Resourcing Manager

HMP & YOI Grampian
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£23,564 – £30,356
Closing date
01/05/2019, 12:00
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours

Based in HMP&YOI Grampian, Peterhead, you will be responsible for the design and delivery of attraction and assessment solutions for Prison Officer roles, and specialist roles within the establishment.

You will work closely with the Resourcing Team, based in Polmont, and the wider business to develop the Resourcing function as a credible, business-aligned and proactive service. You will manage recruitment delivery for key areas of the business and contribute to the development of policy, systems and best practice in recruitment.

This role will give you the platform to contribute to the development of the Resourcing function and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your own knowledge and skills. In doing so, you will drive improvements in recruitment practice through your involvement in a number of critical work areas, including high level Prison Officer recruitment, development of attracton statagies and understanding of market forces and seeking opportunities to promote the SPS.

Responsibilities
Ensure that all recruitment adheres to the Civil Service Recruitment Principles of open and fair competition and is delivered in an efficient and customer focused manner.
Mangement of all assessment events and applications through the recruitment process from application to employment for the role of Prison Officer and other roles within the establishment.
Apply specialist knowledge to ensure the function provides advice and expertise on resourcing policy, processes and techniques to HR team, line managers and candidates.
Through the development and delivery of appropriate training and support, develop internal capacity and skill in recruitment and selection; empowering recruiters to make confident and appropriate resourcing decisions.
Drive improvements in recruitment practice through your involvement in a number of critical work areas (policy, systems, developing best practice), using expertise, research and internal/external networks.
Work closely with key business area sand external agencies to deliver innovative resourcing strategies and techniques and proactively address resourcing requirements across a wide range of roles, with a particular focus on Prison Officers.
Person Specification

SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.

Qualifications Requirements

Attained CIPD certificate in HR practice (or equivalent), or willing to work towards and achieve within three years.

ESSENTIAL

Experience Requirements

HR/RECRUITMENT EXPERIENCE

Experience of working within an HR/Recruitment role.

ESSENTIAL

LEADING AND SUPPORTING

Experience of providing support, advice and direction to others in policy, processes and techniques.

ESSENTIAL

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Experience of conducting research and producing management reports.

ESSENTIAL

Knowledge Skills Requirements

PLANNING AND PRIORITISING

Evidence of your excellent organisational skills, demonstrating your ability to prioritise, forward plan and manage competing demands to ensure outputs are delivered on time.

ESSENTIAL

BUILDING AND MAINTAINING RELATIONSHIPS

Evidence of your ability to foster effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders and influence others to achieve desired outcomes.

ESSENTIAL

COMMUNICATION & INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to vary style and ensure mutual understanding as well as evidence of writing management guidance and/or policy documentation.

ESSENTIAL

PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING

Evidence of your excellent problem solving skills and your ability to provide practical and creative solutions to a range of resourcing issues.

ESSENTIAL

Written Exercise
Presentation
Interview
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