Human Resources Business Services Assistant Ref: 5625

Division:  Human Resources  
Hours: Full Time up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed Term – Up until 14 March 2022
Salary: starting at £19,133 to £21,236 per annum, pro rata
Ref: 5625
Placed on:  24 March 2021
Closing date:  09 April 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity as an HR Business Services Assistant in our busy and vibrant HR Business Services team. We are seeking a well-organised and customer-focused individual, to assist the HR Business Services Co-ordinators with recruitment, be the initial contact for callers to the HR reception and provide administration support.

You will have experience of handling large volumes of paperwork and emails within defined timescales, be able to plan and organise your own workload and have good verbal and written communication skills.

At the University of Sussex we offer a unique opportunity to work with a friendly and committed team to provide excellent HR services to employees across the University.

Please find further information about our department here: University’s HR website

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref 5625 [PDF 98.02KB]


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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