Recruitment and HR Advisor

We’re looking for a friendly and passionate Recruitment and HR Advisor to join our People team, at an exciting time of growth for Redgate. You’ll look forward to working as part of a busy, close-knit team, having the confidence and enthusiasm to get stuck in wherever needed.

You’ll work closely with Hiring Managers and People Partners to deliver innovative, strategic recruitment campaigns for hard to fill roles. We’re looking for a creative problem solver who is passionate about technology and getting to know our business. You’ll play a vital role in making sure we hire the best talent, whilst ensuring a strong candidate experience throughout. Fresh ideas are always welcome, if you spot something that could be better, let’s improve it.

As our key recruitment advisor, your juggling skills will be put to the test. With support from the team, you’ll coordinate job adverts, manage advertising campaigns, build pipelines, nurture our talent pools, apply for VISAs and manage the recruitment budget. You’ll also lead work to affirm and test out employer brand, being one of our main voices on social media, and the person responsible for attracting and engaging key talent, ensuring consistency across platforms. 

You’ll be the go to person for recruitment campaigns and strategies when hiring for graduates through to management roles. You’ll need to manage and build key relationships internally and outside of the business, including local meet up organisers, our PSL and target universities.  

As the main owner of our HR systems, you’ll need to have fantastic attention to detail and a logical mind-set that’ll help you to navigate through our back-end systems, getting the most out of them, and build meaningful reports to inform future decisions.

Whilst not working on recruitment you’ll also support the wider People Team with key HR work including maintaining our policies and handbook, running inductions for all the new people you’ve hired, co-ordinating key reports and metrics for the People Team, and supporting the People Partners with ad-hoc work such as probations, exit interviews, people queries and administration.

If you like a fast-paced environment and you’re up for the challenge of helping us fill highly competitive roles, then please do apply. Just upload your cover letter and CV and tell us more about you.

What makes you Redgate’s next Recruitment and HR Advisor?

  • Resourceful, meticulous, organised and experienced in multitasking.
  • Strong experience of recruitment in the technology space, and building and maintaining employer brands.
  • Passionate about recruitment and ensuring outstanding candidate experiences.
  • Able to problem solve and create innovative solutions to difficult hiring challenges, able to think on your feet, react rapidly to situations, and implement measures to improve procedures and workflow where necessary.
  • Basic employment law knowledge and a good understanding of UK visas.
  • Experience of managing the back-end of HR and Recruitment information systems.
  • Excellent MS Office, and Outlook skills.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

What’s the package?                                        

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The Redgate Recruitment process

Step 1

Step 1. Application

Step one is your application. So write a letter and upload it on the page for the job you’re interested in. Tell us about yourself, your skills and experience, and talk about why you’d like to work at Redgate. Include a CV, or a link to your LinkedIn page, and if you'd like to show some of your work, attach your portfolio or point us to Stack Overflow or GitHub.

Step 2

Step 2. Assessment

We’ll acknowledge your application straight away, review it and keep you updated on your progress. We might also email an assessment to complete, or invite you for a brief telephone interview. If we don’t think you’re suitable, we’ll inform you – and tell you why. We won’t let you down, we’ll try and help you.

Step 3

Step 3. 1st Interview

Step three is an interview in our Cambridge office. We’ll talk about your work history, your covering letter or video, and any assessments you’ve completed. You might also be asked to do some work-based tests and, if you’re applying for a technical role, expect technical questions – we love talking tech.

Step 4

Step 4. 2nd Interview

The second interview typically lasts two hours. You’ll be talking to different people, you may well meet people you’ll be working with, and we’ll allow time for you to ask questions. We don’t have a dress code at Redgate, by the way, so dress in whatever makes you comfortable.

Step 1

Step 5. Offer

If we think you’d be great at Redgate, we’ll make an offer and iron out any details like relocation issues. If we don’t think you’ll fit in right away, we’ll tell you why. Some people have taken our advice, boned up their knowledge and come back a year later and got a job. It helps.

This is our typical recruitment process, though for some roles it might be a bit different.

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