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People Assistant (HR Assistant)

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Location:
Northwich
Department:
People
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Shift Details:
part time day shifts, working 1 in 4 Saturdays
Work Level:
Work Level 1
Job Type:
Part Time - 16 to 30 hours per week Fixed Term
14 Jul 2022
About The Role
Our People Assistants are a multi-talented and busy bunch. Customer service is in their blood and it's up to them to use their initiative to support the site teams on all things people related, from payroll, HR advice and administration. It's a perfect role for someone looking to springboard their career within HR.

Reporting to the People Advisor, you will:

- Be the first point of contact for foundation level site People queries
- Offer HR expertise and advice to Site Colleagues and managers as necessary
- Provide administrative support to the HR team
- Ensure payroll administration is accurate and all colleagues get paid correctly and on time
- Maintain records, files and spreadsheets in line with data protection legislation
- Keep ad-hoc analysis and reporting on HR issues up to date
- Coordinate weekly HR audit checks
- Support the recruitment process for the site as required
- Become a subject matter expert on company HR policies, ensuring the site remains fully compliant at all times.
- Support, coach and challenge line management with absence, disciplinary and grievance issues
- Develop engaging, proactive communications across the site
- Build positive and effective relationships with unions, agency suppliers, colleagues and stakeholders
- Support and drive colleague engagement on site

Why not take a look around one of our Distribution/Manufacturing sites? Click here.
About You
The good news is you don't need to be fully HR qualified to apply for this role (although we'd love for you to be working towards one). But we do look for...

- The ability to work in a fast paced People environment (logistics or manufacturing experience would be good, but isn’t essential)
- A proactive, positive approach to work with a true customer focus
- The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
- Exposure to HR Systems
- Excellent all-round IT skills (especially Microsoft Excel)
- Experience of advising and supporting colleagues and managers with foundation level people queries
- An understanding of HR policies and practices
- Proactive approach to own continuous development
- Experience of implementing processes
- Ability to act on own initiative

In return you'll get competitive pay rates, up to 6 weeks holiday (including bank holidays) and many benefits including a discount card for you and 2 more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, Retirement Saver, Free Life Assurance and much more.
About The Company
From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer. 

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK in over almost 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet. 

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and around 97,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear what our teams have got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here