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  • Talent Administrator

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + bonus + benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 19-Mar-2020
  • Job reference: 26574

Job Description

Wickes are a digitally led, service enabled organisation with a project in every home.


Role Purpose:

Reporting to our Talent & Development Manager, your main focus will be supporting the wider business with all the administration relevant to the recruitment function.  You will be as speaking to our hiring managers and candidates, be an expert on our in house systems and also support on day to day activities, such as planning and organising, team and business communications, projects and other administrative duties.


This is a transitional role into a Talent or HR career within Wickes and the role will evolve to create opportunities to help you develop in your role.


Key Responsibilities:

Becoming an expert across all of the Wickes and Travis Perkins Recruitment systems
  • Liaising with candidates, supporting them through the process and booking in interviews
  • Managing all external candidate queries
  • Being the 'go to' person for all queries that are system related
  • General team support including diary management, booking of rooms/locations for interviews
  • Confidential project support 
  • Supporting the wider Talent team with day to day queries 
  • What we’re looking for…


    • Computer literate with experience of Google

    • An anaytical mindset comfortable using various systems and software

    • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written

    • Typing skills, and accuracy essential organisational skills

    • Excellent grammar and numeracy

    • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

    • Some HR knowledge or Head Office working environment experience


    What can we offer you?


    Wickes’ culture is a best kept secret; it’s a collaborative, down to earth, fun and inclusive environment where people feel part of a winning team. It’s an exciting time in Wickes’ history as 2020 will be the year that Wickes demerges from the Travis Perkins group and becomes a FTSE 200 company in its own right.


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