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Student Talent Acquisition Advisor - UK&I - Talent - 12 months FTC- UK Wide

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17 Apr 2021

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The Opportunity:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join the in-house recruitment team at EY, finding future talent that will enable EY to deliver our strategy. You will manage pipelines, events and relationships offering an exceptional candidate experience at all stages. You will also work closely with appropriate internal and external stakeholders to execute and deliver the strategy.

Your Key Responsibilities:
The Student Talent Attraction & Acquisition team are responsible for attracting the best and most diverse candidates to the firm's school, work experience and graduate programmes across the UK. We are looking for someone who can work autonomously with senior stakeholders managing pipelines alongside managing relationships with schools, universities, and third-party organisations. You will be involved in planning and running virtual and in person events alongside delivering on internal projects within the team.
Key Skills for Success:
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and experience of strengths based assessment methods used at EY
  • Can evidence experience in multi-layered relationship building and being able to foster strong working partnerships with internal and external teams & suppliers
  • A knowledge and experience of the current student attraction space and Early Identification (work experience) programmes
  • Demonstrates high competence in event planning and delivery
  • Experience of working within the virtual event space
  • Managing stakeholders and candidate expectations through the recruitment process, advising on and applying best practice recruitment process at all times
  • Work with Student Recruitment managers on key aspects of recruitment process, e.g. systems management, reporting, special projects
  • Engaging directly with candidates at various stages in the recruitment process to support specialist queries or directly contribute to a best in class candidate experience
  • Complete understanding of an Applicant Tracking System including tracking, processing candidates, search and reporting capability
  • Contributes to the achievement of Student Recruitment hiring targets across all programmes
Partnering With The Business:
  • Gains knowledge with regard to business strategy and performance and demonstrates some understanding of the key business drivers
  • Is responsive to business needs, demonstrating speed of response through own actions and proactively proposing ideas and solutions
  • Builds a strong internal network for example with Talent Shared Services , Resourcing, Operations, HR and the business to remain abreast of key issues and events and to provide exceptional service and insight to business
MI & Reporting
  • Able to produce management/pipeline reports for team and business as required and can identify when data is not accurate or of questionable integrity
  • Uses the recruitment portals effectively so that data is maintained with integrity and updates the recruitment records consistently to ensure accurate reporting of candidate activity at all times
  • Accurately collects and reports on data for specific KPI's or produces reports for the team and internal stakeholders
To qualify for the role you must have:
  • Relevant Student Recruitment experience
  • Highly organised with an eye for detail
  • Confident excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs etc)
  • Experience in event management and delivery
  • Relationship building skills - with the ability to challenge senior management where necessary, always acting with integrity and enthusiasm
  • A willingness to look beyond the task at hand and consider the broader picture
  • Calm and objective when under pressure
Ideally, you'll also have:
  • Knowledge of core assessment and selection tools
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of either schools or university recruitment (ideally both)
  • Proven track record of executing volume recruitment
  • An understanding of Early ID programmes

What working at EY Offers:
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
Please note
Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness here . We ask because it matters!

About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a b etter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
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