Head of Resourcing

We are looking for a Head of Resourcing to join our People team here at Butlin’s reporting into the Butlin’s People Director

About the role:

Responsible for the recruitment for our central support team based in Hemel Hempstead along with supporting our three resorts with their recruitment requirements specifically entertainments.

Employer brand - develop a strategy for Butlin’s to be a career of choice through internal & external networking and innovative ways of working and advertising.

Creating a talent pool, pipeline of talent relevant to current and future needs.

You will be responsible for:

Talent attraction for specialist roles to include entertainment support, resort and Hemel resourcing requirements.

To partner with the Heads of People, Resort Recruitment Managers and Head of Internal Communications in developing  a recruitment plan to enable the team to carry out and identify current and future requirements by each quarter and identify difficult to fill roles or skills shortages so we can be targeted and proactive with our recruitment campaigns.

Own the candidate journey end to end with all hiring managers in Hemel

Onboarding for new team in Hemel working with the Butlins’s people partner.

Work in partnership with leaders to research, review and improve the candidate journey.

Develop training materials for team on the recruitment processes, interviewing skills to ensure they are skilled and equipped to recruit the right team into our business

To ensure self and team resources are following clearly defined policy and processes, and are delivering answers to queries 

Set targets and manage performance of resourcing to gauge impact and results

Build relationships with external recruitment agencies and shared services team to create a preferred supplier list for future difficult to fill roles

Develop and deliver consistent brand and attraction channels and communication materials such as digital platform, social media & Linked In etc

To keep up to date with external trends and best practice in resourcing/talent, assessing what should be implemented in the business

We are looking for:

In-house resourcing experience for head office, resort and entertainment roles.

Experience of successfully delivering against a resourcing/development strategy that delivers positive business results.

Team management experience, able to motivate and influence senior leaders and specialist areas of the business for recruiting and developing great team.

Able to make recommendations for effective assessment and recruitment techniques/approaches based on business need.

Ability to build strong, trusted relationships within the Butlin’s people team and Hemel central support teams.

IT Skills

Experience of people based systems Cornerstone.

About us:

We’re introducing the UK to the new attitude and mindset of what Butlin’s is and always has been about - having as much fun as possible. Whether you’re a child or an adult, it’s a place where you go all in, give everything, try everything, and have tons of fun doing it.

For over 80 years we’ve delighted millions of families by giving them a great time with memories that last a lifetime, and our much-loved resorts are places full of excitement, fun, variety and opportunity. We’re not just here to do a job – we’re passionate about Butlin’s

Our founder Billy Butlin said: “You’ll never get more out of life than doing a job that you enjoy.” If you love people, join our great team who love to delight our guests. And you’ll enjoy the opportunity of a lifetime. www.butlinscareers.co.uk

What do we offer:

Career Progression dedicated programmes to support all individuals who want to progress their career at Bourne Leisure

Hybrid ways of working and flexibility to suit the individual and business needs

Discounted Butlin’s, Haven and Warner Leisure Hotels holidays for you, your family and friends.

Reward and recognition schemes.

Externally recognised qualifications to give you the opportunity to develop and progress.

Lifestyle and shopping discounts and benefits.

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Bourne Leisure Head Office


1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL GBR



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Effective Date

19 November 2021

Expiration Date

2 December 2021