HR Administrator – 12-Month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)

May 21, 2022
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... Intermediate
... Office work


Position at Creative Assembly

This will be a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for a challenging and varied HR role within a fast-growing AAA games development studio based in Horsham, UK.

The HR Administrator is the key support on the HR team, delivering a high quality and professional service through effective administration across all aspects of Human Resources. The HR Administrator will work closely with all members of the HR team to ensure that a professional, customer focused, proactive and flexible HR service is delivered to the studio.

Key Responsibilities

As the HR Administrator on the team, you will be responsible for ensuring all systems and processes are accurate and up to date. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Assist in payroll processing, monitoring absence and sick pay entitlements
  • Support and administer the new starter and leaver process, employee onboarding, processing end to end employment changes, creating and maintaining employee system profiles
  • Respond to HR queries, providing benefit support, reference checking and provision, processing probationary reviews, producing and analysing reports, and monitoring and preparing visa applications
  • Be the initial point of contact for all HR information queries to review, resolve and/or escalate them as they arise
  • Provide ad-hoc admin support to the HR Business Partner team along with opportunities to be involved with a wide range of HR projects within the studio.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience 

  • Understanding of payroll processes
  • Previous experience working in an HR environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office packages
  • Proven track record of dealing with sensitive or confidential matters
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Able to show resilience
  • Ability to interpret data and statistics
  • Experience with database systems such as Oracle, Sage People, SAP, etc
  • Experience with visa applications
  • A team player and self-starter

About Creative Assembly

It’s an exciting time to be a part of our craft-led studio, as we push the boundaries in creating deep and detailed experiences that last.

Our teams are diverse from across the world, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life. We are united through our shared values of Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust and we win awards for our culture and our people-centric approach, having won a Best Place to Work Award for five consecutive years. We invest in our people, the studio, and our projects. We are a company that’s secure and safe – you don’t need to worry about job security at CA.

We’ll give you the creative freedom, tools, support and development to achieve your potential.

Our studios are based in Horsham, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria, including several bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedication motion capture facility. We are currently working remotely due to COVID-19 and are developing more flexible ways of working for the future. Right now, we are actively recruiting and onboarding staff with our expert IT and HR teams setting you up for success remotely, whether you’re relocating now or will be in the future.

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:

  • We are developing more flexible ways of working to give everyone at CA the balance and space they need. We also offer enhanced holiday allowance, maternity and paternity breaks, flexibility with our core hours, and no-notice holidays.   
  • Bespoke relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialists
  • Private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, and all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Opportunity to join our Diversity and Inclusion Network – an employee-led group
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen*
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy*
  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases*
  • Studio community activities such as life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more*

*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19.

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.  

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