At Octopus we’re transforming the industries we operate in and improving the lives of millions of people. We’ve built market-leading positions in a number of specialist sectors, including smaller company financing, renewable energy, healthcare and property finance. We employ over 500 people and manage more than £6 billion on behalf of more than 50,000 investors. Our products don’t just help real people solve real life problems, they also make a positive impact on the world around us.
The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Healthcare, Octopus Investments, Octopus Property, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs. Our aim is to have an impact in everything we do, and to make a vital contribution to the UK economy by helping people, companies and institutions generate wealth. And we’re always on the look-out for smart, talented people who share our values.
About the role
The HR Team support our ambitious, high growth organisation attract and retain high performance diverse talent across the group.
Working together with the HR Operations and the HR Business Partner team, the HR Administrator will work to support the successful delivery of people plans across all key functional areas company-wide.
They will support with the roll-out and logistics for all cyclical HR activities, e.g. performance management, and the employee engagement survey process and action planning, ensuring they are all delivered consistently to a high standard. A key focus of their role is to be an internal point of contact for manager and employee queries about HR processes and issues, answering queries by email, phone, and face to face, escalating issues to the HR Business Partners where required.
All roles within the HR team, including the HR Administrator role, are highly visible roles across the company with the expectation that you will champion HR and help build the profile of the function across the company. Alongside colleagues in HR, the HR Administrator is responsible for championing initiatives that deepen the Octopus culture.
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Random acts of kindness make the workplace a better place. So, go out of your way to be helpful, and give people reasons to smile.
Be straightforward Life is complicated enough. Don’t make it harder for yourself, or for others. Sometimes the simplest approach works wonders.
Be bold Every great business started with a flash of inspiration. If you’ve got a great idea, don’t keep it to yourself.
At Octopus, we recognise the importance of embracing diversity in order to create a high performance culture.