Senior On-boarding Professionals

Preston | Defence, Marine

Job title: Senior On-boarding Professional

Location: Preston: We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £26,000 +

What you'll be doing:

  • Deliver excellent candidate and hiring manager experience individually and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Act as a key point of contact for the internal and external stakeholders such as business unit resourcing contacts, vetting teams and external security providers
  • Accountable for the delivery of the full end to end onboarding experience for both internal and external candidates
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workloads in a fast paced, high volume, complex environment
  • Responsible for overseeing complex on-boarding cases including those with international immigration requirements working alongside colleagues in Global Mobility
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process optimisation to drive operational excellence
  • Use knowledge to provide training and coaching to existing and new team members

Your skills and experiences:

  • Significant experience of working within a Recruitment or HR function as a senior professional
  • Experience of using multiple bespoke IT systems including an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)/HR System e.g. SuccessFactors
  • Strong Customer Services and administration experience within a fast-paced complex environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience of coaching/training colleagues or team members


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Recruitment Operations team:

The role is part of a relatively newly formed team created as part of a recruitment transformation project within BAE Systems. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to bring in new ideas and will want to challenge what good looks like.

There is career development potential within the team in the future, or alternatively opportunities to apply for positions within the wider People Services team.

Working as part of the broader Recruitment Operations function as a Senior On-boarding Professional, the role holder will play a pivotal part in the overall candidate experience and recruitment lifecycle. The role holder is both responsible and accountable for supporting various stakeholders across BAE Systems and managing a variety of complex processes with potential requirement to broaden this across experienced, early careers and contingent recruitment - working both individually and as part of a team.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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06/10/2022 07:48:00
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