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About The Role

This new role of internal IT Recruiter requires a proactive approach, confident and cool decision making. The right person must be able to chase down leads, get out to see people, conduct deep research, investigate and be a detective. Must be persuasive to sell the big Contrado future to the new developer talents, as well as converse about the IT dev infrastructure we operate.

The Recruiter must initiate mapping out the local market landscape and be able to spot opportunities before other recruiters do. It’s a highly competitive sector. We need to identify the other companies and stealthily follow and approach talent, quiz each candidate, listen for leads. Find out which start-ups are failing, hear about which teams are not innovating, and pitch in aggressively to pick up talent that is motivated to change to a more progressive company like Contrado. This is research work, listening and following leads, plus make a pipeline with Uni interns for live projects.

Will have to get out into the field, meeting talent in cafes or near workplaces to do the best research.

Would need to know and be able to discuss the core technologies, in name and basic detail, so can read a candidate’s CV and talk to them about our technology environment. Need to be IT confident.

This person must be able to map and track all .net developers in AMD. The IT recruiter Need to be good at excel, recording, tracking, also good at telephone calls, writing emails, and negotiating.

It will be important to develop current IT staff relations binding our team closer together.

High-level training provided to ensure the entire approach above is achievable and deliverable.

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with hiring managers and understand the requirement
  • Lead the creation of a recruiting strategy and interviewing plan for each position
  • Intelligence gathering with internal staff and with every candidate we encounter recording the knowledge and feeding into our database
  •  Map the local area market for companies (radius 50 miles) that use the same development technologies we use, record and chart the talent pool, who is in which company, and what we can find out about them
  • Attract applicants by using LinkedIn and direct contacts from intelligence gathering and head hunting. Place job ads, on Newsgroups and job boards for lead development
  • Handle End to End Recruitment Cycle (sourcing, Screening, Interviewing) and Utilise best sourcing techniques to develop and shortlist candidate pool
  • Conduct Phone Screens to qualify the candidates & assess their skills as per project need in terms of candidate's suitability for attitude, academic, experience, & communication skills
  • Evaluate applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications
  • Keep your candidate in loop and take follow-up for interview coordination to till joining
  • Formulating interview schedules, filling reports of candidate's status, recording their joining reports, tracking hiring reports, and maintaining resume database.
  • Keep up to date with new technological trends and products
  • Enter candidate information and updates into our tracking system on a real time basis
  • Stay educated on current and new and emerging technologies
  • Manage the candidate network by conducting periodic prospective ‘keeping in touch checks’

Essential Skills and Abilities 

  • Highly presentable, confident with excellent in oral & written communications
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter or Recruiter or in similar industry
  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT roles, with desire to learn more and develop head hunting recruiter skills
  • Able to present reports, progress management and target assessment
  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and Boolean search).
  • Powerful skills of persuasion and negotiation
  • Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team

Experience

Minimum 2-6 years

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Contrado Imaging Ltd - The Company:

Welcome to Contrado, a rapidly expanding custom lifestyle, fashion and homeware Company. We are changing the way people buy these products. We seek another talented person to help. Our technology driven company was founded in 2002. Now we are a diverse team of 120 awesome people in West London designing and making a variety of sought after creative clothing, gift and home products. Excitement is guaranteed as we design, print & make products on demand. We sell direct to consumers through our websites, with expanding worldwide reach. And we’re growing fast. That’s where you come in.

We are worldwide: UK, France, Germany, USA, Italy, Spain, Japan, Holland, Sweden, Ireland, Australia, and United Arab Emirates, Canada, with more to come.

Please see our web sites to get a feel for our service. Apply now and help change how people buy lifestyle products.

