HR Assistant - Apprentice
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About Pearson Employee Apprenticeships
Our mission is to develop a programme that will help Pearson, its employees and its managers to progress in their lives and careers through the high quality Apprenticeships that we at Pearson provide.
In addition to this role, we are proud offer a range of Apprenticeships in Business Administration, Customer service, management, digital industries & IT, Financial services and more. Our apprenticeships range from level 2 through to degree level and we have intakes throughout the year.
As the world’s learning company, we understand the skills and knowledge required to empower you to succeed in learning.
Pearson believe that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives. If you’re as passionate about apprenticeships as we are, and would like to find out more, please visit our jobsite to gain further information: http://pearson.jobs/
About the team
Working in a highly matrixed structure, you will work closely with your colleagues in the UK HR team to support the consistent and timely introduction of people initiatives within Pearson in the UK. You will provide a first-class support to the UK HR team and assist in driving continuous improvements to support our cultural transformation.
Whilst working as part of the apprenticeship team, your days will vary considerably. An example being attending an event with our apprentices, you could be assisting in organising a stakeholder meeting or designing an internal marketing leaflet.
You will work closely with the Apprenticeship Programme Manager and Head of Employee Apprenticeships but often remotely! You will have the opportunity to communicate with and work alongside employees at all levels throughout Pearson UK. You will also work with the UK HR team, supporting different initiatives, promoting and supporting wellbeing activities, as well as assisting in dealing with employee relations matters.
About the role
We are looking for an energetic and proactive person with a passion for HR and L&D who is interested in developing themselves in a practical way. The role requires someone who is flexible, demonstrates initiative and enjoys a job that is different every day.
You must like working with people and enjoy supporting others in their development. You will have dedicated project responsibilities that will require you to be logical, well prepared and able to produce accurate data in a variety of different formats.
You will work closely with the Employee Relations and Wellbeing manager supporting and driving wellbeing initiatives across Pearson in the UK, as well as supporting the UK HR team in the delivery of various initiatives as well as support in employee relations cases.
You will also work closely with Programme Manager in developing the programmes’ internal social media communication and support in the administration for conferences, events, career fairs and social media.
What you will gain from undertaking an Apprenticeship with us
During the Business Administration level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship, the post holder will gain an accredited qualification and possibly Functional skills level 2 (if not held already). Additionally, the post holder will gain certificated recognition for good progress and attainment with the addition of achieving internal training courses. The apprenticeship will typically take 12-18 months.
The post holder will be a full member of the HR Core team based in the UK and as such will undertake a range of activities relevant to the role of HR Assistant. Experience will be wide and varied as fits a role that has the benefit of focusing on HR and Learning and Development across the varied business units in the UK.
For further information on the qualification please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment\data/file/525736/L3\Business\Admin\Standard.pdf
Who are we looking for?
You’ll have the following skills and qualities:
We offer a competitive salary for all our Apprenticeships.
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH
Job: Human Resources
Organization: Human Resources
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Apprenticeship
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jan 26, 2018
Job Unposting: Feb 18, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1801325