Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Recruitment and Resourcing Officer

United Kingdom

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Recruitment and Resourcing Officer

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Administrative Services grade 4 from £23700 to £27181 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Hybrid working: a mix of working in the office and from home

Open ended and Full Time – 37 hours per week

09.00am to 5.00pm, Friday 09.00 – 4.30pm

Do you enjoy working with a wide range of stakeholders? Do you thrive on a providing an exceptional customer service?

We have an opportunity for individual to join us as a Recruitment Officer following a promotion of our current staff member.

Our Recruitment and Resourcing team are responsible for managing the end-to- end recruitment process for all academic and professional services roles across the University.

About the role:

  • Daily, you'll manage your own portfolio being responsible for the end-to- end recruitment process – from advertising to onboarding successful candidates.

  • You'll provide recruitment and resourcing advice to your hiring managers including where and how to advertise creatively

  • You'll support on immigration activities in relation to the new starter process; including right to work checks and Certificates of Sponsorships.

  • Be supported by a Senior Recruitment Officer and a Senior Immigration Officer, as well as a Team Leader.

  • Key Requirements:

  • You'll need to be comfortable talking to and advising colleagues at all levels of the university.

  • Have a can-do attitude and thrive on providing excellent customer service to our candidates and key stakeholders.

  • You will be the first point of contact in the team for your designated portfolio customers and will work alongside a team of fellow Officers.

  • You will need to have administration experience and ideally, this would be in a recruitment and resourcing environment, but this is not essential.

  • Your previous administration experience should include prioritising and processing high numbers of tasks with a high level of accuracy and in a timely manner, as well as experience of IT systems including Microsoft applications.

  • If you feel you have the necessary experience and skills and would like to be part of our welcoming team, we would love to hear from you!

    We welcome applications from all walks of life, and we are really committed to diversity and inclusion in the way we manage recruitment and how we work with our colleagues at Loughborough University. We'll expect you to be committed too.

    In return, we can offer you a supportive and friendly environment with lots of opportunity to learn and develop your personal and professional skills. Our benefits include:

  • Hybrid working – we typically expect our team to be in the office 3 days per week
  • Good annual leave allowance up to 44 days (inclusive of Bank Holidays & University closure days)
  • Competitive pension schemes
  • Fantastic range of sports and gym facilities with discounted rates for staff
  • Great opportunities for CPD
  • A range of childcare support initiatives and benefits including childcare vouchers, on-site nursery and holiday play schemes
  • Family friendly inclusive employment policies
  • Bupa Cash Plan (100 scheme)
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Season ticket loan scheme
  • On campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles
  • For an informal discussion please contact Kreena Hemraj, Recruitment and Resourcing Team Leader on [email protected], telephone on 01509 222771 or Megan Garner, Recruitment & Resourcing Manager on [email protected]

    For more information refer to the full Job Description and Person Specification.

    Application closing date: Monday 3 June 2024

    Interview date: Friday 14 June 2024

    Job details


    Recruitment and Resourcing Officer


    Loughborough University


    United Kingdom


    May 14, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 03, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

    Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

    Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

    Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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