Talent Acquisition/Recruitment Manager

  • Location

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    HR & Business Support

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sewell Wallis are working in an exclusive partnership with a medium, sized business based within the central York area. This is a business that offer a first class service to their industry and are proud of their exceptional reputation.

Due to impressive growth plans, they now require an experienced Talent Acquisition/Recruitment Manager to join their HR function to lead and develop their recruitment/people strategy as soon as possible to keep up with the high demand that their services are in. This is an extremely important role for the business and is a great opportunity to really make a difference and implement change.
To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have a strong leadership background and will be able to and will enjoy motivating individuals and will enjoy getting to understand people and how they engage within the workplace.
This is an excellent to join a business that really values its employees. The company have a brilliant culture and really encourage positivity and host regular social events both in and out of work.

The main duties of the role will include:-
- Overseeing a small team of Administrators and offering regular development reviews to support them through their role and progressing them accordingly, delegating where necessary
-Revising and improving the existing recruitment/people strategy in order to attract and secure the best candidates in the market
-Working with the senior management team in order to ensure the business is constantly offering attractive benefits and rewards schemes compared to competitors
-Assessing the skill gaps within the Group and looking at succession planning within the company Identify future talent gaps and areas where the business can be strengthened
-Implementing a structured development and progression path for everyone in the business and so improving employee satisfaction and retention levels
- Developing and coordinating a training strategy and personalising it to individual skill sets and monitoring the results from this
- Partnering with hiring managers on their interview styles, training them if required on how to attract candidates through the interview process
- Working closely with hiring managers to really understand their recruitment needs, making intelligent suggestions if they are being unrealistic on their expectations
-Ensuring that all pre-screening exercises are efficient and effective in order to establish that only the right candidates are put forward to interview and improving policies and processes
-Using sales and marketing techniques and headhunting from competitors and through LinkedIn to attract potential employees
-Network with key and influential individuals across the country that operate within the same sector
- Providing metrics and information around vacant positions,retention and employee engagement and development
-Keeping up to date with all the relevant legislations and ensuring compliance across all aspects of HR

The ideal candidate will have a strong background within recruitment/HR, whether that's someone looking for a change from agency or someone who has always been in internal recruitment/HR. You will be a confident communicator who is not afraid to network and really get under the skin of the business. You will be business partnering with senior members of the business so you must be confident in challenging when required and asserting new and innovative ideas on a regular basis.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough on 07900 738647 or gemma.watmough@sewellwallis.co.uk

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.