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HR Assistant Fixed Term Contract
Company Information Posted : 12-02-2019
Company :  Speedy Hire Plc
Job Information
Job Type : Contract
Duration : 0 months
Category : Human Resources
Recruiter Reference : SPD/TP/279640/8355
URL for applications : Click to apply
Salary : Competitive
Job Status
Start Publishing : 12-02-2019
Stop Publishing : 12-03-2019
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To work with both internal and external customers to resolve system issues and queries in a suitable timeframe.  Ensuring HR and business requirements are captured to identify and implement efficient system solutions in line with best practice and current legal requirements.

Job Introduction

We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we’ve grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.

We deal with thousands of customers every year, providing them with a first class service and helping ensure they can successfully deliver their projects. With such a busy operation we need a fantastic HR team to support our business and that's where you come in

Package description

Competitive salary plus competitive pension, 21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 1 year plus bank holidays, Company bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.

Main responsibilities

To provide first class administrative support and assistance to approximately 1,000 employee and Managers, with a key focus on employee related documents and data input within the HR system.

Overall purpose of the job

  • First point of contact for resolution and support on day to day HR and Payroll system issues

  • Cleansing data in the HR and Payroll systems by matching data from different sources as well as investigating and resolving discrepancies

  • Support with updating and creating processes, procedures and associated documents for end users

  • Support users with training and knowledge sharing and run refresher training as required

  • Maintenance of high quality and accurate data, through regular reporting to identify data discrepancies and reduce payroll implications and issues

  • Identify HR system reporting requirements

  • Lead the full end to end HR and Payroll testing for releases, fixes and developments.  To verify this is fit for purpose and meets HR user expectations and requirements, whilst liaising both internally and externally to report issues encountered

  • Understanding of GDPR, in particular, system deletion of data

  • Working with the HR team to identify and provide a resolution to the absence management system data queries relating to holidays

  • Management of the new holiday year process, including generating reports, comparing data, manually inputting and uploading data into the Payroll system

  • Management of the administration, payroll input and document integration for TUPE transfer employees

  • Assistant with the development of the Project Initiation and  Business Requirement documents for new functionality and interface facilities

  • Assistant with the implementation for new functionality and interface facilities within the HR system to improve overall customer delivery and experience

  • Create, develop and maintain HR reports for the business as required

  • Ensure that all new starter information, contractual changes and leavers are implemented in line with payroll deadlines, with appropriate paperwork completed and the relevant system information updated accordingly, as required

  • Ensure the HR system is updated with accurate employee information and uploading of documents as required

Ideal candidate


  • Ability to build relationships with different stakeholders

  • Understanding of GDPR in relation to HR systems

  • Excellent IT skills (in particular Microsoft Excel to analyse data using VLookUp, Pivot Tables)

  • Functional experience of working with various systems and system implementation (in particular Safe/Microsoft Dynamics – AX)

  • High attention to detail and error checking

  • Extremely organized and ability to prioritise and manage workload despite conflicting demands

  • Significant experience gained working within a busy, fast paced business environment

  • HR administration experience

About the company

Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.

We also lead in health, safety and sustainability.  We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.  Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.

Vision, mission and values:

Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best to work for.

Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects.

  • Safe – the first priority in everything we do

  • As One – working together to collectively achieve our goals

  • Innovative – to continuously improve

  • Driven – to deliver first class customer service

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