Hermes Parcelnet

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    Town/City Morley
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(04/05/2018 11:01)
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  • Overview

    Award winning Hermes is the largest UK courier delivery service projected to handle 300 million parcels this year. We employ over 3,000 people, have over 12,000 self-employed couriers and deliver parcels to over 190 countries.

    We have grown in excess of 15% each year over the past 5 years with even bigger ambitions for the future - there has never been a more exciting time to join us!

    How it feels to work for us:

    Here at Hermes, we empower each individual with both the responsibility to make critical decisions and to explore new ideas to achieve the best performance.

    The biggest thing we are proud of is that our people care. We want you to make a positive difference to our customer’s experience, because in every job at Hermes, you will and you can add value.

    Role overview:

    Reporting to the Recruitment Manager, your overall responsibility will be to recruit IT vacancies through innovative direct recruitment methods. You will strive to provide IT’s Hiring Managers with the best possible candidates for their vacancies and contribute new recruitment ideas and methods as our IT department enters a period of change. You will also have exposure to Operational recruitment, supporting where necessary.



    • Proactively search and headhunt for roles across all IT skill sets
    • Talent pool for candidates using a variety of direct recruitment methods
    • Network through social media channels to uncover real talent and create talent pools – using LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms
    • CV sifting and telephone screening applicants to determine their suitability for the role
    • Scheduling interviews
    • Notifying candidates about the outcome of their application and providing feedback where appropriate
    • Keeping accurate, up to date candidate records and keeping in regular contact with relevant candidates
    • Use social media to create brand awareness and an online presence to attract potential candidates
    • Support the recruitment team to design, organise, promote and attend recruitment events
    • Supporting the recruitment team with onboarding and induction material
    • Working within budget, cost controls and tracking success
    • Reporting metrics and KPIs to evidence return on investment
    • Preparing selection materials for interviews and assessments
    • Support and assist Operational recruitment where appropriate


    • Previous experience in an IT recruitment role (agency or in-house)
    • Experience working in a fast paced recruitment environment
    • Understanding of the full recruitment lifecycle
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Confident with systems




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