Early Careers Manager

Leatherhead, England
Competitive + excellent benefits & flexible working
19 Jun 2021
19 Jul 2021
Niki Vardy
Specialist Area
Recruitment & Resourcing
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Together our client inspires better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow. This is their purpose and they will only achieve their strategic objectives if they recruit and retain the best people, operating in an environment underpinned by inclusivity, diversity and opportunity.

It's their people who make the organisation successful. They offer industry-leading family friendly and flexible working opportunities that reflect the changing expectations of talent and enable you to manage personal and professional commitments as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

They have an excellent opportunity for an Early Careers Manager on a 12-month fixed term contract within the Talent and Resourcing function to manage their Early Careers team and deliver the full Early Careers strategy across the organisation. This includes engaging with the business to ensure we have an effective Graduate and Apprentice strategy to deliver this important pipeline for the organisation from attraction and selection through to development and return on investment.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

* Manage and support the Early Careers team.
* Lead the national, annual attraction and recruitment campaign further building the company brand externally, including agreeing the marketing plan, developing collateral, building relationships with universities, colleges and student organisations.
* Design and deliver the Apprenticeship agenda and programmes, including ensuring value return from the Apprenticeship Levy.
* Develop existing and new programmes for graduates, college and school leavers to deliver business needs and ensure quality structured development and career progression.
* Manage professional and academic qualifications activity for the organisation
* Budget management and forecasting as well as liaising with suppliers to negotiate and procure goods and services.

There is some nationwide travel required for this role to support attendance at assessment centres, careers fairs and other business meetings.

They are looking for you to have managed the full Early Careers lifecycle from recruitment through to promotion off the scheme. A good knowledge and experience of Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Levy is also important.

To be successful in the role you will also be highly motivated, organised and collaborative with effective communication skills to deliver the agenda, manage team performance as well as engage and influence at all levels.

This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your passion for Early Careers and fully utilise your breadth of skills and experience, to successfully deliver and drive our clients agenda

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