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Resourcing Lead

Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Recruitment & Resourcing

Job Details

The Role

We are recruiting a Resourcing Lead to be part of the newly established Independent Commission for Reconciliation and Information Recovery (ICRIR). You will play a key role in ensuring the Commission has the right mix of skills and capabilities to deliver the Commission’s objectives.

The Resourcing Lead will help us successfully deliver our resourcing campaigns, including volume, rolling campaigns and ad-hoc projects to support business needs. You will be responsible for developing strong and meaningful relationships with both hiring managers and candidates, supporting them from application through to and onboarding stages. You will contribute to project planning, co-ordination, and evaluation to continuously improve our HR service, helping deliver effective resourcing solutions for our new and fast-developing organisation.

Reporting to the Resourcing Manager, you will support the strategic workforce planning function, identifying current risks and opportunities, and understanding future skills requirements. You will deliver timely people metrics to senior leaders to enhance decision making and drive performance.

You’ll be helping grow the HR function for a high-profile organisation carrying out vital work, helping us develop and deliver a high-quality HR service for a wide range of specialists. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious HR professional to develop their career and gain a wide breadth of experience.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role include (but are not limited to):

  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationship the hiring managers to provide advice on the most effective recruitment methods; coordinating effective recruitment campaigns including setting up of vacancies for advertising, arranging sifts and interviews.
  • Working collaboratively with Corporate Services and external partners to manage onboarding, including vetting, IT, estates, and finance, to support workload and share knowledge and best practise.
  • Engaging regularly and effectively with candidates to ensure they have a positive on-boarding experience and reduce time to hire.
  • Organising supplier payment processes and coordinating follow-up HR processes including provisional offer, pre-employment checks and contract issue.
  • Ensuring candidate data is treated confidentially and in line with data protection legislation. 
  • Producing effective workforce planning data sets to drive improvement and evidence-based decision making.
  • Supporting the HR team with ad-hoc project work as required.

Our staff are split across both our London and Belfast offices; therefore, some travel will be required.

Person Specification


  • Associate Member of the CIPD or willing to work towards
  • Experience of delivering high volume recruitment service, either in house or within an agency.
  • Strong collaboration skills, with an ability to build working relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to draft correspondence and deal with a range of queries and issues in person and via correspondence.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and balance competing deadlines, ensuring attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Competent IT skills including MS Office, Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrate the values set out in the ICRIR Code of Conduct.
  • Willingness to be assessed against the requirements for CTC clearance, if not already cleared.


  • Experience in using a range of analytical tools.
  • Experience of identifying and implementing continuous improvement in HR practises.

We welcome the unique contribution diverse applicants bring and do not discriminate based on culture, ethnicity, race, nationality or national origin, age, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability status, sexual orientation, educational or social background or any other factor.

Benefits of Working for the ICRIR

As an employee of the ICRIR, you will have access to a wide range of benefits. These include:

  • Investment in You. Whatever your role, we take your career and development seriously and want to enable you to build a successful career. You will benefit from development opportunities, the opportunity to take bespoke training and study leave where applicable, as well as the opportunity to take secondments.
  • Flexible ways of working, including a blend of office and home working and options for working compressed hours arrangements.
  • A supportive work environment, with access to occupational health services, wellbeing support and disability friendly policies.
  • A positive work life balance. We offer 30 days of annual leave in addition to 10 bank holidays observed in Northern Ireland from Day 1. In addition, you can take paid special leave for volunteering commitments up to 5 days per year.
  • Family Friendly Policies, with generous maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave notably more than the statutory minimums, including paid leave for prenatal and preadoption appointments, as well as paid compassionate and emergency leave. We also offer paid leave in the event of miscarriage and loss of a child.
  • High occupational sick pay notably above statutory minimums (1-month full pay, 1 month half pay, rising to 4 months full pay, 4 months half pay in your 5th year with ICRIR).
  • Tax-free charity donations, interest free loans and salary advances via payroll.
  • Travel and subsistence where you are required to travel for work commitments with us.

Pension Package

ICRIR operates the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Scheme. This is a defined benefit scheme with a generous employer contribution rate that allows you to save while you are working to enable you to enjoy a pension when you retire and peace of mind when it comes to planning for your future retirement.

Benefits of the NI local government pension scheme include:

  • Main defined benefit pension scheme, providing a pension payable for life with no investment uncertainty.
  • Choice of a tax-free lump sum.
  • Generous employer contribution rate.
  • Able to nominate anyone for a tax-free lump sum in the event of your death. Option to take early retirement.
  • Tax relief on all your pension contributions.

If you would like to submit an application or ask more information about this role, contact us via the apply link.

To apply, please provide a CV setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements. Please ensure you have provided reasons for any gaps within the last two years.

Please also provide a statement of suitability (max 1200 words) setting out your key skills and experience against the essential criteria listed in the person specification.


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