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Employee Services Administrator

Vacancy Details

Salary: £19,500 per annum
Location: Boston Spa
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Vacancy Group: Operations
Category: Human Resources
Date Posted: 05/07/2018
Reference: 02070


Fixed term contract until 30 June 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term Employee Services Administrator. In this role you will deliver effective, timely and accurate administration for employee transactions including recruitment, onboarding of new starters, contractual changes through to leaver actions. This is a varied, busy and interesting role which would suit someone wishing to pursue a career in HR or an experienced administrator who has worked in a similar role. 

The following essential skills are required:

  • Hold a recognised HR qualification or have equivalent experience in a similar role.

  • High volume processing with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Knowledge or experience of ResourceLink, or other similar systems

  • Be able to work in an organised manner, in a pressured environment with conflicting demands, meeting deadlines, prioritising effectively and using initiative

  • Customer focused approach – demonstrated through good verbal and written communication skills in order to provide an efficient and consistent service to all customers

  • Strong team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, raising ideas for continuous improvements in a constructive manner

  • Able to maintain confidentiality and discretion in all activities

Closing Date: Sunday 15 July 2018

Interview Date: Friday 19/20 July 2018

In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits.  Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 20.9%. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.

More about the British Library

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future. At the moment we have well over 150 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future.


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Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy.

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you currently have the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Are you currently a British Library employee or agency member of staff?


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Contact Name: Employee Services Recruitment
Telephone: 01937 882030
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