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HR Advisor

  • Full time, 1 x permanent and 1 x 12-months fixed term contract
  • Salary: £33,000-36,000, depending on experience
  • Hybrid working potential, based in Central London (Holborn)
  • Closing date: 10 July 2022

This is an exciting stage to join us at Thames & Hudson: we are focused on enhancing the working culture and you could be a part of this. We have two roles for experienced HR Advisors with an appreciation of book publishing or working in a creative environment and a desire for constant improvement. There’s scope to get involved in building systems and policies, as well as developing your own skills

The Role

  • As our Recruitment ambassador, you’ll provide best practice advice to Heads of Department, working alongside the Administrative Assistant to ensure an effective and responsive flow, constantly seeking the best candidates for a diverse workforce
  • Planning for new starters, and undertaking welcoming inductions
  • Working with the Payroll & Pensions Officer to ensure that all T&H staff are paid correctly
  • Overseeing the administration of our various benefits schemes and pensions, including advising staff about their options and entitlements
  • Maintain HR files and records, ensuring an audit trail for HR processes
  • Keep the HR tracker up-to-date
  • Produce letters as required: reference letters, contract changes and preparing contracts
  • Ensure T&H is compliant with all relevant immigration and employment legislation
  • Monitor probation periods, appraisal timetables and fixed term contracts
  • Conducting exit interviews
  • Assist with staff welfare and counselling as required
  • Maintain holiday entitlement and take-up, as well as absence recording and processing
  • Assist the Head of HR with any other projects

Skills, experience and attributes:

  • Solid HR experience in a similar HR Advisory role
  • CIPD qualified
  • Working knowledge of D&I best practices
  • Experience of embedding Inclusion initiatives
  • Numerate and commercially minded
  • Accurate, with good attention to detail
  • Highly organised and efficient, with the ability to multi-task and prioritise appropriately
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong computer skills – primarily Word and Excel; HR and Payroll systems experience would be useful
  • Some payroll experience an advantage as is working knowledge of pension schemes
  • Responsible, discreet and trustworthy; diplomatic, enthusiastic and professional
  • Flexible, adaptable and self-motivated

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to Coralie Evered c.evered@thameshudson.co.uk.  The deadline for applications is Sunday 10 July 2022.

Some of the benefits of working at Thames & Hudson

Apart from working with a highly talented and creative bunch of people, we offer:

  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Profit share scheme
  • Interest free loan for rent deposit or season travel ticket
  • Discounts off our lovely T&H books and co-editions
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Film Club

And more!