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Location: London
Position: Human Resources
Salary: TBC
Date Posted: 20 November 2018
Vacancy Type: Graduate Internship
Job Description:

TITLE: HR Administrator

TYPE: Intern for 12 month contract



REPORTING TO: Human Resources Business Partner

HOURS PER WEEK: 37.5 per week, Mon-Fri

IPC is the technology and service leader that powers the financial markets globally. We meet the Communication, Compliance and Network Solution needs of global financial institutions. We help clients anticipate and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional services and comprehensive technology. 

As the industry leader IPC’s global financial community includes over 6,000 market participants in 700 cities across six continents. Through service excellence, long-developed expertise and a focus on innovation and community, we provide agile and efficient ways for our customers to accelerate their ability to adapt to the ever–changing requirements for advanced data networks, compliance and collaboration with all counter-parties across the financial markets

At IPC, we are committed to attracting, nurturing and promoting diverse talent 1across our workforce and fostering a sense of belonging within our employee family.

About IPC

For over four decades, IPC Systems, Inc. has delivered innovative, secure and compliant technology and connectivity solutions to financial market participants globally.

From the largest investment banks to high-growth hedge funds, from established markets to emerging tigers, we are passionately committed to providing the essential and seamlessly aligned technology and network services that enable the business of the trading and brokering community – however, wherever and whenever trading takes place.

The Role

Working in a small team the incumbent will provide first tier HR support and get exposure to all aspects of HR practice. As well as London, the HR team supports small offices within Europe. The main focus of the role is to undertake the necessary HR administration tasks, however with experience and knowledge the incumbent will be expected to take on wider tasks to assist in business operations and strategic objectives and support the HR Business Partners. There will also be specific projects allocated by the VP of Human Resources. There will be exposure to employees at all levels in EMEA as well as interaction with US based colleagues at Corporate level.

We are seeking an experienced administrator, HR or payroll knowledge would be an advantage but it is not essential.


  • Assist in co-ordination of recruitment activity, such as respond to reference requests, applications for employment, undertake all pre-employment background checking administration, probationary Period administration including notifying line managers of probationary period and period completion letters.
  • Complete all elements of New Starter and Leaver administration, including the delivery of a one day induction for all new starters and ensuring the relevant surveys have been undertaken, along with collating data from the surveys and feeding back to relevant HRBP.
  • Prepare and issue contracts of employment and offer packs, process letters for promotion and changes of employment, assist in annual benefit renewal
  • Training including booking courses with external providers, co-ordination of internal training programmes including preparation of course materials, booking venues, arranging refreshments, and maintenance of individual training records
  • Assist with the preparation of payroll information on a monthly basis
  • Record and monitor all absence (holidays, sickness and miscellaneous absence) as part of the monthly reporting and administer employee benefit programs including private medical/dental, season tickets, optical claim forms etc.
  • Organisation of meetings for department members, ensuring rooms, diary and refreshments are available as required (e.g Employee Forum Meetings)
  • Maintain accurate manual and computerized personnel files, HR subject files and relevant systems, such as updating Employee profiles on intranet, HR policies and procedures on the HR Central policy website, Manager Guide and Employee Handbook, company Organisation charts etc.
  • Immigration; ensure and certify that individuals have the right to work in the UK.Maintain tracker on any VISA restrictions which may apply and ensure we have the relevant evidence on file as part of the UKBA requirements.

Person Specifications


  • Studied a relevant degree course

Technical/Vocational Skills

  • Must be highly competent in the use of MS Office particularly Excel, Word and outlook with some previous experience with powerpoint an advantage.
  • It would be an advantage to be familiar with Oracle System.


  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to deal with high volumes and prioritizing own workload to meet deadlines
  • Experience of working under pressure in a busy office environment and achieving deadlines


These job description have been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within these posts. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role. These may therefore be subject to future amendments according to the needs of the business.


Interested candidates should apply below with their CVs. If you are successful, a member of the recruitment team will contact you via telephone to conduct the initial interview.

Please note that CoSector, on behalf of IPC, is managing the recruitment for this role. Please do not contact IPC directly; all enquiries must come through the CoSector's internships team. Any applications sent to IPC directly will not be accepted.

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