HR Assistant - 4 month FTC

HR Assistant – 4 month FTC

Salary: £19,000 - £23,000

About us

Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in combatting climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, and despite challenging market conditions has continued to grow profitably over the past 5 years.

The business has recently reviewed its longer term strategy and is now poised to take a leap forwards, focused on a transformational growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people. This will enable the achievement of its purpose; powering the choice for customers, of a cleaner greener future. Good Energy now employs over 300 people in the historic market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.

About the function and role

The People & Culture (P&C) Team in Good Energy is responsible for partnering with leaders and employees to build and maintain a high-performance organisation, including; resourcing, talent management, learning and development, policy, performance management, brand and cultural alignment, employee engagement and office environment/facilities.

We’ve identified a need for a fixed term HR Assistant to provide support to the People Partnering and Practices team. This will be on a short term basis to assist with a number of projects such as supporting us through data cleanse work, helping us get ready to implement our new People system, and supporting the administration of our Annual Salary Review process to ensure this is completed efficiently and accurately.

About you

Firstly, you will be working in a great team! The People and Culture team are highly experienced at what they do, and this role is a fantastic opportunity for either a strong Administrator to gain experience within a HR environment or HR Assistant wishing to gain valuable exposure within a dynamic HR team.

Reporting to the People Partner, you’ll have excellent attention to detail and a passion for ensuring projects are completed effectively and accurately. With excellent prioritisation and planning skills, you’ll have demonstrable experience of working in a fast paced environment, working collaboratively with other team members and stakeholders across the business.

A large element of the role will be to deliver on data led tasks, so experience of using Excel, Word and PowerPoint will be essential.

Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values: 


We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.


We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.


We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.


In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.

So if you’d like to be part of this multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you. 

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to

Given the high volume of applications we have received in recent campaigns we recommend you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We will close the role sooner than the date specified below if we are able to fill the position.

Closing date: 20th February 2018

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