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Human Resources Administrator

Listing ID: 1095252

Human Resources Administrator

Type of Position: Temporary Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Hunter Boots
Location: Central London, London, UK
Employment Length: 12 month FTC
Hours: Full Time
Reporting To: HR Advisor
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 2 days
About: Hunter was born out of the British obsession to unearth something new. Forged by the desire to discover, the spirit of Hunter was created. We take the path others dare not take. Always innovating, always evolving what it means to be British, we pursue a simple, perfect function. Since 1856 we've equipped the people who want to find their own path. If you're born a pioneer, you're always living in an era of discovery.

As an iconic British brand, Hunter has a strong heritage to draw upon with 160 years of history at its disposal. One of a few successful and genuine British heritage businesses still in existence today, Hunter retains two Royal Warrants of Appointment as suppliers of waterproof footwear to HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The iconic Hunter Original Wellington boot was first introduced in 1956 and is recognised worldwide; representing the pioneering spirit of the brand and its pride in performance, innovation and durability of all its products.

The HR Administrator is an integral role within the HR function and will act as the first point of contact for any HR admin related queries. The role will involve supporting the employee lifecycle and administering all changes across the business, whilst also maintaining employee files. Key stakeholders will include Hunter employees at all levels and external partners or providers to administer recruitment costs.

The person

The ideal person for this role will have a keen interest in a career in HR and will have a hunger to learn, preferably in the apparel and fashion industry. Hunter has a fast-paced working environment, so you’ll have a great eye for detail, with a determined attitude to produce work to a high standard and the ability to work under pressure.

You’ll have a proactive attitude in responding to queries, seeking advice and escalating cases when necessary. Additionally, you’ll have alongside excellent communication skills, being confident in communicating with employees at all levels and partners/providers via email, phone and face-to-face. In the world of HR confidentiality is key, so you’ll understand the importance of this and act professionally and discretely around others.

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Assist in day-to-day operations of the HR functions & duties.
  • Be the first point of contact for employee administration queries and escalating queries, when necessary.
  • Be accountable for all administration for new starters, leavers and any changes within the business.     
  • Administer employee benefits.
  • Complete HR onboarding induction.
  • Maintain all employee files and data.
  • Perform file audits to ensure that all employee information is kept relevant, up to date and compliant with GDPR legislation.
  • Maintain employee related reports & spreadsheets & tracking trends.
  • Gather employee feedback following whole business meetings/updates and providing key trends.
  • Be a super-user of the HR system (PeopleHR).
  • Raise Purchase Orders
  • Generate employee letters.
  • Facilitate resolutions for any Payroll errors.
  • Assist with exit interviews for junior level roles.
  • Support the HR team in projects and developing HR initiatives, as and when required.

Key Competencies, Behaviour Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to resolve queries and problems in a timely manner.
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality.
  • Able to analyse data effectively to create key trends.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills enabling efficient use of time.
  • Sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines and able to work diligently under pressure.
  • Able to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Must be dependable, open to feedback and willing to learn. 


  • Strong excel skills and already obtained or studying a degree in HR or a related field would be advantageous.
  • Relevant HR work experience gained in a retail or FMCG HR team working environment. 

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