Resourcing Business Partner Support

Location:Milton Keynes
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Our plans for rail in Britain are far-reaching and ambitious. To deliver our vision of a better railway for a better Britain, we need talented and passionate people who will embrace our innovative way of working - across all disciplines.

Human Resources (HR) provides support on all people-related issues for Network Rail. We're responsible for creating an environment that attracts and engages high-performing individuals to deliver engineering and operational excellence for Britain's railway. Our approach is a pragmatic one, challenging where appropriate and professional in all areas of delivery.

The Resourcing Team manage the internal and external recruitment process from attraction and selection through to on-boarding.They are responsible for recruiting high-quality candidates who are the best people for our business. Our aim is to provide this service in a swift, pro-active and process-led manner.

Brief Description

As a Resourcing Business Partner Support, you will provide end to end recruitment service for a specific client group with your knowledge of appropriate recruitment methods and sourcing strategy.

About the role

Key Accountabilities:

    Managing the end to end offer process, identifying opportunities for improvement, driving change and collaboration through the right channels.

      Prioritise workload effectively, maintaining constant and open communications with the Resourcing Business Partner.

        Provide pro-active and specialist advice on relevant recruitment and selection activities including advertising, interview scheduling and management of offers.

          Work with Resourcing Business Partner and internal clients to clarify and define resource requirements and advise on appropriate resourcing solutions.

            Promote consistency and fairness in the recruitment & selection process by providing guidance to managers on structured interviewing techniques, criteria and capability-based selection and general support, throughout the entire recruitment project life cycle to offer and acceptance stage.

              Develop and sustain effective working relationships with both internal (e.g. HRSS) and external customers & suppliers.

                Data cleansing of system information.

                  Work with other resourcing colleagues to provide recruitment support in times of higher work volumes in specific client areas and on ad hoc projects when required.

                  To be considered for this role you must have;

                    Intermediate stakeholder management skills.

                      Experience of working as part of a team in a client-focused environment to meet challenging deadlines in a volume-oriented resourcing/recruiting environment.

                        Intermediate organisational/process management skills, to include process improvement.

                          Good MS Office skills.

                            Excellent communication skills at all levels.

                              Previous experience in database and administrative process management.


                                Basic knowledge of relevant employment law and the employment market place.

                                  SHL Level 1.

                                  How to apply

                                  Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factors. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

                                  Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

                                  Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3333 (to a maximum amount of £2,500).

                                  Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

                                  As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.

                                  Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;

                                  §Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation

                                  §Complete a satisfactory 3 year employment history check

                                  §Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check

                                  For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks

                                  Salary circa £26,000.

                                  Closing date:20 January 2020, late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes

                                  It is a requirement of the role to live within 75 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.

                                  This is a fixed term opportunity for 6 months from your confirmed start date.