Lead Inhouse Recruiter

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    HR & L&D
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    £42000 - £45000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Our client is a world leading innovative technology led provider - a pioneer in their field! They use groundbreaking techniques and the most advanced innovative technologies in the industry to assist their customers make informed decisions.

Brief Description of the job:
Reporting to the Head of People this is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Inhouse Recruitment Manager to really put their mark on something very special playing a key role in the success and implementation of a new robust and effective recruitment department. If you are seeking an opportunity to be part of creating something truly "world class" this could be the right position for you!
You will need to be a "hands on" flexible and agile Hiring Recruiter who can demonstrate a "can do" attitude and real keenness to get involved in all stages of the start-up process with previous experience of successful end-to-end recruitment.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a dedicated, results driven inhouse recruiter who has endless energy, excellent communications skills at all levels, and the ability to establish credibility with clear vision and focus from day one. The role will involve full commitment, working stand alone and showing a true desire to play a key role in designing, delivering an entire "recruitment service" drawing from experience of knowing what "good looks like" and with a real focus on always working to the highest standards.

Key tasks in the role: -
1. Take a lead role in developing, designing, and implementing a robust, credible and effective in-house recruitment service to the business.
2. Managing the ATS system and taking full responsibility for establishing a system that is effective in all key areas for the recruitment process across the business. Experience and knowledge of an applicant tracking system is key.
3. Improve and develop a broad range of Talent frameworks supporting the business to identify, retain and develop high potential colleagues.
4. Experience with writing job offers, posting and writing job adverts and JD's, onboarding, coaching and managing internal Hiring managers, managing external agencies and taking ownership of the candidate journey.
5. Work in an inspiring and creative approach to deliver Recruitment strategies - understanding of "digital" recruitment tools, social media, Linked In Recruiter, Job boards, applicant tracking systems, all the necessary sourcing requirements, and further down the line, the ability to implement innovative workshops to engage and train colleagues in recruiting to the highest standards.
6. Development of effective apprenticeships and graduate programmes.
7. Extensive experience in Talent acquisition and recruitment strategy development.
8. Building and developing effective talent pools and utilising the new ATS system focusing on effective sourcing, Talent attraction, Talent retention, identifying skill gap shortages and building a strong pool of candidates from a relevant technical background, attending job fairs and building relationships in the local area.
9. Being instrumental in delivering the most efficient and effective inhouse recruitment service to all areas of the business whilst supporting all Hiring Managers and delivering recruitment training and support where needed.

The ideal candidate will have a proven history of delivering an inhouse recruitment service to a business and extensive experience implementing recruitment Best Practice, delivering innovative solutions, meeting tight deadlines and proficient in utilising a variety of recruitment tools and techniques to guarantee a successful and efficient hiring process.
To be effective in this role, the successful candidate will need to show real desire to be "hands on" get on with he tasks in hand, work stand alone and complete all necessary tasks to achieve the end goal.

Key skills and requirements necessary are:
Establishing credibility across the business
Being an inspirational leader
A "can do" attitude.
Showing true knowledge and capable of building strong stakeholder relationships internally and externally
Strong organisational skills and delivering accuracy and detailed work.
A clear vision on what needs to be done to achieve the goals and deliver the highest possible standard - working to "world class standards".
Prepared to roll your sleeves up and get stuck into all level of tasks to achieve the end goal.
Essential experience working in a lead recruitment role and supporting a "developing and learning culture" where there is a strong culture of engagement working to meaningful company values for a business focused on delivering a high standard of service to their customers.

Edwards & Pearce acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Edwards & Pearce is an Equal Opportunities Employer.