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Student Recruitment Coordinator - Apprenticeships

Date: Apr 4, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143651BR
Job TitleStudent Recruitment Coordinator - Apprenticeships
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LinePeople
Service Line InformationWe believe working in our People community is an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities across all areas of HR, where our people are highly respected by our clients, not only in the UK, but also across our growing European integrated practice.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
Job Title: Student Recruitment Coordinator - Apprenticeships
Role Type: Perm
Department: Student Recruitment
Grade: E2
Location: London, Watford or Birmingham
Contract: Full time
Working Hours:
9.30-5.30 (or 9-5 if Watford or Birmingham)

Location: London, Birmingham or Watford
Reporting to: Student Recruitment Assistant Manager

Travel required.

Job Purpose

This role supports the student recruitment team through effective organisation of assessment events alongside outreach and attraction activities to recruit across a range of student programmes – from schools outreach and apprenticeships through to graduate roles. The coordinator role plays a key part in a team that is dedicated to ensuring KPMG’s student recruitment programmes have a strong profile at target schools and that its recruitment process is leading within its industry. The co-ordinator will provide an efficient, high quality, client focused service for applicants and the
business alike, throughout the entire recruitment process.

- Assist with organisation of recruitment assessment centre and events, including event logistics
- Manage candidates throughout recruitment process providing an exceptional candidate experience
- Complete screening of applications and audio submissions
- Manage centralised recruitment inboxes and respond to queries within SLA
- Complete ‘offer forms’ for candidates following recruitment events
- Liaise with interviewers and assessors to secure availability for recruitment events
- Deal with any cancellations from candidates and assessors, as and when these occur flagging any issues to the manager for that region
- Work closely with the manager population to flag backlogs or availability issues
- Process of expenses on e-payables and dealing with candidate expense queries
- Respond to telephone enquiries ensuring that the phone is answered within SLA
- Add candidate details to offer tracking spreadsheets and report on offers accepted/declined
- Support the recruitment officer with delegated business as required and assist with any ad-hoc operational duties as needed
- Collate reports on activity and feedback to management to aid evaluation of the regional recruitment events and any outreach activity.
- Other related duties as required

Attraction and Outreach Activities
- Work with wider team to assist with organisation, promotion and delivery of internal and external events. This will include working with schools, universities, students and a variety of internal departments
- Liaise with staff event volunteers to brief prior to each event and send meeting requests and joining instructions
- Book events, venues, catering and related event administration
- Liaise and build relationship with key stakeholders such as colleagues at schools and university careers services
- Manage event distribution, invitation lists and newsletter lists
- Track stock levels and locations of marketing materials
- Assist with the implementation of an internal communications strategy to build awareness of how employees can get involved with Student Recruitment related activities

The Person
- A keen interest in student recruitment
- Ability to demonstrate empathy and a knowledge of the student recruitment market place
- Drive and commitment
- A confident presenter
- Strong IT skills including Excel, Power Point, databases and internet research
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholder
- Excellent organisation and time management skills with a keen eye for detail
- Flexibility to work within a fast paced environment
- Ability to adapt to change quickly and positively
- Forward thinking and proactive approach
- Self-motivated to work autonomously and also a good team player

Whilst this role is office based, you will be required to travel to KPMG offices and some events around the country – this will require overnight stays during campaign time and on an ad-hoc basis throughout the year. Intelligent working requests will be considered.. However, it should be noted that demands of the role include cover on most days; and some travel around the UK with irregular hours particularly during campaign time.

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

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