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Candidate Engagement Resourcing Consultant

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference number: HRDI00824

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 10th December 2021

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About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Candidate Engagement Resourcing Consultant to join our Agent Recruitment team on a 9-month fixed term contract to source candidates for self-employed Agent opportunities in the NFU Mutual Agency Network. 


We are proud to have a network of more than 300 agencies across the UK. Our agencies are run by self-employed Agents who enjoy a unique opportunity to build, lead and grow successful local businesses, typically in partnership with one or more other Agents.


As a Candidate Engagement Resourcing Consultant your objective is to proactively engage and source candidates through various recruitment sourcing tools, channels and networking, with a goal to find the very best talent for our Agency Network. You will target and engage with finance and insurance professionals across UK to promote the self-employed Agent opportunities. 


This candidate focused role gives you the opportunity to develop your search and selection and headhunting skills within an in-house specialist resourcing team. In addition to this you will work in partnership with our Talent Attraction Specialist to define and deliver attraction plans to attract and Senior level talent for current and future opportunities providing a pipeline of candidates for conversation with the regional resourcing teams. 


Your responsibilities include: 



  • Writing job adverts and social media posts to engage talent.

  • Engaging with prospective candidates to highlight the benefits of the Agent role.

  • Proactively market map and identify talent.

  • Using social media channels to build a strong presence for the NFU Mutual Agency Network.

  • Ensuring a first-class candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.

  • Utilising multiple channels to source and attract the best talent.

  • Creating an effective talent pool.

About you

A confident communicator, you have recruitment sourcing and headhunting experience, ideally with candidates from a finance or insurance background. You have excellent relationship building skills and a real passion for delivering an exceptional candidate experience throughout the recruitment process. You are: 



  • A self-motivated team player who works proactively to drive down recruitment costs.

  • Keen to use recruitment tools that maximise efficiency and maintain data integrity.

  • Ready to become a champion of our Employer Brand and self-employed Agent proposition.

  • Confident in stakeholder engagement with candidates and colleagues at all levels.

  • Able to work autonomously in a regulated environment.

Rewards and Benefits

At NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021. When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:



  • Salary – Competitive 

  • Annual bonus (up to 10%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme (maximum of 12% company contribution)

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (additional holiday purchase scheme)

  • Employee discounts 

  • Gym subsidy  

  • Health and wellbeing plan

  • Life Assurance cover

  • Discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies


NFU Mutual are happy to offer its employees informal homeworking. Our team is located in Stratford-upon-Avon and it would be expected that on average, 50% of your working time would be located from this office with the remaining days home based should you wish.

Working at NFU Mutual

One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years.


Our employees are important to us. We empower and inspire them to perform, offer opportunities to grow and we recognise and reward their contribution. They are proud to work for a company that respects them and broader communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable so we are successful now, and in the future.

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Stratford-upon-Avon

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Tiddington Road
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 7BJ

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.