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Recruitment Advisor

Job Title: Recruitment Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: £28000 - £32000/annum
Reference: 206554154
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: September 16, 2017 07:05

Job Description

At Gist Limited we are constantly raising the standard in everything we do to achieve our vision of being the customer's first choice for logistics innovation, excellence and partnership. We recognise that the key to our success is our people. For us to deliver the best service to our customers, maintain a strong reputation and continue to grow we need to recruit and develop the right people. What's the opportunity? As the Recruitment Advisor you will oversee recruitment activity across the management population of the business. You will manage the candidate journey through the entire recruitment process, from point of application up to offer stage. Liaising with hiring managers, the wider HR team and key business leads, the Recruitment Advisor will partner with them to establish individual role requirements. You will then source high quality candidates through various channels who match the Gist values and culture, and meet the necessary skills and experience - a 'right people, right roles' approach. The Recruitment Advisor will also look to continuously improve our selection approach, including creatively designing and implementing new assessment tools, materials and interview packs that meet the needs of individual vacancies. Success within the role will be assessed against their ability to build stakeholder relationships, as well as key metrics such as time, cost, source and quality of hires. Your responsibilities *Building relationships and partnering with a range of hiring managers, HR Teams and key senior stakeholders across the business *Conducting full and detailed job briefings with line managers *Designing and writing job adverts *Successfully advertising vacancies via internal and external channels - assessing various recruitment methods and selecting the most appropriate routes to market for each role *Bringing new and innovative ideas with regards to candidate attraction *Assessing candidate applications and screening them against the job requirements *Conducting detailed and insightful telephone interviews at initial stages to assess candidate suitability - this will include high volume activity around large scale recruitment campaigns *Organising and facilitating interviews and assessment centres - designing new selection techniques to ensure that we are able to identify the right people for the right roles *Taking a proactive approach to recruitment - creating talent pools and pipelines for future requirements. *Providing candidates with appropriate and constructive feedback *Making candidate offers and assisting in the production of offer letters *Liaising with external suppliers where required *Providing advice and support to others on recruitment best practice and process *Producing MI and interpreting it to identify recruitment trends *Getting involved with wider recruitment and HR projects as required What will you need to succeed? *Experience at recruiting a variety of support functions. Any experience of recruiting within the logistics and distribution sector would be advantageous. *Experience of working in an internal recruitment function *Excellent communication and relationship building skills *Ability to guide and influence stakeholders, with the confidence and conviction to make decisions *Appropriate and consistent communication with the business to ensure all stakeholders are kept informed of recruitment activity. *Ability to manage difficult conversations and provide constructive feedback to candidates *Clear understanding of modern recruitment principles and techniques *Excellent eye for detail *Flair for innovation and the ability to be involved in projects when required *Good grasp of producing and interpreting MI *Familiarity with applicant tracking systems and databases. *Proactive approach towards ensuring that we achieve a continuous improvement culture *Flexibility around working hours to meet the needs of the business and flexibility to travel across our multiple locations nationwide. *Full UK driving licence Where will Gist take you? We are always focused on developing our people to enable them to reach their full potential. If you have the drive, aspiration and flexibility required, we can offer excellent development opportunities to ensure you build a successful and rewarding career with Gist. We offer an attractive benefits package, which includes a competitive basic salary, pension, healthcare, 25 days annual leave and an industry leading bonus scheme. Gist is an award-winning supply chain specialist that combines an integrated network of people, experience and expertise to transform supply chains. With industry-specific understanding and excellence, Gist's solutions bring end-to-end visibility and implementation, from concept to delivery. Operating in a wide range of commercial and industrial sectors, including grocery, food service and gas, Gist works in partnership with customers such as Starbucks, EAT, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group