HR Coordinators (Recruitment)

London (Central), London (Greater)
£31,396 - £34,619 including London weighting allowance
12 May 2023
End of advertisement period
29 May 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

This is an exciting opportunity to join the HR recruitment team at King’s College London. We are seeking to appoint multiple experienced and highly motivated HR Coordinators to provide support to the recruitment and operations teams with a range of tasks and to day-to-day activities.

People Services provide professional support and advice to more than 9,000 colleagues across the university on the full lifecycle of employment – from recruitment and retention to reward, recognition and career development. We are proud to work with the university community to provide academic and professional excellence and an outstanding educational experience for our students. We are a people-focused team, and we seek to treat colleagues fairly to bring out and reward their best.

About the role

The majority of the postholder’s time will be spent carrying out end-to-end recruitment and onboarding administration but the postholder will also be expected to assist with HR operations and changes to employee lifecycles as required. The successful applicant will provide efficient operational support across teams and will be able to work at pace.

About you

The ideal candidate will be highly organised and meticulous supporting recruitment across numerous school faculties and handling any general day to day enquires. Communication and forging relationships are key in excelling in this role.

It would be advantageous for applicants to have a working knowledge of HR operations and recruitment. Experience with MS Office including Excel, SharePoint and MS Teams will also be beneficial.

This role is highly varied and will suit a candidate with excellent organisational skills who can work accurately, with close attention to detail in a busy environment with tight deadlines. They will have excellent communication skills and be able to develop good working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the university.


To support our efforts to recruit and retain skilled and engaged colleagues to deliver our teaching, research and professional services we offer a pay and benefits package that attracts talented people from around the world.

Please follow the link below for ways you can benefit from being a part of King's team.  

This post will be offered as a permanent position. You will be required to attend the office a minimum of two days a week, or additional days as per the requirements of the role.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent.

We expect interviews to take place week commencing 5th June.

  Key responsibilities

  • To take responsibility for the end-to-end HR administration process ensuring that employees and managers always receive a standout service, and that all documentation and correspondence is accurate and presentable.
  • To use internal communication platforms to respond to queries within agreed Service Level timeframes.
  • To ensure data accuracy on the HR Digital Services and employee records data storage platforms.
  • To develop a personal knowledge of HR best practice, including employment law and pay processes in accordance with internal and external policies and procedures (e.g ACAS).
  • To manage and prioritise large workloads with varying tasks and deadlines.
  • To collaborate with, support, and assist other members of the wider HR, Finance and Corporate Services hub to ensure the best possible service to our stakeholders.
  • To support on key projects and audits as required to continually improve and adapt the service.
  • To building strong relationships with key stakeholders (across all sites at King’s).
  • To be responsible for meeting and exceeding SLA expectations set out by HR Service Level Agreements.
  • To operate flexibly within the department to meet peak and changing requirements throughout the year.

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

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