Screener and Telephone Interviewer

Screener and Telephone Interviewer

Location: London Salary: Intermediate Level
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Screener and Telephone Interviewer / Recruitment Coordinator

Job title

Screener and Telephone Interviewer/ Recruitment Coordinator

Reports to:

Associate and Resource Manager





Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:


The Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for assessing candidates at application sift and telephone interview stage for volume campaigns delivered on behalf of our clients.

·         Conduct allocated telephone interviews against role specific criteria and competencies. 

·         Online application screening against role specific criteria and competencies via the applicant tracking system (ATS).

·         Assess candidate suitability at application sift and telephone interview stage by recording appropriate information and producing written evaluations against relevant criteria in accordance with established processes.

·         When required, evaluate video interviews against established competencies.

·         When required, support the delivery of assessment centres by acting as a Facilitator responsible for; assessment centre set up (IT equipment, stationary and paperwork), meet/greet of candidates, meet/greet of client assessors, shredding of paperwork no longer required throughout the day, checking return of paperwork at the end of the day.

·         Have a full knowledge and understanding of the methods, processes and systems used for application screening and telephone interviews.

·         Adhere to client service level agreements (SLAs) for both sifting and telephone interviews.


Personal Attributes, Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

·         Experience conducting telephone based interviews and/or experience sifting application forms.

·         Experience conducting competency based telephone interviews and/or application sifting is desired.

·         Experience providing facilitation/admin support for assessment centres is desired

·         Flexible attitude - willingness to help other functions in the team and switch priorities when asked. 

·         Professional manner – able to foster an atmosphere of respect and professionalism within the team aswell as with candidates and clients.

·         Excellent communication skills - able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.

·         Calm under pressure - able to cope with busy workloads and changing priorities.  

·         Ability to manage own workload - good time-management and organisational skills, and able to spot and react to changing needs when required.

·         Ability to follow agreed set processes, while escalating any opportunities to improve the process.



Penna Behaviours

All employees within Penna must demonstrate behaviours consistent with the corporate values; Accountable, Supportive, Collaborative and Inspiring as listed below.



Does what they say they will do


·         Builds open, honest and realistic relationships with customers and colleagues

·         Reliable and acts with integrity

·         Determined and passionate about delivery the best

·         Accountable



Creates an environment where people can give of their best

·         Seeks to understand the needs and concerns of others

·         Creates a learning environment

·         Seeks feedback from other in order to learn and develop

·         Inspires others to achieve their goals



Works as part of one team

·         Pulls together to put the customer first

·         Support colleagues without waiting to be asked

·         Helps others succeed and celebrate their success

·         Actively looks to break down barriers and finds ways to work together



Creates new possibilities

·         Comes to work to make a difference, sets high goals and gives 100% personal energy

·         Believes in what we do and demonstrates this through actions

·         Regularly challenges thinking and is open to new ideas and ways of working

·         Has ambition and confidence to do thinks in new ways and to create and deliver inspirational solutions



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