PA To HR Director

Location Royal Leamington Spa
Discipline: Support
Salary: ££30000 per annum + plus 10% Retention Payment
Contact name: Jessica Fisher

Job ref: 177230_1641489958
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

We're currently seeking a PA To HR Director based in and around Leamington Spa to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme, helping society's return to a more normal way of life.

Gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community and join a supportive environment where training and accreditation (where relevant) will be provided for this role.

What you can expect:

  • Manage diary/schedule for the HR Lead, and for the wider team as necessary

  • Form and maintain record-keeping systems and trackers and chasing up actions as appropriate

  • Set up and maintain the HR database

  • Set up and maintain secure team filing systems

  • Prepare meeting agendas, collate and prepare meeting materials and take/circulate minutes and action logs

  • Provide project management support to identified HR initiatives/events/projects

  • Support the development, preparation and updating where necessary of HR policies, processes, documents and HR intranet content

  • Support the preparation of HR metrics and reporting dashboards

  • Be the first point of contact for lab colleagues on any HR related queries and proactively develop a network of relationships across the lab

  • Arrange local induction programmes for HR and training team recruits

  • Assist with the provision of required people information for the Medacs (MSP) payroll runs, liaising with line managers and Medacs as required

  • Help with various arrangements internally, from processing expenses, event co-ordination

  • Assist with any other administrative tasks as and when they arise

What we're looking for:

Professional Expertise

  • Proven organisational skills

  • Proficient networker and proven experience as a 'diplomatic ambassador' for their manager

  • Proven ability to influence across all levels of an organisation

  • Used to working with confidential information

  • (Ideally) experience working in the public sector and basic understanding of UK employment law

  • Collaborative team player


  • Attention to detail

  • Sound interpersonal/communication skills

  • Proficient at Powerpoint, word, excel

  • Understanding of an HR information system

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively

  • Resilient and able to work under pressure

In return:

You will receive a minimum 18-month contract with opportunity to go permanent and competitive rate of pay and a 10% retention payment (paid at 9 and 18 months). Additional benefits include Company Sick Pay, Covid Sick Pay and Overtime Pay.

Working hours and shift times

The hours are Mon - Fri 9-5.30.

If you would like to request any reasonable adjustments around start times, working additional hours, learning about different shifts or future opportunities around securing a permanent position, please speak to the team to learn more about how we can accommodate you.

Compliance checks Please be aware that Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) including a media check is the required level of screening for all staff working at the Leamington Spa Laboratory.

Diversity at NHS Test and Trace You will be joining a diverse and hugely welcoming team that reflects the communities we serve. We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and empowering them to contribute fully at work.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today.

Please note: Impellam Group is working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace, so you will be employed on a fixed-term employment basis with an Employing Agency (either SRG, Medacs, Lorien or Blue Arrow) within Impellam Group, in line with contractual employment terms and conditions set out by the respective Employing Agency, and not directly employed by NHS Test and Trace.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.