Recruitment Administration Officer

    Recruitment Administration Officer

  • Southampton
  • Permanent

Location: 1 Guildhall Square

Fixed Term: Until 31/07/2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Would you like to play a key role in supporting the University to successfully recruit new staff to join its diverse workforce? 

If you are a confident and self-motivated individual with a strong administrative background, who would like to join a responsive and effective recruitment team, we would like to hear from you. 

You will be able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills both written and verbal, have a good eye for detail, be highly organised with a flexible approach, and the ability to work to deadlines. Naturally, you will be able to build and maintain relationships with a variety of people across the University while keeping candidates informed on the progress of their application.

The job is varied, you will place adverts, invite applicants to interview and support successful candidates through offer stage, preparing and issuing contracts. You will also be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook. We will provide training on our online e-Recruit system.

Our HR department is committed to the highest quality in everything we do and we want you to be part of that. Based Guildhall Square, Southampton our offices are modern and open-plan, within easy access of public transport, shops, restaurants and a University gym. 

Initially, you will be required to work from home due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

We offer a generous holiday allowance supplemented by up to six University closure days in addition to public holidays, pension scheme membership and excellent family leave arrangements. Other benefits include a cycle to work scheme, discounted Sport and Wellbeing membership, access to private dental and/or healthcare insurance, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and cultural facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers. Working at our University you will join a welcoming, talented and inclusive environment that values the encouragement of career development and supporting staff to achieve their best.

Please note: the expected hours of work for this full time role are 9am – 5pm. The role is initially fixed term, but with the potential for this to become a permanent role in the future.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button above. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 1341521DD on all correspondence.

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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