People Analyst & Operations Advisor, 12 month contract

  • 10.05.2024
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • People

Job description

People Analyst & Operations Advisor (up to £40,000)

At Immediate, we’re home to some of the biggest and most loved consumer brands in the UK, including Radio Times, Good Food and Gardeners World. Our trusted, quality content reaches millions of people a month across digital, print, video, podcasts, apps and live events.

We’re the destination for people looking to get more from the things they love. We help inspire them; deepening their knowledge, skills and fuelling their passions, to enjoy more of what life has to offer.

Whether it’s the big things, or the little things; from reaching fitness goals to savouring good food, cultivating outdoor, or indoor, spaces, or enjoying the latest TV sensation with loved ones – we help bring our audiences joy!

About the role

As People Analyst & Operations Advisor, you will play a pivotal role in providing people analytics, as well as ensuring all our people operations are efficient, fit for purpose and effectively support the People Partnering team to deliver best in class people and culture support. 

 The ideal candidate will be adept at data analysis, have a good understanding and an interest in pay practices and benefits, and have experience and an interest in getting the most out of HRIS systems.

As a People Analyst & Operations Advisor you will;

  • Work with the People Partnering & Ops Lead on a HRIS strategy & roadmap – including automation of processes, managing pay and compensation, data analytics and job families. 
  • Work with the People Administrator and Advisor to effectively execute the strategy, regularly reviewing processes and making suggestions and implementing improvements.
  • Implement a successful governance structure and ensuring compliance with data privacy regulations, with the support of the People Partnering & Ops Lead.
  • Analyse demographic and other people data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
  • Generate reports and metrics to support strategic decision-making and measure HR effectiveness.
  • Analyse compensation data to ensure market competitiveness and equity within the organization.
  • Administer compensation and benefits programs, including but not limited to pay structures, incentives and bonus schemes.
  • Along with the People Partnering & Ops Lead and the People Partners, support with the creation and upkeep of job families and levelling of roles.
  • Conduct regular benchmarking with the support of Willis Towers Watson to ensure the company's compensation packages remain competitive.
  • Provide guidance and support to employees regarding compensation and benefits inquiries.
  • Work with the People Administrator to ensure our policies are up to date, inclusive and culturally aligned.
  • support the People Partners at times with ER issues within their client areas, including performance management, grievance and disciplinary issues, family leave conversations and flexible working requests.
  • Ability to be get up to speed with the HRIS system HiBob


  • Strong analytical skills and good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Proven experience working in a HR operations role, including data analysis & compensation and benefits.
  • Knowledge of the HRIS system
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of discretion and integrity in handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise workload, and work autonomously in a fast-paced environment


  • A relaxed working environment with regular socials including a summer festival
  • Immediate Community webinars, well-being initiatives and Mental Health First aiders
  • 25 days holiday plus a day for your birthday. Our offices will be closed between Christmas and New Year’s which are in addition to your annual entitlement
  • Tailored training and development through our Love Learning platform
  • A progressive and transparent culture with clear career progression
  • Flexible / hybrid working plus early finish Fridays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced Family Policies including paternity, adoption and surrogacy leave. We also provide a pregnancy loss, fertility, and carers policy
  • Competitive pension plans and Life Assurance
  • A newly renovated modern office with lots of collaborative spaces

We pride ourselves on our open, collaborative, and dynamic culture. This encourages our people to thrive, and give their best whilst being supported, developed, and nurtured. As we care about our people, our environment, and the impact we make, we have an active Diversity & Inclusion network, comprehensive well-being programmes, and clear sustainability strategies.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of all our values and leadership behaviours to ensure Immediate remains a place where everyone feels included and empowered;

We care

We succeed together

We enjoy the ride

We are bold

We never settle

We get on with it

People are at the heart of our business and creating a diverse and inclusive working environment is extremely important to us. Immediate is an equal opportunities employer. We’ll never treat anyone less favourably because of their sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marital/civil partnerships, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief or disability. We’re also committed to supporting applications from those who are returning to work following a career break, maternity leave or caring responsibilities.

We work with talented, driven people to make our vision reality

Such an amazing team requires nothing short of the best. That’s why we put a lot of effort into creating a work environment they deserve.

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