HR Assistant Ref# V-32742

  • South East, West Sussex, UK
  • £27000 - £30000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-32742

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading electro-optics design and manufacturing business, which is seeking an HR Assistant to join their team and support the HR department in various administrative tasks.

The HR Assistant will manage administrative tasks and provide comprehensive support for the employee lifecycle through managing HR systems, processes, and activities.

The successful HR Assistant will have experience with HR systems, platforms, and databases, along with strong IT skills and a demonstrated ability to build rapport and communicate clearly across all levels, both internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities for the HR Assistant:

  • Deliver HR administration support, guidance, and advice on various HR matters, ensuring alignment with company policies and procedures.
  • Actively support all HR generalist activities, including (but not limited to) absence management, family-friendly policies, performance management, disciplinary and grievance procedures, and all associated correspondence and administrative tasks.
  • Generate monthly and ad-hoc reports and analyse HR data.
  • Assist with recruitment and onboarding processes.
  • Co-ordinate and run the Company induction process.
  • Be responsible for the administration of HR systems, platforms/databases and manage contract renewals as required.
  • Support the administration of Company benefits to include the annual renewal process.

Key Skills & Experience Required by the HR Assistant:

Essential –

  • Be highly organised with strong literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Proficient user of Excel and Word.
  • Be able to work under pressure on all tasks to provide a first-class service to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Prior experience using HR Systems, preferably PeopleHR or similar.
  • Strong analytical ability with excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of producing data using HR/MRP/ERP systems for analysis purposes.
  • Be able to adapt seamlessly to changing priorities.
  • Ensure confidentiality is always maintained due to the sensitive nature of this role.

Desirable –

  • Excellent understanding of People HR.
  • CIPD Level 3 Qualified.

If your skills and experience match this HR Assistant opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to 


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