Recruiter (Vacancy Reference: 18/87)

Open To:
All Interested Candidates / All Sources

Position Title:
Recruiter

Reference:
18/87

Opening Date:
October 05, 2018

Closing Date:
October 19, 2018

Work Hours:
Full-time, 40 hours/week

Salary:
With prior Human Resources experience: £34,663 gross starting salary per annum, (consisting of: basic salary £30,059, London weighting £2,100 and bonus £2,504).

Without prior Human Resources experience: £32,250 gross starting salary per annum, (consisting of: basic salary £27,832, London weighting £2,100 and bonus £2,318).

Benefits:
Performance Related Pay System
Pension Scheme
BUPA Membership
Employee Assistance Program
Season Ticket Loan
Generous Annual Leave & Sick Leave
Paid Public Holidays (U.K. & U.S.)

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Recruiter to join the Human Resources and Development (HRD) Office, at U.S. Embassy, London, to assist the Recruitment Manager in hiring suitable applicants for vacant local hire positions within the U.S. Mission to the U.K.

At its core, this position is all about people and providing exceptional customer service to both internal and external clients – from senior diplomatic personnel – to members of the public. A keen eye for detail and the ability to manage time efficiently to determine priorities are a must in this role. For vacant Locally Engaged Staff (LES) positions graded 10-50, your day-to-day duties will include: reviewing position descriptions; preparing job announcements; advertising job announcements; managing the receipt of applications; shortlisting applications; organizing the selection day; representing Human Resources on interview panels; sending unsuccessful letters and tentative offer letters; checking in new starters on their first day at work; and maintaining general recruitment administration.

Interested? Then we would like to hear from you!

The following qualifications are also required. It is very important that you address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item in your application and resume/CV. This will help you in our short listing process.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

EDUCATION:
Four GCSEs, U.S. High School Diploma or an equivalent academic qualification.

EXPERIENCE:
Recruitment experience in a large organization or HR experience.

LANGUAGE:
Level IV (fluency) in written and spoken English.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
Comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles of HRD operations and a thorough knowledge of UK/EU employment law. Working knowledge of office management procedures and core administrative procedures. A working knowledge of determining an individual’s legal right to work in the UK for employment purposes. Excellent knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation. A good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Excel, and PowerPoint) and SharePoint. Advanced database management and knowledge as well as the knowledge to manipulate data to meet the differing needs of the client portfolio. A solid understanding of the importance of customer care and the fundamental principle of confidentiality necessary in a HR office environment.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills. Ability to manage time efficiently, determine priorities, to organize administrative workflow, and to help maintain HRD’s high administrative standards. Ability to work under pressure to achieve deadlines. Ability to use initiative. Excellent English drafting skills. Fully proficient in use of the Microsoft Office suite of products. Excellent attention to detail.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Interested candidates for this vacancy MUST submit the following for consideration of their application:

  • The London DS0174 Application Form – This is our preferred form of application, as it aims to focus the candidate on the essential criteria of an advertised vacancy.

OR

Please reference our instructions on how to complete the UAE/DS-0174 form.

You must ALSO include the following information in your application for employment:

  • Your current curriculum vitae/resume.
  • Evidence of your legal right to work in the U.K. such as a copy of your passport biographical page, work visa page and, or, birth certificate. Please do not send originals by mail. Copies are acceptable. Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide, prior to interview, original documentation in support of their legal right to work in the U.K.
  • Evidence of Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM) Preference (such as a copy of your sponsor’s orders), if applicable. Please do not send originals by mail. Copies are acceptable.

PLEASE NOTE: WHETHER YOU ARE AN INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL CANDIDATE, IF YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE IS INCOMPLETE, YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER FOR A VACANCY.

Submitting your Application
As an environmentally aware employer, our preference is for you to submit your application by email to LNDRecruit@state.gov

Please ensure documents are in Microsoft Word and/or Adobe Acrobat. JPEG, TIFF or SkyDrive files will not be accepted and your application will be determined invalid.  Similarly, if your application exceeds 5MB, your application will be determined invalid.

Alternatively, your application can be mailed to:

Recruitment
The Human Resources & Development (HRD) Office
Embassy of the United States of America
33 Nine Elms Lane
London
SW11 7US