Posted 6 days ago

Recruitment Co-ordinator

Permanent Milton Keynes

Recruitment Co-ordinator

Milton Keynes


Here at Countrywide, property is all about people. It`s about creating moments that matter. You`ll create seamless experiences that put our customers front and centre; experiences that make buying, selling or renting a place an exciting opportunity - something to look forward to because the level of service you offer will be, quite simply, exceptional. The wide-reaching scope of our business means we can give you everything you need to achieve all of this.

The day to day:

The Recruitment function provides expert support to all Countrywide businesses. The Recruitment team provide a breadth of expertise from engaging with external talent to providing a seamless joining experience. They support our business leaders and line mangers around the country and provide a broad range of operational activities, from designing nationwide candidate attraction campaigns to pipelining talent to help hiring managers recruit great new talent. This role will provide full coordination support to Recruitment team members and hiring managers and will be pivotal in delivering a smooth and high quality experience to our candidates and hiring managers.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop strong and effective relationships with Recruitment colleagues, hiring managers and candidates.

  • Supporting Recruitment colleagues with regular reporting, ensuring its accuracy and timely delivery.

  • Support the management of the database (Applicant Tracking System) to ensure data is accurate for reporting purposes.

  • Support the database users with any logins/user queries.

  • Support uploading of roles and candidates to the database as and when required

  • Support the management of the referral scheme, ensuring the right documentation is received and keeping track of referral bonuses paid.

  • Upload adverts to job boards when needed

  • Monitor postings of adverts on job boards and our careers site - making sure they are accurate and functioning (trouble shooting any errors).

  • Manage candidate and "ask recruitment" inboxes on a daily basis and manage the response in a timely and professional manner.

  • Organise team meetings and other regular meetings with internal or external suppliers as and when required

  • Ensure agency terms are up to date, manage communication with speculative agency suppliers and support with Preferred Supplier List (PSL) administration.

  • Checking candidate offers and liaising with the hiring managers on these

  • Draw up contracts for contract workers and update contractor database

Who we`re looking for

How we work is just as important to us as the work we do. So we have certain core behaviours that we look for in everyone - they help to define what makes us different:

Self-Awareness: This is about developing a greater understanding of the impact we have on our colleagues, and on our customers.

Teamship: As individuals we do a fantastic job. As teams, we can move mountains.

Collaboration: By this we mean working with both customers and colleagues so we deliver the kind of fantastic service that will drive our growth.

We`ve also identified a number of behaviours that will help us to drive progress. 5 of these are particularly important to this role:

Sound judgement and resilience: You have the courage and curiosity to take considered risks as well as the thoroughness to make informed decisions. You recover quickly from challenges and setbacks.

High energy and drive: You have the self-motivation to set high standards and embrace new challenges. Your passion for moving ahead - and bringing people with you - makes everyone feel part of something special.

Customer Focus: You create an outstanding and consistent customer focused culture which delivers a great customer experience.

People first: You create a positive place to work by supporting and challenging your colleagues with respect and positivity. You`re focused on developing the capabilities of those around you as well as your own.

Authentic: You are genuine, open, honest and trustworthy in dealing with others. You understandhow your behaviour impacts those around you.

Your skills and experience:

  • Experience of a fast paced office environment and/or recruitment team would be beneficial

  • Good Level of Microsoft Office skills - particularly Excel and Outlook

  • Excellent communication skills - able to deal comfortably with hiring managers at all levels, candidates and external suppliers and knowing how to adapt your style.

  • An exceptional team player - skilled at identifying where support is needed

  • Proactive character - ready to lend a hand where needed totally focused on the customer

  • Someone dedicated to their personal development - keen to improve and adapt to changing priorities

  • Ability to work under pressure and use initiative to calmly deal with conflicting priorities

  • Ability to work at pace whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy

  • Able to manage time, prioritise and manage workload effectively - managing expectations of colleagues carefully.

  • High level of professional integrity and confidentiality

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail



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