Senior Associate



Role title: Sr Associate Reports to: Team Lead
Business unit/Specialist area: Job Match/Evaluation:
Job Purpose:

Perform full cycle recruitment and source candidates that match specific criteria provided by the Hays UK Business in response to a client requirement (criteria includes skills, location, qualifications, salary/rate etc)

Key Accountabilities Priority % of Time Key Activities/ Decision Areas
  • To research internet job board websites and other websites for suitable candidates based on keyword searches
  • To research the internet for suitable candidates based on specific job requirements
  • Running keyword searches for candidates across multiple job boards and other websites
  • Analysing candidates’ experience and skills against specified criteria and selecting suitable candidates
  • Downloading suitable candidate CVs and sending to colleagues
  • Analysing CVs for suitable experience and skills based on specified job descriptions and selecting suitable candidates
  • Extracting relevant information from candidate profiles
  • Performing general Internet research on specified criteria and compiling suitable data
  • Recording progress in tracking spreadsheets
  • Providing regular updates to the Team Leader
  • Adhering to company policies (time keeping, attendance, internet use, data protection etc)
  • Respond to recommendations for improvement from UK consultants on the quality of the candidates supplied.
  • Liaise daily with the UK recruitment teams both verbally and in writing
  • Provide support across all of the teams within Hays Business Solutions, supporting other teams to improve their knowledge and processes
3. TARGETS, KPI’s, SLA’s 5%
  • Ensure awareness and understanding of dashboards / KPI’s / SLA’s performance and the performance of the team against them.
  • Follow and aim to exceed targets and KPI’s.
4. Demonstrate the Hays values 5%
  • Ensure all activities are aligned to the Hays brand values
Key Dimensions
Financial Scope (limits/mandates etc) People Responsibility (customers/staff etc)
  • NA
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Knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience:


  • 1 to 3 years of experience in US / UK Full cycle recruitment of IT professionals
  • Working experience of US / UK based job portals and LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Excellent IT skills, including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • English language skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent searching techniques like Boolean, X-ray searches etc.
  • Demonstrating and commitment to professional standards
  • Time management, planning and organisation
  • Record keeping
  • Graduate- in any discipline
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently complete tasks
  • The ability and willingness to learn and absorb knowledge quickly
  • Strong client focus & customer support: follow-up skills; commitment to continuous improvement


  • Previous experience working in IT industry


  • Team player / friendly and tactful
  • Proactive, performance improvement focussed
  • Shows initiative
  • Flexible
  • Collaborative and inclusive
  • Self motivated


  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Personal Effectiveness

Next step

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