Northgate Public Services Internal Recruitment Consultant FTC in Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom


This is an exciting, varied and challenging recruitment role working in a small team reporting into the Head of recruitment, as part of the wider HR team. You will be required to support the delivery of permanent resourcing activities for Northgate Public Services, ensuring that a high quality recruitment experience is delivered to internal managers and candidates. You will also be required to liaise with the business around the future requirements, succession planning and resource allocation depending on project volumes and time-scales.


  • Continually support the delivery of resourcing strategies to managers across all areas of Northgate Public Services. This being predominantly external recruitment, but also succession planning and utilisation of internal resources depending on project activities.

  • Supporting hiring managers in recruitment best practice and providing hands on support during the recruitment process. Advising on attraction methods advertising and interviewing.

  • Managing a personal case-load of between 30-60 vacancies concurrently

  • Managing end to end recruitment processes including contract generation.

  • Posting vacancies to careers pages of the intranet, internet and 3rd party job boards

  • Support the development of a 'positive resourcing experience' for all involved parties.

  • Working with key PSL agencies as required

  • Support managers in interviews and assessments as required.

  • To support the development of direct sourcing techniques to attract candidates to opportunities.(LinkedIn & other social media)

  • Work closely with the HRBP’s to support managers with their recruitment plans and strategy.

  • Regular meeting attendance both in person and by conference call to discuss and track the progress of specific recruitment projects.

  • Support colleagues in the recruitment team and cover absence and holiday

  • Attend regular meetings with the wider HR team as well as frequent update meetings with the recruitment team.

  • Maintain good data integrity and administration tracking throughout the recruitment

  • process, supporting the new implementation of Smart Recruiters system.

  • Take ownership of raising purchasing orders as required for agency hires. Liaising with the purchasing team as required over PO issues.

  • Travel to other NPS UK Ltd sites as required for meetings/interviews. (Nottingham, Bracknell).

  • Solid recruitment background (3 years +). Ideally both agency and in house experience, volume

  • recruitment experience would be beneficial

  • Competent web searching skills across multiple sites such as Monster, Jobsite etc. In particular Boolean searching.

  • Experience of managing relatively high volume recruitment (over 30 roles at a time).

  • Confident customer facing skills & presenting skills to a varied audience.

  • Providing guidance and coaching to line managers on day-to-day recruitment matters and often

  • enforcing best practice processes.

  • Experience of the full recruitment life cycle.

  • Good understanding/appreciation of recruitment within the context of employment law and best practice.

  • Experience of conducting competency based interviews.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with the business at all levels and build strong working relationships.

  • Previous experience of working with a recruitment system.

  • Contract generation

  • Experience of working in an environment with multiple contracts

  • Understanding UK Recruitment Legislation

  • Generalist HR experience or experience of working within a HR function would be a big advantage

Employees of Northgate Public Services are entitled to the following benefits:

Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)

25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/ sell 5 days

4 x basic salary life assurance cover

A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions

A selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needs

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

Northgate Public Services is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.