Recruitment Consultant (3 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Vacancy Type: Fixed Term/Full Time
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon (Hybrid)
Salary: Competitive Salary + bonus & benefits

Why choose Valpak?

Valpak has created a friendly and supportive working environment that enables our team to perform to the best of their abilities, with flexible hours, hybrid working options, access to training and opportunities to get involved in various groups to nurture key interests.

With social value at the heart of our business ethos, employees can take a day on us to volunteer for an organisation of their choice, and our Charity Committee organises fundraising events for the employee nominated charity of the year.

Valpak endorses wellbeing and healthy lifestyles, offering subsidised gym membership, optional healthy living seminars and social events, encouraging cross team integration. Plus the “After Work” social group organises regular gatherings – an opportunity to get to know friendly faces.

Our team is passionate, friendly, approachable and dedicated to the business mission – to inspire businesses to do all they can to reduce their environmental impact. If you have an interest in sustainability and like the sound of all Valpak offers, we would love to hear from you!

Carbon Footprint

How will I make a difference?

As the UK’s leading provider of environmental compliance, Valpak strives to work together towards a profitable, sustainable, waste-free world.

This is an exciting role to join the Valpak HR department based on growth within the business on a fixed term basis for 3 months. Working as part of the Valpak HR team, you will be responsible for sourcing, attracting, and selecting the best matching candidates that will fuel business growth.

You will be a passionate and driven Recruitment Consultant who is focussed on adding value at all stages of the recruitment process and ultimately delivering results to multiple stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in agency or in house recruitment and used to working in a fast-paced environment.

What will I be doing?

  • Recruitment process
    • Pre-screen candidates via phone, video, and/or in-person interviews
    • Evaluate applicants and submit recommendations/possible candidates to hiring managers
    • Apply best practice at all stages of the recruitment process
  • Liaise with hiring managers adopting a consultative approach to understand their recruitment needs
  • Draft job descriptions & adverts
  • Utilise various channels (e.g. social platforms & professional networks)
  • Engage with active & passive talent
  • Work with the wider HR team to anticipate future talent needs
  • Participate in ad hoc team projects

What skills will I need?

  • Self-reliant and able to work under pressure
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple roles
  • Excellent IT skills: Word, Excel, Power point
  • Previous experience of sourcing, recruiting and talent pipelining
  • Demonstrate ability to analyse information and create solutions to solve problems
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of using recruitment systems, such as Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
  • Competency to multitask, prioritise and manage own workload, meet deadlines and deliver outstanding candidate experience
  • Proven work experience in a similar role
  • Degree level or equivalent (desirable)

What kind of businesses will I be working with?

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Superdry logo
Craft Gin Club
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What benefits will I receive?

We strive to make Valpak an employer of choice. Whether it’s achieving work-life balance, helping towards a healthier lifestyle, or saving money. We have a range of benefits to help support you, including:

Hybrid working and flexi Friday

Company annual bonus – up to 10%

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and option to buy/sell additional days

Option to join private medical insurance scheme

Life Assurance, Critical Illness and Disability Income cover
Staff rewards including discount platform, long service and employee of the quarter

Option to join bike to work scheme and/or subsidised gym membership

Enhanced pension scheme with Aviva (doubled up to 8%)

Volunteering day


Employee Assistant Programme and Wellbeing App access


Recruitment team

How do I apply?

This position is now closed. To view our current vacancies, click here.

If you want to be considered for more than one role, or any future roles, simply send your CV to [email protected]

I’ve greatly enjoyed my time at Valpak so far, where I’ve been able to specialise in the part of my role that interests me the most. I’ve had access to training beyond what my role requires and spent time developing my skills.

Alex, Senior International Data Consultant, Valpak