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This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver the end-to-end recruitment process for candidates offering an exceptional candidate experience. You will work closely with appropriate stakeholders to deliver the Student Recruitment strategy.Please note that this is a day rate contract role planned to run until the end of December 2017.Your Key Responsibilities:Candidate Sourcing:Specific responsibility for developing a marketing plan, managing events, building relationships and generating candidate pipelines at three or four assigned UK universities.Builds and utilises an in-depth portfolio of campus and schools knowledge to support campus and schools strategy and make effective use of resources availablePlans, prepares and delivers high quality campus activities at regular intervals across the yearBuilds strong stakeholder relationships eg Careers Service, academic staff, placement officers, student organisations, etc.Develops and implements a campus and schools diversity strategyBuilds a network of student contacts on campus including campus ambassadors, past interns and all accepted or outstanding offers, as well as Schools ambassadorsOwnership of campus and schools pipelines at an individual student level from attraction through to conversion and 'keep warm' activitiesManagement of appropriate campus and schools team budgets providing detailed monthly analysis of spend and activitiesManagement of relationships with third parties, where applicable ie Bright Network, ENACTUS, SEO, and National Schools partnerships.Works in partnership with operations and employer brand team to take action on recruitment hotspotsUnderstand and articulate the factors which contribute to our employee value proposition - why do people want to work at EY and what do we expect of themMI and Reporting:Able to produce management/pipeline reports for team and business as required and can identify when data is not accurate or of questionable integrityAnalyses content of externally produced industry reports and can draw conclusions from data presented, eg High Fliers, Universum, AllaboutschoolleaversUnderstanding of competitor landscape across the schools and campus marketsDemonstrates knowledge regarding the type of measures and targets that are set for recruitment - holds awareness of these targets while delivering workUses Taleo effectively so that data is maintained with integrity and updates the recruitment records consistently to ensure accurate reporting of candidate activity at all timesRecruitment and Selection:Contributes to the achievement of Student Recruitment hiring targets across all programmesAdds value by demonstrating a thorough understanding of trends and market knowledge of sector using knowledge to inform actions and sourcing planManaging stakeholders and candidate expectations throughout recruitment processProvides feedback to candidates after assessment centre including delivering sensitive messagesDemonstrates an understanding of assessment methods eg strengths based recruitment, psychometric testing and assessment centresPlanning, attending or facilitating recruitment eventsManages the offer process for potential joiners and able to respond to reward queries, start date, induction etc.Runs assessment centre days including facilitation of debrief/wash-up with Partners and assessorsPartnering with the Business:Gains knowledge with regard to business strategy and performance and demonstrates some understanding of the key business driversDevelops an understanding of the business, the external market and trends and ensures that this knowledge is shared with stakeholders and the wider team as appropriateIs able to describe at high level the services offered, the structure, goals and key initiatives of the firm including our Apprenticeship, Undergraduate and Graduate student programmesIs responsive to business recruitment needs, demonstrating speed of response through own actions and proactively proposing ideas and solutionsWorks with line manager to monitor recruiting requirements across the business groups and takes action to address critical pipeline issues and hot spotsBuilds an internal network of relationships for example with our HR Shared Service Centre (HRSSC), Resourcing, Operations, HR and the business to remain abreast of key issues and events and to provide exceptional service and insight to businessSkills and Attributes for Success:Time and project management skills - able to plan and manage time effectively and demonstrate flexibility to deal with changing prioritiesRelationship building skills - with the ability to challenge senior management where necessary, always acting with integrity and enthusiasmDemonstrates a willingness to look beyond the task at hand and consider the broader pictureDemonstrates calm and objectivity when under pressureTo Qualify for the Role you must have:Solid experience of recruiting direct candidates from a variety of sources including talent spotting at networking eventsProven track record of executing volume Student recruitment as well as dealing with niche rolesKnowledge of core assessment and selection toolsRelevant Student Recruitment experienceAn advocate of KPIsAble to implement recruitment strategyAn awareness of the latest employment legislation and key issues surrounding immigration