About the job
The Resourcing Team are at the heart of the Leicester City Council, working across all services with a committed approach to attracting the best quality of candidates and providing effective solutions for hiring managers.
We are continuously improving processes and ways of working, supporting the workforce and business in getting the best Leaders, technical experts and front-line staff. Join us and you’ll be involved in our ambitious goals by adding valuable solutions that improves the makeup of our workforce.
Using the latest technology, you’ll have the opportunity to work across our city offices and remotely. You’ll be a part of a great small team which consists of Resourcing and Onboarding specialists and supported by an ambitious manager, who has big ideas for making the councils resourcing team award winners and the best in local government.
You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to a variety of projects such as workforce planning and entry to employment and you will be our specialist in developing innovate resourcing solutions for roles that are notoriously hard to fill.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to support our vision and values, by applying your skills and knowledge of resourcing and relating this to offering solutions across all industry sectors.
As a confident Resourcing Consultant, you’ll lead and develop our entry to employment programme of work including supporting apprentices, graduates and others whilst working closely with external organisations. This will involve supporting the design and delivery of multiple organisation-wide programmes and projects such as career pathways and entry to employment whilst building relationships and recruitment pipelines with schools, colleges and universities.
You’ll be responsible for giving resourcing advice and connecting this to ongoing strategies, programmes of work and department objectives. In collaboration with key stakeholders, you will develop, create and enhance our employee value proposition. The work you do will ultimately add value across the organisation, continuously reducing the need to rely on agency staff and consultants.
What you’ll need
You’ll be an organised individual with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks to meet objectives and deadlines. You’ll need the character to demonstrate creative thinking in the development of resourcing strategies to engage senior managers and use evidence to support your recommendations. You’ll also have experience of using social media platforms to attract candidates.
If the above sounds like you and you would like to join our Resourcing Service, then we would love to hear from you!
Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.
Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.
For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Jo Allen by email to Joanne.Allen@leicester.gov.uk or call 07840571105.
Interviews: Wednesday 18th December 2019
What we can offer you
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.
* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.