Human Resources Executive Support and Benefits Administrator

Salary £20k | benefits package

We are currently looking to recruit an excellent Human Resources Executive Support and Benefits Administrator and we are inviting applications for this role.

Working as a member of the HR team and reporting to the Head of HR you will be responsible for supporting the HR and Executive teams and for deputising for the CEO’s PA in her absence.  You will also undertake receptionist duties on a rotational basis within your team.

Working in accordance with our values of collaboration, respect, accountability, fairness and transparency you will have the ability to deliver high level administrative support accurately and at a fast pace.  You will operate with absolute discretion within a confidential environment and will be able to communicate confidently and professionally with all levels of the business including in the provision of assistance to Board members.  In addition, you must be reliable, trustworthy, flexible, proactive, friendly, helpful and professional.

About you

To succeed in the role you will need excellent communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft office, particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint.  You must be well organised, able to manage multiple priorities whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy. You will have experience of minuting complex meetings and possess excellent writing and presentation skills.

Experience within a high level secretarial role, HR Administration or PA position is preferred.

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Please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to Human Resources Department, Harwich Haven Authority, Harbour House, The Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3HH or email to

We will taking applications through to Friday 16 August 2019.
We advise that you get your applications in promptly because we may close the position if sufficient applications are received before the closing date. 

Interviews: 20/21 August 2019


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