  • 1325 cycle parking spaces
  • Green and outdoor spaces for relaxation and work, including a number of courtyard gardens.
  • Support for professional qualifications

Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 09/09/2019 and interviews will be held on 17/09/2019 .

If you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.


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