Recruitment Executive

Recruitment Executive

This is an exciting opportunity for an experience Recruitment specialised for the continuous recruitment and retention of staff for our brand new purpose built multi temperature depot in Bedford. We are looking for an experienced Recruitment person, with a passion for recruitment and excellent communication and project management skills.

If you have the desire to help, with drive and determination for supporting the HR team, then this could be the role for you!

Recruitment Executive Responsibilities:
  • Working with the depot leadership team to determine current and future staffing requirements
  • Creating job postings and putting them onto the company's website and preferred job boards, ensuring strong brand presence locally
  • Advertising job availability through online channels and other media
  • Browsing social networking sites for suitable job profiles with required skills
  • Attending job fairs and other events and searching for local talent
  • Communicating by phone, email, and in person with job candidates to arrange availability for interviews
  • Interviewing potential job candidates
  • Travelling to various locations locally to find the best possible candidate
  • Reaching out to a number of applicants large enough to guarantee a more than satisfactory hire after interviewing
  • Recruiting apprentices and trainees that have the potential to grow into skilled workers
  • Networking with industry professionals, job centres and employment agencies who may support us with suitable candidates
  • Organise recruitment 'Open Days' and 'Induction days' to meet the pipeline demand
Recruitment Executive Requirements:

Full UK Driving Licence is essential
Excellent organisational skills required
Ability to provide regular insightful reports around hiring trends
Demonstrable experience successfully recruiting for a fast paced large multi skilled workforce
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships
Demonstrates integrity, a strong work ethic and understands the importance of confidentiality

We can offer you:
  • Excellent Rate of Pay and Benefits
  • Early access to your pay through EarlyPay
  • 24/7 access to your payslips and Rotas via HR/Payroll portal
  • 10% Staff Discount in our SPAR stores
  • Access to our colleague benefits scheme which offers a wide range of high street retail, holiday & leisure discounts
  • Company Life Insurance worth 1 x Annual Salary and 6 x Annual Salary with Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • NEST pension scheme
  • Extra Holidays - Purchase Scheme
  • Cycle to work - Bicycle purchase scheme
  • Long Service Awards (e.g. 25 years service is £500 in vouchers and extra 4 weeks paid leave)
  • Free On-site Car Parking
About Us:

You will be joining a forward-thinking family-owned business which began life in 1917, growing from humble beginnings into a company that now employs more than 7,500 people with a turnover of £1.13 billion. A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is the 60th largest privately owned business in the UK. We are committed to developing a loyal and dedicated workforce that is focused upon excellent customer service and behaving with honesty and integrity.

Location: Bedford
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 40 per week
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 plus benefits (depending on experience)

Closing date for applications: 26th May, 2022

You may have experience of the following: Recruitment Administrator, Recruitment Coordinator, Office Coordinator, Office Assistant, Admin Executive, Office Administrator, Employment Services, Recruitment Assistant, Resource Executive, Administrator, Recruitment, Recruitment Executive, etc.

Ref: 132 411
Bedfordshire, England, UK