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Graduate Job Resource Team Leader

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J671
Salary: £26k - 32k per year + BONUS + BENEFITS  

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The Discovery ADR Group is a rapidly expanding talent acquisition and talent management organisation. Fundamentally, we make it easier for companies to attract develop and retain exceptional talent within their businesses.

We have grown exponentially from our humble beginnings in Graduate recruitment to become well recognised for exceptional results, efficiencies and service delivery both domestically and internationally. We are particularly strong in the food and engineering sectors.

We are actually quite unique in our diversity and the scope of our expertise, recognised for providing innovative and sustainable solutions for companies looking for graduate talent across the globe.

Graduate recruitment and development remains a core passion for us since establishing in 1999 and we make graduate recruitment accessible to all companies regardless of their size, brand or location; the delivery of which is driven by our highly talented resource team.

Discovery Graduates have experienced phenomenal growth during the last two years with 2013/14 looking to be another record breaking year. Our continued growth means we have a requirement to bolster our team with a number of professionals.

We would like to hear from you if you are looking for an exciting opportunity to further develop your career.


Working with operations you will take ownership for managing the resource team function and ensuring delivery on the graduate recruitment campaigns from start to finish.

With a background in recruitment of at least two years experience together with management experience, whilst delivering on your own campaigns you will be well placed to plan the necessary resource, guiding and directing the team with agility and flexibility to ensure we continue to deliver outstanding results.

You may well have come from the traditional agency route (on either the client or candidate side) or from an in-house recruitment function where your work has been volume driven and fast paced.

This is a very exciting role for someone looking to broaden their experience and continue to build the hugely important resourcing side of the business.

This role will include: -

  • Identifying suitable graduates by searching databases in line with agreed criteria and targets.
  • Conducting competency based telephone interviews.
  • Formally assessing talent by way of competency based assessment centres.
  • Carrying out competency and strength based face to face interviews.
  • Briefing candidates on roles and the opportunities they offer.
  • Managing feedback, offers and rejections accordingly.
  • Being client facing where required, attending client meetings and briefings.
  • Being involved, supporting and /or facilitating client assessment centres.
  • People management, responsible for training, your team s personal development and providing support.
  • Being part of the management team.
  • Providing reporting and forecasting in to the senior team.


  • Be educated to degree level (2:2 or above).
  • Have a track record of personal and academic success.
  • Have excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Have experience of the recruitment profession.
  • Have experience of team management.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Be highly organised.
  • Be proactive.
  • Be hard working.

Does that sound like you? If so, then get in touch as this could be just the right position for you.


We are committed to employee development, supporting additional qualifications, providing excellent remuneration and benefits package. Our culture is highly encouraging and supportive.

It's not all work though; we take time to celebrate our successes with company days out, monthly drinks nights, a quarterly dining club, monthly breakfast meetings, rewards and incentives.

All in all, we are a great company to work with!

We are passionate about our people and will provide you with all of the training and support that you will need to be successful.


Location: West Midlands

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