Our Careers 2018-09-26T12:59:26+00:00

Our Careers

At aspire cambridge, we empower teams to achieve their goals. By working together with a shared purpose we encourage, support and motivate each other. We value diversity and inclusion. Mutual respect and mindfulness is at the core of our culture, and it’s key to our success.

Join our Team of Heroes

We encourage staff to be open, honest and humble. We don’t expect you to have all the answers, but we encourage you to learn, develop and strive to make every day worthwhile.  We trust that you’ll do your best work and in return you can trust us to support you.

We’re always on the look out for talented recruitment and human resource professionals. Whether you’ve got years of experience or are fresh into your career, we may just have the perfect job for you.

Rewards and Benefits

  • We offer very competitive basic salaries, fantastic sales incentives and a solid commission structure
  • Career progression opportunities through industry accredited training, development and promotion
  • We offer lots of opportunities to get involved in additional exciting projects, giving you a chance to develop new skills
  • Onsite gym (discounted)
  • Onsite spa & beauticians
  • Onsite canteen
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 30 days after 5 years) plus 8 bank holidays a year
  • Away Days and Christmas gift
  • Free tea, coffee and fruit
  • Day nursery on site (opening 2019)
  • Free parking
  • Nearby train station & bus service
  • OFO bicycle hire hub on site

Graduate Recruitment Consultant’s

aspire cambridge is a highly ambitious, independent recruitment and human resources consultancy based in Waterbeach, CB25. We’re currently seeking Graduate Recruitment Consultant’s to manage key clients in addition to generating new relationships within the business community.

We have a fantastic reputation across a diverse collection of industries that hire personnel for a vast range of sectors including; Finance & Accountancy, Hospitality, IT & Engineering, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office Support, Legal & HR, Sales & Marketing, Scientific & Medical and go beyond the typical agency/employer relationship with our clients. A number of our clients also work with us for a range of human resource services too; this allows us to enjoy a very close and trusted relationship with clients.

We pride ourselves on “placing people first” and will provide you with a thorough induction into the business in addition to full training, guidance and mentorship. You’ll benefit from a defined route for development and progression and engage in weekly 1:2:1’s to discuss your personal development plan.

Role definition:
Identify and secure job opportunities within organisations. Attract candidates and successfully place them in those jobs in return for a fee.

Job purpose:

  • Place suitable candidates to meet client requirements in order to achieve revenue in line with corporate and personal goals
  • Develop and manage client and candidate relationships, to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and quality standards

Responsibilities:

  1. Place suitable candidates to meet client requirements in order to achieve revenue in line with corporate and personal goals
  • Identify, progress and convert sales leads as required
  • Proactively and consistently strive to identify and obtain new business opportunities
  • Source suitable vacancies in line with company policies and sales procedures
  • Manage and proactively develop client relationships
  • Establish and agree terms and conditions of service
  • Identify and attract candidates using all appropriate methods to satisfy job requirements
  • Monitor responses/applications received and make sure that candidate’s applications are processed efficiently
  • Shortlist and present suitably qualified applicants against defined job vacancies
  • Manage the recruitment and selection processes by effectively liaising with the client, candidate and internal teams
  • Successfully place suitable candidates with clients
  • Ensure all necessary administration, payment and aftercare services are concluded in line with company policies
  • Understand and meet agreed KPIs (vacancies taken, calls made, interviews etc.)
  • Meet and exceed agreed financial targets
  • Contribute to team meetings as appropriate
  1. Develop and manage client / candidate relationships, to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and quality standards
  • Ensure that candidates and clients receive a professional and comprehensive recruitment service at all times
  • Comply with company management systems, payroll and billing policies and procedures including accurate database management
  • Develop expertise of market rates and conditions within your sector in order to consult with candidates and clients
  • Conduct professional discussions with clients and candidates using all mediums as appropriate
  • Seek and provide feedback in a professional manner at all times to candidates and clients
  • Conducting regular service reviews with both clients and candidates to ensure continuous improvement

Operate in line with the industry code of ethics and relevant legislation

  • Accurate recording of candidate and client information on the recruitment database
  • Comply with all relevant employment legislation and appropriate codes of practice
  • Comply with all relevant sector specific legislation
  • Comply with all relevant health and safety legislation, employee rights and responsibilities
  • Seek support and escalate non-compliance where appropriate

Person specification:
Essential Desirable

  • Self-motivated and able to identify opportunities
  • Tenacious and resilient
  • Ambitious, driven and determined to achieve targets and objectives
  • Problem solving, in influencing, questioning and listening skills

Qualifications:

  • Innovative
    • Attention to detail
    •  Customer focused approach
    •  Time management and organisational skills
    •  Appropriately presented 

Skills

  • Degree educated with a passion for sales and customer relations

Essential Desirable

  • Appropriate verbal and written communication skills
  • ICT literate with accurate keyboard skills

Experience:
Desirable

  • Knowledge of recruitment software or CRM systems
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Previous recruitment experience
  • Experience of relevant market sector
  • Experience of a customer focused and sales role
  • Demonstrable ability to develop business relationships

Due to the nature of this position you are required to hold a full UK driving licence and possess your own vehicle.

