HR and Administration Assistant

Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Competitive Salary
06 Sep 2018
04 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Us

Launched in 2007 by the Daily Mail and General Trust and acquired by Manheim in 2012, is part of Cox Automotive, the world’s largest automotive services company and lists over 350,000 used cars for sale from nearly 6,000 of the UK’s leading automotive retailers.

About the Role

Here at, we are now looking for a HR and Administration Assistant to take responsibility for all HR administration at branch level whilst providing support in the smooth running of the office facilities.

As first point of contact for all HR related queries, you will produce new position offer letters, handle employment contracts and administer wages and payroll information for employees. Supervising all aspects of the HR admin function, ensuring Managers and Supervisors are adhering to company policies, you will assist with interviews, disciplinary and grievance meetings and attend quarterly HR group meetings.

A large part of this role will focus on recruitment - you will take ownership of the recruitment process, from signing off new roles and getting relevant authorisation right through to on-boarding and inductions.

About You

So if you have exceptional communication skills and a methodical and meticulous approach, then we want to hear from you!

We’re looking for someone who has generalist employee relations knowledge and who can be confidential when handling sensitive information. You’ll have a positive ‘can-do’ approach, good time management skills and the ability to deliver to tight deadlines. Strong administration skills are a must, as is experience of Microsoft Office.

Those who hold a Level 3 CIPD qualification or who are working towards this will be of distinct advantage.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email