Recruitment Manager

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£39,609 - £48,677 per annum Grade 6
12 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 24/06/2019
Salary £39,609 - £48,677 per annum Grade 6
Package Plus excellent benefits

Job description

Further your career with Edinburgh Napier University

We have an exciting opportunity for a Recruitment Manager to join an experienced and passionate team of Recruitment and Talent consultants and shape the future of this function at Edinburgh Napier University. Since centralising our recruitment function two years ago, we are looking for someone to drive, develop and embed our strategies in line with the University's ongoing strategy, values and behaviours.

Edinburgh Napier University is a forward thinking institution, home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them. Recruitment sits within the Human Resources team in our People and Services Directorate. We support all attraction and recruitment of both fixed term and permanent contracts within our Academic and Professional Service support areas; which in turn supports Edinburgh Napier's strategy to deliver an excellent, personalised Student experience and building our academic reputation through teaching and research.

The role

As the Recruitment Manager, you will have full ownership of the recruitment and talent agenda, and be the driving force behind Edinburgh Napier University being an employer of choice, where we attract the best talent, with values and behaviours in line with our culture.

You will also lead, develop and motivate the existing team, with responsibility for the development of the team through support in setting SMART objectives, ensuring a high performing culture and participation in our personal development programme My Contribution.

This role requires you to strategically plan all recruitment activity and consider a range of innovative approaches to recruitment including developing a full suite of recruitment options such as internet and social media presence via tools such as Linkedin and negotiating partnership arrangements with advertising platforms.

The role is primarily based at our Sighthill Campus however there will be travel across all three of our Campuses.

Who we are looking for

You will have extensive prior recruitment or leadership experience in an in-house function, enjoy working in a fast paced environment, preferably in Further or Higher Education. You must be a strong communicator with the ability to influence and develop effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Someone who is passionate about driving change, with the ability to set clear achievable objectives. You will have a focus on delivering excellent customer service with demonstrable process improvement experience and enjoy developing, delivering and reporting on agreed efficiency targets and KPIs whilst managing service delivery improvements such as time to hire, satisfaction of manager and candidate experience.

Candidates must have:

  • A Degree or CIPD qualification (or MIRP with proven personal development)
  • Significant internal recruitment experience within academia or private sector at a senior level
  • Experience in leading a team within a recruitment or talent function
  • Demonstrable experience using and designing innovative solutions to attraction challenges faced by Higher Education
  • Proven ability to prioritise workloads, meet deadlines and implement strategy.

Desirable attributes:

  • Experience of writing and managing papers/ proposals or strategies for high level boards or committees.
  • Desire to work as part of a bigger team who work together to achieve broader goals

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here  to view the role profile

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here.

Salary: GBP 39,609 - GBP 48,677 per annum Grade 6

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Additional Information

Advert closes Monday 24th June 2019 (midnight GMT)

Proposed interview dates: week commencing 8th July 2019

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.

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