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Details of this position:

Location: Dundee, United Kingdom, DD1 4QB
Department: HR
Contract: Full Time

We have a new and exciting opportunity at Outplay for a passionate and dynamic HR & Office Assistant.

Working within the HR team the role is focused on delivering excellent levels of service across multiple areas within HR, recruitment, and studio support.

The ideal candidate is highly passionate and driven to deliver fantastic experiences, both for our team and for all those who interact with us. You will take full responsibility for all administration and support requirements within a busy studio to help support the quality execution of our recruitment, office, and HR objectives.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an exciting team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment within the creative sector, it’s a varied role that will provide challenges and opportunities to develop your existing skills.

Areas of delivery

  • Support Office & Wellbeing Manager with studio environment including facilities maintenance and layout
  • Assist with HR, recruitment, and office administration/support as needed
  • Supporting recruitment needs (posting jobs, arranging interviews, etc.)
  • Managing communication and gifts for employee celebrations and ad hoc occasions
  • Supporting regular company events and activities to promote our company culture and positive team environment
  • Keeping the HR system and employee information up to date
  • Support in areas including but not limited to: Benefits, health & safety, training, holidays, absence, and payroll
  • Support our performance management process
  • Ad hoc reports and insights as required
  • Managing the onboarding process
  • Support ongoing DEI programmes as required
  • Arrange travel as needed
  • Other duties relevant to the  role to assist the HR team as required

Desired talent

  • Exceptional communication skills both personally and in written communication.
  • Ability to prioritise and meet required deadlines
  • Transferable skills to manage different areas of information
  • Proficient user of full Microsoft Office applications with the ability to quickly adapt to working with new systems
  • Motivated, proactive, and reliable team player
  • Logical and detail-orientated approach to tasks
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Highly organised and competent in delivering high-quality support
  • Capable of working with high volumes of information and with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • The ability to excel in building good working relationships across the company
  • Pro-active with a hands-on approach and flexible, positive attitude
  • Ability to think creatively and to present ideas and information well
  • Qualification in relevant field
  • Experience providing high-quality support services in a busy and dynamic hybrid environment, including office facility management and servicing remote working
  • Values accountability and ownership of delivering on goals
  • CIPD qualified or studying towards the qualification
  • Interest/passion for gaming and the creative sector
  • Internal and external event planning
  • Experience in supporting recruitment activities, utilising ATS systems, and posting job adverts and social media content
  • Experience with HR systems and software

About Us

Founded in 2010 and based in Dundee, Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK.

To date, the studio’s games have received over 160 million downloads, have been featured multiple times as Apple’s Editors’ Choice, won TIGA awards and received a BAFTA nomination.  

With a passionate focus on making the best games, our talented and dynamic team have developed several critically acclaimed and award-winning games. Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast and Mystery Match Village are the latest titles in the portfolio, bringing more of the high-quality visuals, production values and casual yet engaging gameplay that Outplay is known for. 

With an exciting pipeline of future titles in development and continued growth on our existing games, Outplay is just getting started. 

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We also offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexi Hybrid working model
  • Enhanced Parental leaves
  • Worldwide travel insurance
  • Private health and dental care
  • Wellbeing resources
  • 33 days Holidays
  • Learning and Development
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Working at Outplay:

We have a flexible hybrid work model at Outplay, prioritising flexibility, inclusion, health and enjoyment. With our work model, our roles can be fulfilled with the flexibility to choose to relocate to work fully onsite in Dundee or in a hybrid mode, either locally or from anywhere in the UK or European work locations.

At Outplay, our mission is to create limitless fun for everyone who plays our games, and we value every individual that helps make that goal a reality. We are committed to remaining an equal opportunities employer and provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for everyone who works here irrespective of age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, body size, and sexual orientation. All our employees are treated with dignity and respect because being part of Outplay is more than just work – it’s a family.

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