Who we're looking for We're looking for a HR Assistant to join our London based HR team. In this role you will provide an effective, efficient, accurate and professional HR service covering full administrative, operational and project management support to the HR Business Partnering Team.
You will also be responsible for human resources information including electronic based record keeping, reporting and system transactions. You will help to provide a quality HR service to the business as a whole ensuring that high standards are adopted and executed across all elements of HR.
About Schroders We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
The base We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.
The team The Human Resources team is responsible for ensuring that Schroders maximises the return on its investment in people. We do this through the development and implementation of policies and practices that attract, reward and retain high quality employees.
What you'll do HR Administration
Take responsibility of the new joiner onboarding and first day induction processes.
Manage the HR Direct inbox and calls, and act as the first point of contact for all HR Direct queries from employees and line managers.
Administer parents and family leave processes and queries.
Administer the transfer and leaver process.
Compose and distribute routine written correspondence from Human Resources e.g. references, transfers and changes of reporting line.
Provide administrative support relating to the performance management system and Options benefits renewal.
Provide administrative support for regulatory regimes
Liaise with the payroll team to process salary adjustments and other employee life cycle events on a monthly basis
Provide support in answering Learning and Development queries .
Provide administrative support and guidance for absence recording.
Provide HR administration support to the HR Business Partnering Team, Compensation and Benefits, L&D and recruitment teams during peak periods.
Support year end compensation processes in line with the company approach.
Process invoices in a timely manner.
Maintain and develop the HR process manuals for improved and accurate usage.
Undertake ad hoc projects as and when required
Cover for the HR Assistant as required
Enter data into the HR system so that accurate records are maintained.
Provide data for standard and ad hoc reports.
Maintain the electronic employee filing system.
Conduct appropriate checks to ensure data integrity.
Provide note taking support in investigations for disciplinary and grievance procedures.
Assist the HR Business Partnering Team with the development and maintenance of human resource policies and procedures.
Contribute to HR projects as required (e.g. introducing a new induction programme).
Carry out any ad hoc duties in order to support the HR department as determined by the Head of HR.
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
Excellent administrative and organisational skills
Proven attention to detail and an acute understanding of the importance of data accuracy
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, listening)
Excellent IT skills, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience of working within an HR environment
Understanding of operational processes within a large organisationTeam orientated
Able to multitask and prioritise workload,
Part CIPD qualified or a desire to study
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
Knowledge of Oracle HRMS is desirable
What you'll be like
Natural problem solver
Able to work without constant direct supervision in line with pre-agreed deliverables
Excellent planning and organising skills
Excellent verbal and written communicator
'Can Do' attitude
Pays attention to detail and accuracy
Understands and implements processes with the ability to question - keeping the end goal of process in mind
Good level of numeracy
Appreciates and understands the need for confidentiality in dealing with all HR and development issues.
Demonstrable curiosity and passion to learn about Asset Management/ Financial Services
Excellent client service skills.
We're looking for the best, whoever they are Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.