In-House Recruiter

Job Type HR
Location Bracknell Campus
Partnership Level 8
Closing Date 18/01/2022
Vacancy Type Temporary
Salary £32,500.00 - £46,000.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35


What’s the role about?

Are you an experienced and passionate Recruiter and/or Talent Sourcer?  If you are, we're keen to hear from you, as we have opportunities to join our in-house Head Office Recruitment team. We’ve got an exciting year ahead, recruiting new roles for John Lewis and Waitrose in Financial Services, Technology, Digital and many more business areas across the John Lewis Partnership.  This is an exciting time to join the team as our business expands beyond Retail into new opportunities.

If you’re passionate about sourcing the best talent for our business and providing an amazing candidate and hiring manager experience, as well as being key in helping to continuously improve this across the team, then this could be the job for you.

Click here to watch a short vlog from the hiring manager, Catherine Potter

What will you be doing?

  • You’ll be working closely with hiring managers to understand their recruitment needs and role requirements to source and deliver a diverse range of candidates.  This will include knowing how to attract and source the best talent, using a variety of sourcing techniques and platforms.  

  • You’ll also be pipelining talented candidates for future opportunities and working with your colleagues to ensure a collaborative approach is taken to talent mapping. 

  • You’ll own the the full recruitment life cycle including assessment and selection, offer process and onboarding and campaign review to identify successes and learns 

Why do our team love working for us? 

Our team loves building relationships with hiring managers, working with and supporting them to recruit the very best talent into their teams and create a great experience for our candidates.  Our business is all about people and relationships and that’s what they love!

Click here to watch a short vlog from Sarah, one of our In-House Recruiters


What you'll have:

  • Extensive attraction and sourcing experience using multiple attraction methods, alongside a passion for sourcing the best talent across a range of niche and specialist roles 

  • Proven experience of managing the full recruitment life cycle 

  • You will need to interact with numerous stakeholders, candidates, clients, suppliers and other Resourcing Partners, so strong communication, relationship building and customer service skills are essential

  • Ability to organise and prioritise a busy and varied workload


What else could you bring:

  • Recruitment Experience within financial services, digital, technology and other Head office business areas would be an advantage

  • You may be required to interview candidates, so experience of screening, and assessing candidates across a variety of roles is desirable

  • Experience in using data to deliver the best recruitment outcomes and improve the recruitment process

  • Project Management experience 

  • Strong Professional User experience and expertise in Workday or similar system 

Duties and Responsibilities

Please note that this is a 12 month fixed-term contract.

The Partnership supports agile and flexible working practices, such as when, where and how we work. We have several different ways to work flexibly, including part-time, flexible or compressed hours, and job sharing. Head office areas also support a blended working approach.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so, at your interview, feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

Attachment: Resourcing Consultant Jan 22.pdf 


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