This role can be based in London or Manchester. Some travel within UKI will be expected in this role. Flexible working will be considered.
You will be leading the FSO Advisory service line recruitment team to ensure that the service line recruitment plan is successfully delivered. Ensuring recruitment targets are met. Balancing the need for quality candidate and client experience with business imperatives such as diversity targets, reducing agency reliance and cost per hire.
Your key responsibilities
Team management and contribution
- Managing a team of recruiters with a strong focus on performance management and driving excellent client and candidate experience
- Skills analysis of your team to ensure that skills gaps are identified early for those needing more support and stretch opportunities are identified to retain high performers. Working closely with the individual’s counsellor to ensure you effectively manage performance of all your team
- Providing coaching and mentoring, as well as handling any disciplinary/performance issues
- Driving direct sourcing and reducing the reliance of agency usage to ensure that recruitment targets for the service line are met
Partnering with the business
- Business partnering for the Advisory Service Line – working with a range of senior business stakeholders mainly at a Partner level
- Attending Service Line Management meetings to maintain knowledge of business plans, identify resource needs and issues and deliver appropriate recruitment plans
- Providing valued added support to business on best practise recruitment and selection process, routes to market, use of assessment and selection tools, media and resourcing technologies.
- Establishing strong relationships with different stakeholder groups such HRSSC, Resourcing, Operations, HR and the business to remain abreast of key issues and to keep recruitment strategy on track
- Demonstrating an understanding of the key business drivers and understands the role of recruitment within the context of the overall business objectives
- Monitoring the effectiveness of recruitment processes and systems and adapts them (where appropriate) to help the business recruit more effectively
MI and reporting
- Ensuring the team utilises the recruitment system(s) effectively so that data is maintained with integrity; understands the best sources of data to feed into a report and their level of relevance
- Running reports and using the reports to drive the commercial drivers of the team (agency reliance, CPH and D&I).
- Using MI to ensure that the team is agile in its way of working (balanced ratio of roles per recruiter) and that MI is used as a key element of business case for team changes
- Discussing the story behind MI with business stakeholders to drive key performance indicators of our team. Able to discuss achievements and challenges that the MI highlights with stakeholders with a future focused view.
Skills and attributes for success
- In-house recruitment experience gained either within professional services or via RPO
- Excellent stakeholder management skills. Solution focused and able to adapt style to different stakeholder groups
- Accomplished people management skills – able to lead, motivate and inspire the team to deliver recruitment plans
- Commercially driven and focused on meeting recruitment teams both for stakeholders and Experienced Hire recruitment team
- Excited by innovation in the recruitment sector and can identify innovation which will enhance candidate and stakeholder experience
To qualify for the role you must have
Recruitment management experience alongside people management experience
Ideally, you’ll also have
- Understanding of latest employment legislation and key issues surrounding immigration
- Advanced knowledge and experience of core assessment and selection tools. Level A and B training advantageous
What we look for
Someone who is comfortable with change and able to drive change with their team
What we look for
- Previous Recruitment Management experience
- Serving as a trusted advisor to a team of senior stakeholders
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
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