Lead Resourcing Partner

Manchester Metropolitan University is always evolving.  Right now, we are undergoing intense transformational change making it a really exciting time to join our Resourcing team.

This is a brand new recruitment role and we are looking for someone who is ready to roll up their sleeves and help drive our in-house recruitment capability forwards.

As our Senior Resourcing Partner, you will become a trusted expert and advisor, building and maintaining relationships and an impeccable reputation with hiring managers.

You will work closely with a great team of Resourcing Partners, but you will also manage a small team of Resourcing Advisers, ensuring an effective and efficient end-to-end recruitment service for the University and a positive candidate experience, always.

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Help develop and implement a cohesive recruitment strategy with the Resourcing Business Partners and ensure Resourcing Advisers utilise all sourcing tools effectively.

  • Work closely with HR Business Partners to understand the landscape and context for roles.

  • Demonstrate experience of resourcing processes that take advantage of a variety of modern recruitment technologies e.g. applicant tracking systems, onboarding modules, automated video interviewing and ability testing.

  • Understand the complexities of recruiting for organisations with a matrix structure typically comprised of a wide range of professional services departments.

  • Develop and own resourcing plans specific to key business areas that enable us to proactively source candidates directly and encourage talent pooling across the departments.

  • Build relationships quickly and add quality to the full end-to-end resourcing service we offer.

  • Show experience of working on a variety of resourcing related projects.

  • Manage a small team of Resourcing Advisors.

  • Interpret resourcing data and make data driven decisions that improve the existing process.

  • Manage potentially large contractual relationships with recruitment agencies.

  • Understand how to align social media usage so it articulates the employer brand and employee value proposition.

  • Put in place elements of standardisation across recruitment practices.

  • Upskill large groups of hiring managers so they can deliver best recruitment practise.

  • Keep up with developments in the wider recruitment industry, maintaining their awareness of modern resourcing technology and practices that can be used to support the ongoing development of our process.

  • Manchester Metropolitan University is always evolving and this is an incredibly exciting and varied role for someone willing to come on a journey with us as we strive to achieve great things. This a rare opportunity to join us in a role where you get to drive both service and cultural change, enabling some positive developments in our recruitment practices.

Along the way, you’ll also enjoy a competitive rewards and benefits package, including a generous local government pension and 35 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, but if you have the drive to further develop your abilities, we will give you the opportunities and support you need to enhance your career in Resourcing.

If your CV is a good fit for the role, we will invite you to an automated video interview that will take about 10 minutes to complete. You will be able to do this at a time that is convenient for you, using any laptop or mobile device with a camera and microphone.

To apply, please click the apply button on Changeboard.

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