Vacancies HR Coordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

***Remote/home working allowed with occasional visits to Folkestone***

Our people are everything to us. The way they deliver exceptional experiences every day for our customers, for their colleagues. The way they own what they do. Their 'Why's it like that?' curiosity. How they always think of others and work together to get things done. For us, for you, make do will never do. Good enough? Not even close. Come and do the best work of your life alongside lovely colleagues. Come to Saga. 

And right now, we are looking for an experienced HR Coordinator to join our People (HR) team on a fixed term contract basis. In this role, you will be the main point of contact for the distribution and production of all administration changes within the People Team, supporting the moments that matter. 

It is an exciting time to be joining the business and an excellent opportunity for an individual with a particular passion for People to progress their career within the People function of a highly successful organisation. 

You will bring experience in a similar position and strong MS skills including Word and Excel. There will be a particular focus on automation through utilisation of technologies so skills such as power automate and advanced Excel would be particular advantageous.

You will have effective communication and organisational skills, with a proactive approach to work and positive can-do attitude. 

In return, you can look forward to all the responsibility and involvement of an integral role, providing you with a rewarding and fast-paced career with an excellent benefits package. 

Please note, this is a 6 month fixed term contract position. 

Role Responsibility

  • To process the relevant contract changes, promotion paperwork for the relevant business area
  • Ensure that all business administration is completed in a timely manner
  • Maintain knowledge on systems and increase knowledge levels to enhance the service offered to the business 
  • To answer all questions that arise in the administration inbox and providing accurate and pragmatic advice (phone and email) to our colleagues and business areas
  • Be the first point of contact for all HR-related queries
  • Ensure all recruitment and internal transfers and promotions are approved in line with Corporate Governance
  • Specialise in optimizing existing spreadsheets by automating and simplifying usage 
  • Recommend new approaches and procedures to ensure continuous improvements 
  • Build frameworks through the use of coding and create dashboards to help articulate the data generated into management information 
  • Ownership of the HR database, ensuring it is accurate and compliant 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrable experience within a similar position 
  • An ability to have discretion and a high level of confidentiality 
  • Experienced with databases 
  • Good communication and organisational skills 
  • Proficient in MS Word, advanced Excel, and Outlook 
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Strong numeracy skills 
  • Have a proactive approach to work and be able to pick things up quickly and have a positive can-do attitude 

Our values are:

  • Precision Pace - Always owning and making things happen.
  • Empathy – Always aware of others.
  • Curiosity – Always asking why.
  • Collaboration – Always one team, the Saga team!

Package Description

The standard benefits when you join Saga include: 

  • Remote working available where possible

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays from Jan 2022 with the choice to buy a further 5 days annual leave per year 

  • Free private medical insurance after 1 years' service 

  • Workplace Pension 

  • AXA Be Supported 

  • A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies

About the Company

Having spent our first 30 years focused on travel, Saga launched Saga Magazine and developed home and motor insurance and financial services in the 1980s. Private medical and pet insurance followed in the 1990s, along with the launch of our own cruise ship operation. The strength of the Saga brand provides the Group with the ability to develop in-house or partner with suppliers to offer our customers and members highly differentiated, competitively priced products which meet their evolving needs.

Saga exists to help our customers and members lead the life they want to lead. To succeed in this, we know that the most important thing to do is to listen to our customers and members. At the heart of our business model is our drive to know more about our customers’ wants and needs so we are best placed to serve them.

Applying this approach over the past 70 years has enabled us to become the UK's specialist provider of products and services to people aged over 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has become one of the most recognised and trusted brands amongst UK consumers in this demographic and is recognised for its high quality products and exceptional standards of service. These include cruises and holidays, insurance, personal finance and the Saga Magazine.

When you join Saga you will see that we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement.

We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better. Creating a culture in which everyone feels welcome and offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement is incredibly important to us. Fair consideration is given to applications from all applicants, including those with disabilities and those over who are over 50 as we are champions of age inclusivity.

We are an official Disability Confident Committed employer and ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will make reasonable adjustments as required.

We are a member of the 30% Club and partner with Women Ahead which offers us a fantastic opportunity to take part in a leading, global, cross-company, leadership mentoring scheme to champion female talent.

We are a signatory of the Armed Services Covenant and have received a Silver Award from the Employer Recognition Scheme. 



To all recruitment agencies: Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the HR Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.



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