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Job id: 092110.

Posted: 04 July 2024. Closing date: 12 July 2024.

Business unit: Human Resources. Department: People Services.

Contact details: Joseph Tristan.

Location: Lavington Street. Category: Professional & Support Services.


About us:

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced HR coordinator to join our HR Operations function in the Human Resources Directorate. Working in a fast-paced team, you will play a key role in supporting employee lifecycle and operational HR activity.

About the role:

Highly skilled in Microsoft packages, you will manage the creation and issuing of amended contractual information across our workforce arising from internal recruitment or from manager requests. You will need to administer absence changes such as sickness, unpaid leave and family friendly leave. You will also need to undertake data corrections throughout the employee lifecycle. You will be working closely with other HR and Payroll teams and wider stakeholders.

You will use digital platforms Helix Ticketing system, People XD, SharePoint, Microsoft Excel/Word and will be expected to develop and deploy a high level of expertise to manage these systems.

If you are a HR/payroll background professional with broad administrative experience with the ability to demonstrate knowledge of recruitment, employment policies and procedures and payroll processes; the HR Operations team is a great place to develop your HR pathway.

Two roles available; 1 post indefinite, 1 post a secondment opportunity to 31st March 2025. Both roles are full time.

About you:

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

  1. Educated to A level standard (or equivalent) with proficiency in English and Mathematics
  2. Strong attention to detail with high levels of accuracy in delivery of work
  3. Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel, Outlook and Word
  4. Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage large workloads independently
  5. Experience providing high volume HR administration
  6. High level of interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse range of people

Desirable criteria

  1. Knowledge of HR best practice and previous experience of working within a HR setting
  2. CIPD Qualified
  3. Knowledge of relevant HR Systems/databases
  4. Knowledge higher education policies and previous experience of working in a higher education or comparable setting

Downloading a copy of our Job Description:

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click "Apply Now". This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further information: 

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.

Interviews are due to be held on 19th July 2024.

We are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.