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Pelican Business Services




Up to GBP 32,000




37 hours per week, Permanent

Job Description


Pelican Business Services are looking for a Resourcing Specialist to join the People team. This role provides a fabulous opportunity for an experienced recruiter to join the business at a time of growth, supporting our strategy of ‘right people, right role, right place’.


Contributory pension scheme, performance related bonus, 25 days' holiday (increasing with length of service), 37 hour week, free local parking and an on-line employee discount and cashback scheme to many major retailers.

Job Description

The role:

We are growing at significant pace and our ability to attract and hire the best; most diverse talent is more important than ever. This will be a very busy role with conflicting priorities, and we are looking for someone who wants to join us who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has the ability to work across a diverse set of businesses.

You will be pivotal in providing both strategic and hands on support to our hiring managers to ensure that the recruitment lifecycle is managed efficiently and effectively, from initial demand and concept, through to onboarding. Coaching, challenging and supporting hiring managers through the process will be a large focus of your role, alongside recruitment and onboarding administration and support.
This role is hands on and based at Hinkley Point C in Bridgwater three days a week, with the remainder of the week based at the Pelican office in Nailsea with the rest of the People team.

About you:

You will have considerable experience of recruitment/resourcing (preferably in-house), and bring with you insight of the marketplace, candidate experience and recruitment toolkit. Due to the nature of the roles we are predominantly recruiting, an understanding of the construction industry would be a real benefit, but not essential, as long as you have the drive to learn.

Coaching and supporting the hiring managers is key to this role, therefore you should be comfortable interacting with them and be a natural communicator, able to engage and influence, with good attention to detail.
You will require strong planning and organising skills and be able to manage a varied workload with multiple priorities.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Who are we?

The Retail and Commercial businesses form an innovative, customer focussed and solutions oriented arm of the Wessex Water Group. Consisting of Pelican Business Services, water2business, Flipper, Wessex Water Enterprises, COMA and Albion Water, we work in synergy to identify and realise growth opportunities, serving both domestic and commercial customers and clients. We are passionate about ensuring first class client and customer experiences, great value for money and a diverse and inclusive culture for our people.

This role will predominantly support the COMA team, which provides utilities to the biggest Nuclear construction site in Europe, Hinkley Point C.

Why work for us?

Pelican Business Services is truly a great place to work. We are passionate about our business and look after our people. We have won awards for 'Customer Centric Culture', 'Best Place to Work' and 'Employee Engagement' and we pride ourselves on the fact that both our customers and people are at the heart of everything we do. In return for your expertise and enthusiasm you'll receive first class training and support - we have our own award winning, professional in-house learning and development team.

We also take your happiness and general wellbeing seriously and have an on-site health and wellbeing committee where you will have access to a range of different initiatives.

We're firm believers in recognising our people for a job well done, both formally through our employee recognition schemes and informally with our company wide social events - a great opportunity to celebrate our successes.

#TeamPelican welcomes a diverse range of people, talent and ideas.
We are delighted to be recognised as a Disability Confident Committed employer who are inclusive in our recruitment, with a workplace that provides opportunities for all. Please let us know if you require any additional support or adjustments to assist you in starting your Pelican journey. Anyone with a disability who applies for a role with us and meets the minimum criteria for the job will be automatically invited in for an interview.
We pride ourselves on our ‘family friendly’ culture and support all our team members with a number of policies and initiatives, and a range of flexible working options.