• HR Assistant

    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Home to the iconic massive multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape and its extended family of adventurous titles, we’re a leading games studio that places our players at the heart of everything we do.

    We’ve welcomed over 250 million players to RuneScape’s world of enthralling fantasy and, together with our team of passionate game creators, our community helps to shape how our games evolve.

    From casting votes on future game content, to interacting with the studio teams in live streams and in chat, we also join together in person at our celebrated fan convention, RuneFest.

    Together with our players, we’re united as one Jagex tribe. Together we’re building deep and engaging multiplayer gaming experiences for players everywhere.




    Reporting to our HRBP, and working closely with our HR Advisor, this role is an integral part of the team providing generalist support across a range of HR activities and will be the first point of contact for all employee matters.


    As part of your role, you will:

    • Be responsible for the employee lifecycle from administering contracts to processing leavers.
    • Be the first point of contact for the HR Operations team providing confidential HR advice, support and guidance.
    • Provide HR support in relation to all aspects of employment, including advice on contracts, absence, maternity, disciplinary and grievances, starters and leavers, training and development.
    • Maintain and update employee right to work documentation ensuring compliance with UK legislation.
    • Prepare and deliver the new starter induction process, recommending updates and improvements where appropriate.
    • Be responsible for reporting on absence, sharing insights with the HR Operations team and coaching managers on appropriate actions within their teams.
    • Be responsible for carrying out DBS checks for relevant roles and maintaining up to date and accurate records of these.
    • Take an active role in the internal promotion & awareness of employee benefits and administer benefits where relevant.
    • Maintain all employee data and records ensuring they are accurate and kept up to date in a timely manner.
    • Identify areas of improvement, opportunity and innovation and communicate these to relevant members of the team.
    • Contribute to project work within the wider HR team.



    If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen and pub and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

    Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch.

    Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.


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