HR Administrator – 15 month contract

Chelmsford, Essex
Competitive salary and benefits package
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
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HR Administrator – 15 month contract


Competitive Salary and benefits package

We are looking to recruit a HR Administrator to provide full administrative support to the Human Resources (HR) department on a 15 month contract.

The successful candidate will get an opportunity to get a full range of HR experience as they rotate around different HR ‘seats’, these include:

  • Reward & Operations
  • Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Learning & Development
  • Graduate Recruitment

(The successful candidate will start in the Reward & Operations and then complete two further 6 month seats)



  • Administrative experience in a professional services environment
  • Ability to work at speed and balance a wide range of activities at any one time and at short notice
  • Highly professional with strong client facing skills and an ability to forge strong and lasting internal relationships
  • Committed, enthusiastic and innovative
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible and resilient with good problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with good organisational skills
  • Good level of IT literacy and numeracy skills


  • HR experience in a professional services environment
  • Working toward or has CIPD qualification

Kennedys’ Firm information:
Kennedys is an international law firm with expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the insurance/reinsurance and liability industries. With over 1,400 people worldwide across 24 offices in the UK and Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America, we have some of the most respected legal minds in their fields.

We act for insurers, reinsurers, Lloyd’s Syndicates, public bodies and corporates. Our deep sector knowledge means that we understand the impact of proposed regulations and advise our clients on the implications this will have on their business. Every day we make a difference for our clients.

We provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics. We deliver these in plain English and it’s what we call Legal advice in black and white.

What do we have to offer?
At Kennedys we offer a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon our core values; we are approachable, and responsive, we show respect for people, we are trustworthy and straightforward and we ensure that we deliver economic solutions for our clients.

Career Development:
We actively encourage all staff to develop in their chosen career by providing early responsibility, supervision and training.

Please see attached job description for further information.