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Resourcing Consultant, Renewables (8 month FTC)


Resourcing Consultant, Renewables (8 month FTC)

  • 542055
  • Closing at: Aug 14 2022 at 23:55 BST

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world.  Our SSE IT team is supporting this growth by embedding agility into our ways of working, building capability for a digital SSE of the future which meets the needs of our customers in a new way and, building a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Reading, Havant

Salary: c£38,000 + up to 10% performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: c8 month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time (preferred) or Part Time | Flexible First options available

Due to our continued growth, we are looking for a experienced recruiter to join our team and help us deliver a variety of roles across our Renewables business both in the UK and internationally.   We operate as true Resourcing partners, therefore you'll need to use your credibility and experience to develop close relationships with key stakeholders ensuring they are engaged and involved in their recruitment activity, end-to-end.

In this role, you'll be accountable for:-

- Delivering a fair, transparent and inclusive recruitment service to a range of Hiring Managers across SSE Renewables, maintaining a high level of satisfaction, operating with credibility and offering advice and challenge as required.

- Managing the full end-to-end recruitment process: taking briefings from hiring managers; developing inclusive and engaging job adverts; identifying cost effective routes to market; supporting assessment activity and managing the offer process.

- Utilising a wide range of sourcing tools from job boards and social media to LinkedIn, continually looking at the most relevant and cost effective options.  Where appropriate you will also engage with our recruitment PSL.

- Screening, long-listing and assessing candidates, ensuring they receive a high level of service and, regardless of the outcome of their application, feel they have been treated fairly and well through their recruitment experience.  

- Focusing on continuous improvement.  Looking for ways to improve our processes, services, systems and technology to drive a better recruitment experience for all.

What do I need?

We have a great team and are looking to add to it with a positive team player, who is proactive and delivery focussed.  As the contract duration is currently 8 months, we're ideally looking for a candidate who can start ASAP.

To be considered for this role we'd love you to have:-

- Previous recruitment experience is essential, preferably in-house or with a RPO.  Related to this will be your knowledge of a variety of recruitment tools, techniques and technologies e.g. social media, LinkedIn, etc.

- Experience recruiting for Renewables, Energy, Engineering, etc roles plus an understanding of the challenges recruiting in this market and ideally a broad network in this area.

- Excellent communication skills, and the ability to influence / challenge when appropriate.  Essential to this will be your ability to flex your style according to the level / type of role being recruited for.

- A sense of pride in your work and the level of service you provide, as well as a willingness to support and help your team / the wider SSE business with recruitment-related projects and improvements, as required. 

- A true business partnering approach, coupled with a focus on continuous improvement, inclusion and diversity and proven ability to bring about positive change.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 341390.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.




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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

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