Lead Recruiter - Government Solutions - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom


Lead Recruiter - Government Solutions

Job Title : Lead Recruiter - Government Solutions

Job Code: SRCR40

Reports to : Head of Resource Management

Who reports in to this position: n/a

Location : Leatherhead based, with occasional need for remote working and occasional travel (typically UK but on rare occasions could be required to undertake business trips to the Middle East)




KBR Government Solutions delivers unique, fast-paced and challenging projects throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa – clients are predominantly UK and overseas Governments with our projects and consultancy experts operating in defence, infrastructure, facilities management, digital arenas and P3M sectors.

The range of projects and programmes undertaken are extremely diverse (ranging from Infrastructure and Nuclear industry to services for the Government and MoD). As a Company whose assets are its people, a role in Recruitment means that you genuinely are at the heart and forefront of the work undertaken.

Are you a dynamic Recruiter who wants the opportunity to truly contribute in a fast paced, engaging and challenging environment in respect of recruitment and mobilisation? Then we are looking for you!

We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven team player, with strong experience of varied recruitment requirements who will lead on internal recruitment initiatives. Hiring activity will encompass the sourcing of Consultants, Engineers, Programme Managers, Project Controls positions, Digital specialists, Commercial Managers and more)

We need a strong recruiter who is able to manage many recruitment requirements simultaneously, using their initiative, industriousness, expertise and knowledge to support our projects. Ability to network, influence, persuade and search is a must.

2. Qualifications, Experience and Skills

The incumbent must be robust and be able to work in a fast moving and demanding environment with a significant focus on Recruitment and company growth _._ This position would suit applicants who have had previous experience in a large commercial business with structured recruitment and resource management processes and policies. The incumbent must have had previous experience in the role of a Recruiter.

The incumbent must be able to successfully navigate the Talent Management process from Talent Mapping to Talent Pooling to Talent Acquisition.

The job holder must be capable of establishing positive working relationships with peers, internal customers and project stakeholders. The job holder must have the confidence to challenge and have “difficult conversations” but without damaging working relationships. The job holder will have the ability to pragmatically problem solve whilst maintaining compliance with Employment Law and policy You will be a self-starter and will be empowered to make decisions.

  • Ability to manage several stakeholders and establish successful working relationships
  • Proficient in the sourcing of candidates through Social Media, direct hires using Applicant Tracking Systems (ideally Workday) and liaison with Agencies
  • Ability and confidence to support the business with recruitment strategies and initiatives
  • Experience of building talent pools and candidate pipelines
  • Understanding of role of recruitment to deliver Social Value
  • Champion of Inclusion & Diversity
  • An understanding of creating recruitment campaigns using modern recruitment techniques – using social media tools such as LinkedIn Campaign Manager
  • Experience of competency-based interviewing and awareness of modern/alternative interview approaches (such as cultural fit questions)
  • The ability to work with multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and to deliver to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to deal with employees on every level throughout the business unit, network & influence.
  • Proactive and self-motivated approach to work
  • Whilst this is in-house recruitment, experience in an agency recruitment arena would be equally relevant.
  • Experience in a similar, large, global company environment would be advantageous but not essential.

You will be required to undertake Security Clearance as the role works with varying government clients and secure information. You must have the right to work in the UK and a five year “footprint” in Britain

KBR — Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.

KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.

In everything we do, we are guided by our ONE KBR Values:

  • We Value Our People – We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.
  • We Deliver – We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.
  • We Are People of Integrity – We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what’s right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.
  • We Empower – We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.
  • We Are a Team of Teams – We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.

We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals.

Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.

At KBR, We Deliver.

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