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People Department Administrator Job at UK Atomic Energy Authority – in Culham

Job Description

Company Description
By 2050, the planet could be using twice as much electricity compared to today. Are you interested in contributing and helping to shape the future of the world’s energy? If so, read on.
Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and Stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs. UKAEA are at the forefront of realising energy from fusion, working with industry and research partners to deliver the ground-breaking developments that will underpin tomorrow’s fusion power stations with the aim of bringing fusion electricity to the grid.
As we work towards our mission and goals, UKAEA has devised values that capture the spirit of how we work. These values include being: Innovative, Committed, Trusted and Collaborative.

Job Description*
Who are we looking for?*
We are seeking proactive and motivated People/HR Department Administrators with excellent communication skills to join a fast-paced People Department where you will be carrying out a broad range of administrative activities.
We currently have a variety of 2 year fixed term appointments available. As our People Department Administrator you will have the ability to build effective relationships, with both UKAEA stakeholders and outside talent.
Your efficient and effective administrative skills, curiosity, and desire to learn will help you quickly understand the technical requirements of our internal processes. Being discreet and tactful are key traits to being successful in this role.
You will be a collaborative team member providing a comprehensive, flexible, and efficient service, able to work to deadlines and prioritise work accordingly.
If you have developed an eye for detail and enjoy working in a customer-facing service role whilst looking for ways to continuously improve processes, we would love to hear from you.
What will you be responsible for?
You will undertake a broad range of administrative activities which support the day-to-day work of the UKAEA People Department. Activities may include inputting into the People Department business systems, arranging and coordinating interviews and training activities, completing right to work checks, onboarding new starters, running reports and supporting project work, whilst ensuring compliance within UKAEA procedures and employment law.
This is a great opportunity to develop your administration skills in the below specialized areas:

  • Recruitment/Talent Acquisition & Talent Development
  • Learning and Development
  • Onboarding

If you have a preference where you would like to spend the majority of your time(80%), please specify in your application.

Essential skills, experience and competence required*

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Competent IT skills (including Excel)
  • Excellent written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a need to juggle priorities regularly
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Previous administration experience
  • GCSE/O’Level in English and Maths or equivalent

Desirable skills, experience and competence

  • Previous experience of working in a HR function
  • Working towards a CIPD qualification
  • Knowledge of using systems and social media platforms

Additional Information*
What we offer*

  • A competitive salary
  • A culture committed to being fully inclusive, supported by a Being Inclusive Strategy and Inclusion Ambassadors
  • An Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, with a full calendar of health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible working options including family friendly policies
  • Emergency leave (paid)
  • 30.5 days annual leave increased with length of service (including privilege days and 3 days between Christmas and New Year) plus bank holidays
  • Wide range of career development opportunities (e.g professional registration, internal promotions, coaching and mentoring programme)
  • Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme
  • Annual corporate bonus scheme
  • Relocation allowance (if eligible)

We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities, (visible and hidden) and women. The Executive team with support from our EDI ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’ (EDI) partner and Inclusion Ambassadors, is actively promoting EDI and taking steps to increase the diversity of our people through reinforcing best practice in recruitment and selection, and revaluating approaches where it is clear we can remove barriers to success. We are easily accessible by car and are a 10-minute walk from Culham Railway Station in Oxfordshire.
Please be advised that this vacancy is due to close on 31/*05/2022* . We may close earlier than this date if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance – The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
Note for applicants who are applying for employment with UKAEA either from outside the United Kingdom or who have spent time outside the United Kingdom in the last five years. Please visit . If the country you are resident in or have resided in is not listed on this website or that the UK Government is not aware of how to obtain a criminal records check from that state then we are unable to process your application.

Location: Abingdon Road, Culham

Job Type: Full-time

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Company: UK Atomic Energy Authority –

Company Location:  Culham

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