HR Assistant Graduate

Oxygen House
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


We’re looking for a driven HR Assistant graduate to join our current HR Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to support a forward thinking, people focused and fast paced organisation. Reporting to the Employee Services Manager, you will work closely with all of the HR team in a hands on, varied operational support role.


  • Ensure that all general first line HR administration support is provided across our group of companies
  • First point of contact for transactional employee queries e.g. holiday, benefits, employee self-service system support
  • End to end administration of the monthly payroll process
  • Coordination of employment contracts, new starter paperwork and on-boarding support
  • Management of HR system, including employee personal files
  • Assist in the analysis and reporting of HR and employee data, responding to queries on an ad hoc basis
  • Support on ad hoc projects as and when required


You'll have recently graduated with an HR related degree and be passionate about starting a career in HR. The skills and attributes we're looking for:

  • An understanding of HR policy and employment law and a willingness to stay up to date
  • The desire to start your Level 5/7 CIPD (if not holding an accredited degree course)
  • Ability to work with integrity and absolute discretion
  • Exceptional attention to detail; you'll get things right first time, but you'll still double check
  • Articulate with strong verbal and written communication
  • Highly organised and have experience working in a fast paced team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Proactive with a ‘can do’ flexible attitude and excellent customer service
  • Driven with an analytical mind set
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Awareness of HR systems and databases desirable
  • Payroll experience or good working knowledge of HMRC guidance and policies in relation to pay and benefits desirable


Oxygen House is home to a group of companies that invest in projects fostering social, environmental and economic prosperity. Our business is a mix of established companies and start-ups, with a strong and diverse portfolio of interests, including private equity, property, renewable energy, education, analytics and technology.

Our award-winning offices at Oxygen House have a range of on-site facilities that are available to everyone in our team. There’s an all-weather outdoor pitch for netball, football and tennis, an on-site gym offering regular fitness classes, a pool table, a table tennis table and a café serving delicious, local, and organic food. All for free.

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