Recruitment Assistant

  • £20-£22k DOE
  • Whiteley
  • Full-time
  • Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

The role

Onecom is looking for a dedicated, career focused individual to join Onecom's Internal Recruitment team in our Whiteley Head Office.

This is an exciting role offering a competitive salary, excellent career development and progression opportunities. An ideal position for a recent graduate or someone looking to further their career in Internal Recruitment within a vibrant office environment in the heart of the Solent Business Park and just a short walk from the new Whiteley shopping centre.

The Role:

The Recruitment Assistant - Internal has a key role in the day-to-day administration and operation of the recruitment functions and duties, supporting the team in the implementation of the HR strategy and recruitment projects.


  • Maintaining candidate files both electronically and using the paper filing system;
  • Resourcing candidates for vacancies using job boards, LinkedIn and relevant networking opportunities, engaging with agencies where necessary;
  • Conducting telephone screening of suitable applicants;
  • Preparing interview paperwork and assessments;
  • Assist in the setting up and facilitation of assessment days;
  • Managing the interview procedure from start to finish, liaising with all parties involved to ensure a seamless and professional service;
  • Providing reports to the Head of HR where required;
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of employment law and recruitment best practice;
  • Maintaining knowledge and understanding of company HR policies and procedures; and
  • Attaining constructive feedback from hiring managers on candidates following CV submission and interviews.

What we offer:

In return, training will be provided from day one as well as ongoing development to ensure you both excel and progress within your career at Onecom. We also offer a competitive salary as well as a generous benefits package, of which includes:

  • Pension scheme;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Childcare vouchers;
  • Vodafone Employee Advantage discount;
  • Eye-care vouchers; and
  • Discounted gym membership.

The successful candidate

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - verbal and written, which can be utilised effectively both over the phone and face-to-face;
  • Experience working in a direct recruitment role or internally within an organisation;
  • Knowledge of employment law and implementing new recruitment strategies (desirable);
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Adaptability and initiative;
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload;
  • A pro-active approach;
  • Strong systems skills (ability to use the Microsoft packages is a must and experience using job boards and LinkedIn to recruit would be beneficial);
  • Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the overall success of recruitment, HR and organisational objectives;
  • Personable and confident, with a good judge of character;
  • Take on and achieve targets and project deadlines, gets work done reliably;
  • Puts in a sustained effort to get things right; stays focused on the end result;
  • Communicates in an open, candid, complete and consistent manner, with the ability to easily build rapport; and
  • Respects the importance of confidentiality, this role deals with individuals’ personal details.


About Onecom


Onecom is the UK's Largest Independent Business Telecommunications provider, offering Fixed-Line, Mobile, IT & Broadband solutions to over 300,000 connections.


It is one of the UK's fastest growing technology companies and has been awarded Vodafone Platinum Partner of 2011-2014 and the Total Communications Partner for 2015-2018 the highest accolade from the network.





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