Arrow Electronics HR Administrator (Harlow & Braintree) in Harlow, United Kingdom


HR Administrator (Harlow & Braintree)

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Human Resources Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

JOB LOCATION: Braintree/Harlow

REPORTS TO: UK HR Solutions Centre Manager

About Arrow

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2015 sales of $23.28 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations serving over 85 countries.

A Fortune 150 company with 18,500 employees worldwide, Arrow brings technology solutions to a breadth of markets, including telecommunications, information systems, transportation, medical, industrial and consumer electronics.

Arrow provides specialized services and expertise across the product lifecycle. Arrow does this by connecting customers to the right technology at the right place at the right time and at the right price.

Arrow provides extraordinary value to customers and suppliers - the best technology companies in the world - and connects them through the company's industry-leading services.


The purpose of the role is to provide efficient administrative support to the Human Resources Function. As the successful candidate you will join the Arrow HR Team at a period of exciting change and will form part of the HR Shared Services Team.


Duties will include but are not restricted to:

  • Updating HR Database (Workday) with all employee data changes (i.e. role, salary, manager etc.) and act as the Workday champion for the business.

  • Management of the HR inbox, including the actioning of requests and resolution or escalation of all queries

  • Logging of all sickness absence records, as well as being responsible for escalating when an individual’s levels of absence become unacceptable.

  • Assisting with HR Administration queries from employees/ managers: particularly those relating to Workday, issuing passwords, amending holiday requests and entitlements

  • End to end management of the New Starter process including production of contracts and offer letters, the input into various HR systems.

  • End to end management of the Leaver process including the production of the confirmation letter and notifying the relevant areas of the business.

  • Responsible for producing absence and overtime reports for monthly payroll.

  • Responsible for the in-putting of all payroll tasks, working closely with the Payroll Specialist and UK HR Solutions Manager

  • Request CRB checks from the relevant bureau for new starters where appropriate and for all other relevant employees.

  • Management of the recruitment approval process via Workday including checking of all requisitions raised, moving these through for approval, final sign off in the system once approval is given and the pass over of approved roles to the Recruitment Manager

  • Manage the probationary review process, tracking on workday and sending reminders to Managers as well as chasing associated paperwork and issuing confirmation of employment letters.

  • Administration of company benefits, such as enrolment and removals and changes.

  • Producing of all letters for employees relating to changes to the terms and conditions of their employment (e.g. change of role, change or manager, change of job title, change of salary).

  • General administrative tasks: ensuring that all departmental filing is up to date, completion of reference requests (e.g. employer references, mortgage references and visa references)


  • Accountable

  • Collaborates

  • Drives Results

  • Customer Focus

  • Innovation

  • Talent Innovation

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in an HR administration role is preferred, with an interest in the field of HR

  • An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office is important – proficiency in Word, Excel,Email (Outlook), PowerPoint and using the Internet is essential

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Highly literate and numerate Person Specification

  • Organised and administratively efficient – this role will require you to manage your own time Effectively

  • Highly accurate – attention to detail is key

  • Flexible and dynamic – you will be joining the team at a time of significant change and will need to keep up with changing processes and demands

  • Willing to pitch in

  • Happy to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

  • Reliable and discreet

  • Able to interact with people of all levels both externally and internally Hours of Work The company’s standard hours are 37.5, between 8.30 am 5.00pm or 9.00 to 5.30 pm with one hour for lunch. However due to the nature of this role flexibility will be required in order to meet the needs of the role.



Time Type:

Full time

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We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.