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HR Support Administrator - 3 Month FTC

Job Description

Do you have strong Excel skills? Are you highly organised with good attention to detail and the ability to adapt to different tasks as required?   Have you worked within a HR environment through a system implementation?

We are currently seeking a HR Support Administrator to provide additional HR administration to support the anticipated increase in workload as the UK HR Operations team goes through a Workday systems implementation. The HR Support Administrator will work alongside two administrators and will assist with wider team deliverables including changes to the service, processes, systems and organisational structure.

This role is a 3-Month Fixed term contract and will initially be based from home and then at our Cheltenham office.
Different thinking for a Different world
Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with much of its situational awareness and communications, as a leading specialist in large intelligence datasets, as a pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft systems, or as the ‘go to’ provider for truly open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator. 
How you will make a difference

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective and dedicated HR support to employees and line managers across all HR disciplines, escalating to the HR Service Delivery Lead where required.
  • Administer onboarding, off boarding and end-to-end HR Life Cycle processes including:
    • Maintaining and updating employee data in all HR Systems and ensuring all payroll changes are captured in a timely and accurate manner for payroll for process.
    • Creating, dispatching and filing references, merit/bonus awards and contracts of employment and other associated HR correspondence.
    • Taking calls and administering the HR inbox (askHR), responding to queries in an accurate, professional and timely manner.
    • Maintaining meaningful contact with all stakeholders to ensure that their experience exceeds expectations.
    • Organising appropriate induction and training programmes.
    • Distributing candidate and hiring manager feedback forms, and collating for review by the HR Service Delivery Lead.
    • Undertaking analytic activities and producing precisely all required HR reports.
  • Participate in and support HR project activity.

Person Specification:

  • Strong functional understanding of core HR and demonstrable experience supporting the full HR lifecycle.
  • Detailed understanding of HR Systems (Workday) and report generation.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent command of written English.
  • Excellent customer/stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information professionally.


Who we are looking for:

  • You’re well organized and meet deadlines without compromising accuracy.
  • You’re patient, discreet, understanding and like a challenge;
  • You are a team player, take responsibility and are proactive.
  • You have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills – excellent listening capability and an ability to deliver clear verbal and written messages with empathy.
  • You love detail and getting things right.
Looking for flexibility? Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.