Recruitment Administration Officer

Southampton, United Kingdom
£20,675 to £24,461
25 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Human Resources

Location:  1 Guildhall Square
Salary:   £20,675 to £24,461
Closing Date:  Thursday 08 July 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1407721DD

About the role:

Would you like to play a key role in supporting the University to successfully recruit new staff to join its diverse workforce? 

If you are a confident and self-motivated individual who would like to join a responsive and effective recruitment team, we would like to hear from you. Although previous administration experience is an advantage, we are looking for motivated individuals who are keen and willing to learn new skills and systems. 

You will be able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills both written and verbal, have a good eye for detail, be highly organised with a flexible approach, and the ability to work to deadlines. Naturally, you will be able to build and maintain relationships with a variety of people across the University while keeping candidates informed on the progress of their application.

The job is varied, you will place adverts, invite applicants to interview and support successful candidates through offer stage, preparing and issuing contracts. You will also be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook. We will provide training on our online e-Recruit system.

Our HR department is committed to the highest quality in everything we do and we want you to be part of that. Based Guildhall Square, Southampton our offices are modern and open-plan, within easy access of public transport, shops, restaurants and a University gym. 

What we offer:

Our HR department works across Highfield Campus and One Guildhall Square, but your main work location will be One Guildhall Square. Both offices have easy access to public transport, restaurants, coffee shops and a University gym.

There will also be an opportunity to work flexibly from home, as well as coming into the office when required. 

As part of our commitment to your well-being, we offer an occupational pension scheme and generous holidays (20 days annual leave plus bank holidays and University closure days).  Staff also have access to our state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts, and culture facilities and access to a number of University employee-discount schemes.

Supporting the University in achieving its mission ‘to change the world for the better’. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of the University community, where people are valued, and collegiality is key.

Please note: the expected hours of work for this full time role are 9am - 5pm.

There are two vacancies available. Vacancy 1 is full-time, permanent. Vacancy 2 is full-time, fixed term until 15/03/2022.

Application Procedure  

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 1407721DD on all correspondence. 

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