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Executive Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £11.82 per hour

  • Contact:

    Leeds CL

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    NPS - JH_1719411197

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months+

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

The Resourcing Officer role is a critical part of the DHSC resourcing team which includes managing recruitment campaigns from advert through to the ID/onboarding stage, managing reserve lists, and advising vacancy holders on complex recruitment queries via the shared mailbox.

Resourcing is a fast paced, varied and demanding area of work, with a team which puts their customers at the heart of everything they do. We are dedicated to a high-performance culture, continually establishing and embedding new ways of working to ensure continuous improvement. We work in a collaborative team environment with a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

We are responsible for all DHSC recruitment activity, ensuring we are compliant with the Civil Service Commission's Recruitment Principles and other legislative requirements.

Person specification

Responsibilities include:
* Managing recruitment campaigns from advert to ID checks, including answering queries, providing recruitment guidance, and liaising with Government Recruitment Service (GRS) and other business stakeholders.
* Managing the team mailbox, including responding to basic, novel and complex queries.
* Regularly updating vacancy tracking spreadsheets.
* Working closely with Government Recruitment Service (GRS) and HR Operations.
* Working to tight deadlines, taking ownership, and collaborating with others to respond to queries quickly.
* Ensuring information and data are handled correctly, following policies and procedures to ensure confidentiality is maintained and information is accessible.
* Providing support to a range of wider HR projects, working proactively and building strong working relationships with colleagues.

Key skills and experience required for the role

Essential Criteria

* Excellent organisational skills and proactivity, including an ability to prioritise and manage your own workload according to business needs. You will thrive managing a varied and challenging workload and welcome autonomy to your role.
* Ability to solve problems and act on your own initiative. You will be proactive, have a strong attention to detail and have a passion for customer service.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to tailor communications appropriate to the audience and circumstance.
* Confident with the use of Microsoft programmes such as Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
* A commitment to personal development, and a willingness to contribute to work outside of their immediate responsibilities.

About Us

We recruit on behalf of some of the country's best-known organisations across all industry sectors, as well as being a preferred and sole supplier for various Government departments. We are located across 50+ high street locations, making hiring and job searching more personal. Our nationwide reach means we can engage with job seekers and employers in person, allowing us to tailor our approach to their unique requirements perfectly.

Brook Street are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

If this sounds of interest to you, please apply now!

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