Lead Recruiter - Senior Talent


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Lead Recruiter - Senior Talent

Can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen or Inverness

Salary: £40,000 + Car Allowance + 25% bonus and benefits

A unique client. A fantastic opportunity. A recruitment role like no other.

About the role

Capita partners with the British Army, one of Britain's most respected employers and a Times Top 100 organisation, to attract and select their soldiers and officers.

As a Lead Recruiter for senior talent (Army officers), it'll be up to you to create strategic attraction and recruiting initiatives that ensure we always find the best talent to fill Army officer roles. You'll engage with potential candidates on a personal level, meeting and exceeding targets whilst finding their perfect fit as an Army officer. Supporting your Recruitment Operations Manager, you'll take responsibility for a defined region, ensuring candidates are appropriately mentored and regional targets are met. You'll collaborate with your peers as well as other regions to enable wider operations whilst developing your own recruitment strategy. You will champion the Army officer brand and be confident to represent Capita in very high-profile environments including the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst where you'll engage with senior Army leadership. It's a challenging and immensely satisfying remit with many rewards and the scope for career progression is second-to-none.

What you will do:

  • Attract and build a portfolio of candidates who you'll support and nurture through their individual recruitment journeys.
  • Lead and attend attraction events to raise the awareness of the variety of roles available.
  • Identify and develop a network of key stakeholders and build strong relationships with educational providers to showcase careers within the Army.
  • Implement effective social media tools that attract the right people for the right roles.

About you:

An experienced professional, graduate and/or executive search recruiter, you'll have excellent negotiation and influencing skills and a personable, inclusive approach. Confident and adept, you'll have a broad understanding of the graduate and professional recruitment market and its key drivers. With a keen eye on the recruitment market, you'll be solution-focused, able to prioritise and manage complex stakeholders effectively and be ready to be proactive in this professionally unique environment.

This is an important role working with Europe's largest RPO, working with considerable autonomy to deliver recruits for a vital organisation.

Successful candidates must hold a full UK Driving Licence and will be required to pass DBS and BPSS pre-employment screening checks.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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