HR Administrator, Coordinators and Assistants work within the HR team of a charity or other not for profit organisation, usually under a HR Manager, and are responsible for coordinating and administering the HR function.
Responsibilities & Duties for HR Support Roles
HR Administrators, Coordinators and Assistants are responsible for coordinating the recruitment process; this can include advertising vacancies, handling queries from applicants, organising interviews and liaising with agencies. Other duties include working on projects, monitoring staff benefits, updating sickness records, maintaining payroll documentation, data entry and handling needs of departments within an organisation.
Skills Required for HR Support Jobs
Most HR Support jobs require a degree or A level qualifications. Many organisations require experience in a similar role, and some will require a background in administration, with a keen interest in HR or studying towards a CIPD qualification. HR Administrators, Coordinators or HR Assistants are often the first point of contact within an HR function, therefore strong customer services skills and a focussed attitude is required.