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Resourcing Advisor

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: HR
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 07/10/2019
  • Job reference: sm - HR305
This vacancy has now expired.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Source quality candidates for operational, commercial and corporate support functions within the business, in line with role requirements and company culture and values.
  • Identify and build relationships with passive candidates, developing talent pools for both high volume and niche roles in challenging recruitment markets.
  • Use all search methodologies including direct sourcing, networking, active database mining, LinkedIn Recruiter and job boards to build and manage talent pools.
  • Delivery of a best-in-class candidate experience, by ensuring processes are well managed and supporting continuous review to ensure they remain fit for purpose
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with Line Managers, inspiring trust and credibility.
  • Support the development and continued improvement of key resourcing metrics, including time and cost per hire and quality of new hires
  • Use of ATS (Talentlink) to its maximum effect; maintain accurate records and process management within the system
  • Assist with the analysis and identification of business trends relating to recruitment; supporting the Resourcing Partner to develop solutions to address these trends
  • Support the provision of accurate and timely MI/data analysis/reporting to enhance visibility and effectiveness of resourcing activity and service to key stakeholders.

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to manage competing priorities; comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Able to advise and influence hiring decisions; challenge the business where appropriate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; confident and articulate
  • Strong, proven negotiation skills - tenacious and driven; takes initiative and strives for closure
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, often high-volume environment and to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent MI & reporting skills (MS Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Clear thinking and decisive
  • Able to adopt an innovative approach; constantly strives to improve
  • Positive and professional role model


  • Sound knowledge of resourcing best practice
  • A proven track record of attracting and hiring top talent for a dynamic organisation
  • Demonstrable experience of utilising various methods to increase direct sourcing and reducing costs of third party suppliers.s
  • Experienced in end-to-end experienced hire recruitment process for UK (Experience of direct IT / technical recruitment an advantage, but by no means essential).
  • Able to carry out and/or advise on recruitment and selection activity at all levels
  • Experienced interviewer, with an ability to coach and develop less-experienced line managers
  • Previous use of e-recruitment/ applicant tracking systems (Talentlink, Taleo etc)
  • Experienced in 3rd party vendor relationship management (i.e. recruitment agencies)
  • Demonstrable understanding of relevant employment law.
  • Understanding of the Energy market and key competitors an advantage


  • Degree preferably in a related discipline desirable or equivalent on the job experience

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