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If you are searching for a rewarding Human Resources job in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas, we’d love to help you make your next move! Whether you are looking for a permanent, temporary or contract role, our specialist consultants can help you secure your ideal HR job.

We recruit for a wide range of HR roles for employers of all different sizes, across many sectors. Whether you prefer to work for a large, global employer or a smaller company (and any size in between), we can place you with an employer who is right for you.

Human Resources roles we recruit for include:

  • HR administrators
  • HR assistants
  • HR officers
  • HR advisors
  • HR business partners
  • HR managers
  • HR consultants
  • HR directors
  • Learning and development specialists
  • Compensation and benefit specialists and talent managers
  • Organisational development managers
  • HR governance & control managers

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We meet all our candidates in person. This allows us to get a good understanding of your expertise, personal attributes and the kind of company you’d like to work for. We can then refer you for HR jobs that match your skills and experience, with a company who holds similar values. 

When you register with Ascendant Recruitment, you’ll benefit from meeting several members of our team who will let you know about any relevant HR jobs they are currently working on. Once you have registered with us you’ll also be the first to find about any potentially suitable HR jobs as soon as they arise, often before they are ever advertised.

We will only put your CV forward for a role once we have spoken to you about it and gained your full consent.

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Recruitment & Engagement Co-ordinator
Up to £24000 per annum

Recruitment & Engagement Co-ordinator Northampton12 month maternity cover £24,000 Our industry-leading client are looking to recruit a Recruitment & Engagement Co-ordinator. The ideal candidate would ideally have a minimum of 2 years' recruitment experience.Key Responsibilities:Provide a front-line point of contact for key stakeholders in the recruitment process, supporting stakeholders to create local recruiting plans, job descriptions and engaging job advertisementsPlacing all advertisements through defined talent attraction methods, monitoring responses, working closely with the Recruitment & Engagement ManagerManaging the Eploy and internal systems and provide reports to the COO and Operations ManagersProactively resourcing candidates using in-house, third party databases and social recruiting tools and resourcesTake ownership for updating of in-house Recruitment spread-sheets and databases for candidates/vacancies, which will be used to monitor the progress of applications, analysing vacancy responses and spend, together with retention ratesProvide support to hiring managersSupport a staff team to set up and maintain Operational and Group Support Centre personnel filesYou will on a rare occasion be required to travel to locations within the company to support managers meetingsResponsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key universities, colleges and schoolsWork with approved third party suppliers on a day to day basis, where vacancies have been assigned, and communicating issues with process to the Recruitment & Engagement ManagerDevelop and maintain an understanding of current recruitment trends, contributing ideas for the on-going development of the recruitment service Taking an active interest in your personal and professional developmentAttend team meetings and contributing effectively, supporting the ongoing success of the recruitment provisionReview, maintain and update the NMC log for nursesSupport ad-hoc projectsKey Experience & Qualifications: CIPD Certificate in HR Practice Level 3 or equivalent is desirableA minimum of 2 years' recruitment experience is requiredMS Office, Application Tracking Systems and social media experience is essentialAbility to manage own projects, prioritising objections and meet deadlines Ability to communication clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing If this sounds like you, please apply today.Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment businesses. We support job seekers in Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, & Finance positions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current temporary, contract and permanent positions please visit, like & follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Recruitment & Engagement Co-ordinator
Up to £24000 per annum

Recruitment & Engagement Co-ordinator Northampton £24,000 Our industry-leading client are looking to recruit a Recruitment & Engagement Co-ordinator. The ideal candidate would ideally have a minimum of 2 years' recruitment experience.Key Responsibilities:Provide a front-line point of contact for key stakeholders in the recruitment process, supporting stakeholders to create local recruiting plans, job descriptions and engaging job advertisementsPlacing all advertisements through defined talent attraction methods, monitoring responses, working closely with the Recruitment & Engagement ManagerManaging the Eploy and internal systems and provide reports to the COO and Operations ManagersProactively resourcing candidates using in-house, third party databases and social recruiting tools and resourcesTake ownership for updating of in-house Recruitment spread-sheets and databases for candidates/vacancies, which will be used to monitor the progress of applications, analysing vacancy responses and spend, together with retention ratesProvide support to hiring managersSupport a staff team to set up and maintain Operational and Group Support Centre personnel filesYou will on a rare occasion be required to travel to locations within the company to support managers meetingsResponsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key universities, colleges and schoolsWork with approved third party suppliers on a day to day basis, where vacancies have been assigned, and communicating issues with process to the Recruitment & Engagement ManagerDevelop and maintain an understanding of current recruitment trends, contributing ideas for the on-going development of the recruitment service Taking an active interest in your personal and professional developmentAttend team meetings and contributing effectively, supporting the ongoing success of the recruitment provisionReview, maintain and update the NMC log for nursesSupport ad-hoc projectsKey Experience & Qualifications: CIPD Certificate in HR Practice Level 3 or equivalent is desirableA minimum of 2 years' recruitment experience is requiredMS Office, Application Tracking Systems and social media experience is essentialAbility to manage own projects, prioritising objections and meet deadlines Ability to communication clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing If this sounds like you, please apply today.Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment businesses. We support job seekers in Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, & Finance positions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current temporary, contract and permanent positions please visit, like & follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

