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HR Administrator Apprenticeship CMA CGM

To support with the day to day running of the setting. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Handling a wide range and high volume of HR and payroll activity to circa 500 colleagues as part of a small but busy team. The team have a varied range of responsibilities, which makes this a truly generalist HR Administration role
  • Strong focus on administering our different HR Information Systems (HRIS) for absence, employee data, payroll and employee benefits
  • Responding to HR queries though the HR department mail box and in person (telephone, Microsoft Teams)
  • Support Payroll Officer in payroll inputting, processing and other payroll activities to ensure full cross training in this role (essential for all HR Administrators)
  • Provide support to the recruitment process, liaison with agencies, internal management, ensuring interviews are arranged and appropriate documents are completed, returned and retained
  • Monitoring sickness, holidays and other absence
  • Arranging reviews in line with company policy
  • Offer letters, contracts of employment and changes, termination letters produced and returned
  • Ensure probation process is completed - letters completed, forms signed and returned
  • Responsible for record keeping and retention in line with data protection
  • Relevant assistance to compensation and benefits projects/ activity including pay review
  • Supporting and working closely together with the small HR admin and payroll team
  • Manage the Employee of the Month processes
  • Preparing necessary monthly HR reports- absence, FTE, employee head counts, turnover, exit interviews and any other reports required by the Company
  • Administer talent reviews process
  • Provide administrative support to learning and development activity
  • Ad hoc admin support to strategic HR projects and note taking for employee relations cases as needed by the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment to achieve our goals
  • Experience of Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel, would be advantagous
  • Understanding of maintaining databases and being technology savvy is critical in this role
  • Willing to be adaptable and go the extra mile in a wide range of HR and payroll responsibilities to offer an excellent HR service
  • Comfortable with multiskilling, with strong planning and organisational skills to manage own time and workload under pressure.
  • Self starter with ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Proven experience of working together and supporting team colleagues
  • Demonstrable skills in identifying key information in complex scenarios
  • Exceptional communication skills - written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Professional and confident telephone / Teams manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive, growth mindset

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Working with others and within a team
  • Taking responsibility for managing own work
  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Ability to communicate at all levels

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE's, A*-C (9-4) including maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Ongoing learning and development


Things to consider

  • The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early

About the employer

The CMA CGM Group’s mission is to contribute to sustainable globalization through better balanced international trade that fosters both economic and social development while respecting the integrity of all men and women and the planet.




Port of Liverpool Building Ground F

Pier Head

L3 1BY

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Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited


Joanne Gray 0333 444 3973

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. CMA CGM UK will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2021