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Submit your Application form or CV and covering letter to our HR Department at the Port of Southampton;

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Please post your completed application form to:

HR, South Coast Port Services Ltd,

204-207 Western Docks, Southampton,
SO15 1DA.

Please email your completed application form to:
[email protected]

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HR Administrator

Permanent / Full-time
£18,500 - £21,000 per annum

Port of Southampton

South Coast Port Services (SCPS) are currently seeking a permanent HR Administrator to be based at our Container Division in Southampton.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to work in a challenging, fast paced environment enabling you to grow your skills. You will be working closely with the HR Advisor and Operations Manager to ensure a high-quality HR service is delivered to the business.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

As an HR Administrator, you will be a part of a small team and will be accountable for supporting and administrating the HR function in all areas. You will be required to take minutes and issue all correspondence relating to the following procedures including;

Recruitment & selection, investigations, disciplinary, absence management, grievances, Occupational Health referrals, probationary reviews, general meetings as well as assisting the HR team with ad hoc projects and duties when required.

You will also be responsible for general administrative tasks including maintaining employee and general files, updating and responsible for the HR Database, filter and deal with all incoming calls in relation to HR, filing, scanning, post, photocopying etc.

The main requirements for the position are:


  • Educated to A-Level standard
  • Previous experience of working in an administration position within a busy environment
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced HR department
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office®
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and manage own time
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise


  • Certificate in Human Resources Practice
  • Ability to build effective relationships with all employees
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional, confident and can-do attitude
  • HR Administration experience

The role will be office-based Monday to Friday for 37.5 hours a week.

Closing date for applications: 5 pm, Sunday 5 May 2019