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HR Administrator

Rushden, Northamptonshire
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

HR Administrator - UK, Europe and USA

An exciting opportunity has arisen here in the UK with Weatherbeeta, the global leader in equestrian products for the horse and rider. Weatherbeeta is a family-owned global business founded in Australia and has been in the UK for over 25 years and in the US for over 20 years. Our enviable portfolio of brands includes market leaders WeatherBeeta, Dublin and Collegiate and we sell a huge variety of products for horses, dogs, and their human companions across many different categories of goods.

We are looking for a HR Administrator to join the team, based in the UK. This could be located at our Rushden, Northants site or at home or a mixture of both.

At Weatherbeeta, we are proud of our track record in developing talent and promoting from within, but we do occasionally look to add talent to our strong team. We require a suitably experienced and enthusiastic HR Administrator. If you are successful in this role, you will play a vital part in providing administration support to our Management Team, maintaining accurate personnel records, collating information for payroll and assisting with recruitment. You will also play an active role in the Weatherbeeta Team and be the first point of contact for general enquiries. Your days will be varied, require good Word and Excel skills, a confidential manner, strong organisation, and the ability to multitask. Our team members are customer focused, highly motivated, and able to work in a fast paced continually changing environment.

There would be support and coaching available for the right candidate, enabling you to develop in the role and become a key member of our Company.

Working as part of the UK/USA team, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring and reporting on our Performance Management and Development process
  • Making changes to Policies and procedures and ensure any changes are communicated to all team members
  • Ensuring that all stages of the recruitment process, are carried out within company guidelines and with a professional manner
  • Using our expert HR partner resources, acting on and providing professional advice to managers on HR issues
  • Providing all relevant information so the Northern Hemisphere Management Team can decide who should receive our 3Ps Recognition ('Thank you ) awards quarterly and annually
  • Supporting the President and the Northern Hemisphere Management Team in additional activity & projects as needed

The successful candidate for this role be able to demonstrate that they:

  • Have practical HR experience including confidential working
  • Have a basic understanding of employment law both in the UK and USA, with the skills required to update policies in line with any changes
  • Have excellent people skills to interact with staff, colleagues and third parties. Can be comfortable working collaboratively with people at all levels of the company
  • Can show they have the professional curiosity to investigate, learn and become proficient in new areas of expertise
  • Have an empathy with dog & horse owners; equine knowledge could be helpful
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and ideally MS Navision. Experience of a HRIS would be helpful for future development

This role would suit a candidate with 3 years of practical HR administration experience.

Weatherbeeta is a great place to work, with a wonderful ethos and a strong positive culture. Therefore, if you are a HR professional and have an understanding of UK and US employment law and are willing to investigate, learn and become proficient in new areas of expertise then this is the role for you.

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter, detailing your salary expectations. NO AGENCIES please.

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  • Job Reference: 702713093-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Weatherbeeta
  • Location: Rushden, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent