Senior Resourcing Business Partner

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £320 - £420 per day

  • Contact:

    Nick Lewis

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Title - Senior Resourcing Business Partner

In Scope of IR35

About the role / project:

In this role you will manage recruitment campaigns and projects for specific functional customers, develop and lead a client focused resourcing strategy for the business function and ensure a joined-up approach with other relevant strategies, e.g. Talent & Succession.

You will need to act as a professional head for the business function resourcing team to facilitate the successful delivery of the resourcing strategy through a business partnering model.

Job Role:

  • Manage associated business function(s) recruitment budget and monitor commercial and individual performance against targets.
  • Provide pro-active and specialist advice on recruitment & selection issues, demonstrating a solution focused approach to business recruitment requirements and challenges.
  • Embed a resourcing business partnering model with a focus on assisting the business to resource plan and create forecasts. Work with clients to clarify and define resource requirements.
  • Develop and sustain effective working relationships with both internal (HR, Executive Leadership Teams & Senior Managers) and external stakeholders and partners.
  • Manage and deliver complex recruitment and selection projects/campaigns within agreed timescales, budget and to customer satisfaction whilst identifying the best approach to deliver a cost/quality balance which is also fair and transparent.
  • Manage and deliver work on senior search and executive level recruitment as required.
  • Work effectively with other areas of Resourcing to design and implement company resourcing policy and deliver cross functional recruitment campaigns.



  • Advanced influencing, negotiation and relationship building/partnering skills (with both internal customers and external suppliers)
  • Advanced recruitment and selection delivery experience at a strategic and operational level
  • Advanced problem solving and project management skills
  • IT literate and with experience of using applicant tracking systems
  • Experience of working as part of a team in a client-focused environment to meet challenging deadlines in resourcing/recruiting environment
  • Knowledge of relevant employment law and the employment market place
  • Experience of conducting strategic workforce planning
  • Directly or matrix manage a team of Resourcing Business Partners and also be responsible for coaching and mentoring the team to achieve success and deliver excellent results
  • Experience of delivering key projects or objectives through third parties/agencies
  • A will be networked in the wider recruitment market, able to access multiple candidate sourcing methodologies