Based within the HR Team, the successful candidate will have responsibility for the end to end recruitment process within Darchem, supporting 3 strategic business units, acting within approved company policy and procedures and current employment legislation.

Key duties & responsibilities

  • Provide a comprehensive management service for our recruitment activity delivering an efficient, effective and engaging recruitment service, both for external and internal candidates
  • Review and development of current recruitment methods and processes
  • Liaise with Business Unit Managers and appropriate recruiting managers to understand and support their recruitment needs
  • Manage the internal approval process for all new hires
  • Prepare job descriptions, adverts and person specifications ensuring compliance with statutory obligations
  • Post job vacancies using nominated Job Boards and liaising with external recruitment partners where appropriate
  • Screen candidate CVs
  • Organise candidate interviews with the nominated hiring manager and attend interviews if required
  • Conduct initial telephone / face to face interviews where appropriate
  • Engage with candidates to support them through the recruitment process, ensuring clear communications and consistent engagement
  • Support recruiting managers throughout the recruitment and selection process, guiding managers on matters such as attracting a diverse candidate pool and developing strong competency-based questions for interview
  • Provide feedback at all stages of the selection process
  • Produce reports on recruitment activity for monitoring and development processes
  • Undertake appropriate right to work checks for all new candidates
  • Arrange new starter inductions
  • Complete required pre-employment checks including referencing and criminal record checks
  • Manage the candidate tracking database in line with GDPR legislaslation
  • Any other task deemed reasonable and necessary


  • Proven background in high volume in house recruitment
  • Strong administrative experience with an excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of working with recruitment partners such as agencies ensuring agreed terms of business are in place

Skills & Attributes

  • Action and result orientated
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise and deal with multiple projects
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • First-rate customer service skills, with the ability to keep candidates engaged throughout the recruitment process

Other Information

  • Some business travel may be required from time to time – a valid driving licence will therefore be necessary
  • Minimum BPSS clearance and/or additional UK Security Clearance will be essential