Resourcing Advisor (6 month contract) - Leeds

Leeds, West Yorkshire
10 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type

Purpose of the Role 

You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day management of business services recruitment across the firm.  


►  Working with other Resourcing Advisor and Divisional HR Managers and Advisors to help develop and ensure robust business cases for all new appointments 
► Working with the recruiting Hiring Managers to create comprehensive & meaningful role profiles and maintaining these on a database, ensuring that the Divisional HR Managers are updated 
► Identify & instigate the most appropriate sourcing of candidates, with advice from the Head of Resourcing 
► Drive direct hiring where appropriate, including employee referrals and the use of LinkedIn and other tools 
► Setting up and attending Agency Briefings with external agents, ensuring presentations are prepared and materials available for distribution.  Ensuring recruiting partners are briefed on expectations of their role in the briefing ► Oversee the application process for all candidates via the firm's on-line portal and ensuring correct administrative procedures are followed and regularly updated 
► Work closely with the Recruitment Assistants to set up interviews, pass on feedback, draft contracts 
► Support the effective selection of candidates; attending interviews as required and providing an "added-value" assessment of applications 
► Provide timely and effective feedback to candidates either directly or through agencies Manage the offer process through to acceptance, advising Partners on appropriate salaries (as per business cases) and processes for achieving successful outcomes and ensuring all offers are appropriately authorised   

Knowledge, skills and experience required (bespoke to role) 

► This role requires an experienced recruitment professional.  They should ideally have had experience of working in a professional services environment (preferably within law). 
► Experience of direct resourcing with utilising a different sourcing methodologies. 
► Experience of end-to-end sourcing and attraction; bringing together talent pooling, candidate pipelining and attraction in-line with clients strategic initiatives (varied diversity agenda's etc.) 
► Building stakeholder relationships to gain trust, challenge and influence decisions when needed and to drive a proactive approach. 
► Ability to deliver in a fast paced environment. 
► Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.  Able to clearly and succinctly present key business messages externally, and ability to successfully influence at all levels internally 
►  Tenacity, resilience and patience when dealing with difficult and challenging issues 
►  Flexibility and able to adapt readily to changing requirements and circumstances 
►  Dynamic problem solving abilities; finding creative, commercial and pragmatic solutions 
► The ability to work well and operate comfortably within a partnership structure / culture 
► Trusted business advisor.

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