Unassailable Fit & Forget Pressure Moulded Cable Systems for Hostile Environments

Part Time HR Administrator

Salary: £23,000 to £32,000 FTE depending on experience [pro rata for 20 hrs]

Location: Andover / Some Hybrid working possible


As a result of our world beating reputation for fit and forget performance, the Company is growing quickly.  We are now looking for an HR Administrator to work alongside the People & Culture Director, delivering a first-class HR service to the team.

This is a new role and presents a fantastic opportunity to shape and grow an interesting and varied role alongside the business growth, whilst continuing to balance home life.    Whilst the bulk of current duties are administrative in nature, there is the opportunity to develop the role into more of an Advisor position as the Company grows.

As a small team the successful candidate will get involved in all aspects of the HR remit, but in particular administrative duties will include:

Recruitment Admin

  • Carry out administrative processes in the recruitment cycle for example prepare recruitment documents, organise interviews, draft and place adverts, manage the candidate database, administer tests, send recruitment correspondence etc

On boarding and Induction

  • Administer the process for new starters, including for example preparing offer paperwork, set up new starters on cascade, mandatory training set up, autoenrollment.
  • Schedule induction timetables and deliver elements of the induction process where required
  • Coordinate the probation review process with Line Managers and issue probation outcome letters


  • Conduct ID & vetting checks for new starters
  • Track ongoing clearance expiry and set up renewals, monitor aftercare requirements
  • Support the People Director with the requirements of the IPSA Policy

General HR activities

  • Maintain up to date Personnel files in line with GDPR retention schedules (electronic)
  • Prepare & distribute internal employee communications, posters, memos etc
  • Ensure benefits paperwork is maintained, e.g. expression of wish, smart docs etc and monthly updates for the benefits platform is sent
  • Prepare monthly payroll reports in People Director’s absence
  • Assist with formal employee relations processes, meetings and letters as required
  • Prepare miscellaneous correspondence, forms and documentation and respond to reference requests
  • Coordinate the leaver admin process & conduct exit interviews
  • Ad hoc research & projects
  • Any other administrative support as required by the People & Culture Director

HR System

  • Manage annual holiday year process, close/add & bank holiday dates
  • Respond to employee queries and conduct user maintenance and admin (password resets etc)
  • Assist the People Director with the maintenance and development of the HR system

Internal Communications

  • Draft internal communications
  • Support the social group and company social events

The Successful Candidate:

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and passionate about HR.  Our core values are agile, energetic, collaborative and ethical and we’re particularly looking for people who exhibit those behaviours.  In particular we are looking for someone who has:

  • Previous proven experience of working as an HR Administrator along with a basic understanding of HR processes
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Empathy and compassion
  • Passion, positivity and enthusiasm
  • Excellent organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Flexibility and a can-do attitude. We’re a small but growing company and the right candidate will be prepared to get stuck in to a wide range of activities
  • High level of computer literacy including Microsoft Word and Excel and experience using HR Systems (IRIS Cascade a particular advantage)
Please be aware that many roles working for SMI will be subject to security restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 2022-04-08

Current Date: 2024-06-13

Application Deadline

The closing date for applying for this position has now passed.

  • Opening Date: 29 March 2022
  • Application Deadline: 8 April 2022