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HR Recruitment Coordinator

The closing date for applications is 20 May 2018.

HR Recruitment Coordinator  

Salary: £25,728- £29,799

Vacancy reference number EN15181

Across complex and connected issues, the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) challenges, informs and supports leaders from business and policy to deliver change towards sustainability. For over 25 years our mission has been to empower individuals and organisations to take leadership to tackle critical global challenges.

CISL has ambitious plans for growth over the next 10 years. This new role will play a key part in meeting the upcoming recruitment requirements to deliver this growth. The HR Recruitment Coordinator will provide a highly efficient and proactive recruitment service, whilst ensuring that the Institute complies with University’s policies and best practice. The successful candidate will work closely with the HR Manager and HR Assistant to ensure that the CISL HR service is efficient, effective and high quality, in line with the Institute’s People Plan. They will support the HR Manager by managing, streamlining and adding value to the recruitment process and administration.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, with a positive, professional, can-do attitude. They will be able to work independently as well as in a team and have a pro-active approach to problem solving. Very strong attention to detail, a professional writing style and effective time management are vital for this role. A willingness to learn is essential, alongside a basic knowledge of employment law and principles of best HR practice.

The HR Recruitment Coordinator will be the first point of contact at CISL for all recruitment related activity. They will be responsible for supporting managers from the identification of a new need or vacancy, up to the completion of the probation review. 

The role holder will provide a responsive, coordinated and high calibre administration and advisory service, using their initiative and providing advice within the scope of their expertise. They will need to manage and prioritise their workload, performing these duties to the highest level of accuracy and professionalism.

Responsibilities of the post include:

  • Coordinating recruitment justifications and seeking approval for the vacancy
  • Drafting and processing advertisements and role descriptions
  • Organising interviews
  • Coordinating the offer and new starter process
  • Managing the personnel records in line with GDPR requirements
  • Coordinating the induction for new staff
  • Ensuring probation reviews are completed
  • Evaluating and suggesting continuous improvement of processes.

Applicants must be sympathetic to the values that underpin CISL’s work and will be expected to demonstrate the essential skills and experience as outlined in the Further Information document.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the CISL Human Resources team,

To submit an application please click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities pages (Assistant Staff):

This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. 

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The closing date for applications is 20 May 2018.

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