Recruitment Assistant


Job Details


Ackton - Operations

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive Salary

Closing Date

05/02/2019 17:00

About IPL

At IPL our role is very clear. We are here to improve the value, quality and availability of our products to ensure that we are Asda’s lowest cost, sustainable supply chain solution. Our sustainable sourcing model supports Asda’s mission to help their customers to save money and live better lives.

We are one of the largest privately-owned food processing business in the UK. We have thousands of colleagues across multiple sites in the UK and in our country offices around the world.

About the site

Ackton is our purpose built, state of the art banana ripening facility.

Based just a few minutes up the road from our Head Office, here you will also find our People and Finance teams, along with a number of Operational based roles.

About the role

We currently have an opportunity for a Recruitment Assistant to join our People Team based in Ackton, West Yorkshire on a 10 month fixed term contract.

The successful Recruitment Assistant will be a driven individual who is enthusiastic about engaging with candidates and delivering an excellent service throughout the recruitment process, whilst providing administrative support to the recruitment team.

Shift Pattern: Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with internal colleagues and hiring managers, ensuring they are fully updated regarding their vacancies

  • Sift and screen candidate applications & CV’s to evaluate suitability for the role

  • Support with scheduling of interviews and assessment centres

  • Provide administrative support to the Recruitment Team

  • Manage the internal recruitment in box within defined SLA’s

  • Ensure that company recruitment policy has been followed for all vacancies

  • Respond to a variety of queries from internal and external customers / candidates

  • Ensure the recruitment database is maintained

  • Utilise internal recruitment system to manage candidate process

  • Liaise with HRBP’s to ensure compliance to the sign off process

Skills and Experience required

  • Proven work experience within a recruitment discipline (In-house is desirable)

  • Excellent administration skills

  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

  • Highly organised with ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

What’s in it for you?

We are a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of our colleagues and committed to creating a great place to work. In order to grow we need to find people already living our Values – Supportive, Trailblazing, Engaging and Principled.

In return we will offer you development, a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of:

  • Paid annual leave

  • 10% Asda Discount

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • 4x Life assurance

  • Social events

  • Free car parking.



Your place in our world

Manager - Recruitment
Recruitment Assistant