Skip to main content

Employee Resourcing Advisor


Location:Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom
Salary:£28,413 (pro-rate)
Contract type:Fixed Term
Contract length:4-6 months
Full Time:35 hours per week
Application Closing Date:19 Sep 2019
Interview date:27th September 2019
Start date:asap

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

This is a great opportunity to work for an inspirational organisation and a vibrant, friendly team. We are experiencing a busy and exciting time at VSO and need an experienced pair of hands to guide the employee recruitment function.

We are looking for an Employee Resourcing Advisor to support the end to end employee recruitment process. This varied role will involve all aspects of the journey from resourcing, direct sourcing, candidate management, selection and on-boarding. There are opportunities to get involved in a variety of projects and events.

Skills, qualifications and experience

We are looking for a motivated and organised individual who can provide exemplary customer service to our hiring managers and candidates through the resourcing journey. You will work as part of close knit team so excellent communication and relationship building skills are essential.

The successful candidate will have:

• Previous experience of working in a recruitment role.
• Excellent customer service and administrative skills and a high attention to detail.
• Previous experience in using an applicant tracking system.

Experience of recruiting in an international context or within a complex organisation is desirable but not essential.

This is 4-6 month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension.

Some testimonials from the current team:

Colette “I have been working in the team since 2016 and it’s been great working with amazing colleagues and manager. Although our days are quite busy there is always time for a laugh with each other”

Grace “I enjoy working in our team because it’s energetic and we each have diverse backgrounds and skillsets to contribute to ideas and discussions!”

We also offer a range of additional benefits:

• A friendly and supportive office environment
• Opportunities for flexible working and working from home
• Generous annual leave of 37 days (inclusive of public holidays)
• Competitive pension with Scottish Widows (matched at 5%)
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free parking
• Lockers and shower facilities
• Fun free lunch time activities like boot camp
• Professional development
• Employee and Volunteer Assistance Programme offering free, confidential support and guidance on a wide range of topics from money matters to legal issues, as well as counselling and a helpline.


At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
Ability to be open minded and respectful
Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, as such we may interview as soon as suitable applications are received.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Make an application
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

Know someone who would be amazing at this role?

If you know the perfect person for this opportunity, tell them about it here.

Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share by email