HR and Payroll Administrator

Our client, a manufacturing company based in Dunkeswell, Devon, have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources and Payroll Administrator to join their team on a permanent basis.

The role will be to support them in their ambitious growth plans.

Duties will include:

  • Distributing and processing contractual changes
  • Keeping the HR system (Mentor Live) up to date with all relevant changes Monitoring probationary periods
  • Auto Enrolment Pension scheme management and ongoing pension administration
  • Administering employee files to ensure compliance including the right to work
  • Managing maternity, paternity, parental and shared parental leave process, and communication with employees, where needed, providing accurate and appropriate advice on a full range of HR policies and procedures to all staff e.g.
  • Disciplinary/grievance issues, monitor sickness absence
  • Processing information for new joiners and leavers
  • Preparation of correspondence on general HR matters such as return to work meetings and performance meetings
  • Producing reports and management information from the HR database and other sources
  • Supply reference letters as and when required
  • Payroll


  • CIPD qualified
  • A professional attitude to people management
  • Knowledge of HR principles, employment law, payroll, and benefits
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work with discretion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Responsive, committed, and passionate
  • A sense of urgency