Salary£40000 - £45000 per annum
A newly created role has arisen working within a well established but fast growing privately owned civil engineering business.  Working closely with the HR Director, the aim of the role is to lead the development, implementation, and ongoing improvement of the recruitment process. The successful candidate will ensure that high quality candidates are onboarded across the business, developing attraction, retention and workforce planning strategies to support the growth of the business.

The role can be worked on a hybrid basis, but the individual must be flexible to travel to sites when needed.  The head office is based in Chelmsford and is a new purpose built building with excellent facilities.

The role will be recruiting across all roles including professional and middle management, but there will be a reasonaby high volume of site based roles including; labourers, drivers and ground workers as the business is strategically moving towards employing their site teams where possible.  Experience of recruiting within this field or a similar related one would be advantage.

This is a great opportunity for somone to come in and really make an impact within a business that knows they need to improve their recruitment processes. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Review the current recruitment process and make recommendations for actions and processes in order to streamline and implement a consistent approach which addresses existing challenges
  • Develop and communicate appropriate policies to support a streamlined recruitment process
  • Work closely with managers across the business to gain a deep understanding of the key resourcing needs and challenges to develop workforce plans.
  • Find and attract high quality candidates in line with business needs and growth plans.
  • Lead on resourcing, advertising, reviewing CV’s, headhunting, telephone screening, arranging interviews, taking and delivering feedback and promoting an all-round excellent candidate experience.
  • Develop a tracking system that can be used to obtain data to measure recruitment outcomes and success and to advise and guide the business on resourcing decisions.
  • Manage relationships with agencies to ensure recruitment is in line with requirements and secure best value PSL rates
  • Lead on development of an Employer Value Proposition (EVP) for the company which can be used to strengthen our employer brand and facilitate better recruitment overall.
  • Work closely with the HR Business Partner to develop succession / talent management plans and workforce plans, ensuring these are considered when resourcing
  • Support training and development of managers to continually improve the way we recruit
Key Skills
  • Experience successfully sourcing and recruiting a range of roles, particularly industrial/construction roles
  • Candidate management and attraction experience from working within a recruitment agency or in an inhouse recruitment team
  • Experience implementing an applicant tracking system

If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new challenge in a role that you can really make your own, please get in touch by calling Claire at Pure on 01245 708 808 or applying now!

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