Graduates Recruitment Manager

  • 20 mars
  • England - Greater London
  • CDI
Graduates Recruitment Manager

Overall purpose of role

The Graduate Programme Manager is a key member of the overall junior talent strategy and is the constant throughout the lifecycle of the Graduate Programme.

The role holder will interact with people across all levels of the Firm, providing guidance and strategic input to the overall talent agenda in the dedicated business line.

The Graduate Programme Manager will nurture, train and work to retain the junior talent throughout the graduate programme, and equip the Graduates with the skills to continue their personal development journeys beyond the defined timeframe of the graduate programme. This involves regular interaction with the graduates, constant review and evolution of both the graduate programme and training content; ensuring that the programme is fit for purpose and in line with the evolving business strategy.

Key Accountabilities

* Continual review of graduate programme ensuring in line with strategy and fit for purpose
* Dedicated and consistent point of contact (Career Coach) for all graduates on Graduate Programme: structured and frequent contact (preferably in person) via Performance Management cycle and 'programme' interventions (e.g. teach-ins, lunch and learn sessions etc)
* Partnership with global Graduate Development and Campus Recruitment colleagues, ensuring one united front and consistent, global view is presented to the business at all times
* Responsible for curriculum design in conjunction with the business and learning colleagues: design and delivery of bespoke learning pathways for each business line
* Management of third party vendors and relationships: annual review of relationship, service provided, charging models (driving cost efficiencies)
* Budget management: full ownership of budget and ability to provide updates and reporting as requested by Senior Management (processing of invoicing to be managed by team co-ordinator)
* Management Information (MI): accountable for full management of MI and associated reporting as requested by Senior Management and the business, plus production of regular reporting to share with Stakeholders

Composition of role

* 40% career coaching: bi- monthly 1:1 meeting with graduates
* 20% meeting with clients / internal stakeholders: business sponsors and HRBPs
* 20% maintenance of Management Information
* 10% external vendor management
* 10%: projects

Stakeholder Management and Leadership

Stakeholder management in this role is of paramount importance, with the ability to manage complex situations across multiple locations. Equally, the role holder must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence and bring people on the journey.

The Graduate Programme Manager will interact with colleagues across all levels of the Firm. Examples below:

* ExCo member aligned to the business / Graduate Programme
* Committee members (typically Managing Director and Director level)
* Line Managers (typically Vice President and above)
* Campus Recruitment colleagues and counterparts
* Human Resources colleagues (e.g. HR Business Partners, Learning & Development, Reward, Employee Relations)
* External, third party vendors (e.g. training providers, examination bodies)

Decision-making and Problem Solving

* Regular analysis of Management Information and production of reports on a frequent and ad-hoc basis
* Frequent interaction with Senior Management, and the need to demonstrate strategic insight and present commercially viable solutions in complex and adverse environments

Person Specification

* Previous graduate development experience preferred and Campus Recruitment experience would be a strong advantage
* Previous experience of managing large scale, rotational graduate programmes advantageous in a complex, multi-national organisation (Financial Services experience not essential)
* Strong Microsoft Office skills essential (Word, PowerPoint, ExCel)
* Demonstrated experience of Stakeholder Management across all levels of the organisation (inclusive of Senior Management)
* Ability to demonstrate resilience and focus during adversity and ambiguity
* Solutions-focused, committed to delivery world class service to the business, colleagues and graduates

Risk and Control Objective

Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards