• Office Location: 900 Pavilion Drive, Northampton, NN4 7RG
  • Office Name: Head Office - N900
  • Salary: £25000 - £32000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time or Part-time
  • Job Ref: 498580

Resourcing Business Partner

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a customer focussed recruitment professional to join our account management team, supporting a number of large scale recruitment contracts.

Must be able to travel to our Northampton office 2 days per week, remote working 3 days per week




The role of the Resourcing Business Partner is to provide a high quality recruitment service across two of our major clients.

If you are already an experienced recruiter, or looking for your next step in your career then this provides an excellent opportunity to gain further experience and knowledge to develop managing recruitment contracts within Reed Talent Solutions. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Engaging with hiring managers to understand their recruitment requirements, specific job roles, culture and organisational objectives.
  • Provide a consultative service to the client, advising on candidate availability and demonstrating knowledge of specific geographic and occupational labour markets.
  • Acting as a point of liaison between the client and our recruitment delivery teams and support suppliers ensuring that they understand the requirements and effective working relationships are established
  • Conducting CV reviews to ensure that all candidates submitted on the shortlist to the hiring manager meet required quality standards and are appropriate for the role.
  • Co-ordination of interview scheduling, managing feedback and negotiations between hiring managers and recruiters
  • Take an active role in managing the compliance, reporting and administration of the contracts and deliver against contract KPI and SLA standards.

Who we’re looking for 

Our ideal candidate will have the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the complete recruitment process from attraction through to job offer. Experience of working within the recruitment industry as part of an internal/on-site resourcing or account management team, would be an advantage.  Establishing close working relationships with external and internal stakeholders quickly and effectively is key, as is the ability to understand the contractual obligations of a contract account. You will ideally have the following experience and knowledge

  • Experience of recruitment gained within an MSP (Managed Service Provider), agency recruitment or internal resourcing role
  • A passion for customer service and satisfaction
  • Ability to manage expectations, and drive results
  • Excellent rapport building skills, with the ability to deal with stakeholders at all level
  • Multi-tasking and the ability to prioritise

Why Reed

Achievement is celebrated through…

  • Generous bonus schemes that reward you every 4 weeks for improving lives through work
  • Retail savings through Reward Hub, save £100s a year
  • Annual high achiever awards held at prestigious venues
  • Impact awards – quarterly director-nominated recognition scheme and annual holidays of a lifetime
  • Paid sabbaticals and long service awards and the ability to buy more holiday on top of your 25 days
  • Access to life assurance to the value of four times your base salary

Your work matters and you’re supported with…

  • A personalised learning and development experience, hosted on our bespoke digital learning platform, supported by our experienced in-house team
  • Your personal Microsoft device enabling you to work dynamically wherever you work best
  • Our dedicated wellbeing centre and health and wellbeing calendar, including everything from financial wellbeing to mindfulness
  • Professional and personal development schemes and your choice of three different mentoring schemes
  • Feel what it’s like to truly belong – we have inclusion and belonging ambassadors and senior board sponsors, who act as catalysts for change
  • An annual opportunity to join our shadow board

Trailblazers in our field…

  • Our work benefits society – recognised in Management Today for our “impressive” Covid-19 contribution
  • Be part of our social impact strategy – 18% of Reed owned by the Reed Foundation – meaning you work one day a week for charity. We give globally and have invested over £36m to help alleviate poverty and support Women’s rights worldwide
  • We care about the environment – Reed was the first recruitment company to be certified as Carbon Neutral 

Feel what it’s like to truly belong.


Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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Our values, your values; our future, your future

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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