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Arriva in Herts and Essex

Recruitment Officer - 6 Month FTC



A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment Officer to join our team in Southern Counties based in Harlow. Arriva Southern Counties has 13 depots covering Surrey, Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent and this role will be responsible for the Herts and Essex depots recruiting all operational roles.


You will have worked in a fast-paced operational environment where recruitment is a key focus and implemented innovative recruitment solutions. Liaising with candidates, third party suppliers and managers you will ensure recruitment is progressed in a timely manner.  You will be a good communicator creating recruitment plans and ensuring your depots recruitment needs are met.

This role deals with the end to end process so you will have a candidate centric approach to recruitment, an understanding of relevant legislation and be able to advise managers on best practice to ensure the candidate experience is a prime focus at all times. You will be responsible for all aspects from advertising to arranging and attending assessment centres to progressing the candidates through to offer.

As this is a regional role covering depots from Southend to Hemel Hempstead you will need to hold a full UK manual driving licence as you will be visiting depot across the region to carry out recruitment days.

Our operation is key to Arriva’s vision to become the leading provider of transport services in the UK.  To achieve this we need to recruit the best so you will play an integral role in Arriva’s ambition for the future.


  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Company pension scheme .
  • Arriva Village Discount Scheme.
  • Up to 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) pro rata.
  • Variety of training and development opportunities.
  • Free bus travel for yourself, partner and eligible children

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply by filling in the form below and attaching a CV

Closing Date: Mon 30 July, 2018

Reference Number: LC/ROFTC

Arriva Southern Counties of Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, ME15 6TX is the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998.

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