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HR Administrator

Deadline for applications: N/A

Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £23,000 per annum

Job overview

We are looking for a highly efficient HR Administrator to support our dynamic HR team in the management of recruitment compliance and all other aspects of HR transactional processing. Working as part of a global team, having experience with both UK and US HR Operations is important in ensuring you can provide quality support to both of these areas of the business.

You will be self-motivated and have the ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively with the wider team and stakeholders within the business. Ideal for someone with a continuous improvements mind set, this role will allow your curiosity to thrive as you support the HR Operations Manager to continually improve and streamline processes. Showing excellent attention to detail and a positive attitude to everything you do will give you a great head start in this exciting opportunity.

Study Group is the leading provider of international education, driving success for our students and partners. We believe in a better world through education, and work with universities which are as motivated by driving student success and outcomes as we are.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare and issue job offer letters and starter packs for new employees
  • Carry out pre-employment checks and maintain record of DBS checks for new staff
  • Administration of leavers, variation to contracts
  • Answer queries from managers and staff on all transactional HR administration (first line queries)
  • Enter/check data as required into the HR system, ensuring that all data is input and correct in time for appropriate deadlines
  • Upload jobs to the website for vacancies
  • Assist the HR Department with appropriate administration duties, such as photocopying and e-filing as and when required
  • Ensure principles of Study Group’s equal opportunities and diversity policies are adhered to
  • Ensure confidentiality of personal data is maintained
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students
  • Undertake all other duties as required commensurate with the post.


  • Educated to degree level (Desirable)
  • CIPD Level 3 (Desirable)
  • Previous HR Administration experience of working in a global HR Environment.
  • Experience of working with a HR ticketing system.
  • Experience of using MS office suite to produce letters, record data
  • Establishing and maintaining filing systems
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Ability to develop and maintain robust reporting systems
  • The ability to respond to appropriate requests for assistance, maintaining confidentiality whenever necessary
  • Ability to communicate with clients and people at all internal levels of the organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent level of written and oral skills
  • Excellent organisational skills in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and escalate issues where appropriate.

Key benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, wellbeing centre, and much more.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.