United Kingdom Permanent £24,000-£28,000pa

Job description

Are you an experienced HR Generalist?

Do you thrive in fast-paced environments giving expert advice to internal stakeholders?

If you answered yes to both of those questions, this may be the ideal role for you!

Our HR Generalist will be responsible for providing first line HR support. They will work closely with the HR Business Partner supporting on various generalist tasks. The right candidate will be able to coordinate and manage both administrative and strategic duties, helping us to plan and administer important functions. As a people centric business, we understand that hiring the right HR professional will help our people thrive


  • Participate in development of HR objectives and systems, including metrics, queries, and standard reports for ongoing company requirements. 
  • Carry out general administration tasks for the HR Department including organizing and maintaining personnel record, update internal databases (e.g. record sick or maternity leave) and preparing HR documents, like employment contracts and HR policy documents
  • Suggest new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency of the HR department and organization as a whole, and to improve employee experience
  • Ensure legal compliance of HR state and federal regulations and applicable employment laws, and update policies and/or procedures as required 
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity. 
  • Supporting the maintenance of the organisations HR System (Workday) ensuring data is accurate and up to date. Note-taking in hearings
  • Preparing and amending where necessary HR documents, i.e. employment contracts and recruitment guides
  • Assisting with payroll by providing the department with relevant employee information, i.e. holiday and sick days taken
  • Assist the recruitment team with the on-boarding process.
  • work closely with various departments, increasingly in a consultancy role, assisting line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures


  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
  • Ability to compose and produce standard letters and reports using IT applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, HR System)
  • Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
  • Ability to undertake notes/minutes at meetings
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills 
  • Must take a proactive approach to work, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, and cultural awareness. Must be proficient in both written and spoken English
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Experience of prioritising workload, time management and dealing with conflicting priorities with a proven ability to meet deadlines


  • A minimum of 2 year’s experience in a HR role.
  • Considerable experience of Human Resources administration
  • Achieved or working towards CIPD Level 5

We Offer:

In return for your hard work, you will receive a great deal of recognition for your work, but we also offer several tangible benefits such as:

  • The opportunity to gain further qualifications through external training
  • Excellent career progression and training opportunities
  • Working from home allowance
  • Wellness programmes
  • Management programmes
  • Employee pension
  • A great working environment with a fantastic team of people

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, some flexibility required. 

Disability in the Workplace:

Please note, go-centric are a certified Disability Confident employer, and subscribe to the guidance in the Two Ticks Scheme.

Under the Equality Act 2010 we, as the employer, are legally obligated to interview anyone with a disability that meets the minimum criteria for the post, offering any reasonable adjustments that may be required to complete the recruitment process and/ or the role itself.

For more information regarding this please visit: www.direct.gov.uk/en/DisabledPeople/Employmentsupport/LookingForWork/DG_4000314 To disclose any information regarding a disability that requires additional support during the recruitment journey, i.e. Job Descriptions in large print, please contact the Recruitment Department by emailing us or by calling 0333 014 4401.

Start date Flexible
Location United Kingdom
Salary £24,000-£28,000pa
Hours per week 40
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