Vacancy for Recruitment Advisor - Maternity cover - 12 Months FTC - Croydon

Job Reference: GTR/1907
Job Title: Recruitment Advisor - Maternity cover - 12 Months FTC - Croydon
Training Salary: N/A
Salary: Competitive
Location: Go Ahead House
Hours of Work: 8.30 - 17.30 with flexibility
Job Expires: 27 Apr 2018 at 12:00PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is a dynamic and progressive company, powered by a great team of dedicated and professional people. We employ approximately 6,800 staff based at over 100 locations over the UK’s busiest rail network.

We operate trains on the Thameslink Route (which runs between Bedford, Luton, Sevenoaks, Gatwick and Brighton); Great Northern route (which connects King’s Lynn, Cambridge and Peterborough) Southern Route (which connects London, Gatwick and Brighton) and the Gatwick Express (London direct Gatwick).  

We are the largest train operating company in the UK (22% of all passenger rail journeys in the UK); managing 239 stations and delivering 273 million passenger journeys per year, with more passengers, more people and more trains than anyone else in the country.

GTR is part of Govia - a partnership between two world-class transport operators – the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.

Recruitment Advisor

We are looking for an experienced Recruitment Advisor to join our team to ensure that GTR is sufficiently resourced with the appropriate level of staff to deliver the business objectives and make every candidate and customer journey a superior one!

Reporting to the Recruitment Manager this role works in partnership with the business to determine recruitment requirements and involves dealing with staff and management at all levels.

The main activities/responsibilities of the role are listed below (but are in no way limited to them!)

To deliver a professional and total recruitment service to a high standard to your client groups ensuring regular meetings with hiring managers to understand their requirements so you can manage their recruitment needs professionally and efficiently. You will ensure that business needs are met within agreed timelines and arrange feedback to all involved.

We want to recruit someone who can build and maintain excellent client group relationships and be a continuous innovator who can further enhance our recruitment processes and systems.

To lead and advise Recruiting Managers including influencing and challenging them where necessary and to develop appropriate attraction strategies including the development of a talent pooling approach including working with stakeholders to identify talent across the business.  You will also work with a PSL.

To continually review processes/procedures and ensure that they are in line with business values, and linked in with the rest of the recruitment team. To support and assist in the development of workforce and Operational planning with line managers across all business units and co-ordinate company-wide planning with the recruitment team.

Producing regular management reports detailing all aspects of information required by management.

The role works closely with the recruitment assessors within the team to regularly review assessment processes to ensure they are appropriate to the business & role requirements.

You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be Level A qualified (or working towards). You will have the ability to influence at all levels of the organisation and capability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.  Having an in-depth knowledge of the recruitment/selection and assessment processes are essential.

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