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Student Recruitment Officer role 9 Month FTC

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

***location of this role is flexible, can be in Watford, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow

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. The Officer 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 its recruitment process is leading within its industry. The Officer will work closely with their Coordinator in order to provide an efficient, high quality, client focused service for applicants and the business alike, throughout the recruitment process.

- Support with organising, coordinating and facilitating Assessment Centre days
- Effective and efficient management of candidate pipelines for given programmes.
- Manage post offer process including engagement with candidates
- Closely monitor the number of candidates coming through the process with the target numbers and ensuring routes are closed at an appropriate time
- Respond to telephone and inbox enquiries within SLAs
- Screen candidate application forms and progress within SLAs
- Provide feedback to candidates on their performance following recruitment events
- Support management of work experience inductions and events
- Further ad hoc project work to support the student recruitment team
Attraction and Outreach
- Build effective and long term links with the business to establish point of contact for volunteers
- Point of contact for business contacts to update them on outreach activity
- Produce and implement a school marketing plan for each of KPMG's target schools within given region
- Build and maintain excellent relationships with school contacts, including careers services as well as school partnerships
- Plan, promote and implement campaigns and activity with given target schools
- Liaise with event volunteers to deliver full briefing prior to each event
- Organise, promote and deliver events as required at target schools
- Build relationships with/respond to ad-hoc queries from KPMG colleagues
The Person
- Ideally has worked through at least two cycles of Student Recruitment Experience
- Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the student recruitment market place
- Drive and commitment
- A confident presenter
- Good IT skills including Excel, Power Point, databases and internet research
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders
- 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 playerWhilst this role is office based, you may be required to travel to KPMG offices and some events around the country (subject to Covid-19 restrictions) – this will require overnight stays during campaign time and on an ad-hoc basis throughout the year.

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