HR and Payroll Officer - ActionAid

HR and Payroll Officer - ActionAid

Location: Central London

Salary: £29,634 - £30,530


About the Organisation

ActionAid works in 45 countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas, supporting people to break free from poverty and live a life of dignity. Working with the most disadvantaged people, we fight for the protection of land and agriculture, quality education, women and girls’ rights, and for governments to be held to account. We provide humanitarian relief and work to build resilience to future disasters. We listen to what people really need and use our resources, influence and experience to work with communities and help them find their own solutions to create a better life for themselves and their children.


About the Role

As HR and Payroll Administrator, you will be a key member of the HR team, providing comprehensive human resources support to the whole organisation. The role includes general administration across a number of core areas including pay and benefits, contractual matters, absence management and maintenance of the HR database.

This role will provide 1st line support with pay and benefits queries, it will provide comprehensive advice to staff and will manage the administration of benefits including Pensions, Parental Leave, Season Ticket Loans, Bike To Work scheme, and Childcare Vouchers.

You will check and process the monthly payroll within agreed timelines, ensuring accuracy and consistency between payroll and the HR database and ensure all payroll documentation is accurate and maintained in accordance with Data Protection requirements.

You will have responsibility for managing, maintaining and updating the HR database with employee data and provide training, guidance and support for HR system users.

The HR and Payroll Administrator will also act as a coordinator for the HR team and provide first-class general administrative support, providing advice to staff and managers on standard HR policy and practice on sickness absence; contractual matters and related paperwork.

You will ensure line managers effectively manage the application of fixed-term contracts (extensions; terminations etc.) in line with legislation by issuing timely reminders, advice and appropriate paperwork.

You will assist the HR Advisors with Employee Relations case work and take minutes at investigatory meetings as well as schedule monthly Trade Union and HR meetings, taking minutes and distributing accordingly.

The ideal candidate will have solid experience in a payroll interface capacity with proven experience of HR systems administration. You will have extensive experience of working in an administrative function including preparing standard letters, documents, data inputting and filing.

An excellent organiser, you will have the ability to work on own initiative in a structured way, to prioritise a wide range of activities and use available resources to ensure tasks are completed to deadlines.

You will have the ability to build effective relationships, both internally and externally, showing sensitivity for others’ viewpoints and valuing diversity.  Excellent attention to detail and strong numeracy skills are also key as are expert skills in Microsoft Office (word, excel, PowerPoint).

Please note that this role is being offered as a 4 month fixed term contract. Due to the short term nature of this contract, all applicants must be able to start working with us immediately.


How to Apply

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Closing date: 4 November 2018. 

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