Recruitment Advisor

  • Job Reference: R6707
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2020
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: Human Resources / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Salary - circa £30,000 dependent on skills and experience

Anglian Water are an award winning organisation with almost 5,000 employees and over 6 million customers and have been voted as the Best Place to Work in the UK by Glassdoor and Utility Company of the Year. We recently announced plans to invest £6.5 billion into our regions water and sewerage networks to help protect the environment and secure water resources for generations to come.

What will you be doing?

The success of any business depends on its people and at Anglian Water recruiting talented people is at the forefront of everything that we do. To help us to achieve this we are looking for a passionate and experienced Recruitment Advisor to join our high performing recruitment team to attract the best talent to the business, on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

You'll work collaboratively with the business to provide advice and guidance on all recruitment activity. By proactively managing each recruitment campaign you'll attract and select the best candidates utilising the most appropriate methods of attraction and selection, whilst ensuring compliance with our Recruitment & Selection policy. This will involve creating recruitment strategies for management, non-management and operational roles, leveraging direct sourcing channels to both attract talent as well as develop talent pipelines for scarce skills.

With a focus on delivering a great customer experience for both Hiring Managers and candidates, you'll make sure that we are promoting the Anglian Water employer brand to deliver our employer of choice goal. You'll also work on recruitment related projects.

What do you need?

We are looking for an experienced Recruitment Advisor who has the passion and flair for delivering an essential service to attract, select and retain the best talent. In particular, you'll need to have:

  • Extensive experience from within an in-house recruitment team or a recruitment agency
  • A strong understanding of employment law relating to recruitment and selection
  • Experience of writing recruitment adverts
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence and persuade
  • Resilience and a positive attitude to deliver in a busy, and at times, challenging environment
  • Experience of running recruitment projects

What benefits do we offer?

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Private health care
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 23 days annual leave rising with length of service
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
  • Flexible working (dependent on your role)

We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.

If you are offered a job with us, you'll be subject to the relevant employment checks, including: your right to work in the UK, reference, driving licence and identity check.

Closing date: Tuesday 28th January