Assistant, Human Resources

Are you keen to make a difference in a dynamic organisation? Do you have a passion for putting the customer at the centre of everything you do?

We’re a fast-paced, dynamic Group at the cutting edge of building safe and recurring value for all of our stakeholders. Our core areas include: bespoke pension solutions, wrap platform, independent financial advisory, investment consultancy, research and due diligence, and more. We currently have £33bn Assets Under Management and are still growing.

This role is within Embark Corporate Services Limited, part of the Embark Group. 


What you’ll do

This is an exciting opportunity to join Embark part way through its evolution and to support through an ongoing time of change.

Forming the foundation of the HR Team, this role supports all aspects of the department. In your role as a HR Assistant, you be responsible for administration tasks of recruitment, onboarding, inductions and the leaver process.

This is a key role in setting the standards of the department to new entrants and ensuring a professional approach to departures to help maintain a positive alumni.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the HR Coordinator in providing first line employee and manager guidance relating to HR processes and broad HR Generalist queries
  • Deliver HR administration tasks to support employee life cycle, including starter processes and inductions, internal changes and leaver processes
  • Complete pre-employment screening for all new starters, to include referencing, right to work and qualification checks
  • Support recruitment and learning activity across the Group
  • Day to day management of HR and Recruitment mailboxes
  • Support with note taking for HR requirements and casework
  • Ensure role profiles, competencies and HR records are maintained (digital and hard copy) accurately and in line with our ongoing data protection requirements
  • Ensure HR compliance requirements being met, escalating where issues are evidenced
  • Support the HR team and internal comms team to collate information for group-wide communications
  • Support HR colleagues with strategic and operational projects.

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

Delivering excellence is no easy task, particularly when you are transforming a business. So we’re looking for someone with the right experience and behaviours to join our team. The ‘DNA’ we look for starts with high proactivity and tenacity, the desire to deliver service excellence, attention to detail and a passion for both innovation and continuous improvement. As well as this, you will need to have:

  • Minimum 1 years' administration experience, ideally within HR but not essential
  • Keen desire to develop within an HR department
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent written and oral skills.

 Why join us

Our approach centres on four primary enablers: our expertise, access to leading technology, focus on consumers, and capital.

We believe in transparency and meritocracy; we want to give all of our people the opportunity to be the best they can be, sharing in our future success.

Our family of companies include:

The Adviser Centre – a free-to-air, online fund research and consultancy service, dedicated to helping financial advisers to assess, select and monitor suitable actively-managed funds from the whole of the market.

EBS Pensions Limited – developed over the last 20+ years into a leading SIPP and SSAS provider, with over 15,000 clients and £2.8bn assets under administration.

The Embark Platform – a low-cost retirement-focused platform for financial advisers built on cutting edge and market leading FNZ technology.

Hornbuckle – one of the UK’s leading independent specialist pension providers, Hornbuckle has excelled in self-invested pension provision for more than three decades.

Rowanmoor – the UK’s largest independent SSAS provider and a provider of bespoke SIPPs and Family SIPPs.

Vested – a collaboration between Embark Group and Mazars LLP. Together we bring the very best in employee benefits and workplace savings to small and medium sized employers (those with between 100 and 750 full time employees).

Embark Corporate Services – is the provider of centralised Corporate Support to the Embark Group. Our approach is simple, we provide excellence in service to support the Group in being a world class full-scale retirement solutions provider.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.


Apply now and join us on our journey.

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