Recruitment Project Manager

Helping our colleagues grasp their potential, realise their ambitions and exceed expectations is what drives our Human Resources team. We work collaboratively to create the ideal environment for our colleagues to be exceptional and to deliver the sort of experience our students both deserve and expect. Working as the trusted voice of HR across the university, the team is encouraged to deliver innovative approaches with lasting impacts.

Candidate experience is at the heart of everything we do. Bring your enthusiasm to help us source great, talented people for the future. We are a complex organisation, always evolving, recruiting for a wide range of roles from academics, baristas, accountants and even sports coaches, so you will sometimes need to think on your feet.

As a Recruitment Project Manager, you will support the successful implementation of a variety of recruitment improvement projects across the University. Working alongside the Reward and Recruitment & Resourcing teams as a trusted expert and advisor to execute and deliver a world class recruitment service. You'll be customer service focussed, have the ability to establish creditability and respect and build strong working relationships with colleagues, be able to work with others in a collaborative, proactive and solution focussed manner to achieve outcomes.

You will have prior experience in a recruitment focused role and will have knowledge and understanding of:

  • Recruitment legislation
  • How to promote good Equality and Diversity practice
  • Recruitment processes
  • HR/Resourcing systems

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 great opportunity to join us in a role where you get to support both service and cultural change, enabling 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 and Christmas shut-down.

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 Talent Acquisition.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

Hybrid working is offered for this role, where you will be able to work a proportion of time on campus and a proportion remotely.  We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations throughout the application process.


Closing date: 15 June 2022

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