My client is an international provider of market leading insurance services. They are looking to hire a Recruitment Advisor to join their HR team of 12 to facilitate the end-to-end recruitment processes. In addition, the Recruitment Advisor will play a key role in a number of recruitment-related projects, in particular championing and increasing the extent to which they hire via direct methods.
Coordinate recruitment administration, including updating the applicant tracking system, interview scheduling and timely provision of feedback to candidates and agencies. Ensure the candidate experience is of the highest quality
Carry out interviews and selection procedures with hiring managers across the businesses
Establish and maintain excellent relationships with hiring managers, providing a proactive and credible service and challenging where appropriate
Be the super-user for the recruitment module of the HR system; ensure they are getting the most from this module (e.g. talent-pooling, filter questions)
Track and report on recruitment methods, costs and cost savings on a regular basis.
Champion and increase the extent to which the firm recruits via direct hiring methods, including the employee referral scheme, social media, online direct advertising and the use of networks, thereby reducing reliance of agencies
Keep up-to-date with changing technology and investigate new and innovative options for advertising roles and selecting candidates (e.g. video screening)
Be the super-user for LinkedIn, identify potential candidates, liaise with hiring managers and approach individuals as appropriate. Work with the marketing team to maintain the LinkedIn Life Page.
Act as the main point of contact for all external recruitment agencies. Develop and maintain strong relationships
Produce reports on agency performance, measuring success rates and developing our relationships as appropriate
Work with the HR team to implement terms of business and ensure they are signed, returned and filed
Negotiate fees/packages with agencies and publications/online advertising suppliers.
Strong recruitment background in an insurance, professional services or legal environment, or a recruitment agency
Excellent interviewing skills
Knowledge in selection techniques and sourcing options is desirable
Strong diary management and administration and organisations skills are essential
Comfortable with figures and reporting
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to build relationships and influence senior stakeholders
Proactivity and the ability to think creatively and problem-solve is essential
Ability to challenge where appropriate