United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Human Resources

Graduate Recruitment Assistant


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a graduate to take an active role in the internal Recruitment Team to support them with day-to-day activities including 360 in-house recruitment alongside interesting project work. This one-year programme is designed to develop knowledge, skills and expertise across a wide range of the Recruitment activities – inhouse recruitment, HR, administration, employer branding. The programme will include 1-day work rotations in other departments; group training; online learning; and opportunities to present internally.

Your Role:

  • Work with local and international Recruitment teams to ensure correct processes are followed for UK/IE
  • Work cross functionally to provide support to our Adhesives, Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care teams and functions
  • Play a key role in Employer Branding and Social Media projects
  • Look at current our Recruitment processes and support with process improvements
  • Use CV / candidate databases to find suitable candidates
  • Maintain regular contact with candidates and hiring managers at every stage of the process
  • Write job adverts and post online (job-boards, social media etc.)
  • Provide administrative support including but not limited to invoice management, order processing, raising PO, scheduling interviews
  • Support the resolution of general recruitment queries both internally and externally  
  • Liaise with agencies and other 3rd party providers
  • Learn about the Global Recruitment strategy and processes 

Your Skills:

  • Degree educated, or equivalent in Business, Human Resources Management or related field
  • Be passionate about working in a fast paced and vibrant environment
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Demonstrate initiative, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Hold excellent organisation skills with the ability to manage priorities
  • Strong IT skills; excellent knowledge of MS Office tools especially Excel
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organisation, and administration skills
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
JOB ID: req17096
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: RecruitmentUKIE@henkel.com