Start: ASAP
Location: Waterbeach, Cambridge
Hours: M-F 8:30am to 5:30pm
Salary: £18,000 to £22,000 plus uncapped commission
Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme, free parking, onsite gym (discounted rates), spa and beauty centre, childcare centre from 2019, onsite shower facilities, fruit basket and refreshments, laptop, iPhone 6 and above all else, a spacious environment surrounding by 10 acres of green land.

HR Consultant’s

We are seeking experienced HR Consultant’s to join our team that provide an excellent outsourced HR service to a variety of SMEs and not for profit organisations mainly based within East Anglia.

You will have an in depth knowledge of employment law as well as excellent interpersonal skills. You will be able to generate new business, develop leads and ensure that the administration of the service is maintained. You will be responsible for the provision of a HR services to a number of clients across different sectors and businesses.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for you as a HR Professional to be involved in the growth of this new and evolving department within an established consultancy.

Responsibilities:

  1. Lead on the growth of the HR function in the business
  • Generating leads using a variety of sources including the internal database, mailers, blogs and social media connections.
  • Making outbound calls to existing and new clients to generate leads and appointments
  • Arranging meetings with new prospects and following up on meetings to ascertain interest in our business offering
  • Provide competent HR advice and support on a diverse range of topics
  • Provide HR health checks for all new clients with detailed compliance report including any recommendations
  • Provide branded and tailored handbooks, policies, procedures and contracts
  • Explore the development of tailored HR packages dependent on clients requirements (retainers, project work)
  • Provide telephone and email based helpline support
  • Attend relevant networking events
  • General administration to ensure client information is kept up to date and in line with current data protection guidelines
  • Ensure your understanding of employment law and current case law is kept up to date through own research and attendance of relevant training, breakfast seminars, webinars etc.
  • Sourcing relevant legislative changes and converting into industry leading blogs
  • Working closely with marketing in an effort to evolve our service offering, marketing content and newsletter campaign

Internal:

  • Support Managing Director with internal recruitment processes
  • Provide pre-employment and compliance checks in line with company policy and relevant legislation
  • Organise, update and maintain online and offline filing systems to enhance the day-to-day running of the company
  • Provide HR advice to the Directors on internal employee relations matters and ensure policies, procedures and company handbook is up to date
  • Comply with company management systems, payroll and billing policies and procedures including accurate database management
  • Comply with all relevant health and safety legislation, employee rights and responsibilities
  • Seek support and escalate non-compliance where appropriate

Person Specification
Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Abilities
Essential

  • Minimum qualification at Level 5 CIPD
  • In depth, generalist knowledge of employment law
  • Demonstrable experience of writing HR Policies
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • Proven ability of presenting ideas/proposals to a variety of audiences
  • Relates well to people from all backgrounds and levels and treats everyone with respect
  • Ability to negotiate and influence where necessary
  • Consistently helpful, positive and collaborative
  • Builds rapport easily
  • Engages with others to better understand their requirements, develop and implement appropriate solutions/improvements
  • Engages and shares information with colleagues, internal and external audiences to support agreed courses of action
  • Show initiative and is willing to take decisions within the accepted parameters of the role
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritise and escalate where necessary
  • Customer focused approach
  • Manages own work to deliver on time and to agreed timescales
  • Strives to improve their professional development
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • ICT literate with accurate keyboard skills

Due to the nature of this position you are required to hold a full UK driving licence and possess your own vehicle.

Start: ASAP
Location: Waterbeach, Cambridge
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000, OTE £45,000 to £55,000 however uncapped commission
Benefits:25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme, free parking, onsite gym (discounted rates), spa and beauty centre, childcare centre from 2019, onsite shower facilities, fruit basket and refreshments, laptop, iPhone 6 or Samsung and above all else, a spacious environment surrounding by 10 acres of green land.

Finance Manager – Part Time

You’ll be responsible for maintaining the financial records of the company by accurately recording the day-to-day financial transactions of the company.

The role will be varied yet challenging and include duties for example;

  • Check and verify source documents such as invoices, receipts and internal communications
  • Allocate and post financial transaction details to Xero
  • Transfer data to general ledger
  • Reconcile and balance all accounts
  • Draw up financial statements (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet)
  • Collate and analyse account data and generate financial reports
  • Track and maintain inventory records
  • Maintain internal control systems
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Prepare checks, payments and bank deposits
  • Prepare and process payroll to include PAYE and NEST pension scheme
  • Comply with relevant reporting requirements
  • Calculate and prepare HMRC, VAT and Corporation Tax payments
  • Manage Director Dividends, Self Assessment etc.
  • Assist with implementation of budgets
  • Assist with audits
  • Maintain complete online filing system to support financial records
  • Management accounts and year-end

Education and experience:

  • Knowledge of bookkeeping practices
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer applications
  • Knowledge of data management and financial data analysis
  • An associate degree in accounting, finance or business an advantage
  • Bookkeeping certification

Key competencies:

  • Planning and organising
  • Attention to detail
  • Information collection and monitoring
  • Problem analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Communication skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity

Due to the nature of this position you will require a full UK driving licence and possess your own vehicle. 

Start: ASAP
Location: Waterbeach, Cambridge
Hours: 2-3 Days Per Week (Flexible)
Salary: £depending on experience
Benefits:25 days annual leave pro rata plus bank holidays, pension scheme, free parking, onsite gym (discounted rates), spa and beauty centre, childcare centre from 2019, onsite shower facilities, fruit basket and refreshments, laptop and above all else, a spacious environment surrounding by 10 acres of green land.

 

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