Recruitment Operations Specialist (Contingent)

Recruitment Specialist (Contingent)
Role Summary
We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Recruitment Specialist (Contingent).
The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of the Early Career & Contingent teams within the Recruitment Operations function to deliver a best-in-class recruitment service within a major defence company.

Key Responsibilities

Full responsibility for the end to end recruitment process from selection right through to on-boarding candidates
Manage the hiring manager relationship from initial vacancy consultation until first day readiness, setting expectations and offering a world class end to end recruitment service
Manage the relationship with the agencies on the preferred suppliers list and ensure they fully support the contingent recruitment campaigns.
Work with hiring managers and suppliers to develop a comprehensive recruitment strategy for each requirement, setting and manages expectations for all involved
Providing regular and timely communications, ensuring candidates and hiring managers are efficiently engaged and supported throughout the recruitment cycle
Work as part of a team to ensure KPI’s and SLA’s are achieved
Providing advice and offer support with minimal supervision, following established methods and procedures, but on occasion own judgement may need to be exercised
Providing advice and guidance based on recruitment best practice, market conditions, and being a subject matter expert to facilitate the overall recruitment process.
Looking at accounting data to help solve issues raised by the business or suppliers due to billing discrepancies , with great attention to detail.
Ability to manage high volume and a variety of roles across a specific business area

Key skills & qualifications

Knowledge of recruitment processes is essential with knowledge of contingent recruitment highly desirable
Excellent IT skills, in particular applicant tracking systems
Ability to understand and champion the importance of data integrity, timely and accurate reporting and uses this information to run efficient processes
Experience of recruiting volume campaigns as well as unique roles and the variances in between
Experience of working within agreed HR policies and processes and provide ad hoc recruitment advice
Ability to resolve multiple highly complex operational issues
Ideally have experience recruiting into engineering and defence/military sectors

What we're looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
Stakeholder management skills.


Location: Preston

Rate: £19.12 (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


  • Location: City of Preston, England
  • Salary: £19.11 - £19.12 per hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: aap3 All About People
  • Posted: 28-Jul-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com