Recruitment Assistant

Posted 3 days ago by Randstad Strategic Accounts
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Main activities of the role

  • To provide a comprehensive recruitment service, proactively planning and organising each part of the recruitment process and securing the appropriate facilities and resources
  • Proactively prioritise workloads and recruitment campaigns, balancing conflicting demands and reacting to short-notice requests or changes to ensure a smooth recruitment experience for candidates and the force
  • To work to tight, often inflexible and demanding deadlines, ensuring good planning and tracking of all elements of the recruitment process
  • To support assessment centres as required
  • To use an applicant tracking system, entering data into relevant systems or spreadsheets and ensuring data quality and making improvements where possible. Constantly monitor applicant numbers to ensure intakes are met
  • To provide accurate and timely transactional responses and communication with candidates and managers, responding to queries and requests as appropriate and using discretion to resolve issues. Produce information reports and data from relevant systems in order to answer queries
  • To support interview scheduling, issuing interview packs, providing documentation to managers and any other administrative tasks that are required to deliver an end to end resourcing service
  • To open any relevant correspondence and scan/record relevant materials and prepare and send any correspondence required to complete processes in an accurate and timely fashion
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver good service, supporting more junior colleagues when required
  • To prepare documents, presentations and other material as required
  • Any other duties that are commensurate with the role and grade as may be requested by managers

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Level 3 Foundation CIPD or equivalent experience (Associate)
  • Able to make recommendations for improvements in relation to administrative systems and processes
  • Proven and effective administrative skills. Understands the need for confidentiality
  • An understanding of how to handle, resolve and escalate enquiries and pass on information promptly
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident in using ICT systems such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Able to plan, manage and review tasks for self and more junior team members
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Excellent time management and planning and organisation skills
  • Able to support changes in service provision in a positive and constructive manner
  • Able to work independently and seek advice and guidance when needed
  • Is approachable and confident in coaching more junior members of the team to help them to acquire skills and experience
  • Experience of taking ownership for delivering outcomes
  • Experience of using information to develop solutions and solve problems

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

Reference: 42427575

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