Recruitment Consultant- Human Resources

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Recruitment Consultant- Human Resources
North Greenwich, London
Interim Position

TL 0006 EFA3 / 1

Posted: 17th January 2023 11:11
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  • Pay Rate:

    £256.15 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • North Greenwich, London,

    SE10 0ES

What's involved with this role:

Interim Recruitment Consultant- Human Resources

Reference no: TL 0006 EFA3 / 1

Pay rate: £256.15 per day PAYE

Basic DBS disclosure required

Hybrid working

The post holder will be responsible to provide high quality recruitment consultancy, support and advice to managers ensuring delivery of recruitment campaigns in line with SLA’s and specifically agreed campaign milestones.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create value to the business through responsive recruitment services and the delivery of cost effective results whilst maintaining agreed service levels to the customer and working with HR Delivery to develop solutions to barriers to improvement or deliver of effective service.
  • Effective liaison with TfL’s Preferred Supplier list to ensure best value is being delivered for TfL and meeting
  • TfL’s non-permanent labour requirements as defined in the Strategic Resource Plan.
  • As required, effective liaison with external organisations and institutions in delivering high quality graduate, apprenticeship and other placement schemes for TfL and continuously improving the credibility and reputation that TfL has established and off-site meetings to deliver requirements.
  • Responsible for developing, and demonstrating, a proactive and responsive approach to recruitment and candidate management and maintain a visibility profile within the business, working closely with HR Delivery to deliver recruitment solutions to the business.
  • Provide consultancy to line managers in respect of campaign design, candidate attraction, selection and assessment appropriate to designated job markets and sectors.
  • Establish regular planning, progress and campaign evaluation reviews with recruiting line and ensure alignment with resourcing strategy.
  • Understand business recruitment requirements as defined by the People Planning & Organisation
  • Effectiveness Team (Resourcing Policy & Strategy) and implement effective recruitment campaigns to meet business needs. Identify non-standard attraction and selection design requirements and define solutions.
  • Design and deliver assessment tools in order that candidates can be assessed within objective selection processes against agreed criteria that are aligned with the resourcing strategy.
  • Use e-recruitment system to manage end to end recruitment campaigns, showing respect for the integrity of the data and support line managers in short-listing and selection decision making.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate recruitment campaigns with line managers and input learning to continuous improvement activity including the effective execution of the activities defined through project milestones and activities.
  • Ensure all corporate policies, standards and agreed
  • Coach managers on selection techniques and standards and on effective use of recruitment technology.
  • Ensure that all aspects of the employment experience is positive, understood and continuously improving to deliver engaged employees and a higher performing organisation and therefore the successful delivery of TfL’s performance objectives


 “Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Experience and expert knowledge of Recruitment best practice and full understanding of the recruitment lifecycle and the ability to deliver within it
  • Expert knowledge of Recruitment employment legislation and TfL recruitment practices processes and technologies employed.
  • Ability to plan, manage and deliver successful recruitment campaigns
  • Ability to influence at a senior level, including successfully facilitating joint decision-making
  • Experienced in Supplier Management and Internal consultancy
  • Project management skills
  • Level A & B BPS Occupational testing certification
  • CIPD membership or equivalent relevant professional qualification- desirable


Skills & Abilities

  • Target and quality driven
  • Organised and methodical
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Highly responsive with excellent ability to absorb information quickly
  • Experience of working to demanding targets to meet tight service levels
  • Customer relationship and customer service skills
  • Ability to coach managers on selection and assessment techniques and standards
  • Ability to analyse information from a variety of sources and prioritise actions appropriately and to providesuitable solutions based on information available
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people within and outside the organisation
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.


Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Recruitment Consultant- Human Resources
Client Category: Other Public Sector Body

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