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People Administrator at Motorway

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  • Brighton
  • fulltime
  • -
  • About the role

    As a People Administrator at Motorway, you are pivotal in ensuring various departments, processes and employees are working in unison. This role facilitates the flow and protection of information so that all employees can work smoothly when it comes to people related matters. This role suits a people professional who has a systematic approach, highly organised, detail-oriented and relishes getting multiple tasks completed in a day. You will play a leading role in maintaining the communication between the people team and the wider business, helping resolve queries and in most cases, will be the first point of contact for administrative activities.

    You will be surrounded by a team of fun, smart people who care about shaping an environment where outstanding individuals can thrive. We’re a values driven, results-focused organisation, and we’re looking for someone who wants to add to that. Reporting to the Head of People, you will be part of a team of 6 and be responsible for people administrative activities. This is the perfect role for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, collaborative environment and is looking to grow their career within a people-first organisation.

    What you’ll be doing:

    • Dealing with employees' queries about HR-related issues on behalf of the people team.
    • Create new starter records, updating records and keeping things aligned with Manager/People Partner initiated changes.
    • Collaborating with People Partners on certain people projects where administrative support is required.
    • Create regular reporting and understand the purpose behind, drawing insights.
    • Assist with payroll department, providing relevant employee information (such as leaves of absence, sick days, work schedules etc.).
    • Liaise with external partners, like insurance vendors (BUPA), ensuring legal compliance.
    • Organising employee records to ensure a clean HR system.
    • Conduct and/or support with relevant employee checks such as Right to Work and DBS verification.
    • Support with preparing relevant HR documents, such as probation passes, reference letters, employment contracts etc.
    • Ability to revise current policies and recommend where there may be gaps, or updating required.
    • Preparing and organising information: as an Admin, you will have access to sensitive information and need to keep this stored. You will need to mitigate risk with both digital and paper information. Organising them properly for any potential audit.
    • Work standards: you must demonstrate high standards and morals. These must be aligned with Motorway's values and exude integrity, respect and diplomacy.

    Requirements

    Alongside encompassing the Motorway values, as a People Administrator, you will be expected to show:

    • Self-driven and learning focused mindset with a willingness to learn: Administrators don't need to know everything, but morale is boosted if everyone in the organisation believes you care and have an open mind.
    • Excellent organisational skills, very detail oriented and ability to work with a minimal error mindset.
    • Ability to prioritise independently and be highly proactive.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Administrators need to treat all people equally and know how to best utilise them based on their unique talents, skills and experiences.
    • A humble, trusted team player with ability to work independently, with the ability to handle confidential information.
    • Collaboration: encouraging teamwork across all levels and departments.
    • Ideally some payroll knowledge would be advantageous, as well as some experience with an HR software, such as BambooHR, Personio, HiBob, Workday, Workable.
    • Computer literacy and accuracy (Google suite applications in particular).
    • A good understanding of UK employment law, expert knowledge is not required.

    Our Motorway Values:

    1. Create new roads - “Changing things for the better through innovation.”
    2. Drive to win - “Beating the competition and winning as a team.”
    3. Take the wheel - “Being accountable and facing difficult challenges head-on.”
    4. Go the extra mile - “Delivering 5* standards for ourselves, our customers, and our colleagues.”
    5. Be humble - "Leaving egos at the door — we succeed as one.”

    Benefits

    • A competitive salary
    • BUPA private health insurance
    • Annual learning budget with Learnerbly
    • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity leave
    • Flexible working (approximately 2 days in the office a week)
    • The option to work remote in certain timezones for a full month each year
    • Pension Scheme
    • Discounted Calm membership
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • A fun working environment with regular social events
    • The chance to join a rapidly growing company that cares first and foremost about its people
    • Fast career progression and the ability to develop your own skills and experience quickly

    Equal Opportunities Statement

    Motorway is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. We believe our workforce should reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

    We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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