£30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Scope of the role

The Recruitment Manager is responsible for the strategic planning and operational delivery of all the recruitment needs at Generation Success (GS). This will include the delivery of client campaigns and all GS internal recruitment. This role is responsible for recruiting top talent for GS and their clients, designing, reviewing and implementing the recruitment processes and procedures, day to day management of the team, which will include volunteers and paid employees, internal and external stakeholder management and reporting. There will be a level of business development required as the role develops.

Main Accountabilities

  1. Design, improve and review all recruitment processes
  2. Create a GS recruitment department strategy to align with the overall GS 5-year strategy
  3. Recruit top talent and design and implement attraction campaigns
  4. Overall operational oversight
  5. People Management
  6. Stakeholder Management
  7. Business development

Recruitment Processes

  1. Design and improve all of GS recruitment process; this will include client campaigns (which are revenue generating) and internal recruitment processes
  2. Review and amend processes as required
  3. Ensure processes are aligned to GS equal opportunities policies and procedures

Recruitment Strategy

  1. Design a department strategy to align with GS overall company 5-year strategy
  2. Set individual and team objectives to support the delivery of the strategy
  3. Report on overall department progress of the strategy

Recruiting and Attraction​​​​​​

  1. Design attraction campaign in collaboration with GS marketing department
  2. End to End recruitment of top talent for both GS and clients
  3. Ensure all recruitment campaigns are delivered at the highest of standards and in line with agreed deadlines and timelines
  4. Manage the onboarding of new GS recruits in collaboration with HR

Operational Oversight

  1. Implement a quality control system for the recruitment department
  2. Improve the candidate journey by conducting internal and market research ensuring processes are seamless and GS EVP is competitive. Make recommendations where necessary
  3. Design and built a reporting system. Identifying key data that internal and external stakeholders would want to see and be responsible for reporting on these

People Management

  1. Day to day management of the recruitment team
  2. Set and track KPIs and objectives
  3. Carry out necessary performance reviews and one to ones
  4. Adopt a coaching approach to leadership and team development

Stakeholder Management

  1. Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and work in collaboration with departments as required
  2. Manage and develop external stakeholder relationships as required by GS acting as a sector expert and advisor where required
  3. Be a strong GS ambassador at all events

Business Development

  1. As the role develops there may be a requirement to support the generation of revue by approaching new and existing clients and upselling GS recruitment services

The list is generally representative of the role but other reasonable duties may be assigned to the job holder, consistent with the nature of the role and its level of responsibility.


Person Specification


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in early careers recruitment
  • Demonstrable team management experience
  • Knowledge and experience of using recruitment software (GS use Jazz HR)
  • Prior experience of developing recruitment processes either solely or in collaboration with someone else
  • Passionate about diversity and social inclusion
  • Experience or knowledge of business development
  • Demonstrable experience of meeting targets and KPIs
  • Ability to adopt a coaching leadership style


  • Experience supporting or driving recruitment marketing campaigns
  • Ability to build attraction campaigns
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Motivated by success and a self-starter


Who we are

Generation Success is an award-winning social enterprise that tackles social mobility inequalities in society and empowers young people from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds to reach their career aspirations. We work with young people to improve their employability  through our mentoring programs, industry-leading events, and up-skilling workshops, as well as partnering with organisations to create inclusive, fair recruitment processes and connect them to diverse talent.

One of our top priorities is ensuring a rewarding employee experience. We provide a positive, inclusive and supportive workplace, with a strong focus on personal and professional development, engagement and wellbeing. You will have access to all GS events with the opportunity to network and connect with senior leaders across various industries.

This is an incredibly exciting role for someone as passionate as we are about ensuring equal opportunities for all and will enable the role holder to make a direct impact in this space.  

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Posted on: 11 June 2021
Closed date: 11 July 2021
Tags: Human Resources