Recruitment Officer

The role:

Our Recruitment Officer will be the first point of contact for recruitment and selection for every department. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, and working closely with Heads of Department and Leadership, your primary objective will be to source and identify the best candidates. Starting with identification of vacancies in line with our budgeted headcount, you will manage the end-to-end recruitment cycle from screening and interviewing to creating and distributing employment offers. You will have a proven track record in interview techniques and be able to develop Employee Branding and attraction strategies in order to secure top quality candidates. You will also work with reputable hotel schools across the UK and Europe to attract the best student interns and graduate management trainees.

Most importantly your superior communication skills will allow you to connect and engage with managers and candidates across all levels of the business on a day to day basis, yet your integrity and discretion will be your defining quality as you will be the guardian of the hotel’s recruitment and selection strategy.

Your profile:


  • Proven track record in Recruitment from within hospitality, leisure or retail. In-house recruitment experience preferred but will consider recruitment consultants working within the hospitality sector.
  • Ideally some previous operational experience within hospitality, preferably from within a luxury hotel environment
  • Experience in managing the end-to-end recruitment cycle to include advertising, CV screening and interviewing
  • Previous experience in setting up and managing an ATS highly advantageous
  • Able to contribute creative and innovative recruitment ideas, develop a strong employer value proposition and see these through to implementation
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong attention to detail in all areas
  • Maintains the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Proven team ethic and collaborative approach
  • Able and willing to learn and to try new things
  • There will of course be other aspects to your role, including various HR and Recruitment projects that you will have the opportunity to help with. 

Your benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Complimentary meals on duty in our colleague restaurant
  • Complimentary laundering of work attire
  • Extensive accommodation discounts including access to friends and family rates, not only in London but also at our sister properties in Paris and Amsterdam
  • Food & Beverage discounts in our restaurants and spa discounts in Akasha
  • Extensive training & development opportunities, including workshops and e-learning
  • Discount card for shopping and dining in the Regent Street area
  • Membership of group life assurance and pension schemes
  • Regular subsidised social and wellbeing events, such as yoga, kick-boxing, sushi making with our Laurent sushi chefs, pub quiz, back therapy, chiropody, Apple Genius workshops and flower arranging with our in-house florists
  • Opportunity to be a part of one of London’s foremost 5* hotels – already a member of ‘Leading Hotels of the World – and part of the wider group of hotels, The Set

How to apply:

Please apply to  Please ensure to send a cover letter (outlining your suitability for the vacancy) and a resume that is fully up to date and correct.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we are unable to contact unsuccessful candidates.

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