Benefits Include

  • Enjoyable atmosphere, fast-paced, fun, and creative environment
  • Competitive salary to skill level with potential 10-15% overtime bonus. Every minute you work is paid.
  • On site fully equipped company gym (Technogym)
  • Breakout and social games areas with trampoline, pool table, table football, table tennis
  • Up to 35 days of holidays incl. Bank Hols
  • Flexible working hours (for most roles)
  • Occupation sick policy
  • Subsidised season ticket loan
  • 50% preferential staff discount
  • Free fruit, bottomless ground coffee and fresh orange juice
  • Bike park for cyclists
  • Ongoing training; online, internal, conferences and books
  • Team outings, BBQ's, events
  • Eye care vouchers

We have a great culture of teamwork and friendship through hard work and positivity. We enjoy an inclusive, warm atmosphere, and we seek individuals who thrive in that environment. We offer flexibility, concise and swift decision making and less hierarchy. If this works for you, apply now for this job opportunity.


We Offer: Competitive salary to skill level. Exciting meaningful challenging projects. Excellent working atmosphere. Up to date technology and ongoing training.


Inclusivity, Diversity & Fairness Statement 
We are a united and mixed bunch here at Contrado. We find and nurture talents in so many people for the benefit of all. In addition we work hard to create a representative, inclusive and friendly team. We share different experiences, varying perspectives and backgrounds, and combine them to make for better lives and workplace. A positive approach to fairness, creates a better experience for our customers too, because we are a reflection of each one of them, and they like us more for it. We are fair and even in all areas such as gender, race, disability, colour, religion or belief, national / regional origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status.

Apply Now: 

Apply with your CV and cover letter explaining how you can contribute.


  • Enjoyable atmosphere, fast-paced, fun, and creative environment
  • Competitive salary to skill level with potential 10-15% overtime bonus
  • On site fully equipped company gym (Technogym)
  • Breakout and social games areas with trampoline, pool table, table football, table tennis
  • Flexible working times
  • Subsidised season ticket loan
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive)
  • Pension scheme
  • 50% preferential staff discount
  • Free fruit, bottomless ground coffee and fresh orange juice
  • Free car parking, bike park
  • Ongoing training; online, internal, conferences and books
  • Team outings, BBQ's, events

We have created a great culture of teamwork and friendship through hard work and positivity. We enjoy an inclusive, positive atmosphere, and we seek individuals who thrive in that environment. We offer flexibility, concise and swift decision making and less hierarchy. If this works for you, apply now for this job opportunity.

  • Enjoyable atmosphere, fast-paced, fun, and creative environment
  • Competitive salary to skill level with potential 10-15% overtime bonus
  • On site fully equipped company gym (Technogym)
  • Breakout and social games areas with trampoline, pool table, table football, table tennis
  • Flexible working times
  • Subsidised season ticket loan
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive)
  • Pension scheme
  • 50% preferential staff discount
  • Free fruit, bottomless ground coffee and fresh orange juice
  • Free car parking, bike park
  • Ongoing training; online, internal, conferences and books
  • Team outings, BBQ's, events

We have created a great culture of teamwork and friendship through hard work and positivity. We enjoy an inclusive, positive atmosphere, and we seek individuals who thrive in that environment. We offer flexibility, concise and swift decision making and less hierarchy. If this works for you, apply now for this job opportunity.

  • Enjoyable atmosphere, fast-paced, fun, and creative environment
  • Competitive salary to skill level with potential 10-15% overtime bonus
  • On site fully equipped company gym (Technogym)
  • Breakout and social games areas with trampoline, pool table, table football, table tennis
  • Flexible working times
  • Subsidised season ticket loan
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive)
  • Pension scheme
  • 50% preferential staff discount
  • Free fruit, bottomless ground coffee and fresh orange juice
  • Free car parking, bike park
  • Ongoing training; online, internal, conferences and books
  • Team outings, BBQ's, events

We have created a great culture of teamwork and friendship through hard work and positivity. We enjoy an inclusive, positive atmosphere, and we seek individuals who thrive in that environment. We offer flexibility, concise and swift decision making and less hierarchy. If this works for you, apply now for this job opportunity.

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