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Recruitment Specialist

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Recruiter: Focal Point Positioning
Listed on: 16th December 2021
Location: Bristol
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Location: Bristol - Offices in Cambridge, Bristol and the US (hybrid working)

Hours of work: 40 hours per week

Length: Full-time / 12 month Fixed Term Contract

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced Recruitment Specialist who will be accountable for the full hiring life-cycle and recruitment activities across our sites in the UK and US.

From vacancy approval, direct sourcing, supplier engagement, interviewing and extending our local networks, you will have the opportunity to build collaborative working relationships with hiring teams and stakeholders. You will use your market knowledge and insight to drive meaningful actions, and really shape our processes and the way we add value.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the recruitment life cycle both within the UK and US

  • Build a recruitment strategy for international hiring (US markets)

  • Support, advise and guide stakeholders on all go to market recruitment strategies and candidate generation methods to improve time to hire and cost per hire

  • Proactively utilise all available social media/hiring platforms for headhunting

  • Drive stakeholder involvement and input into recruitment strategies to maximise peer-to-peer engagement benefits

  • Create successful local networks within the community to drive word of mouth and lead recruitment events

  • Expand our presence within universities

  • Seek out ways in which we can increase our diversity and inclusion priorities

  • Own, manage and negotiate recruitment PSL, agency and supplier relationships

  • Independently manage all key internal stakeholders, raising issues at the earliest opportunity that impact the candidate journey or might prevent a successful outcome

  • Upskill internal stakeholders on their own interview techniques and candidate management to drive consistency in candidate experience

  • Deliver an effective service in relation to pre-interview screening, testing and assessment of suitability

  • Establish and monitor performance and governance metrics created by the Senior HR Manager

  • Create and effectively manage talent pools with our ATS platform, Recruitee

  • Responsible for all recruitment related compliance and adherence with legislation, including GDPR, eligibility to work within the UK

Job requirements


  • A successful track record hiring technology roles in either working in-house or as part of a recruitment agency

  • Strong candidate management skills, candidate control skills, negotiation and influencing skills

  • The confidence to work in partnership with key internal stakeholders

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • The ability to work with recruitment data to spot trends and issues in processes/recruitment tactics

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Positive approach to problem-solving

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment

  • Can adapt to the changing needs/demands of the business

  • Competent with recruitment data and metrics

  • Knowledge of UK employment law


  • Startup/scaleup experience

  • International exposure

  • Commercial awareness, the ability to prioritise workload based on business needs

Your Development and Perks

Your development is equally important as our business grows and we offer opportunities including appraisals, career development plans, training courses, feedback sessions through 1-2-1 meetings, knowledge-sharing and cross-training.

Our generous benefits package includes the following:

  • 5% matched contribution pension scheme

  • Hybrid working (office and remote working to suit your needs)

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Extra annual leave between Christmas - New Year's

  • Access to CharlieHR PerksAtWork

  • Company Options Scheme*

  • Paid recommend a friend scheme

  • Monthly office lunches

  • Work From Home allowance to help you create a comfortable working from home environment

  • Vitality Health core package private healthcare after your probation (also includes mental health cover, employee assistance programme, discounted gym memberships and more)

*Company Options are not offered as part of the package. You may be offered them throughout your employment.