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Graduate Entry Level Recruitment Manager FTC 9 Months

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00590454

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Role: Graduate Entry Level Recruitment Manager (FTC 9 Months) 

Location: London

Travel: 10%

Salary: £56,000- £60,000 pro rata


Reference: 00590454


Introduction:

 

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

 

Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.

 

Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.

 

Job Summary 

 

This role is responsible for delivering approx. 500 graduates, 200 interns and 70 apprentices across predominantly Consulting and Technology each year. The manager is responsible for devising the overall entry level recruitment strategy including developing creative attraction strategies to engage the brightest and best talent and delivering an innovative candidate experience through efficient and effective recruitment processes. The role involves leading a team of circa 20 recruiters in the UK.

 

 

What responsibilities will you have?

 

Strategic:

  • Define strategy to ensure timely delivery against all key targets ensuring work is in line with Accenture’s overall business strategy, policies and marketing messages. This includes annual recruitment cycles and responding to real time demand.
  • Communicate recruitment strategy to the business & HR leads and provide thought leadership
  • Work with Talent Supply Chain team to manage demand and supply for each FY
  • Organise the recruitment team structure with the right headcount and skills mix to meet demand and revise the structure to reflect any changes in demand or team moves
  • Partner with marketing team to define campus, schools and real time recruitment campaigns and shape marketing collateral
  • Define strategy and manage relationships with external organizations e.g. Teach First, CAPP, Headstart
  • Drive the diversity, STEM and social mobility stratgeies
  • Lead strategic projects/initiatives impacting the recruitment and HR organization
  • Drive innovations to ensure Entry Level recruitment are ‘Leading in the New’
  • Promote Accenture’s brand in the marketplace through press interviews, conferences, board positions

 

Team Management:

  • Manage team of circa 20 recruiters including retained resources and contractors
  • Work with team leads to set clear objectives for direct reports along with regular feedback
  • Motivate, supervise and develop the team
  • Work with team leads to manage workload of team, ensuring appropriate delegation and coaching
  • Identify training/ knowledge gaps within the team and roll-out appropriate training and coaching programmes
  • Act as an issue escalation point for the team leads
  • Source and interview for permanent and contractor vacancies

Sourcing

  • Design and deliver market relevant, innovative sourcing and attraction  strategies across 27 UK Universities
  • Oversee sourcing activity ensuring we generate the right number and quality of applications to meet business demand for all areas entry level talent
  • Work with Sourcing lead to evaluate and review all sourcing activity and associated return on investment
  • Drive innovations to continue to differentiate Accenture as an employer of choice
  • Act as point of escalation for all internship issues e.g. performance related concerns

 

Candidate Management:

  • Oversee end to end recruitment process to ensure business demand is met
  • Ensure appropriate resource secured from within the business to support selection process
  • Work with candidate management lead to monitor and evaluate selection process to ensure it is delivering high potential hires to Accenture whilst offering a differentiated positive experience to our applicants
  • Drive innovations to continue to differentiate Accenture as an employer of choice
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and opportunities to further streamline recruitment processes
  • Ensure department, processes and policies are in-line with employment law changes and updates
  • Manage relevant candidate query escalations

 

Budget Management:

  • Manage large recruitment budget of approx. £1.5 million
  • Monitor and analyse monthly forecast vs. spend
  • Closely manage all entry level recruitment costs, ROI and drive down cost per position

 

Business and HR Interface:

  • Develop and manage relationships with HR leads and business stakeholders to understand business objectives
  • Ensure that business and HR are updated on the status of the overall recruitment pipeline and metrics, initiatives underway and challenges/ risks
  • Collaborate with recruitment leads for the other workforces and the Experienced Hire Consulting Lead and Marketing to develop appropriate recruiting activities and processes and ensure consistency/ standardization in recruitment practices
  • Liaise with legal and RMS to understand changes in legislation and how this impacts recruitment
  • Work closely with Global Recruiting to share best practice and adhere to global guidelines and policy
  • Take a lead role in promoting recruiting activities across the practice, recruiting & HR community

Screening, scheduling and onboarding

  • Oversee offshore (India) delivery of candidate onboarding
  • and near-shore (Ireland) delivery of screening and scheduling processes
  • Act as an escalation point / issue resolution across back office teams
  • Monitor and drive improvement in performance ensuring SLA’s are met

What skills & experience are we looking for?


  • Deep understanding of recruitment, HR processes and the organisation
  • Good understanding of recruitment resource planning process
  • Knowledge of recruitment performance measurement and target metrics
  • Strong team building, people development, leadership and coaching skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Strong understanding of the local recruitment market and the candidate market place
  • Strong budget management experience
  • Pipeline management experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Experience of rolling-out process improvements


Functional skills:

  • Leadership skills
  • Budgetary management and control
  • Project management
  • Issue resolution/Problem Solving Skills
  • Relationship management
  • Interview and presentation skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organisational Skills/Time Management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Training (skills for students
  • Event management


Work Experience

  • Significant recruitment experience, preferably in entry level
  • Experience managing a large team in a high volume recruitment environment
  • Experience of working in commercial, fast paced, reactive environment

 What’s in it for you?

 

All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!



 

What are the next steps?

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 

Closing Date for Applications: 29th June 2018 

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found


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