Senior Internal Recruiter

Position: Senior Internal Recruiter

Location: Manchester, Derby or Rickmansworth with flexible working

Salary: £40-45k Negotiable (DOE) Plus Excellent Benefits Package

Our Client: Our Client is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: Our Client is looking to strengthen their People team with a Senior Internal Recruiter. The preference would be for someone to be based near Manchester, however there will be flexibility on your location as there are regional offices throughout the UK.

Within this role you will take full ownership and accountability for the successful recruitment of candidates for different frameworks and JV’s, and will partner and offer extensive support to the various business divisions in all aspects of recruitment and selection, including direction on recruitment strategies, redeployment and mobilisation.

Duties: You will report directly to the Recruitment Manager and the responsibilities will include:

Take ownership and accountability for the successful recruitment of an agreed number of candidates per month.

Work independently at a senior level on allocated frameworks and joint ventures.

Working closely with recruiting managers and the wider recruitment function, you’ll take ownership of the full end-to-end recruitment process for a portfolio of vacancies covering a variety of different skill sets.

Development and delivery of a strong recruitment strategy, attraction campaigns and market analysis to support the on-going needs of the business.

Deliver comprehensive recruitment advice commercially, strategically and on an operational level.

Liaising with the Senior Management Team/Directors/Managers to gain a full understanding of their recruitment needs; offering them advice and guidance where required.

Provide recruitment support to directors, senior managers and line managers in all aspects of management of resourcing and selecting.

Build and maintain close, appropriate and productive relationships with relevant business unit leaders internally and with clients.

Develop recruitment solutions to attract the highest level and exceptional quality of staff.

Source talented candidates via job boards, LinkedIn Recruiter and by headhunting passive candidates

Manage the interview and offer process for both candidates and clients

Build and maintain strong networks to enhance candidate attraction campaigns.

Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups

Experience: Previous experience within an internal, In-house, corporate or agency recruitment environment at a senior level.

Water Industry, Construction/Engineering or Utilities background

Ability to build and maintain core business relationships with key stakeholders

Understanding and experience of manpower planning, resourcing. benchmarking and metric delivery

Extensive Senior Recruitment & Selection experience

Extensive knowledge/experience of social, direct recruitment/job boards and new methods of direct resourcing

Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work in a demanding environment

A highly professional and customer service focused approach to recruitment & selection

Demonstrable employment legislation knowledge

Excellent Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills

Key Words:

Internal Recruiter

Internal Recruitment

Talent Acquisition

Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment Process

Recruitment Strategy

Recruitment Solutions

Attraction Campaigns


Candidate Attraction

In-House Recruitment

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment