Resourcing Officer

Job Title: Resourcing Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland
Salary: £225 - £250 per day + Inside IR35
Start Date: September 2021
Reference: BBBH27803_1628755124
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2021 08:58

Job Description

Resourcing Officer x2
1 x 6 Month contract and 1 x 12 month contract.
£250 per day. Inside IR35
Remote for foreseeable. Due to the current circumstances, working from home is required. However, when restrictions are removed or suitably eased, your normal office location will apply (Edinburgh)

The role holder will deliver recruitment activity in line with Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles and RoS policy. As part of the Resourcing team within HROD, they will support the Resourcing Advisers and Resourcing Manager to provide the business with expertise and guidance to maximise resourcing opportunities


  • Ensuring day to day recruitment campaigns are run efficiently, accurately and on time whilst managing customer expectations
  • Providing clear communication, expert advice and guidance to hiring manager for running internal and external recruitment
  • Handling enquires from a wide range of internal and external stakeholders * Operating effectively within and adhering to governance such as the Civil Service Recruitment Principles
  • Reviewing processes to ensure they are customer centric and efficient
  • Running recruitment campaigns using the e-recruitment system
  • Producing resourcing metrics to senior managers and the Civil Service Commission when required
  • Ensuring recruitment activities are adding value to the business by working with external providers to ensure suitable advertising and selection methods are used
  • Work effectively with external stakeholders such as recruitment agencies, using the Scottish Government framework, to ensure effective recruitment
  • Working collaboratively across the HROD team and RoS to deliver HROD projects that support and enable RoS' business transformation
  • Any other duties or support required to support the overall work of the Resourcing team

Essential criteria

  • Ability to work with others to deliver recruitment campaigns within a busy environment, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Experience of collaborating with business areas to understand and interpret their needs
  • Demonstrable experience in determining appropriate recruitment methods for roles
  • Experience of administration related to recruitment campaigns
  • Experience of writing job adverts and role profile
  • Experience of working with recruitment agencies within a framework
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Use initiative to actively challenge existing ways of working and making improvements
  • CIPD membership (or working towards)


  • Knowledge of the IT and Service Design sectors
  • Knowledge of Civil Service Recruitment (under the Civil Service Recruitment Principles)
  • Previous experience of using an applicant tracking system (ATS), specifically Cornerstone on Demand (CSOD)
  • Working knowledge of employment types and IR35 legislation
  • Knowledge of Civil Service Success Profiles
  • Understanding of succession planning

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