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HR Generalist

Job Title: HR Generalist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Theale
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 18 months
REF: HR Generalist_1715335086
Contact Name: Chris Perry
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

HR People Generalist - Theale, hybrid role 3 days per week on-site

Main Purpose of Role:

To provide subject matter expertise for all People data and systems, and general support within the People team through the co-ordination of key HR activities and projects.

A great role for development towards Junior Business Partner role, covering all aspects of the Employee lifecycle.

HR Systems:

System owner for:

  • Sage People System
  • Learning Hub (LMS)
  • People Hub (Reward Gateway)
  • HALO
  • Responsible for proactively managing the people systems in order to maintain integrity and confidentiality of employee and organisational data.
  • Key interface to ensure consistent system provision and that any system improvements are managed and implemented appropriately.
  • First point of contact on People system queries.

Data and Reporting:

  • Provide data and reporting across the People team.
  • Drive accuracy of all data with the People administrator.
  • Managing confidential data relating to performance, talent and pay reviews and preparing information for senior stakeholders.
  • Create, review and update controlled HR Documents, ensuring all documents are version controlled and reflected in the Information Management System (IMS), to ensure compliance with ISO guidelines on an ongoing basis.

Pension & Payroll:

Responsible for the accurate input and reporting for the monthly payroll, pension and associated benefits administration within the agreed timeframes so that both employer and employee contributions are submitted to the provider as required.


Provide support, and lead where relevant, for all HR activities and projects related to:

  • Wellbeing
  • Reward and recognition

Compliance & Security

  • To support and contribute actively to health and safety, environmental, business continuity and information security arrangements that meets obligations to customers.
  • Contributing to continual process improvements

Experience (technical, managerial, industry):


  • At least one or two previous roles within HR, providing HR support and administration
  • Experience of managing payroll process and employee benefits
  • Experience working with multiple HR systems (Sage)


  • Some background and knowledge of the property or telecommunications industry
  • A track record of managing HR processes (e.g. payroll, benefits, starters, leavers)
  • Experience working with multiple HR systems (Reward Gateway/ Access)

Education level / Qualifications (professional, vocational)

  • CIPD level 5 qualified, or working towards this qualification

Skills / Knowledge


  • Team player, as well as able to operate independently and work on own initiative
  • Detail orientated with an understanding of the need for accurate and timely management of information
  • Demonstrates organisation skills, with the ability to manage own time, meet deadlines and prioritise, whilst managing changing demands
  • Inter-personal skills and abilities in interfacing with multiple stakeholders and teams
  • Proficient in Microsoft office with intermediate excel and PowerPoint skills.


  • Able to manage and influence stakeholders at different levels of seniority
  • Delivery and results focused with the minimum of supervision

Focus Points

  • Data driven - strong on HR systems
  • CIPD Level 5
  • Experience of Payroll, Pensions, SAGE HR system
  • Supporting BP on ER Cases, HR legislation, tracking of policies
  • 2nd line Support on systems

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.