Posted 2 years ago

About the job

We are seeking an experienced recruiter to join our dedicated client solutions division and provide a fantastic hiring experience for candidates and our customers to one of our dedicated RPO customers.

About Us

Cogito was formed in 2014 with the single vision to help hiring organisations to take greater control of who and how they hire, increasing candidate quality and building effective attraction strategies. We help businesses, from some of best known global employers to start ups, to discover and engage with external talent which will transform their business, enhance their employer brand and reduce recruitment agency usage.

About our Customer

You will be working with a global leader in the electronics engineering industry, providing high quality recruitment guidance and support to the UK business and participating in global talent initiatives with teams in Europe, US and Asia.

Our relationship with the customer stretches back to 2018 as such you will join an experienced and collaborative programme which has included employer branding, hiring manager training and recruitment transformation.

Along with acquiring great candidates for the client, amongst your key areas of focus will be the implementation of new employer branding and recruitment marketing collateral, creation of talent pipelines and process improvement.

Role Purpose

You will be at the forefront of this dedicated talent acquisition solution to this global employer, acting as an extension of their organisation and going to market as the client. This means that you will be closely working our customers HR and Hiring Managers as you source, attract and engage with the people they need to hire to take their business forward.

In this programme you will lead our recruitment delivery, ensuring that you and the resourcers supporting you identify and engage high quality candidates from niche skills markets.

You will be part of a team operating at a strategic hiring level with customers, helping them to solve recruitment challenges and creating competitive advantage in the short and long term. The programmes you are part of are exclusive multi-year agreements.

You will work in close collaboration with Cogito Directors and Senior Client personnel to execute strategies and project workstreams which create an innovative and best practice recruitment model.

You will be supported by a team or talent acquisition specialists, resourcers and reporting analysts who are based at our Bristol central office. You will split your time between 2 days per week onsite with the customer in Weymouth and working from home, and You will also benefit from spending at at least one day per month with our Bristol based team to collaborate upon wider talent acquisition initiatives.

The Role

You will apply your recruitment expertise and passion for delivering fantastic candidate and hiring manager experience to:

  • Actively participate in role briefing meetings with the hiring manager and HR including providing recommendations for the recruitment approach
  • Conduct candidate research activities including database searches, social media, candidate networking and other online platforms to identify talent in accordance with role briefs
  • Conduct Applicant Screening, Telephone Interviews and Face to Face/Video interviews to determine suitability for role
  • Provide a great candidate experience including ensuring they are fully briefed prior to their interview
  • Working in close collaboration with Cogito Programme Leaders and client stakeholders to ensure each recruitment project is delivered on-time, on-budget and continues to meet the client expectations.
  • Present recruitment performance data and labour market insights to shape future strategies including pay, reasons for decline and hot spots of target talent
  • Gain constructive feedback from Hiring Managers post interview and provide this feedback to Candidates in a professional and honest style
  • Maintain engagement with talent pipelines to ensure a proactive recruitment approach is delivered including promotion of client employer brand marketing

Cogito is a business for those who want to change the world of Talent Acquisition, develop themselves and contribute ideas. We love to work with passionate, driven, fun and ambitious people who want to deliver something unique.

About You

We are looking for someone who has solid experience in the recruitment industry with specific experience of recruiting skills sets including Engineering and IT.

Along with knowledge of these skills sectors you will be someone who really understands how the full recruitment cycle operates and strives to add increasing value in the service provision.

You are:

· able to develop knowledge of customer businesses, gain an understanding of recruitment needs and then ensure the right approach is being fully utilised to achieve success

· someone with a demonstrable experience of developing excellent relationships with Hiring Managers and Candidates

· able to demonstrate an ability to identify and engage with suitable candidates, assessing them against the job vacancy and sell the benefits of the role them

· comfortable working in a KPI environment

· an exceptional communicator and able to provide a consultative and honest service to our candidates and clients.

· someone who exhibits a passion for recruitment and is driven, fun and ambitious

· someone who wants to be part of something different

The Offer

  • Salary to £35,000 depending upon breadth of sector and global experience
  • Bonus Scheme based on personal performance, 10%-15% of base salary.
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Birthdays Off
  • Company Pension

At Cogito we want to offer our customers a truly unique blend of recruitment excellence and unrivalled market insights, and our employees the opportunity to be part of something special in which your ambition and passion can be realised.

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