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HR Administrator FTC

HR Administrator FTC

Job ID 
Position Type 
Fixed Term Full-Time
UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
Human Resources
Pentland Brands

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Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


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As HR Administrator you will:


  • Be responsible for providing administrative support for example, production of ad-hoc documents and letters.
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of specific tasks across the employee life cycle; with a particular focus on quality data input and maintenance of the database.
  • Work from a shared inbox and provide basic HR advice.
  • Be responsible for regular maintenance of soft and hard copy employment records, ensuring compliance to legal and audit requirements.
  • Support the HR Services team across various projects.
  • Help facilitate better ways of working and continuous improvement.



                         What you need to have


  • Experience of working in a fast paced, high volume administration environment.
  • Have an interest in HR.
  • Fully competent across all Microsoft    Office packages.
  • Experience working with databases and IT systems; understands system impacts / dependencies.
  • A high degree of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent English language skills; both written and verbal.
  • Strong numeracy skills.

                    What we need to see in you


  • Consistently perform to a high standard with minimal support.
  • Able to balance reactionary and planned for tasks effectively; can plan, prioritise and execute a task, without other work suffering.
  • Able to balance prioritising on an individual and team basis.
  • In tune with customer expectations; these are consistently met and often exceeded.
  • Comfortable with the pace and frequency of change that is inherent in an HR environment.
  • An attitude that enables people to approach you easily for assistance or an answer to a question; you are friendly, helpful and have a “can-do” attitude.
  • Excellent stake holder management.




 This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.