Recruitment Officer

  • Job Reference: COR0001C4
  • Date Posted: 3 January 2020
  • Employer: Skanska
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Human Resources / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment Officer to join our Recruitment Team. You will be supporting the Recruitment Manager to provide effective recruitment delivery across an Operating Unit.




We are looking for someone who has had previous recruitment experience, either gained in-house or within an agency environment, who is looking to take the next step in their career. This is a fast paced role, working with high volumes - therefore we are looking for the ability to pro-actively plan and manage multiple tasks.




The role is part of the HR function within the talent and capability team, based in our UK Head Office in Maple Cross, Hertfordshire.




You will:

  • Support the Recruitment Manager working with Hiring Managers & HR colleagues to ensure effective recruitment delivery across the OU and or EF within legally compliant boundaries
  • Ensuring that the Resourcing process is followed during all stages of recruitment activity and working to deliver all agreed KPI's
  • Use a range of direct sourcing tools to attract and recruit suitable candidates including job boards, Skanska.co.uk and social media tools such as LinkedIn
  • Release vacancies as appropriate through ATS to relevant PSL agencies where directed by Recruitment Manager
  • Screen CV's according to agreed criteria - approve/hold/reject candidates within Taleo system -and liaise with Recruitment Associate team to arrange interviews or assessment centres as appropriate
  • Qualify candidates are suitable for the role by questioning/telephone interviewing them against the brief given
  • Co-ordinate feedback to candidates and third parties, and manage process through to offer or rejection stage alongside Hiring Manager
  • Ensure ATS is kept up to date at all stages of recruitment process
  • Support projects as required by Recruitment Manager or Head of Recruitment
  • Manage the candidate experience throughout the recruitment process to ensure a positive candidate experience for all

We are looking for:

  • Ability to work with high volumes and pro-actively plan and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both verbally and in written form
  • Ability to work within a process driven environment and deliver to stretching time plans
  • Highly motivated to deliver with ability to work under pressure
  • Broad knowledge of recruitment and latest recruitment developments
  • Previous recruitment experience either gained within an agency or in-house
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • PC literate with experience of Microsoft Office; ideally having knowledge of Taleo or other ATS e-recruitment systems

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.




A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.




We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us on if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.




Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: .




The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.