Resourcing Business Partner
Joseph Gallagher is the leading UK based Civil Engineering & Tunnelling sub-contractor, growing significantly in the last 37 years into an international business.
We have an award-winning reputation, industry leading safety culture and have had the privilege to be a part of some of the most critical infrastructure projects taking place today.
In the Middle East, we are leading the way in trenchless technology, carrying out all forms of non-disruptive, no dig construction techniques with extensive experience from long sea outfalls, Non-
Disruptive Road Crossings to Oil and Gas Pipelines, understanding fully the requirements to operate in each of these sectors.
The resourcing business partner role will support in promoting the Joseph Gallagher Group as an employer of choice within civil engineering, offering candidates a best-
practice experience through the efficient management of attraction, selection and on-boarding processes, with a focus on direct sourcing.
Rescourcing Business Partner job responsibilities :
Provide specialist advice on recruitment, selection, assessment activities, which include advertising all roles (for office-
based staff to frontline) via campaigns / adverts, such as day-in the life’ articles.
Ensure a positive candidate experience at all stages of the recruitment process to ensure Joseph Gallagher maintains a strong reputation within the industry
Lead and set up diverse sourcing methods to enable effective direct sourcing of all candidates i.e. LinkedIn, social media, Broadbean, CV library, employee referrals etc.
Lead and provide advice to hiring managers throughout the recruitment lifecycle. Ensuring a consistent approach to competency based structured interviewing, assessment approaches etc.
Assist the managers / departments to resource plan, defining resource requirements and translating this into hiring activity forecasts, including experienced hires, apprentices and graduates.
Monitor performance and delivery against plans and measures, taking action where required.
Upskill line managers in recruitment i.e. how to undertake effective interviews, CV sifting unconscious bias training to ensure a fair selection process is being undertaken.
Build a talent bank of prospective candidates to maintain a diverse and skilled workforce for the future.
Work with the Head of HR and Communications Manager to develop and communicate a strong employer brand in the construction market
Work with the Head of HR to source and implement an effective candidate management system
Represent Joseph Gallagher at appropriate events such as STEM, and other school activities to positively encourage STEM as important subject choices for future careers in the industry.
Attend college and university career fairs and design and manage assessment centres for apprentice and graduate recruitment.
Monitor and keep up to date with changes in the external market, adjusting recruitment plans and strategies where appropriate and suggesting areas of improvement in resourcing practice.
Lead and measure the success of the resourcing function by measuring key KPIs, such as time to hire, direct hire ratio, candidate experience, fee saving and new hire failure rate.
Support the Head of HR in ad-hoc projects to develop the resourcing function.
Resourcing Business Partner skills and experience :
Civil Engineer / Construction recruitment experience
Demonstrates business / commercial approach and understanding of business needs.
Proven experience of direct sourcing of candidates, through innovative resourcing solutions
Knowledge and experience of implementing best practice recruitment solutions to drive a value-added service.
Strong stakeholder experience
Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence effectively with all levels
Experience of developing resource plans
Role model the Joseph Gallagher group’s behaviours and embed safety culture
In-house recruitment experience