Raytheon Systems

Early Careers Talent Acquisition Specialist

United Kingdom, Harlow
20 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Job Title: Early Careers Talent Acquisition Specialist
Req ID: 143662BR
Location(s): Harlow

Summary of Role:

As an Early Careers Talent Acquisition Specialist you will be responsible for co-ordinating campaigns to recruit graduates and apprentices to various programmes and business across Raytheon UK.

This role will manage the end-to-end recruitment in line with business requirements, liaising with hiring managers and HR Business partners to meet the early careers intake throughout the year. Although there is a large degree of stakeholder management & influencing, the role will also be required to execute the initial recruitment plan, and therefore will be required to develop a campaign/plan to meet the early career objectives and source & qualify graduate & apprentice hires to meet the business needs.

You will be building relationships with leading & appropriate education providers, including local colleges & schools and universities across the country, supporting events, and advising candidates and helping hiring managers find the right candidates for their teams.

This is an exciting opportunity to help attract new talent to the business and give graduates and apprentices the platform to start their career.

Main Duties:
•Be the first point of contact for hiring managers, candidates and external stakeholders.
•Manage graduate and apprentice recruitment campaigns, finding exciting ways to promote the programmes to attract candidates.
•Working closely with the business and other members of the recruitment team and HR function to determine recruitment needs, ensuring the reqs are raised in a timely manner and provide Recruitment expertise & support delivering the right people at the right time.
•Manage the full 360 Recruitment lifecycle for all the early career Recruitment activity across Raytheon UK.
•Proactively engaging relevant target early career audiences to ensure we meet the business needs, which can require proactive sourcing for niche roles
•Screening of a significantly high volume number of applications and submitting the CVs to the relevant managers
•With the Support of the recruitment Operations team, organising interviews, supporting candidates and hiring managers throughout the selection process.
•Coordinating & working with the business and HR colleagues to develop assessment centres ensuring they are engaging for candidates and portray a positive image of our business. This could include the preparation of assessment centre packs, booking rooms, liaising with business representatives and providing facilitation support
•Collating results from interviews / assessment centres, updating ATS system and managing the offer process for the successful candidates and ensuring a smooth transition to the on boarding process once they have been offered
•Welcoming candidates on site and potentially presenting information during the assessment centres and any recruitment/welcome initiatives
•Provide metrics to Head of Recruitment, Managers and the wider HR team as and when require
•Depending on the growth of the business and the graduate & apprenticeship intake you may be required to support other members of the recruitment team as required.

Candidate Requirements:

•Proven track record in direct to market Graduate recruitment, leading recruitment campaigns and managing the full 360 recruitment in a pro-active recruitment function, ensuring Raytheon attracts the best talent for the business needs.
•In-house recruitment experience is preferred and ability to demonstrate strong stakeholder management.
•Enthusiastic attitude towards early talent, helping graduates and apprentices to join Raytheon and provide them with a fluid journey throughout the recruitment process
•Ability to manage key stakeholders and ensure a clearly communicated plan is executed and tracked.
•Experience in reviewing job descriptions & managing campaigns to ensure the candidate quantity & quality is appropriate and sourcing candidates through job board database searches & Linkedin etc if required
•Strong communicator with the ability to influence at all levels, to ensure the business is engaged & has recruitment delivery at its core to ensure success.
•Able to act independently in setting priorities and execute strict processes, without close supervision
•Good attention to detail with strong organisation skills, and ability to provide reports to track progress.
•Knowledge of recruitment systems / databases / recruitment technology (e.g. Social Media sites/Job Boards)
•Degree educated (or similar level)
•Knowledge of technical/IT Recruitment environment
•Strong reporting experience, with ability to generate reports or slide packs to demonstrate recruitment progress & challenges

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
•25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
•Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
•6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
•Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's.
•Enhanced sick pay scheme
•Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
•37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
•Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/
and search for Req ID: 143662BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

Please also view the Raytheon video: http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/ourculture/
Business Unit Profile
About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I TM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries.
Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
Base Line

Human Resources

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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