HR Administrator - 12 month contract

Melbourn, United Kingdom
Functional areas

Global Innovation and Technology Centre, Back Lane, Melbourn, Hertfordshire, SG8 6DP, United Kingdom, Melbourn SG8 6DP, GB


Company description

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job description

Looking for a new challenge?

You may have found it! You'll be working within the team that processes all administration elements of the employee lifecycle from job offer through to our employee's leaving PA. We are the first line for HR queries within the business and provide support to the wider people team.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Get to know the business through a large number of day-to-day queries and wider projects.
  • Create offer letters and contracts of employment, hire new employees on our HR System, and ensure all processes are followed to effectively onboard a new employee.
  • Work closely with the HR team in the UK as well as liaising with key contacts within the business.
  • There are many administration processes run by our team to support our employees through their time at PA and you will be responsible for administrating these processes from start to finish which include family leave related policies, sickness absence, sabbaticals, promotions, right to work requirements, leavers and changes to terms and conditions of employment to name a few.

This is a very varied and involved role as we are a team of 10 and complete an average of 700 processes per month. It’s a busy and friendly environment, where no one day is the same!


About You

  • You’ll have experience working in an administrative role
  • Great attention to detail
  • Collaboration and good communication

***HR experience not required, but hugely advantageous

Apply today by completing our online application

Additional information

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here .

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people. Check out some of our extensive benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus a bonus half day on Christmas Eve)
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to get involved with community and charity-based initiatives
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us at


Job information

Firm: PA Consulting

Location: Melbourn, United Kingdom