Recruitment Business Partner - Contract

Job Locations UK-Harrogate
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/12/2018 7:03 AM)
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Human Resources




WilsonHCG has been recognised as a winner of Glassdoor’s 2015 Employees’ Choice Awards, honouring the top 50 Best Places to Work. Additionally, we’ve been recognized as a best place to work by numerous regional publications.

Our people define us. Human capital is our business, so we know it’s the people who make the difference. WilsonHCG’s team is top-notch. We strive to create an energetic and collaborative work environment to cultivate growth and innovation because that’s what leads to happy employees, and a strong, successful company.


At WilsonHCG, you’re more than an employee – you’re a contributor. As an innovator in the industry, we rely on the collaborative efforts of our employees to chart where WilsonHCG is headed next. Our team is comprised of the best in business, pioneers who are driving innovation in the talent space.

For an inside look into our company culture, check out #WilsonHCGlife.


About the Role:

As one of our Recruitment Business Partners (RBP) you will take full responsibility for the end-to-end recruitment life-cycle for a number of designated business areas/functions, with a strong focus on multi-channel direct candidate sourcing, process management and client relationship management/development.


  • Working as a key member of an onsite account team to achieve the agreed hiring and service delivery targets, as defined in the SLA of our RPO contract
  • Delivering on your KPI’s and recruitment metrics.
  • Building strong and productive working relationships with hiring managers, the HR team and other key stakeholders.
  • Managing each newly approved vacancy through the agreed recruitment process – typically including an initial hiring manager briefing meeting; agreeing the talent sourcing strategy; providing ‘benchmark CV’s; attracting and engaging with potential candidates; pre-qualifying all potentially suitable candidates; presenting recommendations to the hiring manager; taking the candidates and the hiring manager through the selection and assessment process; managing the offer discussions and securing the successful candidate’s acceptance.
  • Utilising the full range of talent sourcing tools – including business and social networking sites; direct approaches/ headhunting; advertising; job-board/online databases; personal, WilsonHCG and client networks; referrals and recommendations – to deliver quality shortlists to your hiring managers
  • Working closely with HR to ensure all offer paperwork is presented to successful candidates in a correct and timely manner; supporting the reference and background checking process as required; maintaining a close dialogue with the candidate during their resignation process and until they have been successfully on-boarded.
  • Providing the requisite level of support to your designated hiring managers, including coaching them on the selection and assessment process, participating in interviews etc, with the objective of achieving a high level of HM satisfaction – which will be surveyed regularly
  • Managing internal applicants through the process, as required, in line with the ‘internal mobility’ objectives agreed with your account
  • Engaging proactively with ‘passive’ candidates and developing talent pools/networks, ahead of vacancy requisitions, to help improve the ‘time to hire’
  • Logging and tracking all recruiting-related activity on the ATS/ recruitment system (either the client’s or WilsonHCG’s)
  • Providing full recruitment process management support and dealing with all applicants and potential applicants in a professional and efficient manner to ensure a positive ‘candidate experience’, which will be surveyed on an on-going basis.
  • Producing reports and data as required by your Account Manager, HR and/or hiring managers.
  • Contributing fully to account review and account planning sessions
  • Working closely will all members of the onsite account team (single or multi-site based), to ensure a seamless process and that the collective knowledge, experience and expertise of the team is maximised to the client and WilsonHCG’s benefit.


  • Proven ability to successfully perform all aspects of recruiting including competitive market research, cold calling, internet searches, negotiating and closing candidates
  • Successfully achieve results in a fast-paced, metrics and deadline driven environment
  • Ability to meet and exceed performance expectations and goals, as well as implement feedback to achieve desired outcome
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially able to communicate complex ideas in a way that is easy to understand
  • Ability to prioritise time and work effectively, keeping recruiting pipeline in consideration at all times. Additionally, must be able to confidently communicate pipeline to others
  • Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to execute recruitment strategies, including clear articulation of RPO and client relationship
  • Easily embraces change and demonstrates flexibility when direction or priorities shift
  • Actively participates on recruiting team and looks for ways to add value in addition to fostering an environment of open collaboration
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency, including intermediate MS office skills and strong social media presence
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience


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