University Recruiting Specialist

50000.00 - 52880.00 GBP Annual
25 May 2021
22 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
A global powerhouse within the technology industry is looking for an University Recruiting Specialist to join their team in Reading/ WFH on an initial 12 month contract. Onboarded at home.

Job Responsibilities

Organising and hosting assessment centres - deliver an outstanding candidate experience and close on the highest quality candidates to ensure we hire the best in the market, while delivering feedback to those who do not receive offers from us. Accountable for delivering an excellent candidate experience, both from a timing and quality in execution standpoint to enhance candidate and hiring manager satisfaction.
Have market experience and insights to coach business and HR stakeholders on best practice for early in career assessment; build strong connections with key HR, GTA and business stakeholders in the company.
Own intern program planning, development and execution. Deliver feedback to the business and HR from our intern communities on their experiences each cycle, build on this feedback for continual improvement in our program.
Own the keep warm strategy to cover periods between offer acceptance and start dates.
Ensuring we are growing diversity in our early in career hiring, through diverse talent pipelines and a diverse assessor panel.
Follow diversity steps in hiring process and meet diversity Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Consistently achieves KPIs including productivity, candidate experience and quality-of-hire metrics. Manages to agreed service level agreement (SLA) throughout process
Understand local legal situation with regard to contracts, visa/work permits, discrimination laws, and so on.
Deep knowledge on local market conditions and competing organisations. Use date generated during the assessment and offer stages to identify market trends, and share with your local UR, GTA and HR stakeholders.
Contribute as a positive member of the Recruiting team, supporting team members and assisting others in their success.

Skills and Experience (Qualifications)

BS/BA degree or equivalent is required
Master's degree, or equivalent, in a related Field (HR, MBA, Learning and Development) preferred
Related University recruiting experience: passion for placing candidates; significant experience interviewing, and closing candidates at all levels. Ideally some experience managing an internship or apprentice program
Effective strategic thinking, problem solving, cross-group collaboration, and oral/written communication skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Ability to understand, articulate, and sell the culture and business initiatives.
Ability to deliver results with little supervision in an often-ambiguous environment with capacity to effectively manage multiple projects and candidates simultaneously.
Ability to meet standard measurements of success for recruiting, such as attainment against annual hiring plans, diversity goals, and cost/time-to-hire standards.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applicationsHuntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

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