Recruitment Admin Assistant

Cambridge, UK
Job type
Full Time
Contract length

About Us

Cambridge, UK | Full-time | Permanent

Riverlane is the world’s first quantum engineering company. We are hardware obsessed, qubit agile and commercially driven. We’re a passionate team collaboratively tackling some of humanity’s biggest opportunities, from climate change to materials science and new drug discovery. With software developers, mathematicians, quantum information theorists, computational chemists and physicists – all world experts in their fields, our collaborative, close-knit team has a track record of delivering high-quality R&D across the full quantum stack.

We are currently entering an exciting phase at Riverlane. As we expand our teams in the UK and US, we want to strengthen our People team and are looking for a Recruitment Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support on a variety of recruitment and HR-related tasks. The ideal candidate will have prior administrative experience and will be looking for a high-growth challenge where they will gain wide exposure to all workings of a busy People team.

About the role

The People team’s goal is to recruit, develop and retain outstanding people who contribute to our vision of making quantum computers useful, sooner. The Recruitment Admin Assistant will ensure that we have solid foundations in place to achieve this goal.

We are looking for an efficient Recruitment Admin Assistant to undertake a variety of recruitment duties and manage all administration support. Working in partnership with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will support recruitment coordination and be responsible for the administration of both new and replacement roles.

The ideal candidate will already have experience of general administrative duties. You will be a vital part of our team and we will support the development of your knowledge, skills, and abilities to foster the development of your career in either recruitment.

What you will do

  • Work closely with the Talent Acquisition Specialist to deliver a wide range of recruitment related administrative tasks
  • Create new roles in our ATS system and initiate recruitment through the approval system
  • Advertise new roles, via online job boards, university job boards and social media, and utilise other channels where necessary
  • Meet and greet candidates, ensuring they receive a standout interview experience
  • Conduct Right to Work checks
  • Compile recruitment metrics
  • Schedule introductory meetings and onboarding assistance
  • Schedule training courses and events
  • Update HR documentation
  • Provide research support
  • Organise team lunches
  • Provide relocation assistance
  • Continuously seek to improve People processes
  • Assist with ad-hoc recruitment  projects (20% of your time may be required on HR admin tasks)

What we need

  • Proven experience in an administrative position
  • Experience of prioritising tasks and working to tight deadlines
  • Exceptional communication skills with an organised approach to work
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of people
  • Highly motivated and hardworking, with energy and enthusiasm to achieve ambitious targets
  • Strong standard of integrity and confidentiality
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams and Zoom
  • Resilience
  • Comfortable with change and moving goal posts in daily activities
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Ability to handle data confidently
  • Team player
  • Significant interest in developing a career in recruitment

Even better if

  • You have experience of working in a high-growth organisation
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How to apply

Please upload a CV and covering letter by clicking ‘Apply Now’. Your covering letter should explain why you are applying for the job and what skills and experience you can bring to the role.

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 Everyone is welcome at Riverlane. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from eligible and suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity/paternity.

 If you need any adjustments made to the application or selection process so you can do your best, please let us know. We will be happy to help.