Front Office Graduate Recruitment Specialist

Support client hiring managers with filling their vacancies to target start dates ensuring all quality thresholds and KPIs are met and value is generated for our client.

This role will be responsible for mentoring junior members of the team and providing support and information as requested by the Manager. This is a key role that requires a responsive, strategic and client-facing individual.

Client Details

Business to Business Services Organisation on-site at a leading Investment Bank in the City of London


  • Ensure the recruitment service is delivered, in line with contractual obligations and client service levels
  • Contribute to the commercial success of the account through the achievement of NFI (monthly and annual) targets. Accountable for delivering to target start dates
  • Develop end-to-end recruitment campaign strategies to meet longer term client requirements
  • Develop and support the sourcing strategy for each role/business unit and agree the strategy (including web-based and direct sourcing) with hiring manager
  • Work effectively with the sourcing and admin team to ensure a smooth client and candidate experience
  • Mentor / guide members of the sourcing and admin team on best practice approaches, client culture and support them in achieving success in their roles
  • Responsible for the management of candidate relationships and their satisfaction with the recruitment experience until start date
  • Ensure that all changes to a candidate's status are tracked on the ATS to enable accurate reporting
  • Support the hiring manager with deciding which candidate to hire and guide them in determining an appropriate offer. Close the candidate: broker the offer with the chosen candidate, manage objections and support the candidate during their notice period
  • Ensure all organisation and client systems are updated in a correct and timely manner
  • Forecasting placements based on demand, changes in the clients business, the candidate pipeline and trends in business demand
  • Producing timely and accurate activity and management information reporting
  • Producing communications to a high standard (e.g. client presentations) and in accordance with the clients brand guidelines if required
  • Involvement in any relevant client presentations and evaluation / review meetings
  • Identifying areas of process improvement, service enhancement, related strategic projects and opportunities to increase the scope of the service and communicating these to the Client Services Manager and the team (including coordinators, members of the sourcing team and Resource Specialists)
  • Compliant with legislation affecting area of work (e.g. age discrimination, employment risks for contractors)



  • Knowledge in at least one market sector - Financial or Professional Services - within a Graduate Recruitment / Resourcing setting
  • Worked with, and presented to and solved issues for clients and candidates (including Resourcing Managers, Hiring Managers)
  • Experience of developing and delivering end-to-end recruitment campaign strategies to meet client requirements
  • Expert in behavioural / competency based interviewing
  • Experience of working to and achieving demanding targets, ratios and SLAs
  • Experience of producing business orientated management information
  • Able to demonstrate a broader understanding of the clients business and strategies and how they influence the client's Service Delivery
  • Able to act autonomously, potentially responsible for own business areas on a standalone basis
  • Thorough understanding of legislation affecting area of work (e.g. age discrimination, employment risks for contractors)
  • Understanding of legislation affecting area of work (e.g. age discrimination, employment risks for contractors)
  • Expertise in various candidate sourcing strategies (e.g. web sourcing, networking, advertising and database searching)


  • Experience of mentoring others

  • Language skills

Job Offer

Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits Package

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