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Talent Resourcing Advisor (Fixed Term Contract)

Greater Anglia

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Contract/temp, Full time


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Greater Anglia operates a busy railway network from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England. We have a high standard of service for our customers throughout their journey experience so they can sit back relax and travel with confidence. Not to mention a whole new set of modernised greener trains, it’s never been a more exciting time to start a career with us. Do you want to be part of the journey? Come along and join Greater Anglia!

We have an excellent opportunity to join our People Team at Stratford London HQ working as our Talent & Resourcing Advisor - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

The Role

We are seeking a colleague that will be responsible for delivering recruitment services to both internal and external stakeholders, while meeting our company-wide Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to enhance diversity within Greater Anglia (GA). Your primary focus will be on ensuring a positive candidate experience throughout the entire recruitment process. You will take ownership to attract, source, interview and recruit candidates for assigned business areas, support local resource management needs.

The role involves collaborating with core business functions to successfully carry out recruitment activities and placements, taking ownership of the end-to-end recruitment process, and supporting the Greater Together Inclusive Recruitment program. Moreover, the role involves creating job advertisements that promote inclusivity, serving as a brand ambassador, and collaborating with HR Business Partners and hiring managers. The role also involves managing talent pipelines, using creative candidate sourcing techniques, and providing guidance to hiring managers. The role also involves maintaining data integrity, GDPR compliance, and staying informed about diversity and inclusion trends. The role also involves managing the recruitment process through the ATS system, Harbour.

What we are looking for

We are currently seeking a colleague who embodies a level of professionalism and fosters a positive attitude. Preferably, candidates should possess previous experience in recruitment. You will work closely with HR Business Partners, hiring managers, the talent team, and other stakeholders. You will need the ability to communicate and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

You should have an enthusiasm for recruitment, diversity, and knowledge of UK employment law. Additionally, experience using ATS systems and awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion would be helpful.

The closing date for all completed applications is on Friday 16th February 2024

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications*

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four values to life in your everyday work:

  •         Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful
  •         Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises
  •         Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive
  •         Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity

Greater Anglia can offer a healthy work life balance, holiday entitlement and an environment where you can learn, develop, and grow in your career. If you think you would be a great addition to GA then apply now!

What can we do for you?

  • Defined Contribution pension scheme after 2 years option to move across to Defined Benefit (Final Salary) pension scheme
  • Free Travel on GA for you and your eligible family members
  • Free Leisure travel on GA and 75% discount on other TOCS for leisure travel for eligible family members
  • International travel discount card (FIP) for staff and eligible family members after 12 months service
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave of up to 10 days
  • GA offers maternity, paternity and adoption leave and time off for prenatal care, as well as shared parental leave after 26 weeks of service - part of our commitment to family friendly policies
  • GA Hapi Benefits App– our great benefits app which includes discounts across many retailers, days out and dining
  • 24/7 Employee assistance programme, eyecare and flu jab vouchers and access to physiotherapy services
  • Annually issued 12 discount vouchers for family and friends to use
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to work and Technology scheme (eligible once passing probation)
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