Rate from : £30.00 per Hour
Reference : 22200

Blueprint Recruitment have an excellent opportunity for a Principal HR Generalist (Lead Recruiter) to join a reputable consultancy on a 6-month contract basis, located in Leatherhead. Our client has a wealth of delivering engineering solutions, to a variety of sectors, including Oil & Gas and Energy. Due to an increasing workload, they are now seeking a Principal HR Generalist to join their Energy team, on a flexible working basis.


Purpose of the role: The responsibilities of the Lead Recruiter are to ensure the company attracts, hires and retains the best employees while growing a strong talent pipeline and advising and building a close relationship with your business partners.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver weekly management information reporting and other ad-hoc reporting requests
  • Lead the recruitment team in achieving operational delivery targets
  • Attend and contribute to project and wider business resource meetings
  • Act as business partner to your departments, understanding their recruitment needs and guiding them on the best course of action
  • Collaborate with the Communications & Marketing team to ensure we are using innovative and effective candidate attraction methods
  • Drive and manage the end-to-end recruitment process, from needs assessment, recommendation of attraction and sourcing strategies, direct sourcing, application screening, interviews, and offer/resignation management
  • Provide regular updates to stakeholders on recruitment progress with key data and metrics to support evidence-based decision making
  • Direct sourcing and talent pooling to actively build talent pipelines for critical/niche skill sets
  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with preferred suppliers, and the wider recruitment and HR team


Skills / Experience:

  • Successful track record recruiting for the Energy industry, oil and gas experience is highly desirable
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a recruitment team
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Adept at building trusted relationships with all levels within the business
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Prior experience using ATS systems e.g. Workday
  • Self-starter able to utilize own initiative
  • Numerical with the ability to extract, interpret and present relevant data

For further information on this opportunity, please contact Ellie Franzeskides on 02392 603030 or email

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