Recruitment & Talent Advisor

City of Portsmouth College
Portsmouth [Hampshire]
£15,763.62 - £15,763.62 Per Year, £15,763.62 pro rata, £27,774 full time equivalent
26 Jul 2022 13:53
25 Aug 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
HR / Training
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Recruitment & Talent Advisor

Recruitment and Talent Advisor

We have an exciting opportunity for a recruitment professional to join our People Team at the City of Portsmouth College (COPC).

As a Recruitment and Talent Advisor, you will play a key role in delivering the College recruitment and talent strategy, with the central aims of attracting, recruiting, and retaining the best talent. Great retention starts with sound recruitment processes and the College is looking for an experienced, professional recruiter who can bring knowledge of 'best practice' attraction and selection methods.

The role would be suitable for an individual who has a strong recruitment background or an individual who would like to increase their current recruitment experience and knowledge, perhaps stepping up from a recruitment coordinator role. The post is for 21 hours per week and can be worked flexibly, ideally across 3-5 days.

As part of the people team, you will have the opportunity:

  • To work as part of a recently re-modelled and growing People function
  • To experience a unique role allowing you to work across our academic and business support teams on our 4 College Campus locations
  • To contribute to the success of an innovative, forward thinking recently merged College
  • Support the successful delivery of the recruitment and talent strategy and operational people priorities

No two days in recruitment are the same but main responsibilities include:

  • Proactively lead on recruitment projects across all departments of the College
  • Ensure full compliance with the College’s recruitment policy and safer recruitment requirements as set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education [KCSIE]
  • Manage the recruitment process from start to finish of internal and external roles as per hiring manager's requirements. Activity will include, document drafting, advertising, shortlisting, arranging interviews, facilitating offers
  • Producing high quality, meaningful, recruitment data to share with the People Team as well as Senior Leadership Team
  • Provide support, advice and coaching to managers and staff on all aspects of the recruitment process
  • Review recruitment processes making recommendations on effectiveness and efficiencies to improve candidate and hiring manager experience
  • Utilise and, where appropriate, provide information to develop the College’s website and social media accounts for recruitment purposes, and develop recruitment strategies
  • Work alongside People Partners to support the delivery of the College’s talent management strategy

How to Apply

  • The closing date for the role is 08 July. We will be monitoring the applications daily and reserve the right to withdraw the advert early. If you are interested, waste no time, and apply today by following the links below! Please note we are not able to accept applications by CV only.
  • If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, Karen Stant our Director of People Strategy and Organisational Development would be happy to speak with you. Please contact  the HR department on 02394211850 to arrange a call or email Karen directly at [email protected]

About Us

In August 2021, Highbury College and Portsmouth College merged to form the City of Portsmouth College. The new organisation is a general further education college in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

It provides vocational and academic education and training, from first-step courses to university level foundation degrees, specialised services for business and education in the community. Courses include A Levels, vocational diplomas (BTECs), GCSEs, Foundation Degrees, Apprenticeships and unaccredited leisure courses.

The College has more than 55 years of experience during which time it has built a strong reputation for both academic, technical and professional programmes. It also has close relationships with those working in various industries which ensure the ever-changing needs of employers in the area are met.

The College actively promotes lifelong learning and delivers a wide range of adult courses at more than 40 community venues in and around Portsmouth, as well as at four College campuses.

 The College is also a provider of apprenticeship training in the south east and currently offers apprenticeships in more than 40 subject areas.

We offer a range of staff benefits including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holidays and great on-site facilities.

City of Portsmouth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The College celebrates diversity and aims to recruit a diverse range of staff.

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