HR and Payroll Assistant

HR and Payroll Assistant

Job Title: HR and Payroll Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
Industry: Permanent and Executive Recruitment
Reference: PS/Bic/1_1640120663
Contact Name: Paul Southard
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 December 2021
Job Description

HR and Payroll Assistant

Job description

HR and Payroll Assistant required for our Bicester Client.

As a HR and Payroll Assistant it is essential to have a full driving licence and own transport as you be required to work between two sites in Bicester.

Main Purpose of Job:

  • Working as part of a small team to ensure a professional and effective HR service across the UK.


  • Responsible to: Human Resources Manager.
  • Responsible for providing a generalist administrative service to the HR function.
  • Liaison with Human Resources department team member, other department members of staff / Management and relevant external organisations.

Main Tasks of Job:


  • Administering monthly payroll
  • Weekly pension administration
  • Facilitating all employee tax matters
  • Managing employee benefits programmes

Employee Relations

  • First line contact in conjunction with HR Manager for matters.
  • Assisting managers to understand and implement policies and procedures

Maintenance of employee data in the HR system

  • Starters/Leavers/Transfers
  • Changes to personal data
  • Be a key contributor in managing the Company Workday system


  • Coordinating and helping support the design and delivery of training needs and professional development across both technical and non-technical areas
  • Devising training plans

Recruitment and Selection Administration

  • Placing adverts
  • Monitoring applications
  • Setting up short listing and selection processes
  • Communication with candidates
  • Preparation of contracts
  • Induction Preparation

General HR Administration

  • Answering general queries, both internal and external
  • Maintenance of files
  • Provision of management information including report from the HR System
  • Manage company social media pages

Key Skills

  • Must have completed at least level 3 CIPD qualification and be working towards a level 5.
  • Candidates must be fluent in English, both verbally and written.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to demonstrate examples to problem solving using the STAR methodology


  • Salary £26k (There may be some flexibility regarding salary)
  • Annual bonus scheme - up to 10% of salary
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays (may have to work at least one bank holiday during the year)
  • Pension - employer pays in 5%, employee 3%
  • Free parking

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