HR Apprentice

Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Why choose a NielsenIQ Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship with NielsenIQ gives individuals an opportunity to both continue their education whilst working within a market-leading organisation. Successful completion of the programme will consist of passing all modules at Abingdon and Witney College and completion of all internal objectives set during your time on the programme.

Founded on the principles of integrity, honesty, fairness, respect and reliability, NielsenIQ is a place where you can be yourself, make a difference and grow.

What we are looking for in Apprentices

Studying for a CIPD Level 3 or Level 5 at Abingdon and Witney College whilst working in a fast-moving industry like ours can be demanding and challenging, but the hard work pays off.

We look for individuals with plenty of drive, passion and self-motivation that can bring a new way of thinking to a team. You'll need excellent communication and teamwork skills and be able to organise a varied workload.

The Benefits of NielsenIQ Apprenticeship

?? Starting basic salary GBP15,000

?? Gaining a nationally recognised qualification either CIPD Level 3 or Level (depending on your experience)

?? Earning while you learn

?? Working alongside experienced staff to gain valuable skills

?? Full employee benefits including pension, healthcare and everyday discounts

?? 25 days holiday per year plus an option to buy more


?? Is the first point of contact for employee enquiries on HR policies, employment terms and conditions, Company benefits, with autonomy to resolve queries where possible or escalate to the relevant party

?? Processes administration for new starters - issuing employment contracts, input onto Success Factors platform, undertaking referencing, verifying immigration documents, holding inductions

?? Collates all employee changes on a monthly basis, produces letters and contract variations and maintains and updates the SAP HR database

?? Supports payroll process by collating relevant payroll information (e.g. starters, leavers, changes), instructs the payroll provider, conducts payroll validations to ensure accuracy

?? Takes full ownership of leavers - acknowledging resignations, instructing payroll, updating SAP HR database, communicating with employees and managers

?? Administers all employee benefits, including pension, life assurance, healthcare, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work schemes, Company cars.

?? Carries out all general HR admin (reference letters, emergency contact reports, sickness absence, long service awards, minute taking etc)

?? Handles statutory leave requests from employees, i.e. maternity/paternity, and liaises with all relevant parties e.g. payroll and HRIS providers.

?? Maintains departmental logs and trackers, produces regular HR statistics on headcount, labour turnover, absence trends.


?? Excellent organisation skills, can prioritise workload effectively, and work accurately, at speed, displaying exemplary attention to detail.

?? Discretion, tact, sensitivity, recognises the need for confidentiality.

?? Proactive problem solver, resourceful, demonstrates initiative, has a can-do attitude and works well independently.

?? Excellent communication skills and confidence in dealing with all levels of employees and building effective professional relationships across all departments and with external providers.

?? Sound knowledge of all Microsoft systems, notably Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience of HR information systems, ideally SAP.

?? Keen interest in and enthusiasm for HR as a business function and desire to become a subject matter expert.

If it sounds interesting for you, do not hesitate to apply as it might be a perfect match for you!


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