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Primary Purpose of role

To be part of the dedicated ‘onsite’ recruitment solution. Key responsibilities are around managing the recruitment processes for a defined number of business areas with a key focus on direct sourcing. To provide a high standard of client service and recruitment advice on each recruitment transaction. To assist and support other team members with high volumes, complex hires and various projects.

The ability to maintain current Service level Agreements (SLA’s) whilst proactively seeking to continually improve these through quality and speed of service.


Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s)

Feedback on client specific service level agreements and individual objectives set and reviewed by the Operations Manager on a regular basis.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage accountability for the end to end recruitment lifecycle for specialist recruitment within own area
  • Effectively establish and drive key client stakeholder relationships in order to build credibility and trust whilst based on a client site
  • Proactively engaging with the client hiring community to understand specialist/niche recruitment needs and drivers and to ensure appropriate resourcing strategies are aligned and put in place and forecasting is achieved
  • Management of all specialist/niche recruitment and go to market strategy, acting as a channel for all fulfilment
  • Generate candidates directly using innovative sourcing methods (internet job advertising, search analytics, networking, referrals, client website, employee referral schemes etc...) in tandem with partnering with lead Recruiters to ensure the success of this critical area
  • Drive candidate pipeline by using above innovative sourcing techniques
  • Competitor mapping in order to be aware of market changes
  • Following up on recruitment requests by assessing job descriptions & consult/advise on the market conditions, best methods of attracting candidates
  • Actively drive the recruitment supply chain to ensure optimal partnering and results to include supplier management and other RSR operating recruitment partners
  • Ensure best practice is maintained throughout all processes and procedures
  • Ensure compliance is adhered to throughout the recruitment end to end process
  • Work closely with the overall team to ensure client Service level Agreements
  • Management of stats and MI data for client and RSR business overall
  • Act as a Consultant to the business/client, to negotiate & influence the business
  • Maintain knowledge of Employment Law Legislation
  • Ensure personal objectives are strived for and achieved
  • System maintenance to ensure information is accurate at all times
  • Adhoc recruitment projects i.e: recruitment campaign management






5 GCSE Grade B and above

2 A-Levels grade C and above or equivalent relevant business experience

Business related degree

Relevant recruitment experience, either with an agency or directly for a client

Computer Knowledge


MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint Experience of having used in house client systems (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft) and recruitment based systems (Talentlink,i-Grasp, Taleo etc..)

Advanced MS Office

Work Experience

Previous recruitment experience essential within proven results

Knowledge and proven experience of sourcing candidates through varied sourcing techniques

Experience of working in the B2B, Business Services

Working within an MSP/RPO environment would be beneficial





Strong Concepts

Client Focus

Demonstrates the ability to understand and focus on clients needs and disseminates this spirit within own team

Demonstrates ownership of key client and builds strong relationships with key decision makers. 

Best People



Demonstrates the ability to overcome obstacles and disappointments to achieve the best possible results at all times

Identifies key priorities and makes appropriate decisions when under pressure


Demonstrates the ability to engage others and convince them.  Has presence and is able to impact own teams in a significant way

Inspires people to develop the right levels of self confidence and self belief to achieve success

Excellent Execution

Team working

Demonstrates a contribution to the best of own ability to achieve team tasks and goals


Encourages an open exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience amongst the team, and gets involvement of all

Planning and Organising

Organises own work effectively by formulating objectives and planning activities, available time and energy and focusing on the main issue and acute problems


Anticipates changes and developments that could affect own objectives

Passion for results


Demonstrate a strong drive and commitment for delivering outstanding results

Creates and energy and atmosphere of timely action plans rather than non focussed discussion

Commercial Drive

Demonstrates  commercial drive based on the Randstad Group core values and the ability to “close the sale “effectively

Seeks out opportunities to foster or enlarge external networks with key decision-makers, influential leaders and

other relevant parties within the industry and own area of responsibilities.

Superior Brands

Promoting core values

Demonstrates and promotes Randstad Core values

Acts consistently in a manner that is clearly identifiable with what the brand stands for and what it means to be the market leader in terms of quality