Recruitment Lead - UK

  1. Consulting & advisory, Corporate

As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment, Atkins is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination and best practice.

The individual will provide full life cycle recruiting, including interfacing with hiring managers to create and review requisitions, sourcing/screening candidates, participating in interviews when required, assisting managers with reference checks, developing competitive job offers and tracking candidates with International Standards.


Develop successful working relationships with the wider recruitment community, HR teams and key business managers / directors, demonstrating a sound understanding of the requirements of the business.
Working with the business in the UK to identify and define the resource requirements - obtain the necessary authorisation and working with the resourcers and establish the most appropriate and cost effective recruitment strategies to meet the recruitment requirement
Manage and monitor internal applicant tracking system, ensuring that all candidates and applicants are properly tracked and have a disposition reason
Consulting, advising & challenging the hiring managers on the selection of candidates throughout the end-to-end process, e.g. CV review, interview feedback, etc. ensuring best fit for the role.
Manage multiple campaigns across geographically dispersed locations
Maintaining networks in critical technical sectors to facilitate effective passive recruitment;
Developing advertising programs (internal and external) in order to ensure high visibility with potential candidates;
Developing and maintaining an excellent relationship with internal and external clients and / or business partners to ensure achievement of staffing goals;
Analyse staffing trends and results for continuous improvement of our strategies and processes

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources or related discipline
Proven track record/experience recruiting/staffing experience in a corporate, professional services/consulting, or high tech industry
Prior experience of working in a Recruitment Managed Service environment (Preferably International support), RPO (recruitment process outsourcing) or an in-house recruitment team is advantageous.
Extensive and demonstrable experience of sourcing candidates utilising a variety of methods including networking, on-line and off-line advertising, internet search (data mining), database searching and the use of Web 2.0 methodology (Google AdWords/Social Media etc.) in addition to utilising relevant recruitment providers
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite
Previous experience of working with recruitment, ATS (applicant tracking system) or vacancy management systems e.g. Taleo, Workday, etc.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, can build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
Confident, diplomatic and tactful – demonstrating high levels of confidentiality
Resilient and able to work under pressure
Driven, highly organized with the ability to identify and focus on priorities and deliver to deadlines 
Candidate should be flexible to work in UK Shifts.
Training and Development 

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

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