Recruitment Officer - Southampton

Highly Competitive Salary
Ref: 153 Date Posted: Saturday 15 Jan 2022
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Futures Recruitment Services are supporting their client with an extremely rare and unique Recruitment Officer position to join an internal recruitment team.  Following strong organic growth, the team is seeking a highly motivated and driven candidate to join the business during an excellent period of continuous growth.  

Since our client’s inception in 2001, they have placed a strong emphasis on the personal and professional development of our employees, providing an opportunity for individuals to truly progress and shine. This investment in the people behind the services has paid off and they are proud to have maintained an industry-leading employee retention rate for over ten years.  The purpose of the Recruitment Officer position is to provide recruitment support across our client’s Group with an emphasis on direct marketing, reducing recruitment costs, screening candidates, and supporting the business to obtain the right hires to meet the business values and long-term needs.

What would you be responsible for as the Recruitment Officer:

  • Provide an efficient and effective service to the Group, ensuring all recruitment policies, procedures, and approved Group standards are followed

  • Act as the point of contact with external recruitment specialists, ensuring positive relations are fostered with preferred agents

  • Work alongside the Marketing team to ensure website and social media recruitment advertising is regularly updated according to business needs and to assist in organising and attending any relevant careers fairs or recruitment events

  • Develop the use of LinkedIn and other recruitment platforms to increase direct applications

  • Act as the HR representative in recruitment interviews, when necessary, ensuring all local employment laws and best practice are followed throughout the recruitment process

  • Assist managers with the maintenance and development of job descriptions for all roles within the Group, preparing advertisements, screening applications and shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates

  • Work with our client’s external pre-screening provider to ensure all employees are fully screened prior to joining the Group to a satisfactory standard according to Group policies and procedures

  • Assist with the development of relevant manpower and succession plans, including the need for annual graduate intakes and follow through with the audition day process in line with current methodology

  • Assist in the implementation of effective recruitment projects, strategies, policies and practices that support the achievement of the Group's business objectives

  • Keep up to date with relevant employment laws, legislation, and best practice in all relevant jurisdictions for the Group and ensure any changes are shared with the HR team

  • To continually monitor and update statistical data to ensure the trends are reported

What will you need to bring to the Recruitment Officer role:

  • Recruitment experience is a must, in-house experience is highly desirable.

  • Experience recruiting within a financial or professional services business as well as an appreciation of the standards that are expected within a regulated environment would be an advantage.

  • Understanding of local employment legislation and its practical application in a commercial financial services business

  • A proven ability to communicate effectively at all levels coupled with a strong understanding of how to develop good working relationships within the business and with other service providers

  • A positive and proactive approach to recruitment process management

  • Sound numeracy skills, data entry skills, attention to detail and accuracy

  • Computer literacy skills are essential; advanced user of MS Office products

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines as well as being able to recognise challenges and the solutions required.

Company Benefits:

  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Health Care
  • Life Assurance
  • Long Term Income Protection
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Continues employment training, development, and career progression

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