Head Office Recruiter - Commercial Product (12 Month FTC)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 30/01/2022

Head Office Recruiter - Commercial Product (12 Month FTC)

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

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About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Head Office recruitment team on a 12 month FTC, a brilliant opportunity for someone looking to join a big brand and who has experience recruiting into a Head Office environment!  In this role you will manage recruitment across Fresh & Packaged Food & Product Quality, ideally we are looking for someone who has gained experience within one or more of these disciplines.

Here in the Tesco recruitment team, we play a significant role in the development and success of our business - our world is fast paced and demanding, but hugely rewarding.  We are also one of the largest in-house recruitment teams in the UK, so if you love recruitment and are passionate about your career, there are endless opportunities to develop and progress here.

You will be responsible for

  • Attracting and hiring great talent for Tesco Head Office through full end to end recruitment, with a focus on direct sourcing.
  • Successfully delivering recruitment activity within tight timeframes.
  • Build excellent relationships with our hiring manager and HR community, to fully understand requirements, keep them up to date on progress and provide a first class end to end service.
  • Applying expertise and insight to inform recruitment plans and hiring decisions, providing a consultative approach and guiding hiring managers throughout.
  • Defining and promoting a positive Employer Brand through networking, Social Media, events and other means.
  • Using social and professional media platforms to attract passive and active candidates, building talent pools and candidate pipelines to service future hiring needs of the business.
  • Helping to define and implement candidate assessment frameworks to ensure we’re hiring are the right fit both technically and culturally.
  • Understanding the benefits of having a diverse, inclusive business and being a representative of our diversity principles at all times.

You will need

  • Strong expertise in the 360 recruitment delivery cycle, with the ability to influence and consult at all stages of the process.
  • Substantial recruitment experience ideally covering one or more Head Office discipline i.e. Supply Chain and Distribution & Fulfilment.
  • Excellent professional media skills and proficient in using platforms such as LinkedIn and Indeed to identify great talent.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, ensuring all stakeholders and hiring managers are kept well informed of project progress.
  • Niche talent “mining” skills, the ability to use boolean and x-ray search strings to find prospective candidates in less than obvious places.
  • Very comfortable using Excel and cloud based Applicant Tracking Systems and using the systems to deliver insight and analytics to the business.
  • In house experience would be preferable, however a passionate recruiter within the agency environment who demonstrates pro-activity to move in house would also be considered.

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank holidays).
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay.
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home.
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want.

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues.

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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