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Pearson Associate Recruitment Coordinator in Rotherham, United Kingdom

Job Description – Recruitment Coordinator

The Company

We are the world’s leading learning company with more than 20,500 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people. We’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

At Pearson, we believe in the power of difference. Harnessing the unique skills, perspectives, and backgrounds of every employee helps us foster innovation and create the most effective solutions for learners around the world. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring that diversity and inclusion are embedded into everything we do. We foster a work environment that’s inclusive and diverse — and where our people can be themselves — so we can reflect the customers and learners we serve.

The Role

To carry out a range of administrative support tasks relating to the recruitment of Assessment Associates (AAs). This is to ensure that sufficient Assessment Associates (AA’s) are appointed to fulfil the assessment activities. This is an entry level position within the Associate Recruitment Processing team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Deal with routine enquiries regarding applications and the status of applications by phone and email. Liaise with internal customers regarding Assessment Associates

  • Manage the end to end recruitment process for all vacancies - including support for new applicants and reference checks.

  • Manage the on board process of all AAs - including the maintenance of bank details, HMRC data and personal information.

  • Ensure details of new Examiners/Moderators/Markers communicated to other relevant internal departments.

  • Set up and manage logistical aspects of all Senior AA Interviews - booking venues, accommodation and travel where required.

  • Manage a variety of processes to ensure data is maintained accurately.

  • Create guidance documents and process maps for new vacancies where required.

  • Meet with key hiring managers to set up a process for new vacancies and improve recruitment process for existing vacancies.

  • Train new team members on general processes

  • Assist wider team with administrative tasks

Key Challenges

High volumes of application forms and references needing to be dealt with efficiently and within specified times

The Person

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • The ability to work effectively with limited supervision

  • A commitment to delivering objectives and KPIs

  • A can-do attitude and the ability to adapt to an ever changing work place

I.T Literacy

  • Intermediate MS Word and MS Excel, MS Outlook, (Essential)

  • Use of databases (Desirable)

Working Pattern

Standard 37.5 hours a week, office hours, Monday - Friday but will be required to be flexible during busy periods including the possibility of working at weekends occasionally. Overtime may be paid or offered as time off in lieu.

What can we offer you

Here at Pearson we also offer a great package and a fantastic range of benefits that you would expect to receive in a global organisation. Including 25 Days annual leave, this increases by 1 each year up to 30 days with the option to buy and sell up to 5 days per year on top of this. Pearson’s other benefits also include a fantastic Pension plan, private medical insurance, private dental care, season ticket loan, eye tests, cycle to work scheme, volunteering days, discounted products and services from leading companies and much more.

Diversity and Equality

At Pearson, we believe in the power of difference. Harnessing the unique skills, perspectives, and backgrounds of every employee helps us foster innovation and create the most effective solutions for learners around the world. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring that diversity and inclusion are embedded into everything we do. We foster a work environment that’s inclusive and diverse — and where our people can be themselves — so we can reflect the customers and learners we serve.

Pearson is delighted to be committed to the Race Charter, and to be confirmed by Stonewall to be in the Top 100 Employers LGBTQ+ employers in the UK.

We are a Disability Confident committed employer and were recognised in the Best Employers for Diversity 2019 awards, and featured on The Forbes list of Best D&I Employers, and are a Working Mums Top Employer and Age Positive employer.

Job: HUMAN RESOURCES

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 8003

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