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Apprentice HR Administrator

United Kingdom, , FalkirkGAC UK

Job description

GAC UK employs over 200 experts across more than 20 physical offices covering all of the UK, Ireland and Gibraltar. We deliver a wide range of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services to the energy and shipping industries. We also serve specialised sectors like marine leisure, sports and events, automotive and aviation providing complex and time-critical logistics solutions. We apply the highest standard of customer services to everything we do and aim to be industry leaders within all our services.

GAC UK is passionate about diversity and inclusion. We joined the Diversity in Maritime Charter to underline our commitment to take tangible steps to optimise the diversity within our organisation, resulting in positive change for the benefit of all. We are committed to encouraging our people and partners to celebrate diversity and to continually review their personal and professional actions and behaviour with regard to equality.

In 2021, we launched our ten-year sustainability programme – MARS25. Our first target date of end 2025 encourages evidenced behavioural change in line with the actions set out in our strategy, for the improved well-being of our people, and to reduce our impact on the planet.

The MARS25 mission statement is: “We are committed to significantly reducing our environmental impact, improving the well-being of our people, and influencing our stakeholders to do the same.” Watch our short video to find out more.

We are also committed to promoting understanding, change and better mental health for all. Alongside our internal mental health and well-being initiatives, we also support SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Mind, working with adults and children across the UK to provide mental health social care, information and advice to people with mental health problems.

We are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Human Resources Administrator to be based at our Head Office in Grangemouth.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Support with the management of the HR mailbox and dealing with general enquiries
  • Assist with payroll administration
  • Production of accurate HR reports
  • Input and maintenance of data onto HR systems
  • Organising, co-ordinating and recording all training
  • Provide administrative support to the HR team throughout the full employment cycle
  • General ad hoc administration
  • Ensuring all HR records are kept updated and complaint with GDPR
  • Supporting the HR function with project work


Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Can do attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products
  • A desire to continually improve
  • 5+ National 5 qualifications

You will work towards completing a Business Administration Level 5 qualification over a period of 12-15 months. During this time, you will actively support the HR function and add value whilst developing a wide range of skills.

Starting salary will be £15,000 per annum

The Package

You will have the opportunity to work for an employer who is committed to offering all our staff an enjoyable and rewarding career, with significant training and development prospects. In addition, you will receive a variety of benefits including:

  • 38 days annual leave per year, plus day off for your birthday
  • Access to Vitality at Work Scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Eyecare scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity benefits
  • Retail discounts scheme excellent attention to detail


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