Recruitment Consultant, In-House

London/Manchester, United Kingdom
Up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience
22 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Human Resources - Recruitment
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

This role will incorporate a blend of working from home and working from either BPP's London Liverpool Street or Manchester office

We are recruiting for an in-house Recruitment Consultant to help strengthen and adapt BPP's talent attraction approach.

Your primary focus will be the direct sourcing of candidates and talent pooling in key areas, helping to reduce our reliance on recruitment agencies.

Working closely with our hiring managers, you will implement effective sourcing strategies to ensure BPP recruits the strongest talent to meet its business goals.

Additionally, you will contribute to the enhancement of BPP's overall Employee Value Proposition, and ensure BPP's ED&I strategy is at the centre of our recruitment and selection processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with hiring managers to understand their goals and hiring needs
  • Conduct competitor analyses to ensure BPP's EVP remains competitive in the market
  • Review job descriptions and advert wording to ensure these are fit-for-purpose and effectively attracting the right talent
  • Work with hiring managers to determine the most suitable job boards and assessment tools for their roles
  • Educate hiring managers on talent attraction techniques and build their capability to influence talent attraction and retention
  • Use a range of social media channels to run advertising campaigns, attract candidates and start to build relationships to form talent pipelines for key roles
  • Maximise BPP's use of the LinkedIn Recruiter tool
  • Organise and facilitate BPP careers events
  • Proactively identify and approach passive and active job candidates
  • Reduce BPP's reliance on recruitment agencies
  • Contribute to the enhancement of BPP's careers site
  • Contribute to BPP's ED&I strategy within the recruitment and selection process

Department HR and L&D - Recruitment
Vacancy location UK, Home Based, Home and Office Based

Candidate Criteria


  • Significant experience in a recruitment role (in-house or agency)
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with both hiring managers and candidates
  • Experience of drafting job descriptions and adverts and reviewing their effectiveness
  • Strong knowledge of candidate sourcing tools and methods, with experience of utilising a range of different sourcing channels to attract candidates
  • Strong experience of using LinkedIn Recruiter tool
  • Experience of running advertising campaigns and careers events
  • Experience in headhunting candidates, who may already be working
  • Strong knowledge of candidate selection tools and methods
  • Proficient in using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ED&I and how to ensure diversity throughout the recruitment and selection process
  • Good understanding of employer branding strategies with prior experience of enhancing an EVP
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Strong communication skills


Reporting Manager Job Title

Head of Talent Acquisition

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary Up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience