In-House Talent Acquisition Advisor

Location York
Discipline: HR
Salary: £28,000 - £34,000
Job ref: 005842
Published: 9 days ago

About the opportunity

Do you have a genuine passion for recruitment?

Do you love delighting hiring managers by finding them the best talent?

Are you proactive in your approach and driven to provide an excellent service?

If you are answering yes, then read on, as we have an amazing opportunity for you.

We’re currently seeking an In-House Recruiter to join our Talent Acquisition Team. You’ll already be an expert in using the best sourcing tactics, but you’ll also be customer-orientated and very determined in your approach to attracting new colleagues. You’ll find it easy to build and maintain trusting relationships, both internally with hiring managers and externally with our panel of agencies that you’ll partner with. You’ll also enjoy leading and implementing a number of projects that will really make a difference to our approach to sourcing talent, and support our business growth strategy.

The Portakabin business is experiencing rapid growth, and to support that, we need to hire additional talent across all of our divisions in the UK and Europe.

You could be an integral part of the Talent Acquisition Team that helps to recruit our new employees!

Come and be part of the Portakabin success story


Role Details

  • Annual salary £28,000 - £34,000 (depending on experience)

  • An achievable 5-10% OTE bonus

  • Role based in York (YO32)

  • Permanent contract

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays


Role Responsibilities

  • Manage our sourcing process to attract the best talent and delight every candidate that applies for a vacancy with us.

  • Proactively support hiring managers and our HR Team with their hard-to-fill and senior vacancies.

  • Drive an improvement in the number of long-listed applications, time-to-hire, and the number of direct candidates hired.

  • Manage a panel of recruitment agencies and regularly review their performance against our criteria.

  • Exhaust the functionality of our sourcing platforms to improve the quantity and quality of long-listed candidates.

  • Lead a variety of sourcing projects.

  • Frequently check the pulse of the jobs market to determine then implement appropriate tactics to attract candidates.

  • Administer a significant budget for talent acquisition expenditure.

  • Most importantly, you’ll be responsible for bringing a Personal Development Plan to life. Providing opportunities for professional growth is important to us.


Benefits – what’s in it for you?

  • Option to buy additional annual leave

  • Working flexibly principles

  • An excellent pension scheme

  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off


Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a genuine passion for recruitment

  • Has experience as a successful recruitment consultant or in-house recruiter

  • Keeps up to date with the best sourcing practices and market trends

  • Focuses on customer needs and satisfying them

  • Listens, consults others, and communicates proactively

  • Takes initiative, acts with confidence, and works under own direction

  • Produces a range of solutions to problems

Even if you don’t match this criteria, we’d still be very keen to receive your CV - we love developing colleagues and there may be an opportunity for you to grow into the role.


Why Portakabin?

Portakabin exists to bring the wonder of modular building to the world.

Creating precision-engineered buildings, we believe that our people are the key to exploring greater possibilities across our industry, thinking beyond products, to solutions and beyond customers, to the people and societies they serve.

With more than 60 years of expertise, decades of growth and a business that has more than doubled since 2012, Portakabin profitability is strong in both the UK and Europe and our future ambition is to continue this compelling track record of growth.

We put our people at the heart of everything we do, and you will experience job security and development opportunities that are rare in the current climate, so why not join us, and be a part of our continuing growth and success?


Apply Now!

We’re keen to have someone in this role as soon as possible. If it sounds like your dream job, please apply quickly as we may close the advert early if we receive a high number of applications.


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