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Frontier, an independent developer and publisher of video games, is seeking a HR Assistant to join their team in Cambridge, England. The role involves providing administrative support to the HR and Talent team, managing HR data and metrics, conducting new starter inductions, and assisting with onboarding initiatives. The ideal candidate should have previous experience in a similar role, a basic understanding of HR processes and legislation, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work across the business. Frontier offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a focus on well-being, and opportunities for career development.

Job description

Frontier is an established, market leading independent developer and publisher of videogames for PC and consoles. We have achieved serial successes across a wide variety of titles including Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution, Planet Zoo and F1 Manager. Founded in 1994, we are based in the world-leading technology cluster and historic city of Cambridge, England. With a growing team of over 800 talented people supporting our existing portfolio and ambitious future roadmap, along with our publishing label Frontier Foundry, we are passionate about creating innovative genre-leading games and authentic worlds for our communities of players.  

Purpose of the role
As part of our continued growth, we have an opportunity for a HR Assistant to join our friendly and passionate team, and support our rapidly growing studio. Reporting to the HR Business Partner, this role will work with the wider HR and Talent team to deliver first class support to our people managers and colleagues across the Company. 


    • Provide an excellent and professional service to our people managers and colleagues by acting as the first point of contact for all HR inquiries.
    • Work alongside the other HR Assistants to manage the shared HR inbox.
    • Provide top level day-to-day administrative support; including but not limited to, diary management, correspondence, file and database management, payroll admin etc.
    • Track, monitor and report on a wide range of key HR data/metrics.
    • Independently manage a range of processes, such as joiners and leavers, maternity and paternity leave, etc.
    • Manage and conduct new starter inductions.
    • Assist with onboarding initiatives, as required to ensure a smooth transition into the company.
    • Responsible for keeping our HRIS and benefits platform up to date and acting as the first point of contact for system assistance.
    • Support with Global Mobility initiatives and onboarding.
    • Support the Advisors by taking minutes in ER meetings and exit interviews.
    • Work closely with the HR Advisors and HR Business Partner’s on the development and delivery of business programmes and assisting with a range of HR projects across the full employee life cycle, such as succession planning, benefits and reward, L&D, compliance, wellbeing, employee engagement, etc. 

About you

    • Previous experience in a similar role preferred
    • Keen interest in undertaking CIPD qualifications
    • Basic understanding of HR processes and basic legislation
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Well organised with strong administrative skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Excellent listening skills
    • Personable and approachable with the ability to work across the business, involving relevant stakeholders where necessary
What we can offer you
We offer the chance to work with talented and passionate people, developing and publishing sophisticated and enduring games in a creative and collaborative environment. We love what we do, and we work hard to provide outstanding experiences for our player communities. Frontier rewards this passion and determination by sharing in the company’s success and by supporting our teams to keep doing what they love.

Well-being is a big focus at Frontier and we are continually evolving how we can support our staff. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and host a range of well-being activities, initiatives and sessions to support both mental and physical health.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a success-based annual bonus, share option schemes, pension, life assurance, private family healthcare, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house subsidised catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, and social events.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.
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Location: Cambridge Hybrid /

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-03-17

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