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Executive Recruitment Services plc

Graduate Development Manager

Graduate Development Manager

Luton, Basildon, Southampton, Bristol or Edinburgh



Steve Dignum

01923 225581

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Graduate Development Manager
Luton, Basildon, Southampton, Bristol or Edinburgh

Graduate Development Manager: A major Defence company are looking to secure the services of a Graduate Development Manager at any of their sites across the UK to be responsible for the development and implementation of strategies, policies and practices both at site and UK levels. The role is accountable for the management and maintenance of the UK Graduate programme. In addition, the role is responsible for the recruitment and support of industrial placement, and summer placement schemes linking directly with a wide variety of education outreach activities.

Graduate Development Manager Responsibilities:
* Leadership and management of resources to ensure achievement of business objectives.
* Long term planning in support of recruitment initiatives and delivery of graduate development modules
* Leadership and development of recruitment processes and practices for the annual graduate intake
* Financial management; planning and management of internal and external budgets.
* Functional leadership in ensuring compliance to internal and external; customer, national & international logistics and trade compliance standards & legislation
* Setting direction of the recruitment strategy in line with diversity and equality guidelines
* Identifying requirements from the business competence required and numbers required
* Defining and managing budget for associated attraction advertising across a number of different media - Defining the attraction strategy.
* Designing graduate module content aligned to business requirements including selecting and securing support of internal business experts and selection and direction of external providers.
* Responsible for the transnational design and delivery of the graduate modules in line with both UK and Italian and business needs often at conflict.
* Delivery of the programme including a variety of L & D modules, Creating Feedback mechanisms and responding to required changes
* Working with supporting mentoring system to ensure compliance to accredited schemes
* Evaluation of performance and linkage to pay review process (Performance Management)
* Creation of business/commercial awareness as an integral part of the programme. Secure engagement and maintain reputation of the programme with senior business leaders.
* Defining Key Selection Criteria for recruitment Candidacy, Delivering to Budget, directing and managing the NGA recruitment team to meet our needs Monitor and where necessary act upon attrition information.
* Milestones - annual cycle, constrained annual recruitment cycle forcing set start timescales.

Graduate Development Manager Requirements:
* Degree or equivalent
* Knowledge of strategic early careers engagement
* Experience of interfacing with senior management
* Organisation, Presentation and facilitation skills
* Experience of working transnationally an advantage
* Experience of managing external providers and third parties
* Ability to adhere to timescales

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance for this opportunity.

Apply now or call Steve Dignum on 01923 225581

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