HR Assistant Human Resources Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum Closing Date: Sunday 07 April 2024 Reference: HR5021-24-098

Are you looking for a busy administrative role and have an interest in either gaining or expanding your knowledge of Human Resources? If so, we have just the role for you.

We are looking for a full-time HR Assistant to join our HR Operations Team. The Team provides a key and significant service within the University (circa 2100 employees) and we are looking for someone who has proven high level administrative skills, is a proactive and clear communicator and has a keen eye for detail.

In this role you will:

What are we looking for:

  • A clear understanding of the need to give excellent and proactive customer service.
  • The ability to plan, prioritise and organise a large workload and enjoy the challenge of working to deadlines.
  • An excellent eye for detail and an ability to write clearly and grammatically.
  • Experience of using HR and Payroll databases, or equivalent, on a regular basis.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of packages (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Previous experience in a busy workplace environment.
  • In return the University can provide a competitive salary; generous employer pension contributions; training and development opportunities and a generous annual leave entitlement including closure days between Christmas and New Year. Please see the ‘Working with Us' pages for further details.

    Previous experience of working in an HR environment is not required as full training and support will be given.

    This role is eligible for agile working (working from home) for part of the week once formal training has been completed.

    We very much look forward to receiving your application.

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  • Job Description
  • The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage male applicants and all those from Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The university is underrepresented by these groups at this job grade.

    For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

    Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

    Job details


    HR Assistant


    University of Brighton


    United Kingdom


    March 27, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 07, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Founded as the Brighton College of Art in 1858, the University of Brighton attained the university status in 1992. It is a quadri-campus public university.  The Faculty of Arts & Architecture and School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences are the subsidiaries of the University of Brighton. It currently holds a student strength of more than 20,000. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and top-up programs. M. Phil, Ph.D., and professional doctorate degree courses are also offered.

    With campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England, the university is multi-disciplinary in its approach. The broad academic departments include subjects like Applied Social Sciences; Architecture & Design; Art; Business; Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Education; Environment & Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Media; Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences; and Sport & Service Management. Also, it maintains Doctoral College; Language Institute and Medical School.

    The University of Brighton is the storehouse of several valid academic research programs, designed for solving practical problems and improving the lives of the general public. The institution is known to prepare its students for handling real-life problems by imparting training through its activities and curriculum. There are career centers in the university, guiding and mentoring students to acquire jobs based on their individual skills.

    The university has several scholarship facilities for both national and international candidates. It offers University International Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, and Merit Scholarships. The yearly end-of-the-year assessments are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.

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