Amec Foster Wheeler Internal Onshore Recruiter (Fixed Term) in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Amec Foster Wheeler, a recent winner of the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award for 'Best Place to Work in 2016 - UK Category’, is currently recruiting Onshore Internal Recruitment Consultant to join the team on a 6 month basis in Aberdeen.

Purpose / Role

  • Responsible for providing the highest level of end to end recruitment at all levels. Deliver high quality professional candidates, guiding hiring managers and candidates through the AMEC Foster Wheeler selection process

  • Drive excellent business relationships with the resourcing team, hiring managers, candidates and PSL providers ensuring compliance and best practise across the function.

Key aims and objectives

  • Purpose responsibilities and duties Attract, identify and recruit both staff and contract roles across the OU and Production Operations Businesses.

  • Work in partnership with the Resourcers to maximise on internal recruitment capability

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers, PSL, and other team members to create a partnership that yields success, predictable results and credibility

  • Partner with Resourcers to ensure an effective candidates resourcing strategy is in place to maximise internal resourcing opportunities

  • Work in partnership with hiring managers, PSL and Resourcers to minimise Time to Hire durations in line with set KPIs

  • Work with hiring managers and project managers to develop effective resourcing plans to facilitate a proactive approach to resourcing and candidate pipeline

  • Drive the development of ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies

  • Partner with the Resourcers to ensure AMEC Foster Wheeler leverage online recruiting resources and in-house systems to identify and recruit the very best candidates.

  • Actively develop and exploit professional networking sites to pro-actively source candidate for all levels of roles

  • Create a proactive candidate pipeline for specific functions or disciplines. Candidates within these pipelines to be regularly contacted to maintain interest in AMEC Foster Wheeler

  • Track KPI and SLA information as required for weekly / monthly reporting purposes

  • Shortlist resumes for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements.

  • Pre-screen candidates, create and present shortlist to hiring managers

  • In Partnership with the Resourcers, where appropriate, pre screen all direct candidates via a competency based telephone interview

  • Arrange all interviews in conjunction with the Resourcers

  • Where appropriate attend face to face interviews with candidates selected by hiring managers for staff roles using competence based interviewing methodologies

  • Ensure post-interview feedback is given to the interviewing team, candidates and Resourcing Consultants

  • Work with Project Managers to regularly identify priority vacancies, represent the Resourcing Team and gain a direct understanding of the pressures / requirements of the project

  • Manage the offer, negotiation, closing process including required administrative components

  • Maintain accurate documentation on all candidates to ensure a robust and thorough audit trail

  • Works with all members of the HR team to assist in developing and implementing programmes of improvement

  • Drive the development of ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies

  • Strong team working ethic, including proactive willingness to assist colleagues with greater workloads in onshore and offshore teams and in the wider HR team

  • Actions and interactions must be consistent with the AMEC Foster Wheeler guiding principles



  • A Level or equivalent


  • Qualification in Recruitment and Selection

  • Desirable Degree or equivalent qualification Psychometric assessment qualification desirable


  • A good level of knowledge in full recruiting lifecycle components including, but not limited to, sourcing, qualifying, networking and due diligence

  • Knowledge and past use of an applicant tracking system, preferably Kenexa or Taleo

  • Good level of writing and oral communication skills are required

  • High level of numerical competency

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit for a broad range of positions

  • Ability to travel as required

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

  • Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills

  • Must be Internet savvy and experienced in mining online databases

Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills

  • Credibility to represent to business with external customers / clients and suppliers

  • Strong / professional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to influence and advise managers on resourcing requirements

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-20270

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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