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Lead Recruiter - Chelmsford

Posted 7 March by Capita Ended

Lead Recruiter


Salary: Up to £30K + 25% bonus and wider package

Capita is actively hiring for an experienced and motivated recruitment professional to lead recruitment initiatives on behalf of our nationally renowned partnership with the British Army. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Recruiter looking to advance their career within Europe's largest RPO.

About the role

Joining a newly formed national recruitment team, the Lead Recruiter will act as a senior team member, driving local attraction and engagement initiatives whilst providing effective leadership, motivation and guidance to the team.

Due to the nature of this project, the Lead Recruiter will be expected to engage with high volumes of candidates, guiding them through the recruitment process end-to-end with the utmost care and support. You will utilise a wide selection of recruitment channels to attract and engage with prospective applicants, yet new and innovative methods of recruitment will need to be explored within this role, making it essential for you to have your finger on the pulse of the latest market trends and industry related news.

This is the ideal role for a motivated recruiter with an appetite for career progression who is looking for a unique challenge and the opportunity to make a genuine difference.

About you:

As an experienced Recruiter, from either an RPO, in-house or agency background, you will be an expert in talent acquisition and will have developed excellent influencing skills. The Lead Recruiter will be motivated by providing an exceptional experience to all candidates throughout the recruitment process, adapting your approach to suit the individual needs of each candidate, whilst assessing motivations and skills to align them to opportunities within the organisation.

Commercially minded, you will be driven to fill high volumes of roles to the agreed timescales whilst providing the highest standard of service. You will possess strong leadership qualities with the ability to inspire a collaborative approach to ensure the overall success of the wider team.

Successful candidates must hold a full UK Driving Licence and will be required to pass DBS and BPSS pre-employment screening checks.

About Capita Recruiting Partnering Project:

Capita has maintained a strong partnership with the British Army for a number of years, utilising our considerable resources and innovative approach to attract the highest calibre of soldiers and officers. The British Army is recognised as one of the leading and most respected employers in the UK, and a Times Top 100 organisation.


At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

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