HR Assistant 10 Mth FTA job in Eastleigh at Maritime And Coastguard Agency

HR Assistant 10 mth FTA

Company: Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Location: Southampton UK

Date Posted:Apr 26, 2018

Job descriptionDo you have excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills? Do you have the ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative? The HR Assistant reports to the HR Advisor within the Human Resources branch of the Directorate of Strategy and Corporate Services. This role supports the HR Advisor to provide an efficient and effective administration and business support service to Central HR Services, HR and Survey & Inspection Transformation Programme. Responsibilities will include: • providing administrative support in all routines associated with the people processes; • general administrative support; • working in partnership with HR colleagues to provide administrative support on a range of HR related projects; • assisting with the administration of non technical training; • assisting with the production of accurate and timely management information and statistics to the S&I Transformation Programme Team, HR and Senior Management as required; • providing guidance and support to managers and staff on people processes and procedures where required; • adhering to the Central HR Services Customer Service and Governance standards; • championing HR best practice and support the Civil Service Reform process; • ensuring that own continuous professional development is on-going and supports Civil Service competency framework; • taking responsibility for own health and safety; • maintaining governance standards across HR; • ensuring all processes and procedures are carried out in line with MCA and Departmental policy and that they adhere to best practice and legislative guidelines; • assisting Central HR Services and the wider HR team in carrying out ad-hoc tasks and projects as required. Please see attached role profile for additional responsibilities. Travel within the UK may be required, including overnight stays. About You You will have experience of working in a busy office environment and to tight deadlines; You will also have good IT skills including demonstrable experience of Microsoft Office applications including word and excel. About us The MCA implements the government's maritime safety policy in the United Kingdom and works to prevent the loss of life and occurrence of pollution on the coast and at sea. Safer lives, Safer ships, Cleaner seas. Our vision is to be the best maritime safety organisation in the world. We can proudly announce that the Department for Transport has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017. DfT’s inclusion is recognition of our commitment to make the Department a great place to work through our culture of equality and inclusivity and the great strides we’ve made to raise the number of women in senior positions. CompetenciesWe'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:Managing a quality serviceMaking effective decisionsCollaborating and partneringDelivering at paceChanging and improvingBenefitsPensions may be available for successful candidates.BenefitsBesides the rewarding nature of the job itself, the benefits that come with it are excellent. The package includes generous leave entitlement, attractive pension options, flexible working and other policies to enable a good work/life balance, including beneficial childcare arrangements. You'll also benefit from our commitment to nurturing and developing talent.Things you need to knowSecuritySuccessful candidates must pass .Selection process detailsYou should use the Civil Service Competency Framework, referring to the relevant competency definitions for the grade advertised. The Indicators listed on the attached document have been identified as most appropriate; please ensure that the evidence in your application meets the requirements of the role. If invited to interview, this may consist of a range of question types. These could include questions about your strengths or how you would respond in any particular situation as well as specific examples of things you have done. To comply with a recent government change, the Department for Transport has adopted anonymised recruitment. This means that your name, date of birth and other personal details will not be seen by the sift panel. When considering how your experience relates to the role, please tailor your CV and Personal Statement to reflect the role and the competencies/and indicators described in the job advert. Your Personal Statement must evidence how your skills and previous experience meet the criteria of the role using the job profile and job advert as a guide for your response. Please note that any part of the Job Profile could be tested at sift/interview. The post is offered on a Fixed Term contract until end March 2019 with a possibility of permanency. Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.Nationality requirementsOpen to UK,  and  and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available .Working for the Civil ServiceThe  sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's .The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.Apply and further informationContact point for applicantsFor further information on this vacancy please contact: Sift/interview dates and locationThe sift is due to take place 15/05/2018 Interviews/assessments are likely to be held between 30/05/2018 and 06/06/2018 Whilst we will endeavour to meet the dates set out in the advert there may be occasions when these dates will change. Those candidates invited to assessment will be provided with sufficient notice of confirmed dates. This vacancy is open internally on level transfer and promotion.Further informationPlease see attached candidate notes: The Department may hold a merit list for up to twelve months from which future vacancies may be filled, should additional successful candidates be identified during the selection process. If appropriate, your application form and selection information may be shared with additional vacancy holders across the Department and its Agencies. Reasonable adjustment If a person with disabilities is put at a substantial disadvantage compared to a non-disabled person, we have a duty to make reasonable changes to our processes. If you need a change to be made so that you can make your application, you should: Contact Government Recruitment Service via as soon as possible before the closing date to discuss your needs Complete the “Assistance required” section in the “Additional requirements” page of your application form to tell us what changes or help you might need further on in the recruitment process. For instance, you may need wheelchair access at interview, or if you’re deaf, a Language Service Professional. Applicants who are successful at interview will be, as part of pre-employment screening subject to a check on the Internal Fraud Database (IFD). This check will provide information about employees who have been dismissed for fraud or dishonesty offences. This check also applies to employees who resign or otherwise leave before being dismissed for fraud or dishonesty had their employment continued. Any applicant’s details held on the IFD will be refused employment. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, in the first instance, you should contact Government Recruitment Services via email: If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from the Department, you can contact the Civil Service Commission at:  View full job description
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