Resourcing Consultant

Severn Trent Water
20000.00 GBP Annual
09 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

If you're a creative thinker that enjoys talking to people then you could make a difference to a lot of people's careers.

We're looking for a recruiter to come and join us (for six months - however this may go permanent but we just can't confirm this yet) to look after a couple of our Business Areas - so it might help then if you have experience of Engineering recruitment, or something STEM related. You'll spend your time searching the market for the best talent you can find to fill our external vacancies using a range of sourcing methods (x-ray searching, LinkedIn, creative adverts, networking, referrals etc.), proactivity creating talentpools and engaging with the external market to promote careers at Severn Trent.

You'll need to be an engaging person as candidate management is a massive part of this role (every one of our candidates is one of our customers), as is the ability to work well with all your colleagues across Resourcing and Talent - we're very collaborative at Severn Trent. In this role you'll need to be comfortable working with pace, but it's recruitment so that's part of the game. You'll be measured in your delivery against a suite of SLAs and KPIs, however if you're proactive about how you recruit a campaign and plan your day then these should naturally fall into place for you.

As a Direct Recruiter, your key skills and competencies will include:

  • Sound experience of recruitment either in agency or RPO
  • Tenacity and drive to fill vacancies to agreed SLAs
  • Customer focused mind set
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Resilient and flexible to changing business demands

Severn Trent benefits include:

  • Salary of up to GBP25,000 (depending upon experience)
  • Fantastic Pension scheme
  • 25 days' holiday plus 8 bank holidays, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days per year
  • Full range of Flexible benefits such as:
    • SMART water - save money on your bills
    • Private medical insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Childcare voucher scheme


Based at Severn Trent Centre in the heart of Coventry, just a short walk from the train or bus station, we're right by the city's shopping and restaurants - however with an onsite restaurant and Costa Coffee, you probably won't need to leave the office.

Who are we?

We're a FTSE 100 water company, serving 8.1million people across the Midlands and into north and mid-Wales. Our customers, and the communities that we live and work in, are at the heart of everything we do and we're proud to be building a lasting water legacy.

Our vison is to be the most trusted water company by 2020, delivering an outstanding customer experience, the best value service and environmental leadership. And we'll achieve that by putting our customers at the heart of everything we do, driving operational excellence and continuous innovation, investing responsibly for sustainable growth, changing the market for the better and creating an awesome place to work.

We want our people to be part of an organisation that celebrates diversity and individual thinking as we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is important for success. We seek to ensure that every employee and every application we receive, without exception, is treated equally and fairly.