HR Officer (Recruitment)

Location UK / Mid Down

Job Type Not disclosed

Salary Negotiable

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1439873

 Job Description

The successful candidate will partner with, guide and support managers on recruitment matters; from sourcing through to appointment; ensuring that best practice is followed, and the process is both time and cost efficient

Our VISION, quite simply, is to be: The UK’s primary Building Services provider. Designing, developing and delivering innovative, value adding and sustainable building service solutions.

We are currently looking to fill the role of HR Officer(Recruitment) for Kane Group Building Services. This is a new and exciting role in the business and represents an excellent opportunity to develop a career within our progressive and successful business. 


Position Description

Job Title

HR Officer (Recruitment)



Reporting to:

HR Manager




Standard hours 35.5 per week (Mon – Thurs 8.30am – 5pm, Fri 8.30am – 3pm)

Consideration may also be given to candidates wanting a more flexible working pattern or alternative weekly hours


Job Summary:

The successful candidate will partner with, guide and support managers on recruitment matters; from sourcing through to appointment; ensuring that best practice is followed, and the process is both time and cost efficient. This is an excellent opportunity for an HR professional with a specialism in recruitment to help shape and develop the recruitment activities for this growing business.


Responsibilities of role:


  • Provide a staff recruitment strategy to meet the company’s business needs whilst aligning to the overall HR strategy
  • Understand the candidate marketplace whilst continuing to innovate and develop a range of strategies to attract the highest quality of candidates.
  • Provide cost efficient and effective service to attract, select and appoint in line with internal customer service expectations.
  • Utilise the best strategies to attract a talent pool to meet with future business needs and help support driving down current recruitment costs
  • Monitor the company’s vacancies on a regular basis to highlight where a number of the same roles are vacant across the business and agree appropriate action to ensure consistency
  • Creation of new and updating current job descriptions to help attract the right talent.
  • Utilising current job boards, platforms and other recruitment tools to ensure that high calibre candidates are received.
  • Sourcing, scheduling and conducting interviews along with recruiting managers
  • Working closely with and building strong relationships with managers across the business to develop deep understanding of their business areas and staff roles
  • Maintain and collate recruitment tracking data for statistical analysis on all hires, the successfulness of recruitment activity and on boarding effectiveness.
  • Handling applications and responses; provide feedback to management and candidates on interviews and other aspects of recruitment process in a professional and timely manner.
  • Attending career fairs and any relevant recruitment and engagement events
  • Any other associated tasks to meet with the needs of the role.

 Personnel Specification






5 GCSEs at grade C or above

HR qualification or business related degree




Experience & Knowledge

Min. 2-3 years HR experience with clear experience of managing multiple recruitment campaigns





Abilities & Skills

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written and ability to deal with clients & internal staff



Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage and carry multiple recruitment exercises and other tasks



Positive influencer with the ability to interact with people of a variety of seniority, cultures and business disciplines.



Good computer software skills required (particularly, Microsoft Excel & Outlook)



Can deliver high quality work with excellent attention to detail



To be flexible and work as part of a team.



Able to work under pressure and meet short deadlines.



Must be very ‘hands on’ with can do attitude



Criteria may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting

 To apply:

If you are interested in joining this team in this exciting and challenging role, please send your up-to-date CV and covering letter by clicking ‘Apply now’ below.

 Closing date for receipt of CVs is Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 12pm.