HR Administrator | NGP Careers

HR Administrator

Full Time – UK

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is a global energy procurement consultant and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts; negotiate contracts with energy suppliers; introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check, and analyse invoices; and calculate organisations’ GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their net zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

We are a global organisation. Our workforce is 850+ strong, spanning across three continents with modern and vibrant offices in the UK, France, Malta, India, and the USA.

What is the job about?

This role is based in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. Our HR Administrator will report to our People Shared Services Team Leader.

We’re looking for someone ready to take the next step in their HR career. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a HR department and be proficient with basic HR admin tasks and case handling.

You will need to be an efficient HR professional who can multi-task several cases and activities in a very fast-paced team and organisation. Our HR team are true experts and support the business with the entire colleague life cycle, on a global scale. No one day is ever the same.

What exactly will you do?

  • Contribute to and own a range of HR generalist projects across the employee life cycle
  • Supporting the recruitment onboarding process; conducting pre-employment checks and producing offer letters/contracts.
  • Monitoring and logging employee absence, raising and actioning triggers and conducting return to work meetings.
  • Attending grievance hearings to take notes, ensuring accuracy, confidentiality and discussing the case with the investigating officer.
  • Ensure all HR policies are in line with employment law and provide advice and guidance to managers, and employees
  • Creating/issuing documentation for probation completions, flexible working requests, change to contracts, absences, leavers and processing on our HR system.
  • Support with the ongoing development of our HR system to maintain the integrity of the employee data in our systems
  • Support the wider people team – recruitment, training and development, colleague engagement to ensure we deliver on having the right people, with the right skills, in the right place at the right time!

What we’re looking for

Although, this is a 9-5 job, on occasion you may be required to work outside of these hours. This role is best suited to candidates looking to advance their skillset.

We are looking for a hardworking and exceptionally organised person who is able to:

  • Demonstrate their commitment to developing themselves and their HR knowledge and experience. We want someone who enjoys HR and cares about people.
  • Get things done right and first time!
  • Work in a fast-paced, self-directed, professional environment
  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines
  • Communicate effectively, professional and articulate
  • Show a strong desire to succeed. Proactive and wants to find new solutions to challenges
  • Work as part of a team
  • Display excellent written and communication skills
  • Proactive with a continuous improvement approach
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle data with confidentiality
  • Excellent attention to detail

We’ll need an experienced person to show us what excellent looks like, but most importantly deliver it!

Bonus points

  • Proven experience in an HR role / knowledge of human resources processes
  • Experienced administrator who can prioritise and organise
  • Strong ability in using MS Office (MS Excel and MS Powerpoint, in particular)
  • CIPD Level 3 qualified or equivalent is preferred but not essential
  • Experience with HR databases / People HR

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive compensation package: Salary up to £20,000 – £22,000 DOE
  • Learn from industry-leading experts: We have cultivated some of best talent in the industry, allowing you to supercharge your career progression and learn from the best minds out there
  • Career growth: We enjoy promoting from within! For this role, you will have the opportunity to progress into an HR Advisor or within our CoE teams!
  • Unrivalled perks (including but not limited to):
    • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays
    • Full month of December off (fully paid)
    • Access to 1:1 sessions with our in-house Health & Wellbeing Lead
    • Company parties and retreats abroad
    • Festival and Events tickets (such as Silverstone, Wimbledon, Tomorrowland and Lost & Found!)

Apply now

You must have evidence of the right to work in the country you are applying. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a criminal record check and/or credit check. This will be confirmed to you during the recruitment process accordingly. We have a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the policy can be requested prior to your application should you wish.

t:  0191 478 9504

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time. We welcome people to apply again after a period of 6 months.

  • If you are interested in the role, please submit your details and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!