Recruiting Assistant

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Firm Profile:

BCG Platinion is a rapidly growing company of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with over 330 employees worldwide. Working collaboratively with our colleagues in strategy consulting, digital ventures and data science we bring client decisions to life in complex environments and short time frames by providing best-in-class technology consulting, design, engineering, and implementation capabilities.

BCG is a global management consulting firm and a world leading advisor on business strategy and transformation.  We serve clients in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors around the world, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500.  Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 15,000 staff globally in 90 offices in 50 countries. 

In 2017, BCG was ranked 3rd in Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For".  BCG was ranked #1 in Consulting Magazine's 2016 "Best Firms to Work for" ranking, and for the last six years we have been ranked as a "Best Company" by Working Mothers magazine.

BCG Platinion works closely together with BCG's Technology Advantage (TA) office which focuses on helping clients deliver competitive advantage and business performance improvement through the use of data, technology and digital. 

Position Summary:

The position holder will be responsible for supporting the BCG Platinion Recruiting. The role offers an opportunity to gain a wide variety of recruiting exposure and to build a career in a dynamic and highly functioning Recruiting function. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall direct assistance to Platinion Recruiters; providing on-going flexible support; supporting across the hiring channel in accordance with recruiting cycles and activities
  • Co-ordinating and collaborating with Recruiters to assist with end to end delivery; providing pro-active support enabling the team to deliver a best-in-class service to both candidates and internal stakeholders
  • Taking full ownership, with the support of the Recruiters, for scheduling interviews internally and with external agents/directly with candidates
  • Taking responsibility to maintain and update several key excel tracking files with the ability to quickly access and extract data from the files as needed
  • Updating of candidate records in Recruiting IT databases
  • Daily ownership of email queries in the Recruiting mailbox
  • Pro-actively supporting all administration: creating materials for candidates and interviewers, bio cards, taking notes in de-briefs, tracking interview feedback and timely input into the Recruiting database, management of candidate expenses and offer pack preparation
  • Assist in the preparation and attendance of Platinion recruiting events
  • Scope to build direct relationships with agents and candidates and build a recruiting network
  • Assist Recruiting Manager and Recruiters in any ad hoc requests, including collation of information for analysis or meeting preparation
  • Ad hoc project work 

Position Requirements:

  • Degree level educated to a 2:1 level, or equivalent
  • Experience in diary management and scheduling in a fast paced recruiting environment
  • Experience within a service-orientated or professional services environment preferred
  • Experience using LinkedIn as a sourcing tool highly advantageous
  • Attention to detail to ensure recruiting records are accurately maintained
  • Being able to communicate effectively with the team and the recruitment stakeholders, as well as building rapport with the candidates and external agencies
  • Ability to plan and manage workload and to navigate a broad range of matters in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated and committed
  • Pro-active, responsible and accountable for work
  • Willingness to go the extra mile and provide a first class service to the team and business
  • IT skills and a familiarity with database programs, Excel and PowerPoint, along with being a fast-learner
  • In this position you must be extremely effective in dealing with large amounts of information, work efficiently under pressure and juggle multiple responsibilities effectively
  • Charisma, friendliness, and a pleasant, polite manner

Location: UK, London

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and your letter of application to

Job information

Firm: BCG Platinion

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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