HR Administrator – fixed term for 1 year+

CDP  are looking for a new HR administrator to join their growing HR team. Reporting to the HR Manager, Regions and People Development you will be exposed to international HR operations as well as learning and development. You will be responsible for internal communications including creating and editing content for our internal newsletter, with support from the team. You will also coordinate learning and development activities in the UK and other regions as needed with support from the HR Manager, Regions and People Development. You will have experience in HR administration and ideally you’ll be working towards an HR qualification or have an interest in doing this in the immediate future.

About the HR team

We’re a pro-active, driven and customer focused team.  We develop strong working relationships within the organisation to effectively support process development and embed continuous changes. You will play a vital role in supporting the many change programs currently in progress or in the initiation phase, both within the HR team but also in the wider organisation.  You’ll be working in a challenging and rewarding environment that will expose you to many aspects of the key elements of the HR profession helping to take your career to the next level.

The UK HR team is made up of an HR apprentice, a UK HR Manager and a HR Manager, Regions and People Development who both report to the Global Director of HR and People Development. The HR Manager, Regions and People Development looks after the regional offices in Japan, China, Hong Kong, India and Latin America (Brazil) (known as APLA). We are part of a wider HR team with HR representation in Berlin for Europe and New York for North America both with indirect reporting to the Global Director of HR and People Development.

This is a full-time fixed term contract for 1 year with the possibility of extension, based at CDP’s central London office reporting to the HR Manager, Regions and People Development.  


Salary and benefits: £23,000-£26,000 per annum, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Program, life assurance, training and development, Flexible working opportunities and other benefits.


You will have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria:

  • Experience in a similar HR administration role of at least a year

  • Experience of writing and editing content

  • Strong English grammar skills with editing/proof reading skills

  • MS Office skills including intermediate level on Excel

  • Knowledge and experience in using an ATS, HRIS and/or LMS

  • Willing to learn, with a positive can-do attitude

  • Professional with a demonstrable use of initiative

  • Ability to develop good working relationship with HR colleagues and colleagues in the wider organisation

  • Strong understanding of how to handle confidential information, including GDPR legislation

  • Comfortable with communicating with employees of all levels in written and spoken format.


Desirable criteria:

  • Studying towards a CIPD qualification with an interest to develop a career in HR

  • Interest in the environment

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with MS Teams and SharePoint

  • Degree educated or equivalent ideally in HR or English

  • Experience of HR projects.


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