HR Officer (part-time)

London, UK

About the role

Are you passionate about staff well-being and interested in developing your skills within a fast paced growing Company? Are you looking for a role where you will achieve a great work-life balance?

We are hiring a new HR Officer to join our friendly team - delivering a great service and providing proactive support across a range of HR operations for our US, UK and Australian teams. The role will cover the full employee life cycle: recruitment, employment, benefits, training, employee engagement and many other special projects. A comprehensive induction and training will be provided to the successful candidate.

About You:

- Knowledge of UK employment law (additional knowledge of US or Australian employment law and benefits is also be a big advantage!)

- Naturally approachable, keen to help and committed to completing tasks efficiently

- Self-driven, always learning, great at using your initiative and comfortable working independently

- Role-model behaviours to champion our Company culture & values

- Trustworthy, fully aware of the importance of confidentiality and discretion at all times

Job Responsibilities

●       Providing effective support across the full recruitment process ranging from: creating and placing job adverts, selecting recruitment websites, recruitment agency liaison, screening applications and assessing candidates, assisting with interview coordination and supporting management during interview process, liaison with candidates, vetting checks and supporting the HR Manager with any employment offers

●       Coordinating the onboarding of new hires, ensuring timely liaison with our internal teams (IT Support / Hiring Manager /Office Manager) and any third party provision (e.g. Payroll / Benefit suppliers)

●       Ensuring new hire paperwork is processed and maintained in accordance with regulatory compliance

●      Working closely with the Office Manager to ensure good Health & Safety measures are being followed (e.g. training / guidance)

●       First point of contact for responding to and assisting with team members' queries, providing guidance and support around HR process, policies, benefits & payroll related queries

●       Responsible for effective administration and communication of our US employee benefit programs, coordinating all aspects of new hire enrollment and annual open enrollment processes

●       Working in collaboration with the HR Manager to ensure suppliers provide consistently high levels of service, escalating any enquiries / service issues to ensure these are resolved promptly and proposing better suppliers / benefit options

●       Assisting the HR Manager with coordinating training, PDPs and embedding our new performance review process

●       Assisting with any administration and communication for any HR policies and procedures

●      Maintaining our Employee Handbooks, updating as needed to ensure compliance with applicable laws (supporting the HR Manager to ensure any Policy changes are aligned with our US and Australian Handbooks)

●      Working closely with the HR Manager to identify further opportunities where HR can add value, particularly around employee recognition, engagement, performance and well-being

●      Maintaining accurate employee records, including benefit administration

●      Providing ad hoc administrative support and assisting with other HR projects and employee events, escalate issues as necessary to HR Manager or Exec Team member

●      Providing general office administration support, including supporting the Office Manager with purchasing IT consumables and arranging delivery

Skills, knowledge & experience required:

●      Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or relevant field / CIPD certification (or equivalent experience)

●      2+ years’ experience in a similar HR ‘generalist’ support role (e.g. co-ordinator / officer / advisor remit)

●      Demonstrable understanding of local employment laws and guidelines (in Florida and familiar with Federal DOL, Wage& Hour rules and laws.

●      Proven experience of recruitment co-ordination and benefits administration, compliance and renewals

●      Knowledge and experience of HRIS systems

●      Great attention to detail, prioritization and organization skills with a limited amount of supervision

●      Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

●      Excellent verbal and written communication skills

●      Ability to engage in a friendly manner and maintain effective working relationships at all times

●      High personal standards of conduct, professionalism and confidentiality

●      Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Great if you also have:

●      International employment law understanding (including federal / state employment laws for Florida (US) and Melbourne (Australia)

●      Experience of ‘IRIS HR’ system

●      Interest in Sport and  working in a start-up / international business



Always happy to consider Flexible Working! - we are open to wide range of work patterns for this role (max 20-25 hpw)

Competitive salary, 26 days holiday (pro-rata), contributory pension, life assurance and more - join a team who value growth, effort, health and having fun!

Please confirm salary expectations and desired part-time work pattern with your application. Applicants may be shortlisted and contacted prior to applications closing

The Company is not offering immigration sponsorship with this role

  • No recruitment agencies please
  • Please attach a copy of your CV/Resume, covering letter and a link to your portfolio (if you have one). If you would like an informal chat about this role please email your contact details.