05th October 2018

Senior HR Administrator

Reference: BBBH15325

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 05/10/2018

Do you have at least 2 years’ experience in HR?

Have you worked in a fast-paced environment?

Would you like to work for a global company?

We are currently recruiting for a HR Administrator to join our Belfast-based client. This is a full time permanent position. The ideal candidate will have experience in a professional services company, providing HR support to a large number of people. You will be providing all aspects of HR support to the company’s trainee solicitors based in London.


What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for the on-boarding process of all trainees including screening
  • Supervision of the administration of trainee and newly qualified contracts
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of the trainee, newly qualified and international trainee secondee inductions
  • Liaise with BPP Law School to enrol all future trainees onto relevant courses and oversee all financial assistance processes
  • Assist with the organisation of various activities for future trainees whilst studying the GDL (c40) and LPC (c80)
  • Organise and manage the administration for all trainee processes including seat planning, qualification, performance management and secondments twice a year
  • Manage all the administration processes and workflows utilising technology to obtain efficiency whilst maintaining high service levels and delivering excellent customer service
  • Oversee bi-annual employee engagement and feedback surveys
  • Manage the delivery of accurate and timely reporting of all HR activities
  • Supervision of the workload for Trainee administration, including those on international secondment, in the Belfast office
  • Work with the London Trainee team to oversee the SRA admissions process and manage qualification leave for trainees due to qualify
  • Act as a key point of contact for general HR queries from the trainees
  • Assist with general HR queries for all staff in the Belfast and London office

What you will have:

  • Previous recruitment and general HR administration experience within a busy department essential, ideally within a professional service company
  • Third level education essential, ideally CIPD qualified or similar certification
  • Workflow experience essential
  • Exceptional customer skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships
  • Be able to identify and evaluate problems and demonstrate the ability to approach and tackle problems effectively
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems and/or HR systems. Experience of using PeopleSoft desirable but not essential
  • Competent in Microsoft Office packages, particularly in Word and Excel

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Aisleen Tierney

Aisleen Tierney

Business Services Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 5215

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