HR Administrator: Temporary Opportunity

Department:  Human Resources

New York, New York (US-NY), US


Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


A temporary position to support the HR Operations goal of optimal service delivery to internal and external customers through providing accurate, efficient and effective HR support to the Americas Region.



  • End to end responsibility for the HRIS data entry and administering all data including processing starters, leavers, employee changes, leave of absence, and employee status and other ad hoc requests using SAP.
  • Provide first point of contact to the Americas Region for HR related queries, escalating to the other members of the HR team as appropriate.
  • Drive the performance management process by liaising with line managers in the first instance to discuss any performance concerns before escalating this to a more senior member of the HR Operations team.
  • Ensure adherence to the leaver process by line managers.
  • Serve as initial point of contact for all inquiries directed to HR and Payroll. Work closely with HR Centres of Expertise to resolve customer issues.
  • Draft and issue confirmation of employment letters, to employees on request to support personal circumstance change, such as mortgage or rental applications.
  • Administer Annual Pay and Performance Review processes.
  • Assist with Open Enrolments by coordinating education seminars, education materials and scheduling sessions (including room set up)
  • Coordinate all domestic and international relocations.
  • Coordinate Seasonal Programmes, Icon Awards, Long Service Awards and Sensational Sellers.
  • Update and maintain Corporate Organization Charts to reflect an accurate current and proposed organization structure.
  • Close partnering with the Talent Acquisition COE to draft offer letter for potential hires, processing background checks, and handling all new starter paperwork, including supporting the new starter on their first day with on boarding paperwork and I-9 (Work Authorization) management.
  • Raise and manage Purchase Orders for Human Resources group.


  • Preferred SAP experience
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Highly proficient and competent user in Microsoft Office applications, MS Windows.
  • Customer focused, service oriented, results oriented, collaborative, innovative
  • Flexible team player, with a passion and drive for HR
  • Thrives on change, adaptable, enjoys working at pace within a busy environment
  • Proficiency in the Spanish and/or Portuguese language is a plus
  • Preferred previous HR Administrative experience (internship, part-time, full-time)
  • HR Shared Services experience is a plus

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