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Recruitment Specialist / Recruitment Advisor

Hays Human Resources
Chichester, England
Up to £30000.00 per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

Job Details

We have a great opportunity for a recruiter / Inhouse Recruitment Advisor to join a busy team nr Chichester

Our client a global specialist organisation with a broad HR & Talent Acquisition Team.

Reporting to a Head of HR, you will be responsible for recruiting for a high volume busy site near Chichester which is a customer contact centre. Hybrid working is available - 2-3 days onsite.

As a Recruitment Specialist / Recruitment Advisor you will business partner with hiring managers to build relationships, review and assess vacancies and deliver on hiring & onboarding requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Drive the recruitment lifecycle from the hiring requisition to on-boarding
  • Partner with hiring managers to fully understand their needs and develop lawful, values-led and cost-effective sourcing strategies
  • Review and challenge the content of job descriptions to ensure that roles, responsibilities and soft skills are properly described in order to drive effective advertising and sourcing
  • Develop values-led candidate advertising that appeal to target candidate markets
  • Create and maintain passive and proactive talent pipelines and candidate networks for future open positions
  • Promote the staff referrals scheme in order to drive down the need for external recruitment
  • Screen candidates effectively to ensure that hiring managers receive the best CVs
  • Provide guidance and advice to hiring managers on interview scripts and best practise assessment methods in line with job descriptions and described skill-sets
  • Guide managers through the hiring process to ensure that they are compliant with processes and hiring timetables
  • Manage relationships with third parties ie recruitment agencies and ensure that external recruitment partners comply with policies and practises, especially concerned with DE&I; contribute to the annual review of the preferred supplier list.
  • Lead adhoc recruitment, engagement and HR related projects as and when required.

Person specification Essential Skills/Qualifications/Experience

  • Hybrid worker - at least two days a week will be at the office near Chichester, West Sussex.
  • At least three years of experience as an in-house recruiter, or in a recruitment agency, preferably with a strong knowledge of any of the following areas: insurance, customer service, hospitality, retail
  • Able to demonstrate independent decision-making within an established recruitment framework
  • Demonstrable experience building successful relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Extensive experience in direct, proactive sourcing, including social media usage, job boards and other approaches
  • High levels of flexibility and creativity
  • High levels of drive, resilience, and a 'can do' approach
  • Calm and professional - able to deal with high volumes of work within short timescales, able to focus under pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communications in English. (A second language is not required)
  • Strong IT skills including main MS office packages
  • Knowledge of key areas of employment law which drive compliant recruitment and hiring practices

The Offer

  • Hybrid Working - 2-3 days on site per week
  • Free Parking
  • Discretionary bonus linked to performance
  • Private Medical
  • 25 days holiday + Bank
  • Opportunity to work with and collaborate with a wider HR and TA team

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