HR Assistant (Fixed Term / Part Time) in Newcastle, United Kingdom at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: LEI004284

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


Position Summary and Overview
To provide professional support and ensure there is a high level of cooperation between Human Resources Management and all associates on all sites within the Advanced Staining Reagents Business Unit. 
Major Responsibilities
• Provision of administrative support within the HR Department i.e. management and upkeep of HR Information Systems and Time Management System across Advanced Staining and Pathology Imaging
• Maintenance of hard filing system and paperwork with responsibility for data input, tracking and retrieval of KPI information as and when required.
• Supporting the HR Advisor with recruitment activities to ensure timely placement of qualified and capable associates whilst ensuring talent funnels are built to support future growth.  This will cover the entire recruitment spectrum from gap analysis, compiling job descriptions, liaising with recruiting bodies, application management and arranging and interviews.
• Support the setup of onboarding/induction programmes for new associates and supporting the monitoring process throughout the probationary period.  Including the preparation of contracts and probation reviews
• Provide timely KPI reports and dashboards for the HR Manager
• Partner with the HR Manager and HR Advisor in driving key HR initiatives on site
• Help to drive continuous improvement across the HR department
• Ensure all Admin processes within the department are completed on a daily, weekly, monthly basis to the highest standard and drive data integrity

Job Requirements


Required Skills/Experience
• Solid and demonstrable experience of working in an HR assistant role in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment.
• General knowledge in support of HR competencies such as Learning and Development, Employee Relations, HR Information Systems or Talent Acquisition.

• Strong communication skills
• High levels of initiative, self-motivation and energy.
• Highly organised with an ability to work effectively to deadlines.
• A high attention to detail with an ability to follow through on commitments.

Please refer to Form 4035

Education List of Education, Certifications, Training
• Evidence of higher level education would be advantageous.
• A specific Human Resources Qualification would also be advantageous.

Travel % of Travel, include approximate overnight stays per week
• Travel expectations within this role are minimal (0%)

• This role shall be based at Newcastle upon Tyne

Reporting to:
• This role reports into the HR Manager (Advanced Staining Reagents)

To Apply:
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
Be sure to follow Leica Biosystems on LinkedIn!

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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