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  • Recruitment Administrator

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent ££ + benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 09-Sep-2019
  • Job reference: 21254

Job Description

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers and that’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make.  Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.  All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be.  If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home

The role we're recruiting for;

Reporting to our Talent & Development Manager, your main focus will be supporting the wider business with all the administration relevant to the recruitment function. You will be as speaking to our hiring managers and candidates, be an expert on our in house systems and also support on day to day activities, such as planning and organising, team and business communications, projects and other administrative duties.

This is a transitional role into a Talent or HR career within the Travis Perkins Group and the role will evolve to create opportunities to help you develop in your role.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Becoming an expert across all of the Wickes and Travis Perkins Recruitment systems
  • Liaising with candidates, supporting them through the process and booking in interviews
  • Managing all external candidate queries
  • Being the 'go to' person for all queries that are system related
  • General team support including diary management, booking of rooms/locations for interviews
  • Confidential project support 
  • Supporting the wider Talent team with day to day queries 

What we’re looking for…

  • Computer literate with experience of Google

  • An anaytical mindset comfortable using various systems and software

  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Typing skills, and accuracy essential organisational skills

  • Excellent grammar and numeracy

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Some HR knowledge or Head Office working environment experience

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