Administrator - Maternity cover

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Vp plc
  • Location
  • Harrogate
  • Closing Date
  • 28/01/2021
  • Job Description
  • With more than 60 years’ experience in the plant and equipment hire industry, Vp plc is renowned and respected for its technical excellence, service innovation and customer focus. We have seen a radical re-engineering of group activities with a move from a broadly based plant hire enterprise to specialist equipment outsourcing businesses, which has proved very successful.

    The group currently comprises 6 business divisions: Groundforce & TPA Roadways; UK Forks; Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services; Hire Station, Torrent Trackside and TR Group. The head office is located at Central House in Harrogate.

    Our businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.

    We are looking to recruit a strong administrator to work within our HR team, located in our Head Office in Harrogate. This contract is to cover maternity leave until December 2021.

    The HR team carry out a wide variety of tasks relating to the HR requirements of the 6 businesses within our group. These tasks include producing contracts, administering starters and leavers, database maintenance and creating reporting information as required. You will work within a team of Co-ordinators handling a busy daily workload that involves communicating with our businesses effectively via email or on the telephone.

    Knowledge & experience required


    • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential
    • Experience of using Excel (creation and manipulation of spreadsheets, data sort, simple formulas) essential
    • Experience of using Word (letters, mail merge, tables and reports) essential
    • Educated to reasonable level - 5 GSCEs or equivalent, including Maths & English (A-C)
    • Experience of working in an administrative role
    • Ability to work well in a team
    • Experience of building good relationships