Kew, Greater London
£22,500 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Human Resources Department is part of the Resources Directorate and provides HR services spanning the full range of people activities including payroll and pension administration, recruitment and onboarding, all HR services to employees and managers, benefits, organisational development and HR business partnering.

We’re seeking a HR Administrator to work as part of the HR Operations team. In this role you'll accurately and efficiently support the administration of key HR processes spanning the full employee life cycle from prospective employees to leavers, whilst adhering to HR Department standards, policies and procedures. Responsibilities include payroll and pension administration, recruitment, employment contracts and benefit administration.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi. 

You’ll be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, with experience of working in a similar role within an HR function. This role deals with a high volume of activity often against tight timescales. Consequently the role is busy, varied and requires excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task to ensure all transactional activity is processed accurately and efficiently.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 09/08/2021

Interview planned for Thursday 19 August 2021. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

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Refreshed on: 03 August 2021
Closed date: 09 August 2021
Tags: Admin, Human Resources