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Lead Recruiter Senior Talent


Job Description

This position is responsible for delivering attraction and recruiting activities to identify potential candidates for the officer recruiting programme. specified professionally qualified and/or specialist roles within a senior talent programme. Key to the role is exceptional customer focus and a positive attitude to professionally overcoming challenges. In addition to requiring a high standard of verbal and written communication skills the role involves working with a range of stakeholders whose input is critical to overall success.

The role is pivotal to one of the UK's largest and most diverse recruiting operations whose aim is to deliver exceptional candidate experience throughout an inclusive recruitment process.

What you'll be doing:

  • Strategically manage a complex candidate pipeline
  • Attract and manage a portfolio of candidates
  • Interview candidates and work consultatively to support them throughout their bespoke recruitment journey
  • Provide an exceptional candidate experience
  • Maintain awareness of current market trends to inform all recruitment activities
  • Attend and lead career events (both in person and virtual) to drive engagement and applications
  • Identify and develop key stakeholder relationships with relevant professional bodies and faculties/departments within further and higher educational providers to promote careers within the Army
  • Work with key Army stakeholders to coordinate recruitment activity

What we're looking for:

  • Established and proven commercial recruiter from a diverse and inclusive recruitment environment
  • Ideally, will have recruitment experience with the Armed Forces
  • Strong negotiator with people influencing skills
  • Highly ambitious and focussed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Developed interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Confident to lead initiatives in an autonomous environment
  • Broad understanding of the graduate and/or professional recruitment market and key drivers
  • Be aware of the latest social media tools to attract and engage with candidates
  • Flexible work attitude and willingness to travel to meet the needs of the business

Successful candidates must hold a full UK Driving Licence and will be required to pass a DBS Check (Baseline Personnel Security Standard)

About Capita RPP

We're proud to work side-by-side with the Army to attract, source and select officers and soldiers for the British Army (Regular & Reserve) as part of the Recruiting Partnership Project (RPP). RPP is where Capita and the Army unite to look after those who apply to the British Army and guide them on their journey into basic training. We're also proud to support the medical processes within the recruitment journey for the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy. 

Our close-knit team is made up of both Capita and military colleagues in a huge variety of roles - including recruiters, assessors, interviewers, administrators, operations teams and medical staff. Join us and not only will you help Army candidates find where they belong, you'll help make the Army the best it can be to keep our country protected. 

What's in it for you?

  • Salary of £36-40,000 depending on experience plus bonus plus car/car allowance
  • 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Flexible/Home working

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] for further information

We're an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We're committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you'd like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at [email protected] or call 07784 237318 and we'll get back to you. For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.

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