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  • Office Location: Bank Quay House Sankey Street Warrington, WA1 1NN
  • Office Name: North West DC, Warrington
  • Sector: Talent Solutions
  • Salary: £20000 - £25000
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 421295

Resourcing Business Executive

Reed Talent Solutions in Warrington are looking for a Resourcing Business Executive to join their dynamic and expanding team on a Fixed Term Contract.

The Role: Resourcing Business Executive

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Location: North West Distribution Centre, Warrington   

Start Date: 7th September 2020

End Date: 22nd January 2021

Hours: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract (20 week contract)  

  • September – 1st/2nd week of November: Monday – Friday: either 8-5pm or 9-6pm (60 min lunch) – you may have the odd Saturday to attend careers fairs, you will get a day back in the week
  • 2nd/3rd Week of November – End of Contract: Monday – Friday: you work 8 hour days (60 min lunch) but must be flexible with your hours, you will either work 6am-3pm or 3pm-11am depending on the sites requirements (you may have to work the odd Saturday)

Travel: You will travel to career events, job centre, welfare to work centre, University Campus all in the Warrington area. Any travel will be reimbursed.

Please note that successful candidates will need to drive and have access to their own vehicle.

What’s a Resourcing Business Executive (RBE)?

You’ll be based on site with one of REED’s most important clients, Royal Mail. Your key responsibility will be ensuring a healthy candidate pipeline for volume recruitment requirements into key sites and maintaining an excellent relationship with the client. Your days will be varied, you’ll be coordinating open days and local recruitment fairs, ensuring candidates are fully compliant, managing site candidates, supervising a small team of document checkers as well as attending resource planning meetings with our client. You will need to engage with the local market to ensure that you advertise the opportunity and fill those difficult shifts, by speaking with Universities, Job Centres, Welfare to Work organisations.

As you are based on site, you will be liaising with the hiring manager and reporting back to recruitment team based in Northampton to ensure requirements are met. Hiring managers may well contact you about staff issues, and you need to be able to solve these problems before escalation. The role is also very ‘hands on’, you will regularly be liaising face to face with the employees, dealing with any concerns and issues and trying to persuade them to fill those difficult shifts.

This is a fast paced role, you’ll need to move quickly in order to maintain the excellent levels of customer service which are so important to our clients and candidates. You’ll need to be resilient, some shifts aren’t easy to fill so you’ll need to get creative if you want maintain your fill rate.

Who would make a successful Resourcing Business Executive?

If you are a good relationship building, can work in a fast-paced working environment and have lots of resilience, this role could be for you. Recruitment experience would be advantageous, but not essential and ideally you should have experience of working to targets and tight deadlines. We’re looking for a confident, engaging ‘go-getter’ that isn’t afraid of hard work and a challenge. You will need to be a great problem solver and have a very hands on approach.


If you want to work on one of Reed’s most important contracts, look no further. We’re offering the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and room for career progression. We’re industry leaders in our field and we want you to join us.

What can we offer you?

We offer a variety of other company benefits such as 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests, personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas and much more.

Please note due to the nature of the role, there is a holiday ban during November and December (you will of course get Christmas off).

Sound of interest? Then apply now!

Our selection process includes a telephone interview, video interview (between 27th July – 31st July) and f2f interview/presentation on site (3rd September – 7th September) For the safety of you and our staff, we operate this via social distancing.  

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