Junior People Operations Specialist

In this role, you will manage and influence greatly our employees' experience and will manage different operational tasks, crucial to every colleague at The Workshop.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. 

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

The role

Junior People Operations Specialist is an all-encompassing role that will support the People Business Partnering department. The successful candidate will be someone who has strong attention to detail, thrives in a demanding environment and has the ability to tackle competing priorities. This position is pivotal to facilitate operational success by providing a wide range of services in a fast-paced, multi-tasking work environment. You will have responsibility for the daily functional and administrative tasks of the department and will work closely with the other members of the team in a variety of projects.


What you'll do

  • Update, verify, and maintain electronic information in HRIS as well as hard copy records maintained in the department. 
  • Prepare new employee files and termination files, enter data into Data Base systems and communicate relevant information to others within the Company.
  • Maintain and update the People Business Partner intranet page and other internal documents.
  • Prepare various written communication including contracts and offer letters, employment verification letters etc. and other HR–related confidential documentation.
  • Coordination of the first day and last day protocols: communication to all parties involved, such as the People team, Desktop Support, Office Admin and Management.
  • Assist with payroll as required.
  • Assist with compiling various HR reports on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Administration of benefits. Inform employees of the scope of the benefits, set up benefits for new employees and their dependents, update of family and personal information, communication with benefits providers, review of invoices by the insurance carriers.
  • Communicate Employee Handbook information to employees.
  • Assist with relocations.
  • Attendance tracking: holiday, sick leave, other leave, family rights.
  • Coordination and submission of documents for maternity, paternity and other family-friendly leave.
  • Coordination of Health and Safety protocols.
  • Participate in conducting HR audits of records, personnel files, benefits and other HR programmes and systems. Ensure resulting action items are completed. 

What you'll bring

  • 2 -3 years of previous in-house experience in an HR or People Operations role.
  • Expertise managing payroll and contracts is essential. 
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office pack. Prior use of SAP or HRIS is an advantage.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish language skills.
  • Proactive attitude, self-motivated, resourceful, and able to work with minimal supervision and within a team environment.
  • Diligent, with excellent attention to detail and organizational skills. Ability to multitask and a willingness to learn and grow.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to provide sound judgment.
  • High degree of adaptability and flexibility to change.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks, and meet tight deadlines.
  • University degree.

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech
  • Global work experience in an agile methodology
  • International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment (over 35 nationalities that speak altogether almost 30 languages!)
  • Competitive salary and relocation packages for you and your family
  • Playful office in the Technology Park of Málaga with a free, private bus connection from the city centre
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Team building events, learning labs, Hackathons/Designatons and extravagant corporate events
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others
  • Workplace perks including gaming consoles, darts, pool, foosball, books, massages and a kitchen full of coffee, fruit and even ice-cream in the summer!
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
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Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions

Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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