Recruitment Consultant

Capita Managed Services
10 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
About the opportunity

The Recruitment Consultant sits within the Organisation Development and People (ODP) function and will work closely with People Business Partners, the wider leadership team and across the council, to ensure we recruit the right people in the right role.

The role will manage the full end to end recruitment cycle for a volume of recruitment vacancies at any time, ensuring internal SLA's are met, whilst cultivating positive relationships and ensuring all parties of the recruitment journey leave with a positive view of the ECC employer brand.
This will include vacancy progress tracking and reporting, including full return on investment insight, to drive future attraction decision making and support compliance check completion.

You will deliver specialist advice to the hiring community on current market conditions, legislative changes, recruitment best practice and appropriate methods of attraction, using detailed role briefings to determine best fit, whilst ensuring candidates receive the best experience. From employee brand awareness to onboarding, including giving feedback throughout the process and making and managing offers of employment.

About you

With experience of delivering both high volume, high-profile recruitment, you will have a proven background in delivering strategic recruitment partnering. You will be confident in challenging systems and processes and delivering outstanding results, whilst working in partnership to manage external supplier contracts, with the ability to lever maximum value for an organisation.

You will have a good understanding of attraction methods and technology, including anticipated market developments, and an in depth understanding of recruitment legislation. With experience of evidence-based decisions you will be able to track and report management information to key stakeholders.

Above all, you will be innovative in your approach to delivering high qualify recruitment services with the ability to work as a partner across a business, up to board level, with strong verbal and written communication skills, confident in influencing key stakeholders to drive the right recruitment decisions.

Qualification certificates should be brought to interview.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://dbs-update-service.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://benefits.

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