HR Generalist


United Kingdom / London / HB Reavis

Purpose of the role

About the role and team
Reporting to the UK’s HR Manager, the role delivers operational and administration support to the HR Manager and the in-house Recruiter and a exceptional generalist HR service to the wider group.


• First point of contact for employee queries about HR-related issue
• To ensure the delivery of seamless HR operational and administration services throughout the employee lifecycle
• To support all recruitment activities such as:
• Conducting interviews
• Drafting contracts
• Advertising vacancies
• Delivery of recruitment campaigns
• Attending job fairs
• Conducting all pre-employment vetting checks
• Coordinating terms of agreements with Agencies or job networks
• Sourcing new resourcing networks to widen our candidate talent pool
• Working closely with the HR Manager to continually review the recruitment strategy and ensuring it meets the needs and aspirations of the business
• To ensure a fair and inclusive recruitment process
• To deliver the administration processes for new joiners and onboarding
• To conduct HR onboarding presentations
• To administer employee leaver processes
• Maintain personnel records on SharePoint as well as maintenance of the HRIS
• Managing annual leave records and absence related queries
• Managing UK’s organisational charts
• Working with the HR Manager to maintain and update HR policies and guidelines
• Assist with monthly pay run and any compensation-related processes
• Assist with annual benefit selection and related admin processes
• Support HR KPI tracking and quarterly reporting
• Liaise with external partners, like external payroll company, insurance broker and benefits providers
• Participate in groupwide HR projects
• To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the HR Manager



  • Proven quality experience in a similar role and preferably in the Real Estate/Construction industry
    • Experience with a HR database/HRIS desirable
    • Experience with dealing with confidential information discretely


  • CIPD qualification Level 5 or similar

Other Relevant Skills

  • Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite
    • Strong administrative skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Knowledge of UK employment law ideal, HR best practice and current regulations
    • The successful applicant must be a great team player and committed to delivering a professional and seamless HR service
    • A customer focused outlook with a high degree of professionalism
    • Able to build positive relationships and maintain a courteous attitude at all times
    • Flexibility and willingness to be adaptable to meet evolving demands of the role


- Stunning workspaces that enhance people’s wellbeing
- Competitive salary package
- Hybrid working set-up with up to 6 days from anywhere per month
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Pension scheme, life assurance and group income protection
- £ 1,500 flexible benefits pot including options like gym membership, private medical insurance…
- Enhanced maternity / paternity package
- Season ticket loan options, cycle to work and nursery scheme, Discounts Club etc.
- Annual training budget
- Monthly team breakfast and lunch
- Volunteering days
- Relaxed dress code

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