Recruitment Resourcer - Regional, 9 month FTC

London  |  Head Office

Role Type
Fixed Term Contract
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date


Harvey Nichols is looking for a Resourcing Assistant to work across our regional stores. You will play an active part in ensuring that Harvey Nichols has the right talent across its retail estate through creative attraction and search methods.

This is a total 360, end to end recruitment role, from taking briefs from key stakeholders, placing advertisements, sourcing candidates, shortlisting CV’s, interviewing online and in person, through to making offers of employment.  There is real variety and this really does offer great job satisfaction, for those individuals who are passionate about providing superb service to your stakeholders and candidates.

You will immerse yourself in all things retail – understand the business, the teams and really get under the skin of Harvey Nichols and what we need.

The ideal candidate will have a number of years and proven recruitment experience within retail.

What you will be doing:

  • Working with key stakeholders across the business, attending meetings as required
  • Taking briefs from key stakeholders in the business
  • Updating Social Media sites to grow Employer Brand.
  • Writing job advertisements in line with Harvey Nichols branding.
  • Proactive searching across all channels
  • Working/ sourcing  agencies as required
  • Screening of job applications for roles.
  • Organising interviews with Hiring Managers.
  • Collecting and providing feedback to candidates.
  • General administrative support.
  • Support in building external talent pool using tools such as LinkedIn.
  • Managing internal applications.
  • Maintain regular communication with external talent pool about future opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with partners to develop talent pipeline such as colleges, schools etc
  • Support regional recruitment where needed using social media tools.
  • Maintaining recruitment tracking and reporting.
  • Assist with Onboarding and training as required

A bit about your experience:

  • Previous retail recruitment experience essential – either agency or clientside
  • Needs to be familiar with a wide range of recruitment approaches including online, head hunting, advertised, database
  • Able to screen candidate CVs and make selection decisions based on competencies, experience and awareness of relevant diversity and discrimination issues.
  • Can conduct a competency based recruitment interview establishing a thorough candidate appraisal and ensuring good candidate experience and reliable record taking.
  • Capable of managing several simultaneous and complex recruitment assignments and ensuring timely actions are undertaken to fill roles in the minimum possible time. 
  • Able to deal effectively with challenging and time pressured line management, ensure regular updates are communicated and manage expectations.

A bit about you:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Able to multi-task
  • Problem solver
  • Confident
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent digital skills
  • Self-motivated and shows initiative

All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Flexible working
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance


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