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People Manager - Resourcing in Bradford

About The... We are currently recruiting for People Manager – Resourcing to support our Manufacturing & Logistics team, based from our Head Office in Bradford. The purpose of this role is to be responsible for all resourcing activity...

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About The Role

We are currently recruiting for People Manager – Resourcing to support our Manufacturing & Logistics team, based from our Head Office in Bradford.

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for all resourcing activity for Manufacturing & Logistics. You will define and drive the resourcing strategy through significant partnership with HR and the business. You will champion consistent best and inclusive practices, review all opportunities for improvement and strategy alignment with all centres of excellence to ensure the right people are in the right place at the right time.

In this role you will be accountable for;


  • Securing top diverse leadership team talent through full lifecycle recruiting process
  • Liaising with leadership teams to identify personal needs, workforce planning strategies and search assignments
  • Maintaining an awareness of external marketplace and positioning of business; building ideas around developing reputation and credibility of function
  • Coaching hiring managers on best practice resourcing and candidate experience
  • Role modelling and adhering to the REC good recruitment campaign principles


  • Keeping teams updated around internal/ external impacting business factors
  • Ensuring unrivalled candidate and hiring manager experience using feedback to drive improvements
  • Working with the hiring managers to effectively on-board successful senior candidates


  • Managing and leading a team of in-house Resourcing Specialists
  • Managing the development and succession planning of the resourcing team
  • Defining the divisional strategy in line with the group resourcing plan
  • Developing and reporting on the business talent map and succession plan to fully identify what the talent needs of the function are and how resourcing can support the business in delivering against them
  • Initiating high volume specialist hiring plans in partnership with talent/HR business partners and business leaders
  • Continuously identifying opportunities to improve on the KPI measures
  • Working with brand to align resourcing communications/EVP to customer brand
  • Driving innovation and best practice through a network of professional internal and external contacts

Sales and Profit

  • Delivering a plan for annual strategy and budget requirements
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders and external organisations to achieve headcount targets
  • Managing and driving the performance of key strategic supplier/ third party relationships
About You

Ideally, you will be working or have worked as a Resourcing Manager either in-house or within an RPO environment for a large-scale, fast-paced, diverse Manufacturing, Logistics or FMCG environment.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience;


  • A strong resourcing background with significant experience of the talent cycle gained from either in house, or RPO environment
  • Strong on driving and delivering large-scale, nationwide projects within resourcing e.g. Diversity Agenda and Brexit.


  • The ability to create a common purpose across diverse teams
  • The ability to create environments where sharing ideas, issues and concerns is the norm
  • A strong reputation for a positive outlook and supporting others to success.
About The Company
 At Morrisons we attract the best talent, provide a warm welcome and support the ongoing training and development of all of our colleagues. Providing our managers with the coaching and skills they need to lead us into the future, we shape policies and procedures to make sure we all do the right thing and everyone is treated with respect. We also offer all kinds of rewards to show our colleagues how much we value them. Our colleagues ‘Make Morrisons’. So our experts champion our people and give them the training and tools they need to do their job. We help everyone here to achieve their ambitions and play their part in growing sales and serving our customers better.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you plus two more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Extra information

Type of Job
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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