Apprentice - HR Services Coordinator

07 Jun 2021
05 Jul 2021
Start Date
VolkerWessels UK is a leading multidisciplinary contractor that delivers innovative engineering solutions across the civil engineering and construction sectors including rail, highways, airport, marine, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure.

The company employs over 2,800 staff across the country and brings together best practice through five business units: VolkerFitzpatrick, VolkerRail, VolkerStevin, VolkerHighways and VolkerLaser. These business units each have a long and successful heritage built on delivering quality and bespoke projects as well as providing specialist skills, plant and equipment. Our success is founded on our ability to deliver in challenging environments and regularly winning repeat business from established clients.

Collaboration is also at the heart of what we do as we share best practice and draw on the specialist skills of each business unit to deliver a truly integrated service to our clients. By utilising the specialist skills of each business unit within VolkerWessels UK, we are able to provide development to ensure our staff provide unrivalled resources and expertise to our clients.

The role

The Trainee HR Services Coordinator will support the HR Shared Service Centre team in providing an efficient and streamlined service to the business with regards to all HR related administrative tasks. This role has a wide remit of administrative activity across the entire employee lifecycle and provides key support to the business. Effective administrative support is vital to the smooth running of the organisation.

Key accountabilities

Provide administrative support including, but not limited to;

Processing contractual and non-contractual documents
Data entry
Checking and auditing data
Assistance with the administration of employee reward and benefits
Recruitment, selection and onboarding
Ad hoc projects
Administrative tasks as directed by the Director of HR, Head of HR Services and the HR Services Manager
Ensuring compliance with GDPR regulationsSkills & experience


GCSEs Grades A* to C or 9 to 4 under the new grading system in Maths and English (or acceptable equivalent)
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work alone without constant direction
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
Ability to prioritise workload and consistently meet deadlines
Ability to use Microsoft Office suite
Ability to learn new systems and new processes
Ability to multi-task
Reliable and helpful
Calm under pressure
Ability to always maintain confidentiality and discretion, in all circumstancesDesirable

Administrative experience
Experience of using IT systems
Proof reading skillsOther

Completive salary plus excellent benefit package.

The Trainee HR Service Coordinator will firstly complete a customer service apprenticeship and then move onto a HR level 3 apprenticeship in time

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