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Intern - Human Resources

Internship at Abaco Systems

Intern - Human Resources

Internship at Abaco Systems

  • LocationTowcester, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 28 Aug, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

About Abaco Systems

Abaco Systems is an acknowledged leader in rugged embedded computing, especially in the military/aerospace market. Our products are used in hundreds of mission critical applications, where the performance and reliability we deliver can be a matter of life and death.

We’re growing fast: we’ve added substantially to our organization in roles across the board – and that expansion will continue. We’re also growing by acquisition. Our strategy puts our customers front and center of everything we do: their success will drive our success.

If you see yourself being part of a growing organization that’s making a real difference in the world, Abaco Systems is for you.

Role and Responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small generalist HR team, supporting the HR Manager and HR Advisor on daily administrative and project-based tasks. This 12-month HR internship is based at our Towcester site in Northamptonshire, supporting employees based in 10 countries worldwide. This role offers generalist exposure and hands on experience to a wide range of responsibilities and will be an excellent springboard for your future career in Human Resources. This role would be ideal for someone looking for a placement year as part of their sandwich degree.

  • Developing and understanding policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring accurate and up to date record keeping of all employee personal data, electronically and psychically, in line with GDPR.
  • Assisting with administration of benefits and liaising with our 3rd party benefits provider.
  • Responding to and preparing reference requests.
  • Assisting with transition of HRIS globally.
  • Supporting the recruitment process.
  • Providing support to the HR team on various projects as required.
  • Drafting employment contracts and other standard HR correspondence.
  • Developing an on-boarding process for all new starters.
  • Ensure pre-employment criminal record checks are complete.
  • Assisting with absence and absence reporting.
  • Administrative tasks and supporting the HR team with day-to-day requirements.

Person Specification

  • You should be studying towards a relevant HR or business-related degree, with a passion for Human Resources
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and manage confidential information.
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
  • Ability to work both alone and in a team, using your own initiative.
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, organised and positive attitude to work, with a polite, respectful and professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ensure business activity is conducted in line with company values, policies & ethics code of conduct
  • Must be an undergraduate returning to full time education
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.

At Abaco, we know that our people are our strength. We’re a team with a common goal – and we’re passionate about what we do, innovative, and open-minded. We’re not just given responsibility – we’re actively encouraged to make things happen. Oh, and – we have fun. If that sounds like your kind of organization – why not join us?

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Job location

Old Tiffield Road, Towcester NN12 6FP, United Kingdom