HR Advisor
£33000 - £35000 per annum Benefits

HR AdvisorPermanentCirca £35,000Milton Keynes We have a superb opportunity for an experienced HR professional to provide day to day support to the HR Business Partners. Your core responsibility will be to ensure the provision of a professional and high-quality service. Our client is seeking an individual with CIPD or working towards and can offer fantastic career progression and development. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Work with HRBPs to deliver exceptional HR support for all employeesSupport the HRBPs with the delivery of the annual moderation, performance and salary review processesAssist with annual and ad hoc projects as required e.g. employee engagement surveyER issues - provide support on employee relations matters to the ER ManagerFlexible working - provide support on managing the request processMaternity/shared parental leave dealing with individual cases, supporting and managing individual casesCarry out exit interviews and highlight issues and trendsEnsure high quality of HR Administration support is provided through the shared services centre overseasDeliver the new joiner induction We are looking for someone with: Previous HR experience within a similar roleGraduate CIPD or working towards CIPD qualification Experience of using HR database systemCommercially awareAble to make sound decisionsExcellent analytical and numerical skillsProficient in MS Office including ExcelWork with accuracy and confidentialityTact, discretion and good judgmentForeign language would be an advantage If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 4 June 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

HR Resourcing Assistant
£20000 - £22000 per annum

HR Resourcing Assistant 12 month contract 22,000per annum Hanslope Working as part of the Resourcing Team, you will provide all aspects of administrative support. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Support the HR function in the delivery of its objectivesSupport the Resourcing Advisor in developing solutions to deliver the recruitment and selection requirementsAdminister recruitment campaigns in line with legislation and policesMaintain accurate up to date records on progress of campaigns and collect, monitor and present statistical information as requiredProactively manage the new starter processAttend recruitment fairs and other promotional eventsRaise requisitions for recruitment and other expenditure at correct stage of purchase cycleAllocate, record and receipt expenditure against correct budget and expenditure codes for campaigns being delivered so that costs for each campaign can be identifiedIdentify your personal development in resourcing and broader HR skillsEffectively utilise Oracle to manage and maintain employee records Skills and Abilities required for this role:Excellent general administration skills including solid Word, Excel and OutlookExcellent communication skills, both telephone and face to faceAbility to prioritise and balance a changing workload, whilst being flexible and working with different processesOur ideal candidate would have experience of working in HR in an administrative/advisory capacity, but this is not essential If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

HR Coordinator
£21000 - £23000 per annum

HR CoordinatorPermanent£21,000 - £23,000Milton Keynes As the HR Coordinator, you will be super-efficient and organised with HR experience. This busy role sees you as a key player within the department offering support across the board to your colleagues. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Coordinate recruitment activities - responding to recruitment inbox, processing application, coordinate the scheduling of interviews and support mangers during the interviewManaging the employee lifecycle including onboarding, transfer letters, reportingEnsure new staff have a smooth induction into the companyProcessing starters, leavers and absenceDeveloping a good understanding of the full range of HR policies and supporting processesResponding to general queriesEnsuring right to work checks are performedOccasional travel between local sitesAdministration to support the team We are looking for someone with: At least one years' experience in an HR environmentExcellent general administration and organisational skillsAble to build strong relationship with managersClear comminution, written and verbalAbility to prioritise and balance a changing workloadProactive and able to make decisionsProficient in MS OfficeDriver with own transport If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 31 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Recruitment Advisor
£26000 - £28500 per annum pro rata, plus benefits

Recruitment Advisor6 - 9 months FTC£26,000 - £28,500 pro rataMilton Keynes We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced recruitment professional to join a worldwide brand of a very successful company. The contract is for a period of 6 - 9, with salary and bonus paid depending on experience. This role would suit an existing in-house recruiter seeking to develop their experience further, or an agency recruiter looking to gain some in-house experience. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Working with managers to gain a full understanding of the roleDeveloping attractive and informative job adverts and job profilesPlacing adverts on job boards/social media and searching CV databasesUsing the company's Applicant Tracking SystemBriefing recruitment agencies and acting as key point of contact for the agencyInitial sifting and screening of all job applicationsRegular communication with hiring managers to ensure applications are progressed in a timely and professional mannerProviding advice to managers on solutions for difficult to fill vacanciesArranging interviews and providing advice to managers on selection methods and the preparation of interview questionsIssuing contracts of employment for new recruits, ensuring all paperwork and checks are complete We are looking for someone with: Previous relevant experience within recruitment, preferably an in-house settingExperience of drafting job profiles and advertsAble to demonstrate current knowledge of the recruitment industry, latest trends and best practiceHigh level of customer service awareness and the ability to build strong relationships with customers, both face to face and over the telephoneExcellent organisational skills including the ability to review tasks/workload, identify priorities and organise work accordingly in order to meet deadlinesAble to work on own initiative and proactively progress tasksCommitted to continuous improvement and exploring new ideas/methods.Knowledge of the current rules relating to rights to work in the UK (desirable).Proficient user of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 20 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

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