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Graduate Job Graduate HR Assistant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Brown Brothers Manufacturing LTD
Reference: BROWN01
Salary: £16,000  

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Brown Brothers Manufacturing LTD (subsidiary of the Browns Food Group) have an exciting opportunity for a graduate to join their expanding HR team. The candidate will gain extensive experience in all aspects of HR and payroll. Initially a 12 month placement, the successful candidate will have the opportuity to move into the second year of the training programme, with a potential permanent role thereafter.

This is a new role for an HR assistant to strengthen our existing HR and payroll team in order to meet the continual growth of the Browns Food Group.

The graduate will focus on ensuring accuracy and confidentiality of the payroll function and providing a supportive role to the HR Manager and Group HR Director in their duties.

The successful candidate will be placed on an internal training programme covering:

  • 1st period: Training on the time and attendance system and payroll training using Sage 50
  • 2nd period: Start to be involved in staff appraisals and have more involvement in more day to day staff issues
  • 3rd period: Attend ACAS training courses in respect to disciplinary and greivance and become actively involved in the disciplinary process by conducting investigations and minute meetings
  • 4th period: Take responsibility for chairing disciplinary and grievance hearings



The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong numeracy
  • Specific attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Excel.



Graduate from a minimum undergraduate degree, preferably in HR or other relevant discipline.


Company Benefits:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to continue into the second year of our 2 year training programme after the end of the first year. Over time the right candidate will take total HR responsibility for one area of the business.

Placement Benefits:

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and may have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. You can find more information on our placement training pages.

Additional Info

Location: Kirkconnel, Dumfries & Galloway

Closing Date: 23rd June 2013

Location: Scotland

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