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Willmott Dixon Group




Posted: 11/07/2024

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Willmott Dixon is currently seeking an In-house Recruiter to be responsible for recruitment within our Construction division. You will be responsible for covering recruitment within 2 of our regional offices and therefore would be expected to travel to our regional offices 3 days per week but you will also be supported to work from home 2 days per week.

This is an exciting opportunity to attract and recruit high quality candidates in line with Willmott Dixon's growth and succession plans. We are proud of our employer brand and you will be a trusted recruitment partner reporting into our Head of Recruitment and working closely with all hiring managers within Willmott Dixon Construction to deliver an end to end direct recruitment service. This could be an attractive role for an existing in-house recruiter looking for a new challenge or could suit someone who currently works agency side who is looking for a change into an in-house role.

Key responsibilities include:

Working in partnership with key stakeholders to determine and recruit for vacancies.
You will market vacancies to maximise attraction of direct applicants utilising all appropriate channels including company websites, job boards and social media to include LinkedIn and partnering with PSL agencies where appropriate.
You will maintain cost control and efficiencies to work within budget through maximising referrals and direct applications to minimise agency spend.
You will undertake local market analysis, benchmarking and candidate profiling and where appropriate use headhunting techniques to identify and recruit staff.
Working with line managers to develop competency frameworks, selection criteria and structured interviews for roles within the business.Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential skills:

Proven experience recruiting best-in-class candidates through utilising a variety of sourcing methodologies including LinkedIn.
Breadth of recruiting experience, ideally drawn from working either agency-side or in-house
Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
Able to work confidentially, as part of a team and in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent communication skills with proven ability to build relationships both internally and externally.
Excellent organisation skills including strong attention to detailDesirable Skills:

Experience of recruiting at various levels within the construction sector
Previous experience of using an applicant tracking system In return we offer

We reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. Applicable roles will benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible. We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

Over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

Willmott Dixon has recently been awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2024 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a King's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development

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