HR Administrator *Fixed Term Contract*
Full-time, Up to £18,500 per annum

Ref: 13440

Salary: Up to £18,500 per annum

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39 hours per week

Contract Type: Contract

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for a company voted 5th in the Great Place to Work (Best Large Workplaces) awards 2018, and Number 15 in Europe in 2017! We have over 450 stores, over 310 Groom Rooms and we’re the UK's number one pet care business. Our business is fast-paced, innovative and fun and it's our people that make the difference.

We are recruiting for a HR Administrator on a fixed term contract until the end of March 2021 and to be based out of our Support Office in Handforth, Cheshire.

As a HR Administrator, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the People Team to ensure that an excellent service is provided in the delivery of colleague relations processes and procedures. You will build key relationships within the People team, including People Advisors and Group People Services Lead.

It is essential that the successful candidate is committed to maintaining confidentiality at all times, with an interest in continuous improvement and creative ways of working.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Administer HR-related documentation
  • Archiving of the manual colleague filing systems
  • Scanning and saving of confidential documents
  • Provide administration support to the People Advisors and Group People Services Lead where required
  • Some data entry in to SAP may be required
  • General filing and administration
  • Open incoming and prepare outgoing post for the department
  • Maintain the manual personnel filing systems
  • Administer the management transfer/promotion process and paperwork in relation to contractual changes.
  • Support in the administration of colleague discount card process

Skills Required;

  • Previous administrative experience within a fast paced office environment is essential
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own and organise own work load
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Good questioning and listening skills
  • Ability to effectively contribute in a team environment
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams and email.
  • Experience of using SAP and Success Factors programmes would be beneficial although not essential

Far more than a retailer, Pets at Home Group is the UK’s leading pet care specialist, fulfilling every possible pet and owner need, from food and accessories to grooming and vet services. Since 1991, we’ve been building a business around pets and their owners and we’ve set our sights on becoming the best pet care business in the world. Join us now and you can be part of that journey, developing your future as we develop ours. This is a place where you can take pride and passion in your work within an inspiring, professional team that’s focused on supporting pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

We’re driven by the wellbeing of pets and we make sure we look after our people too. We depend on your commitment and innovation, and reward it with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Together we’ll create the future of pet care.

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 10-11-2020

Expiry Date: 10-12-2020