• Office Location: Somerset County Council County Hall Taunton, TA1 4DY
  • Office Name: Onsite Client
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 466756

Senior Resourcing Business Partner

We are currently looking for an experienced recruiter to join our growing team, to help support one of major clients in Taunton, Somerset.

  • Job Title: Senior Resourcing Business Partner
  • Base Location: 3 days onsite with the client in Taunton, 2 days from your local Reed office or working from home
  • Salary: £25,000 – £30,000, plus car allowance and a bonus potential of up to £7,500
  • Contract: Full Time, Permanent

The Role – What does the Resourcing Business Partner role look like?

Reed Talent Solutions are looking for a Resourcing Business Partner to work on our established council contracts with Somerset County Council. Your responsibilities will include the management and coordination of all vacancies in the council, which can be varied across all levels and industries, managing relationships with key stakeholders and hiring managers in the Council. As a Resourcing Business Partner you will be ensuring that we hit the resourcing outputs in line with our contractual agreements with the client.

Duties Include: 

  • Spending time on client sites to understand the Hiring Manager requirements, specific job roles, culture and organisational objectives
  • Identify opportunities for Reed to add additional value to the service we offer 
  • Provide a consultative recruitment service to the client, advising on candidate availability and demonstrating knowledge of specific geographic and occupational labour markets
  • Support recruitment and processes
  • Provide a high touch service to the client for all senior interim recruitment, making sure all of their needs and expectations are met
  • Build and develop highly effective working relationships with the supply chain including internal recruitment consultants and branches
  • Up sell Reed’s other services, as this is now a key part of the role and account growth.
  • Managing issues and escalations

What can REED offer me in return?

You will receive 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards – including a 6 week full paid sabbatical, lunch at the Ritz and £1,000 towards something of your choice, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests and money towards glasses, professional and personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas and many many more! 

The Person – What makes a good Resourcing Business Partner?

  • Previous experience of working in a Managed Service Provider (MSP), Recruitment  Process Outsourcing (RPO) or on-site recruitment environment would be highly desirable
  • Knowledge and experience of public sector recruitment would also be highly desirable
  • Significant experience in volume and/or senior/specialist operational resourcing
  • Previous experience in delivering key components of the recruitment process including: attraction strategies, employer brand management, response handling, and delivery and pre-employment screening
  • Experience of client meetings and leading these on site
  • IT literate and proficient in the use of Outlook and Microsoft Word and Excel


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