Recruitment Partner (Leeds)

Leeds | £Competitive | Full Time

We are looking for a dynamic and driven Recruitment Partner to join GRI to be based in Leeds.


  • £Competitive
  • 25 days holiday (increasing with service)
  • 6% company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection


35 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Full Time)


Client Office, Leeds, West Yorkshire.


Headquartered in impressive, open plan offices in Knutsford, Cheshire, GRI is the UK’s industry leader in vendor-neutral temporary recruitment.

Through our relationships with over 3,750 recruitment agencies, we transform the status quo – offering pioneering and award-winning outsourced solutions for the hire and management of non-permanent workforces.

We manage over £1billion pounds of recruitment spend for our client organisations; ranging from Local Authorities to the FTSE 100 and across a multitude of sectors including the NHS, private healthcare, education, retail, waste management and logistics.

We solve complex problems with simple, permanent solutions, powered by our people and supported by our flagship SaaS product, e-tips®.


We are looking for a Recruitment Partner to provide on behalf of GRI, high quality client relationship and support. The role will be based at client offices in Leeds. 

To give you a flavour of the role, the successful candidate would be:

  • Managing the recruitment process in order to deliver all temporary recruitment requirements to the client
  • Ensuring all allocated accounts are maximising spend through GRI
  • Responsible for conducting profitable business with all clients within your portfolio
  • Managing agency performance aligned to your portfolio
  • Promoting GRI services to all nominated sponsors
  • Addressing any agency underperformance
  • Ensuring all standard operating procedures and KPI's are completed
  • Taking ownership of a client visit schedule to ensure the required number of visits are conducted with each client, every year
  • Ensuring customer feedback is obtained after every meeting
  • Ensuring all requirements are placed through GRI panel agencies and there is no Out of Panel Spend (OOPS)
  • Screening candidate CV's from agencies
  • Developing and updating job descriptions and job specifications
  • Supporting hiring manager with interviews when required
  • Supporting with onboarding of temporary workers where appropriate
  • Providing input to MI as required by the Contract & Performance Manager
  • Understanding and resolving AWR queries
  • Advising hiring managers about future legislative changes and the associated impact
  • Ensuring client pay and charge rates remain competitive within the market
  • To travel within the UK and to GRI head office in Cheshire when required to fulfil contractual and company obligations


  • Previous experience of recruitment is essential
  • Experience of account management
  • An understanding of the temporary labour market
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT literate (particularly Microsoft Office, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Strong organisational skills, prioritisation skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Articulate with the ability to manage stakeholder expectations and relationships.

We are keen to hear from talented self-motivated Recruitment Partners who thrive in a fast-paced growing organisation and have a passion for Recruitment.

If you are interested in applying, then please send an updated copy of your CV along with a covering letter stating your salary expectations.

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