Senior Recruitment Associate

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    Human Resources

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  • Salary:

    £39k - 42k per year

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    020 7820 7320

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Shweta Prabhakar

Senior Recruitment Associate - 1-year Fixed term Contract

A Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. The Foundation aims to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable.

The Role
- Leading the foundation's full recruitment lifecycle activities (the postholder will be responsible for talent acquisition in a number of countries and at levels from intern to senior executive).
- Developing talent pools through first class candidate sourcing, maintaining consistent KPIs in speed/quality of hire and establishing strong business partnering standards as well as making recommendations to improve all aspects of the recruitment process.
- Promoting the foundation as an 'employer of choice' to attract and retain high calibre candidates.
- Implementing adequate recruitment support to ensure managers are complying with recruitment procedures and employment legislation.
- Benchmark market rates and reward packages to attract and retain high calibre staff.
- Working on HR general projects alongside other members of the HR team to ensure consistency and learning, helping to deliver the overall HR strategy.

Person specification
- Solid recruitment / talent acquisition experience in a mid-to-senior recruitment specialist role (in-house) and knowledge of HR best practice
- Direct hiring experience for fast paced high volume recruitment at multiple levels with ownership of a recruitment function or area of business from end-to-end
- Proven experience of developing technical and behavioural assessments and competence instruments including creation of competency and technical interview questions and evaluation processes
- Demonstrable interviewing experience at all levels including competency-based interviewing
- Experience of hiring multi-disciplinary staff internationally across a multi-cultural candidate demographic
- Some experience or a strong desire to work for an international development organisation
- Expert experience of pro-actively sourcing technical and non-technical candidates, using tools such as LinkedIn recruiter and leveraging relevant networks
- Proficient with the use of applicant tracking systems and researching relevant job boards for effective and inclusive recruitment processes
- Some experience of applying job evaluation methodology (hays method, birches etc) would be an asset

Closing Date: 6th May,2022