Our Client based in Guildford, is looking to recruit a Recruitment Assistant to support a busy team.
The role will involve assisting a Recruitment Advisor with the delivery of a full recruitment service on a day-to- day basis to the Partners and Hiring Managers across the region within the business.
One of the teams' key responsibilities is to recruit the right person into the right job, within the agreed timeframe. Communication with all parties is a must. You will be an integral part of helping the recruitment team improve client service and drive down recruitment costs. A first class service should be provided at all times.
This role demands someone who is comfortable working in a fast pace environment, undertaking multiple tasks at any one time. You will work proactively and reactively in order to support the team, using your own initiative at all times. You will be flexible and adaptable to the work activities you are asked to complete, operating a 'can-do' and 'will-do' approach to all tasks. Travel will be required, visiting offices within the Southern Region.
CV searching for a variety of roles
Build a candidate talent bank centrally
Calling candidates for information and assisting with test results
Shortlisting, telephone interviewing and face to face interviewing
Arranging interviews for the Recruitment Advisors, Partners and or Hiring Managers
Answering Recruitment departmental calls and directing accordingly
Dealing with candidate application queries and email issues
Dealing with in-house recruitment system IT queries
Update and maintain the in-house recruitment system
Communicating with the business on the progress of their vacancies
Talking to external recruitment agencies, assisting with information and directing calls
Being involved in all aspects of the preparation, selection and attendance of assessment centres, including the attraction of the trainees – this will involve some travel
Maintaining the referral scheme
Any Ad hoc duties that this role may require
Reporting on direct hire success and staff referrals
Management of the regional staff referral process
Personal and professional qualities
The role requires:
Communication and interpersonal skills. Communication is key within the role.
Communication with the wider Recruitment team.
Confidence, you must be comfortable dealing with people at all levels
Organisation, you must be able to take ownership in supporting the Recruiters, juggle tasks and be able to shift your priorities
Discretion, you must be aware of the confidential nature of the work
Pressure, you must be able to work well under pressure and manage your workload Drive, it is vital that you are completely committed to the job, experience in a similar role within the marketplace would be very beneficial
Regular travel around the southern region of the Firm
Tact and Diplomacy, You will need to engage in conversations with a Directors and Key Line manager where tact and diplomacy is a must.
Good telephone manner
Excellent communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Travel will be required with this role