Recruitment Manager- Sustainability

  • Birmingham, UK
  • Full-time
  • Department: Business support

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description

As leaders in the built environment profession, we understand the vital need to step forward with solutions to the growing global climate crisis.

Turner & Townsend are currently recruiting for an experienced Recruitment Manager to help us achieve this goal by attracting professionals with skills in sustainability and net zero.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Turner & Townsend end to end recruitment process for the infrastructure & real estate divisions in the north of England by recruiting the industries finest Cost Managers, Project Managers and PMO specialists to help us deliver complex schemes and major projects and programmes across the real estate and infrastructure sectors
  • Working with business unit leaders to determine the resourcing requirements for the business in the short, medium and long term.
  • Develop and lead effective recruitment strategies which cover conventional and digital campaigns.
  • Drive usage and compliance of the ATS functionality
  • Implement ATS functionality to drive efficiencies across full candidate journey and enable accurate MI reporting
  • Produce accurate monthly MI reporting on ATS and LinkedIn recruiter performance
  • Actively involved in experienced hire recruitment projects, e.g. IR35 compliance, GDPR, social media campaigns etc
  • Responsible for keeping agency expenditure to a minimum

Essential Technical Criteria:

  • Extensive experience of managing the end-to-end recruitment process
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of planning and implementing successful recruitment campaigns using different channels
  • Ability to write compelling job adverts to attract the best talent
  • Ability to use LinkedIn and other tools to source and manage a pipeline of candidates and to track / report performance
  • Proficient in the use of the ATS functionality, including reporting and hiring manager collaboration
  • Knowledge of all recruitment related regulation and compliance
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Experience of line and performance management of others

Essential Behavioural Criteria:

  • Building Relationships
  • Delivering quality
  • Commercial focus


Ideally applicants will be professionally qualified recruiters, with previous, proven recruitment experience in the construction sector, specifically across the Cost Management, Project Management and Sustainability.

  • Experience of managing the recruitment process end-to-end
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Strong organisation skills and ability to prioritise
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

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