HR Administrator

Employment Type:
Full Time
Circa £20, 000
Accolade Wines
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Salary Circa £20,000 dependent on experience, plus excellent benefits and staff wine allowance.

We have an opportunity for a HR Administrator to join our professional and well-regarded HR Team at Accolade Park in Bristol, home to the largest bottling plant in the Northern Hemisphere. If you have the ability to demonstrate an appetite and aptitude for learning and are looking to join a fast paced environment working with a professional and committed team, this role will suit you.

About us

Drawing on a proud heritage with one of the first wineries established in Australia, Accolade Wines has evolved into a global wine company with some of the world’s best known brands sold in over 130 countries.

Today our portfolio comprised of more than 35 wineries and brands from premium regions in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile and California.

This broad portfolio, together with the largest wine bottling, warehouse and distribution centre in Europe and more than 1,700 dedicated people across the globe, makes us on of the world’s leading providers of New World premium, commercial and value wines.

About this role

We have 500 employees based in Accolade Park and, as part of a small administration team, you will be involved in every level of administration through all of the main disciplines including recruitment and on-boarding, learning and development, reward, payroll preparation and employee relations. You will also be the first point of contact for queries from employees and deal with external suppliers, particularly for recruitment services.

Supporting the HR team, you will provide first line support and advice on all HR day-to-day queries and escalate more complex queries to the HR Business Partner or HR Manager, HRIS Manager/Team or Learning and Development as appropriate.

You will also be responsible for making sure employee data and administration is maintained accurately and on time. including all records in our HRIS, electronic and paper files.

Other tasks include supporting the recruitment process: placing job adverts on the relevant boards supporting the shortlisting and screening process and managing the job offers and on boarding process and delivering some elements of our local induction programme helping new starters settle in to the business and ensuring all new starter information is collected and saved appropriately to meet data compliance.

You will ensure all contractual changes are documented and stored properly, including probation reviews and changes to roles and provide standard references and other appropriate information for employees past and present. Additionally you will coordinate all HR invoicing and new suppliers set ups, ensuring company practices are upheld in the process.

We are an ambitious team always looking to improve what we do for our clients, and there will be many opportunities to support your fellow team members in a variety of projects.

About you

You will have previous administration experience working in a team but with your own clear responsibilities, where you have demonstrated your attention to detail and accuracy, as well as your ability to provide great service to internal and external stakeholders at all levels. You will be confident with business software, such as Microsoft Office and hold good communication skills, both written and verbal.

It’s important you are able to work on your own initiative, prioritise your work effectively and work well under pressure with a variable workload. Being proactive and able to identify better ways of working, you will work with the team to implement these.

We are a multi award winning company and like us you will have a passion for wine, we’ll even enrol you on a wine education course (WSET).

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including private medical cover, retail discounts, First Bus discounts, a staff wine allowance and even a free pass to Bristol Zoo. We also have an onsite subsidised canteen that provides breakfast and lunch and an onsite gym.

Our Accolade Park site is in Avonmouth Bristol and is a short drive from the M4 / M5 with free onsite parking. In addition there is a bus service from Bristol City Centre and St Andrews train station is local.

The closing date for this vacancy is 15th November.

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