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Head Office
HR Administration Assistant

We are looking for a permanent and full time HR Admin Assistant to join the Human Resources team at our Head Office in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to start their career in HR and become an HR generalist in the future.

To join our vibrant and fast growing business as an HR Administration Assistant

You'll need to be passionate about starting a career in retail Human Resources and will ideally be working towards a CIPD qualification (e.g. foundation certificate). Communication skills are key to any HR role, so you'll need to have excellent interpersonal skills and be confident communicating at all levels of the business. You'll also need to be confident in written communication with good levels of spelling and grammar. Attention to detail is key for this role and experience of effective and efficient data management is a must.

We're looking for someone who is an enthusiastic team player, highly organised and motivated, with exceptional administrative skills. We're a small HR team of 4, so you'll need to be happy working unsupervised on occasion and be able to use your initiative, as well as having the ability to work to tight deadlines, juggle multiple projects and deliver under pressure. Like any role in HR, you must have the ability to work and use discretion with confidential information.

And by no means least, you'll need to be an inspirational, helpful and informed role model and know, wear and live the Mint Velvet style.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Administration of the entire employee life cycle across Head Office, Retail and International, including new starters/leavers, reference requests and employment contracts
  • Monitor and maintain HR databases and employee records, as well our digital HR filing system
  • Input and maintain accurate payroll data for employees, through timely communication with stores and our outsourced payroll provider
  • Act as first point of contact for HR and payroll related queries
  • Other ad hoc admin projects

You will be rewarded with

A competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), a discretionary annual bonus scheme, Company pension scheme, private medical healthcare, interest free season ticket loan, generous staff discount, and the opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced and growing business.

If you have the experience and passion for this role

Due to the high volume of applicants, unfortunately we're only able to respond to those candidates who are successful.

Please apply by attaching an up to date CV and covering letter explaining which role you are applying for and why you are passionate about joining Mint Velvet. Alternatively click below on the LinkedIn button to apply with your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Mint Velvet founders

We're looking for
individuals who are

  • • Passionate and driven
  • • Able to think outside of the box
  • • Can challenge and problem solve
  • • Commercially aware
  • • Innovative
  • • Have a sleeves rolled up attitude
  • • A love of style and retail
  • • Able to put the customer first
  • • Have an eye for the detail
  • • Inspiring to others
  • • Show initiative
  • • Excellent communicators and well organised

Regrettably, due to the high volume of applicants we receive we are only able to respond to successful candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview.

At Mint Velvet we always recruit our staff directly and are successful in doing so. We therefore do not need to use the services of recruitment agencies. We ask that you do not contact any of the Managers or HR Team in order to introduce your services. We do appreciate the interest you have in our company and thank you for your understanding.