We have an exciting opportunity to join the business in the newly created role of Recruitment Co-Ordinator. Reporting to the HR Manager, the successful candidate will take the lead on all of our recruitment and selection activity, working closely with hiring managers to ensure successful outcomes, including being part of interview panels as required. They will act as the point of contact for candidates and guide them through our selection processes, ensuring a professional experience.

The post will be based in Exeter but regular travel to our sites on the outskirts of Exeter, Taunton, Plymouth and Truro will be required.

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 (DOE)

Job Scope:

  • To be responsible for the company’s recruitment activity
  • To provide advice, support and guidance to hiring managers
  • To actively promote the company as an employer of choice

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Management of the end to end recruitment process – ensuring adherence to the company’s processes
  • Provide training to new managers on the company’s recruitment methods
  • Liaise with line managers on recruitment/resourcing needs
  • Ensure job descriptions are accurate and consistent
  • Write effective recruitment adverts and be responsible for how we go to market
  • Work closely with the marketing team to develop effective use of social media
  • Take responsibility for the development of the company’s website careers page
  • To research and employ efficient & effective use of attraction methods
  • To be the main point of contact for all recruitment and new starter related queries
  • To be the centralised point of contact for candidate applications
  • Be responsible for arranging interview dates and times
  • Provide support to line managers by shortlisting and conducting initial telephone assessments
  • Support face to face interviews & candidate selection as required
  • To manage recruitment campaigns within the required timescales – including apprenticeships
  • Management and development of assessment material
  • Monitor vacancies and proactively manage speculative approaches
  • Manage and maintain effective professional supplier relationships
  • To be responsible for updating records & producing recruitment reports
  • Assist with the completion and processing of new starter paperwork
  • Assist with the completion and processing of pre-employment checks
  • Manage the communication with new starters between offer and start date
  • To proactively manage recruitment costs
  • Assist with the development & improvement of recruitment processes
  • Coordinating and organising events – such as employer job fayres
  • To continue to develop knowledge in line with the needs of the role
  • To support the HR Manager with any recruitment projects
  • Effectively communicate with the wider HR and Payroll team

Knowledge & Specific Job Skills

  • Experience in a recruitment/co-ordination role
  • Systems oriented
  • Be pro-active
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Initiative, lateral thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Responsive to customer needs
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Confidentiality

Driving Sales –  Identifies and initiates opportunities to drive sales and deliver commercial benefits
Customer Service – Focuses on the needs of customers to improve service and sales
Planning & Organising –  Organises own workload effectively, prioritising to deliver to deadlines
Analytical Ability & Decision Making – Demonstrates sound judgement in making decisions
Teamwork & Coaching – Quickly builds rapport and establishes relationships with others
Motivation – Demonstrates a positive attitude and takes responsibility for their own actions