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Senior Resourcing Consultant

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: HRDI00889

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 23rd August 2022

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About the role

  • Lead, inspire and develop an in-house Resourcing team

  • Gain access to market-leading talent attraction tools, technology and suppliers

  • Up to 80% homeworking options available + free on-site parking

Due to genuine growth, we have an opportunity for a Senior Resourcing Consultant to join our Recruitment team at NFU Mutual. You’ll play a pivotal role, acting as an industry expert and managing a team of 3-5 Recruiters, offering a valued service to our award-winning UK-wide business. 

You’ll be aligned to a Division within our specialist Corporate functions, building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Using your expert knowledge and experience, you’ll be managing end-to-end recruitment processes that attracts the best talent to NFU Mutual; from leading the vacancy briefings and attraction campaigns, to managing candidates through the job offer and onboarding processes. You’ll have all the tools you need to promote our employer brand and engage with the best talent. As an experienced Resourcing professional, you’ll provide leadership, development and specialist advice to your small team of recruiters on supplying key hires to their assigned Divisions. You’ll also take a lead role in continuous improvement projects to evolve our service and proposition to ensure we remain an employer of choice.

Being a ‘Mutual’ sets us apart. We’re owned and run for our 900,000 customers, so doing the right thing for our customers and putting people at the heart of what we do is part of our DNA. These values and standards flow through our Resourcing team, processes and shared mission to offer an outstanding service to our customers.

This role is based in our Tiddington Head Office, just outside Stratford-Upon-Avon. However, we understand how important a positive work-life balance is, so to help you give your best, we offer great facilities when you want to be in an office environment and support to work up to 80% of your hours from home.  

About you

You’re a senior resourcing professional with demonstrable experience of recruiting great talent and providing first class service to hiring managers and candidates alike. You have proven people management skills and can successfully lead, develop and mentor a team to perform at their best and deliver together. You also have experience of creating attraction and recruitment campaigns, and work collaboratively with the wider team to successfully deliver them. To join our team, you’ll also have:

  • The resilience and capacity to deliver and uphold standards under pressure, whilst driving team performance against KPIs.

  • Proven stakeholder management and negotiation skills, with the ability to negotiate and influence a change of direction or a new approach at all levels.

  • In-depth experience and knowledge of direct sourcing methodologies, industry benchmarks and market leading attraction strategies, including search and market mapping.

  • A thorough understanding of recruitment and selection legislation and the ability to guide and advise both the team and stakeholders accordingly.

  • Managing end-to-end recruitment, using best practice and in line with company recruitment and selection policies.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt to a variety of audiences.

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including: 

  • Salary – circa £45,000

  • Annual bonus (up to 17%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies.

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.  

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

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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.