Experienced Resourcing Manager with a strong track record of delivering recruitment solutions, strategies and building excellent relationships at all levels. A recruitment professional, who is passionate about talent, understanding what a business needs are, implementing and rolling out new innovative ways to attract and retain new talent into a growing or established business. A true commercial professional,
Experienced Resourcing Manager with a strong track record of delivering recruitment solutions, strategies and building excellent relationships at all levels. A recruitment professional, who is passionate about talent, understanding what a business needs are, implementing and rolling out new innovative ways to attract and retain new talent into a growing or established business. A true commercial professional, who is passionate about delivering the best, working at pace and ensuring that brand is at the core of all attraction methods. Operating and presenting at board level. Experience of recruiting both in the UK and internationally.
Resourcing Manager @ From October 2015 to Present (3 months) London, United KingdomResourcing Manager (Contract) @ To head up all UK and international recruitment. Implementation of a new recruitment strategy across Head Office and Retail. Using direct souring methods to attract new talent into this global brand. Looking at talent pipelines, brand awareness, ATS systems, international head hunting and building solid relationships with stakeholders across the business. From January 2015 to September 2015 (9 months) London, United KingdomResourcing Business Partner ( Interim) @ To create a new recruitment strategy both for retail and the food service side of this business. Building teams of sales consultants across the UK and Ireland to increase the talent in the food service side of the business and to increase sales. Building relationships with the Grocer to partner advertising campaigns, raise brand awareness and to attract non active candidates. Implementation of a direct sourcing model, utilising social media and new ways of advertising. Cost savings, reduced agency spend, new PSL and building future talent pipelines. Working with the board to look at risk, talent and the future. From April 2014 to December 2014 (9 months) Talent Aquisition Consultant ( Interim) @ Recruitment across DePuy Synthes, working on a national recruitment project and looking at new attraction methods. Shaping the talent strategy, candidate banking and networking. Partnering with the US to look at ways of working etc.. Taleo, looking at improvements and increasing the current offering to enhance the candidate experience. Direct sourcing, ad hoc interviews and using social media to advertise. Creating and running assessment centres. Negotiation of a national ad campaign, capturing new candidate data and implementation of a new interview process. From March 2013 to February 2014 (1 year) Leeds, United KingdomResourcing Business Partner @ Business areas covered include, Marketing, Finance, Clothing, NPD, Design, Finance, Property/Construction and Buying. Delivery of talent into this major retailer. Sourcing, interviewing and placing candidates. Part of a 'talent board' for finance, working on a 9 box grid. Building excellent relationships across the business, including board directors. Implementation of a new ATS system (People Soft). Talent mapping, pipelining and banking of candidates. Various ad hoc projects for retail/warehousing. Running graduate assessment centres. From January 2011 to February 2013 (2 years 2 months) Bradford, United KingdomInterim Recruitment Manager @ To head up all the recruitment activity across the Manchester site. Interviewing senior candidates and looking at the recruitment cycle. From July 2010 to September 2010 (3 months) Interim Recruitment Manager @ To head up all the recruitment activity across the business, covering various sites across the UK. Developing relationships with senior stakeholders and looking at the recruitment strategy. From March 2010 to July 2010 (5 months) Recruitment Manager @ Manage all recruitment activities and the strategy for a 1,000 seater contact centre, running a team of 6 recruitment consultants. To turn around an underperforming recruitment department, improve delivery, standard of candidates, reduce attrition, improve candidate experience, implement a new ATS system ( inherited an in-house system), cut costs and reduce attrition. Presented a new recruitment strategy to the board, which was signed off in month 2. Successes included, cost savings of over £750,000 in the first year, attrition down to 32%, designed and rolled out the first ever recruitment open day, recruited 100 heads and banked candidates...cost savings of around £150,000. Succession planning for internal candidates for management positions. Pulled back recruitment to an 8 week lead time. Launched a new referral scheme, which resulted in an increase of 70% referrals. Supported and developed the recruitment team to use new recruitment methods, new ways of interviewing, new interview packs and running/designing assessment centres. From March 2008 to February 2010 (2 years) Manchester, United KingdomAssistant Buyer @ Previous positions include roles within a Search and Selection business and senior roles in Manchester United and UMBRO. From March 2002 to September 2006 (4 years 7 months) Manchester, United Kingdom
CIPDGNVQ Advanced in Business - Distinction, 9 GCSE's A-C @ Quennsbury SchoolSHL Level A&B Michelle Howard is skilled in: Recruiting, Sourcing, Negotiation, Contract Recruitment, Talent Management, FMCG, Account Management, Management, Retail, Recruitment Advertising, Human Resources, New Business Development, Food, Executive Search, Sales
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