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Interim Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Date: 12-Aug-2019

Location: Woking, UKM, GB

Company: Plan International

The Organisation


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.


We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.


We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.


We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.


The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and committed individual to support the development of Plan International’s global Talent Acquisition strategy and delivery. Joining the friendly and experienced Talent Acquisition Team, you will primarily focus on, supporting the Talent Acquisition Managers (Team of 3 people) providing a variety of operational and administrative support. The role holder will interface with other HR colleagues, e.g. HRBP’s and business leaders/managers to support/facilitate delivering of the hiring process. Roles cover a variety of functions across our Global Hub in the UK (Woking) and international recruitment for diverse client groups.

This role will require excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, creative thinking and problem-solving abilities and strong critical thinking and analytical skills. You will be, proactive, self-motivated, efficient and adaptable to change. 

Typical responsibilities will include:

  •  Proactively maintains and/or develop external talent pipelines, developing systems and procedures as required to record this information.
  • Posting adverts on Plan Careers site & job boards (e.g. LinkedIn, Charity Jobs, Indeed, Relief Web) ensuring the highest level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Gaining a clear understanding of shortlisting criteria and using this to screen CV’s for requirements such as location and skills using HRIS (Success Factors) and recommending a Longlist to the Talent Acquisition Manager.
  • Formatting adverts (aligning font and size) and for consistency with brand guidelines
  • Support with arranging interview panel availability, setting up interviews (face-to-face & virtual) room bookings, gathering/collating interview feedback from panel members.
  • Undertake CV searches based on key criteria using the LinkedIn and Devex Recruiter tools to proactively source candidates for positions.


Please click on the below link for the full job description:

Location: Woking, Surrey  - Global Hub Plan International

Type of Role: 3.5 month fixed term contract

Reports to: Talent Acquisition Manager

Salary: £23,000 -£26,000 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: 01/09/2019

*Anticipated interview date* - 9th or 10th September

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion