Tuesday , February 7 2023

Merlin Jobs – HR Administrator

Website Merlin Entertainments

Job Description:

A job with Merlin isn’t like a job anywhere else. With attractions around the world, from rollercoasters to wax figures, we don’t trade in suits, handshakes or briefcases. We trade in fun. In smiles, shrieks and spine-tingles. In Memories. In magic. But there are no tricks behind our magic. Instead, there are people like you. Passionate, dedicated people who are committed to making sure our worldwide attractions and guests’ experiences are the best they can be.

Due to continuing growth and development of Merlin’s attractions and brands on a global scale , we are looking for a HR Administrator to join our team.This role could be based at either The Merlin Hub – Basingstoke office or our Merlin Magic Making office in Acton.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the sickness and absence reporting process for all permanent and fixed term employees and inputting return to work details into ADP Freedom;
  • Process all payroll administration in a timely manner ensuring accuracy;
  • Support the payroll process with data entry as and when required;
  • Liaise with employees as appropriate regarding all absence processes, in particular maternity & paternity;
  • Manage the administrative process for maternity and paternity for all permanent and fixed term employees;
    producing all the necessary paperwork for employees and
    updating payroll in relation to all maternity, paternity, and flexible working requests;
  • Produce all paperwork in relation to job changes;
  • Respond to HR administrative queries from; line managers, HRBPs, employees and candidates as appropriate, e.g. via email, telephone, written correspondence or face to face;
  • Ensure all people records are kept up to date on the HR drive;
  • Support the continuous review of core data in the People Portal HR system and become a proficient user to provide support for maintaining and reporting on the data;
  • Produce monthly KPI reporting for UK and overseas data;
  • Analyse and present data and reports to the HRBPs / HRD, as directed ;
  • Assist in providing monthly tracking on changes in headcount, grades and salaries;

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills, knowing when to escalate issues;
  • Excellent Excel skills with a focus on data integrity and accuracy;
  • Good communication skills and ability to represent the function professionally and with credibility to managers and employees at all levels;
  • Resilience, flexibility and energy to be effective in a fast paced and challenging environment;
  • Demonstrates a positive and proactive approach, able to manage own workload and deadlines;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to present data in a manner which is clear and easy to understand;
  • Detail oriented and a pride in delivering an excellent work product;
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Prior experience of working within either an HR or Finance function role advantageous
  • Prior experience in a similar role is essential;
  • Ability to work with challenging and disparate data sources;

Job Details:

Company:  Merlin Entertainments

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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