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Recruitment Operations Specialist (Contingent)

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £19.11 - £19.12 per hour

Recruitment Specialist (Contingent)

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Recruitment Specialist (Contingent).

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of the Early Career & Contingent teams within the Recruitment Operations function to deliver a best-in-class recruitment service within a major defence company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for the end to end recruitment process from selection right through to on-boarding candidates
  • Manage the hiring manager relationship from initial vacancy consultation until first day readiness, setting expectations and offering a world class end to end recruitment service
  • Manage the relationship with the agencies on the preferred suppliers list and ensure they fully support the contingent recruitment campaigns.
  • Work with hiring managers and suppliers to develop a comprehensive recruitment strategy for each requirement, setting and manages expectations for all involved
  • Providing regular and timely communications, ensuring candidates and hiring managers are efficiently engaged and supported throughout the recruitment cycle
  • Work as part of a team to ensure KPI’s and SLA’s are achieved
  • Providing advice and offer support with minimal supervision, following established methods and procedures, but on occasion own judgement may need to be exercised
  • Providing advice and guidance based on recruitment best practice, market conditions, and being a subject matter expert to facilitate the overall recruitment process.
  • Looking at accounting data to help solve issues raised by the business or suppliers due to billing discrepancies , with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage high volume and a variety of roles across a specific business area

Key skills & qualifications

  • Knowledge of recruitment processes is essential with knowledge of contingent recruitment highly desirable
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular applicant tracking systems
  • Ability to understand and champion the importance of data integrity, timely and accurate reporting and uses this information to run efficient processes
  • Experience of recruiting volume campaigns as well as unique roles and the variances in between
  • Experience of working within agreed HR policies and processes and provide ad hoc recruitment advice
  • Ability to resolve multiple highly complex operational issues
  • Ideally have experience recruiting into engineering and defence/military sectors

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Preston

Rate: £19.12 (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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