Job reference: 10855_1713771573

RPO Recruiter

Role Overview

The RPO Recruiter (Blue Collar) offers a range of opportunity for professional growth, learning, and the chance to make a meaningful impact on both a new client and candidates. It requires adaptability, effective communication, and a strategic approach to delivering tailored recruitment solutions.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the RPO from its infancy, working in a team that will have the chance to establish and shape the RPO program which is a unique opportunity to have a long-term impact on a new RPO in the business.

The RPO Recruiter will be working in partnership with a leading UK provider of Ground Maintenance & Landscaping Services, taking responsibility for the delivery of a selection of the blue-collar requisitions across multiple locations in the UK.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage requisitions autonomously with full client contact, ensuring all candidates are processed through in line with contractual SLA/KPI's.

  • Ensure the candidate applicant tracking system is updated in real-time and used effectively.

  • Conduct Recruitment Briefing Calls with Hiring Managers to obtain accurate details of the role and requirements, engage Hiring Manager's in the recruitment process and build strong relationships.

  • Manage applications and source external candidates through job boards.

  • Ensure successful qualification of candidates to identify their suitability for the position and the business areas culture.

  • Schedule interviews & provide interview support to candidates and manage the offer process.

  • Take part in weekly update calls to ensure alignment of vacancy activity and future requirements.

  • Work with the Team Leader to foresee & identify challenges early in the recruitment process.

  • Work with the Team Leader to think about improvements to the process that would improve overall output.

  • Ensure that best practice is adhered to at all times, updating the Applicant Tracking System in real-time, ensuring that reporting can be done accurately & effectively.

  • Manage a work book of roles that clearly shows the status of each position, allowing both yourself & your Team Leader to plan & prioritise effectively.

  • Effectively guide both the client stakeholders & candidates on what the process works, set expectations & ensure that best practice is adhered to at all times.

  • Effectively manage time and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines. Timely communication with candidates and hiring managers contributes to an efficient recruitment process.

  • Ensure that all verbal & written communications are clear - Follow up calls with emails, including intake call documents, screening documents & actions from update calls, so that all are clear on next steps.

Experience, Knowledge & Attributes

  • Demonstrable and proven track record as an Advisor or Recruiter within an RPO environment, hitting set & stretch targets, with a good knowledge of the RPO recruitment process.

  • Experience of working on a large and complex account within a permanent recruitment environment, ideally having worked on a mixture of different positions, ideally high volume & blue collar.

  • Confident working with candidates throughout the recruitment process, managing expectations & ensuring that they have a positive hiring experience.

  • Desire to work with stakeholders, supporting them to navigate the recruitment process, managing challenging client/candidate situations.

  • Demonstrable ability to build knowledge in a new sector, becoming an expert in your field - Understanding the client EVP & being able to represent the client as if you work for them directly.

  • Ability to write comprehensive, detailed but succinct written communications, building effective relationships through correspondence.

  • Good reasoning skills and ability to screen and review shortlists and make sound judgements on suitability.

  • Ability to project professionalism and personality on the phone and face to face. With the ability to communicate with impact and confidence and have ability to influence at all levels.

  • Presentation skills - Especially in relation to Market Intelligence.

  • Strong reporting , organisational and administrative capabilities.

  • Consistent continuous improvement mindset, with an ability to both identify & solve problems.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now!

About Talent Solutions

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Talent Solutions helps companies plan, develop and implement large-scale recruitment initiatives and create talent strategies for the full career lifecycle. We’re looking for individuals with experience in a client-facing or client-based role, or those with transferable experience.