Recruitment Manager

Date: 09-Jun-2022

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8BU

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

Here at Greggs we have a rare opportunity for an experienced Recruitment Manager to join our high performing and well-respected team for a 9-month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. The successful applicant will support our Pennines Retail Region with their recruitment activity for hard to fill and new shop vacancies. 

The role is based within our Central Recruitment team at Greggs House, Newcastle upon Tyne, however as this role is to cover our Pennines retail region some travel will also be involved.


Circa £35,000 depending on Experience

Work Pattern

Our working hours are usually Monday- Friday however we are open to discuss flexibility with regards to this working pattern with candidates. You may be required to work alternative hours to fulfil business needs. You may be required to travel, as part of this role. 

About you

Our perfect candidate will have previous recruitment experience within a fast-paced, multi-stakeholder environment. You will be experienced in the creation of recruitment campaigns and delivering customer expectations within a challenging, candidate driven, high-volume environment. We would expect that you will have previous experience of building market area knowledge across differing regions and specialisms and creating insightful reports for customers. 

You will be a team player, comfortable acting as a role model and encouraging a joint approach to initiatives throughout the team. You will be calm while under the pressure to deliver multiple priorities and have an ability to influence, challenge and advise managers at all levels of the business. 


What you'll do

We are looking for a great relationship builder to join our established In-house recruitment team. Your passion and drive will enable you to deliver a fantastic customer experience on behalf of one of the best known, and best loved Retailers on the high-street. 

Using a variety of innovative and traditional resourcing solutions, you will ensure we reach both passive and active candidates, providing a professional, proactive and customer orientated solution to managers recruiting across our network. You will have strong organisational skills and a desire to deliver high quality campaigns, in a structured but flexible manner. 

You will work closely with the wider Recruitment and Retail teams to drive activity, taking action when necessary and providing leadership and direction to colleagues. You will take ownership for recruitment delivery in your areas and will be expected to travel to our customers across the UK when required. 

Reporting directly to the Senior Recruitment Manager, you will plan and execute recruitment activities that engage a diverse candidate population and spread our Employer Brand to a wide network of applicants. 

What we give you

As well as working with a great team we have the following fantastic benefits to offer the right candidate;

  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 5 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme
  • You will be invited to participate in our Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 7.5% of your salary, subject to the Company meeting certain performance criteria
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
  • If you elect to join the Management Pension Scheme then you will receive free life assurance.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your annual salary
  • Private Medical Insurance which is free to you and subsidised for your dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme if you become incapacitated

Other benefits include

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

So, if you want a job working for a great brand with great people, then apply now.  During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way, and if you have any questions then you just need to let us know.  We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a new job.  Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing.  With your help, we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.