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Talent Acquisition Resourcer


AHK has an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Resourcer to join our team, based at our Headquarters in Knowsley, Liverpool. This role will involve working within the Human Resources and Learning & Development department. As Talent Acquisition Resourcer you will support Alfred H Knight and its people to achieve our business aims, by having the right people, in the right place, at the right time, with the right skills.

The talent acquisition function has grown and developed in recent years, and is now ready to expand towards a full global remit. The role will provide end to end talent acquisition support and an excellent service to over 4,000 employees and Managers across more than 45 global offices.

You will support the Talent Acquisition Manager to further develop the function by supporting and coordinating relationships and stakeholders, identifying and sourcing the best talent in the market and building a strong and diverse network through advertising, networking and headhunting. As Talent Acquisition Resourcer you will also work with our existing digital HR platform (My AHK powered by Bamboohr), ensuring an excellent candidate journey working and collaborating with key partners across the group.



Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals and solid fuels industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.





  • Building credible relationships with all departments, managers and business leaders.
  • 360 recruitment process support including advertising, sourcing, interviewing and onboarding.
  • Matching candidates to client requirements.
  • Using creative and innovative techniques to attract the best talent.
  • Supporting and developing the Apprentice and Global Graduate programmes.
  • Continuously seeking to improve the recruitment process.
  • Competitor analysis and talent mapping, externally and internally
  • Developing and coordinating recruitment and talent metrics and reporting.
  • Being an ambassador for the employer brand.
  • Taking a proactive and key role in projects and planning.
  • Staying abreast of new developments in talent acquisition and external changes affecting the client group.
  • Working closely with the Learning and Development team.
  • Developing and contributing to strategies, new initiatives, policies and procedures to meet the aims of the business.


To be successful in this role at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:



Required Skills and Personal Qualities

  • Communication: Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present clear, well-structured reports and briefs.
  • Quality:  ‘Right first time’ approach, completing work to a high standard, continually looking for improvements, solving problems, and showing a high level of attention to detail are all key within this role.
  • Project management: Taking responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, managing priorities and successfully meeting deadlines.
  • Managing uncertainty: Handles pressure and ambiguity well, exercising good judgement and handling challenges in a mature manner. Showing flexibility and pragmatism as well as the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Critical thinking: Critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Team Player and Interpersonal: Building and maintaining positive working relationships with the department and also more widely.  Able to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Stakeholder management: Coaching and mentoring, critical friend role, influencing skills.


Required Work Experience

  • Demonstrable track record of progression within a relevant recruitment, talent or HR function in a complex or matrix structure.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing projects and delivering successful outcomes
  • Experience in developing and delivering apprentice and graduate recruitment.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing innovative approaches to complex problems.


Required Qualifications

  • Cert RP or Cert IHR


Desirable Qualifications

  • CIPD Level 3 or 5
  • BA or BSc Degree in HR



  • Fluency in English is essential.
  • Other languages e.g. Mandarin, Spanish and French are advantageous


Required Travel

  • Occasional UK and overseas travel



We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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