Head of Recruitment Job, Newcastle upon Tyne

Role: Head of Tech and Digital Recruitment

Contract Length: 6 Months

Location: Newcastle (some travel will be required)

IR35: Out of Scope Pay – LTD

Rate to Worker: £528pd Ltd or £393 PAYE

Minimum Requirement:

(This is not a man management Role).

Their role will be to identify how recruiters use sourcing strategies and find was to improve this (maximising LinkedIn and Job Board use etc), they will also review the contract to ensure the offer is attractive to candidates in this market. Ideally looking for someone in a Head of Recruitment Role (Public or Private) with extensive Tech and Digital Recruitment Experience.


Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in the Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them every day. As public servants, we help make a difference to people at critical times in their lives – as they look for work, deal with illness or disability, support children after separation, or plan for retirement. Operating on a scale unrivalled almost anywhere, our people work with experts in the Digital’s community to create effortless, secure and intuitive digital services that are used by millions of people.

As the Recruitment and Resourcing Lead, you will be at the heart of building and sustaining the companies workforce, with the aim of bringing top talent into the organisation and ensuring that individuals are deployed to meet the needs of our customer. As a recruitment expert, you will have experience of recruiting in the digital, data and technology industry. You will have a real passion for increasing organisational capability and have the ambition to create the most talented workforce in the industry. Reporting to the Head of HR or Head of Operations, you will develop and deliver recruitment strategies which allow us to compete in this competitive and challenging market to attract and grow the best talent.

You will use your knowledge of the industry to inform, shape and deliver innovative solutions around recruitment.

1) Review current Recruitment processes and agree changes (including, but not limited to):

a. Ensure consistency of experience for both internal and external candidates

b. Aligning candidate experience to the vision/ethos of the organisation

c. Define new ways to access quality candidates

d. More digitisation to improve candidate experience

2) Review Employment Offer (including, but not limited to):

a. Review all elements of the Standard T&Cs and identified any potential improvements or enhancements to better align the offer to that which employees could reasonably expect in the Digital/Technology jobs market, but which also reflects the nature of our business.

b. Offer developed to ensure we are identifiable as supporting Women in Digital

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  • Newcastle upon Tyne (Tyne and Wear, England)
    Job Location
  • £500 - £528 per day + LTD
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Contract
    Employment Type
  • 6 months
    Contract Job Duration
  • Principal
    Job Level

  • Job Category