Discovery Communications

HR Administrator

2 months ago
Requisition ID
Career Category
Human Resources
Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary

The role of the HR Administrator is to provide support to the HR department and assist in the provision of an efficient and effective HR administration service to DNE. This role plays a key part in the successful operation of the HR Shared Service model to ensure that internal and external clients are given a high standard of service at all times.


  • Act as first point of contact for general HR queries and screen telephone calls.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming post for the department, dealing with any tentative queries.
  • Draft contracts, create and distribute new starter information
  • Create Maintain any salary/position change forms, ensuring all letters are correct and sent out in a timely manner.
  • Complete HR System requests for any request for changes to employees pay, and terms and conditions and follow tracking process to ensure payroll deadline is met. 
  • Responsibility for all HR filing systems, reports and databases ensuring they are accurate and up-to-date, along with associated paperwork.
  • Assist with the HR payroll process to ensure that information provide to payroll is accurate and all request are approved.
  • Manage the probation process liaising with manager to confirm successful completion of probation. Confirm probation completion and distribute benefit enrolment information.
  • Provide reference requests for leavers, employment confirmation and visa applications.
  • Raise purchase orders and code invoices via the Company purchase order system
  • Provide team support to HR Business Partners as required.
  • Other HR projects as and when required.


  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with attention to detail. 
  • Excellent numerical and computer skills.  Experience of Windows environment.
  • Good communication skills, with confidence to deal with people at all levels.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work on own initiative.
  • Experience or understanding of SAP system or other HR systems desirable

Please Note: This is a 12 month fixed term contract and will be bassed in our Chiswick office 


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