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Senior HR Assistant - Interview Specialist - 12month FTC

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Interview Specialist

The role is to deliver high-quality and confidential administrative tasks to support the internal recruitment of new Partners and Directors. The role holder will be expected to provide pro-active recruitment co-ordination support to the Talent team, delivering a superb hiring experience for internal Partner and Director candidates. The role holder will also support with the arranging of interviews for B-E grades, specifically any high priority roles, or recruitment projects where an enhanced service may be required.

Role and Responsibilities
• Manage the administration behind all Partner/Associate Partner/ Director panels for internal promotions
• Build an effective relationship with stakeholders in Talent and across the business to ensure a seamless experience for all parties
• Be an expert in the Interview Arranging process, and act as a subject matter expert to other teams and in Recruitment/ People Operations projects.
• Work closely with KPMG’s preferred recruitment suppliers to ensure the smooth-running of the recruitment experience for both candidates and hiring managers, acting as a first point of contact for our hiring managers and Talent Acquisition Consultants
• Support on adhoc/ out of process interviews where additional input may be required outside of the standard operating process
• Maintain accurate candidate records and supporting documentation in line with GDPR and other policies
• Ensure updates are made across relevant recruitment and People Operations systems to enable all parties having correct visibility of interview statuses
• Carry out new joiner training and refresher training for existing team members, and contribute to the design of training packages/ presentations
• Provide input into driving improvements in processes, procedures and policies to deliver a great candidate experience
• Build strong internal networks across the firm to enable quick resolutions to problems and issues; generally ensure the smooth-running of the interview arranging

As a member of KPMG, you are always expected to demonstrate the Firm’s values

Experience, Qualification and Skills

The successful candidate is likely to have/be able to demonstrate:
• Keen interest in developing a career in Recruitment and HR.
• The ability to multi-task and prioritise and to work under pressure to tight deadlines without supervision;
• Well-developed verbal and written communication skills which demonstrate professional judgement and discretion.
• High attention to detail with the ability to anticipate demands, plan and prioritise effectively
• Experience managing high volumes across multiple projects and stakeholders
• PC literate with experience of Microsoft office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint – including the ability to generate reports in Excel and produce PowerPoint presentations.
• Experience of working with Applicant Tracking Systems, desirable but not essential.
• Ability to work autonomously and under direction as part of a small, collaborative team.
• Confident and professional manner and an ability to work with people at all levels both internally and externally.


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