Start date : November 2018
Start date :
Location : London Waterloo
Contract : Full-time, permanent
Salary : c. £32,000 pro rata dependant on experience
The Challenge is a national charity that was founded in 2009. Our mission is to connect and inspire people to strengthen their communities.
We bring together local people across all generations, ethnic groups and incomes to build a stronger society.
This is a unique opportunity to join a fast moving, rapidly growing organisation, working with young people and local communities across the country.
About the role
The staffing department will recruit 4500 leaders, mentors, practitioners and other staff to work on the NCS with The Challenge spring, summer and autumn programmes in 2018.
The purpose of the role is to oversee staffing across a recruitment area of London South East, based in the Waterloo Office.
This involves the entire staffing process : attraction, screening, assessment, communication, assigning staff to roles, DBS and reference take-
up and payroll. The key indicators of your success are (a) filling roles across your geographical area, (b) feedback from APMs on the quality of summer staff and (c) feedback from summer staff on the quality of their experience of staffing.
The Staffing Manager has specific people management, regional strategy, project management and overall delivery objectives.
These will be formalised in the post holder’s PDR (Personal Development review) and discussed at weekly meetings with the Senior Staffing Manager to whom this role reports.
About the opportunity The Staffing Manager’s primary responsibilities are :
In some regions, Staffing Managers will also be required to manager a Staffing Associate Manager who is responsible for the management of a staff team in one of our smaller zones.
Staff Management :
Staffing Delivery :
Ensuring that staffing teams are working well across regions and nationally by supporting the sharing of best practice and by identifying and solving problems as soon as they arise.
Contributing to the development and implementation of the department’s strategic plans and ensuring that we are continually improving the service we provide.
Staffing Leadership team :
Budget management :
For example, assessment quality or logistics, relationship management, allocation, compliance or feedback..
National Lead :
making, regarding office management and team communications.
Local Leadership Team : We are looking for exceptional candidates with the following experience and characteristics : Essential
In addition to being part of a fun, dynamic and challenging workforce, we are proud to offer an attractive benefits package including contributory pension, Simplyhealth cash plan, Ride 2 Work, childcare vouchers, season ticket travel card loan etc. to eligible employees.
To apply please send CV and Cover Letter to; jonny.forbes the-challenge.org by Thursday 11th October
Interviews will take place Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th October
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