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Recruitment manager in Houten at Westcon-Comstor

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Role description
The role will be responsible for all aspects of recruitment within Northern Europe recruiting the right talent with the right capabilities, skills and behaviours through best practice procedures in order to meet business needs. This includes the ownership and maintenance of the WestconGroup Jobs Board, LinkedIn account and management of the Agency Approved Supplier List. The Recruitment Manager will maintain a network of suitable candidates, and be well connected within the Distribution and Professional IT Services industries, including knowledge of vendors in the WestconGroup Practices.

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Main responsibilities
* Manage the overall recruitment process from approval of the VN to instruction to offer
* Undertake Job Analysis of both existing and new roles/vacancies in conjunction with local HR
* Set up a Linked In Recruiter profile for Westcon-Comstor Northern Europe
* Set up and maintain a job advert/application process
* Assess effectiveness of various jobsites and utilise where appropriate
* Manage the Internal Recruitment Referral Scheme
* Set up/maintain relationships with apprenticeship schemes, universities, colleges, Vendor talent schemes as appropriate
* Carry out screening interviews
* Review and improve assessment and selection process, including training managers and creating test scenarios where appropriate
* Maintain an Approved Supplier List of agencies, with an agreed set of standard terms to be kept accessible and up to date
* Maintain candidate details and status for each vacancy for audit/equal opportunities purposes
* Build relationships within the business to fully understand their requirements
* Maintain a pipeline of candidates

Person Specification

* Strong Communicator, comfortable/confident at all levels internally within WestconGroup and externally with candidates and organisations.
* Must be well organised, managing a number of priorities including vacancies, candidates, recruitment agencies, interviews and reporting.
* Have a thorough knowledge of the law and best practice in relation to recruitment
* Must be flexible and ready to adapt to changing demands.
* Possess an in-depth knowledge of recruitment methodologies and be able to produce innovative and effective recruitment solutions.
* Good negotiating skills to secure the most cost effective recruiting tools and manage candidate expectations around pay

* General knowledge of WestconGroup product portfolio offerings
* General knowledge of external Recruitment tools such as LinkedIn
* Proficiency in MS Office Applications; Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
* Excellent knowledge of Social Media channels

* Good industry knowledge
* Experience of instigating, managing and delivering projects in a timely manner
* Business acumen - must understand the needs of the business

Desired Skills
* Knowledge of our HRIS (Sage People) is an advantage but not essential

* Bachelor / University level or similar qualification
* Solid background in either external recruitment consultancy or in-house role in similar technology business.

Operating Environment
* Global Distributor, within the Northern Europe Region of EMEA

Measures of success

* Minimum 80% of roles filled through direct methods (WestconGroup Jobs Board, External Job sites, Linked In, Referrals)
* Thorough matching of candidates against business requirements demonstrated by improved retention rates and customer satisfaction
* Achievement of MBO'S (where appropriate)
* Business confidence in sourcing methods
* Pipeline of candidates details available in recruitment database

About Westcon-Comstor
Westcon-Comstor is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center. We are transforming the technology supply chain through our global capabilities in Cloud, Global Deployment and Services. Through a unique physical and digital distribution network, we extend our partners' global reach while providing the local expertise needed to successfully navigate worldwide opportunities. We combine expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Collaborating with our partners in a unique engagement model, we strive to provide an exceptional partner experience by delivering results together. Westcon-Comstor goes to market under the Westcon and Comstor brands.

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