HR Administrator

Part-time hours to suit you around usual office hours. Administering recruitment, onboarding, induction and an awesome program of continuous improvement of all of our people-focussed processes.

Human Resources Administrator

We are looking for an awesome administrator to support the HR Manager. We have all the usual processes you expect, but there are many more around the business across a variety of software tools, we would like you to take ownership under the guidance of the HR Manager. You need the ability to self-manage and complete your work packages and to contribute to a proactive people culture within our business. There will be potential career progression opportunities as the company expands with plenty to learn along the way within a multifaceted business.

The role

We have all the usual activities and processes that you would expect, but there are many that are spread around the business utilising many software tools. Initially, we would like you to take ownership of the existing processes and their administration, with a view to centralising our people functions under one software tool which can facilitate our Continuous Improvement Plans and maintain our current excellence. We understand how important and transformative this could be for our teams so you will be responsible for the selection, implementation, roll-out and training & maintenance of this tool, utilising it’s reporting, dashboarding and data analysis to provide key metrics for informing Business Strategy and Performance excellence. You will need to have demonstrable excellence in IT systems/software – while you do not need to be familiar with our current tools, you need to be able to learn, understand and train others in fairly short order, and have a good knowledge of Google’s suite of tools would be advantageous.

Power to the people

Singer Instruments aspire to become recognised as the most desirable place to work in the UK within the life sciences. We are looking for a self-starting, data-driven, people person, to build on our solid foundations and develop an HR strategy for rapid growth. You will be responsible for maintaining our strengths, including:


  • Superb written English with excellent copywriting ability
  • Excellent IT ability [MS, Google Suite among others]
  • Fast, accurate and diligent note taking
  • Good understanding of recruitment and onboarding processes
  • A committed approach to continuous improvement
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality

The Team

You will report directly to the HR Manager while supporting other leaders and managers across the business with all their HR needs.

Bonus Requirements

  • HR legislation
  • BBQ Skills!!!


Singer Instruments is a small but rapidly growing UK-based company that develops and provides hardware and software solutions for laboratory automation. Singer stays ahead of the competition through constant innovation and by encouraging all staff to input to the business. This is a great time to join with lots of exciting projects in the pipeline. This would suit someone looking to be a technical expert and work for a close-knit company in which you can make a real difference and shape the future. With offices in California, Singapore, and Germany, and our headquarters in the beautiful Exmoor National Park in the South West of England, we’re close to all the outdoor activities that you could imagine!

A bit about us…

Established in 1934, Singer Instruments is a relatively small (50 people) but rapidly expanding UK-based family business that develops and provides hardware and software solutions for laboratory automation.

Our customers are doing amazing things across all facets of biological science including genetics, neuroscience, cancer biology, and biofuel engineering. Our customers include the world’s top 50 universities, NASA, and some of the most famous beer and wine producers. The beer in your fridge may have been researched using one of our microscopes!

We’ve got offices in California, Singapore, and Germany with our HQ in the beautiful Exmoor National Park in the South West of England.


Starting at:


Part-time Hours




Profit Share for Nerds
Equity for Nerds
Healthcare scheme
Flexible working options
Overtime opportunities



30 days holiday including Bank Holidays
Holiday bonus on length of service



Singer HQ, Roadwater near Minehead, Somerset



Full-time Contract


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