Arcadia Group Limited

HR Assistant (Projects)

UK - England/South East - Greater LondonLondon
Competitve + Benefits
15 Sep 2016
13 Oct 2016
HR and Training
Job Type


Operating at the heart of our business, Shared Services offer efficiencies to all of our Brands by providing centralised resources and competitive synergies for the Group. The Shared Services teams work across all Brands and are responsible for a huge range of activities from delivering product to over 30 countries worldwide, to achieving award winning store designs and handling 100,000 Customer Care calls each year. Within Shared Services there are over 1,000 employees working across 16 distinctive departments including IT, Finance, HR, Logistics, PR, Property, Digital and Purchasing.


To assist the Arcadia Shared Services HR project team, specifically with administration linked to the implementation of the new HR & Payroll system within Arcadia.


  • Arranging and supporting workshops including documenting outputs
  • Information gathering and data capture for project
  • Liaising with Project Sponsors
  • Using excel daily to manipulate data
  • Supporting the HR Lead with other project requirements
  • Assisting with adhoc HR Duties
  • Write Blue Print documentation for the HR element of the project
  • Assist in checking of hierarchies within the business
  • General HR Administration
  • Diary Management


  • Ability to prioritise and manage several activities simultaneously
  • Effective communication at all levels
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills and Visio experience
  • Ability to cope well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Highly organised with excellent administration skills
  • Experience of project work
  • Genuine interest in the retail fashion industry
  • Desire to learn and be involved in HR practice
  • Upbeat, positive attitude

THE EXCITING PART (benefits may change between grades)

  • Generous holiday with holiday trading
  • 25% staff discount
  • Early finish summer hours
  • A special treat when you join us!
  • Access to sample sales
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan

We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do

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