Early Career Recruitment Specialst

Eastbourne, England
Option for Day Rate
19 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Jessica Hurley
Contract Type
Full Time

  • Implement and own the Early Careers Talent Resourcing Strategy whilst working within a passionate and upbeat HR function.
  • Opportunity to implement strategy and manage the early career programme, develop future talent pipelines as well as owning the operational aspects of the role.

Client Details

A leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated products, headquartered in the UK.


  • Preparing, agreeing with HR and monitoring an annual early careers budget.
  • Managing the Government Apprenticeship Levy ensuring it is fully utilised.
  • Support in collecting feedback to continuously improve our Early Career Programmes.
  • Internal development programmes - design, maintenance and management.
  • Introduce a formal mentoring system for those in early career roles.
  • Driving a consistent and exemplary candidate experience, covering the full candidate lifecycle (attraction, recruitment, onboarding) across all of the early career programmes.
  • Ensure smooth onboarding & transitions between Early Career Programme rotations.
  • Introduce a comprehensive recruitment and selection process for all early career programmes.
  • Responsible for induction of all those in early career roles.
  • Coordinate and attend relevant recruitment fairs and other industry events to promote opportunities.


  • Ability and willingness to be hands-on
  • Good up-to-date knowledge of employment law relating to those in early career
  • Good working knowledge and experience of the Apprentice Levy
  • Good Communication (written and oral) and listening skills
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Able to manage and drive projects successfully
  • Willingness to travel to other sites
  • Drive, commitment and self-motivation in abundance
  • Strong IT skills; including databases, word, excel, email, internet, PowerPoint
  • Accurate, methodical with excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible, with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure
  • Team player and able to work independently

Job Offer

  • Competitive package
  • Ability to implement Recruitment Strategy
  • Work within a well established HR team
  • Opportunity to travel
  • Autonomy in role