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Resourcing Advisor - Contingent Workforce

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Job Introduction

The Contingent Workforce within BBC is essential to the delivery of its world renowned content as well as innovations such as iPlayer.

The Resourcing & Talent Contingent Workforce team is a new team and an integral part of the overall HR function, providing specialist resourcing & talent services to the BBC. We are looking for a Resourcing Advisor to join the team who will be responsible for ensuring all engagements are compliant with HMRC Tax regulations and employment law. Working with Productions and other business areas, the Advisor will ensure all the necessary checks are in place before engagements are confirmed, whilst ensuring minimal impact to the engagement process.

Role Responsibility

This role has responsibility for analysing the nature of employment requests, and determining if they are compliant with regulations for IR35.

The Resourcing Advisor for the Contingent Workforce Team will deliver an exemplary resourcing service managing the end to end lifecycle for Freelance engagements at BBC. You will be required to manage compliance for each booking, applying generic tests, complete right to work checks, handle pay queries, process freelance expenses and ensure central files are updated. You will provide advice and recommendations to hiring managers on contingent workforce policy and process, escalating any concerns or issues.  You will also be required to participate in audit activity, assess information and compile data in response to audit requests both internal and external.

You will also ensure all system and data processes are fully utilised and all records are kept up to date and accurate, ensuring confidentiality at all times. You will maintain a smooth flow of admin throughout the engagement process.

Are you the right candidate?

Ideally, you will have demonstrable knowledge about current best practice, especially around temporary and contingent workforces. You will have some knowledge of Jurisdictional law, regulation and policy in relation to talent & resourcing. You will be able to analyse information rapidly and be able to make informed judgments and provide advice on the best option to progress in line with established process.

Tenacity is a key attribute for this role, as you will be driven to achieve the right result despite challenging internal / external circumstances. You will also be a natural relationship builder to manage key stakeholders and possess excellent attention to detail and accuracy. You must have proven experience of handling, resolving and escalating enquiries but also show an appreciation of how to work effectively in a team to deliver exceptional results. Your communication skills will be first class, both written and verbal and you will be confident in dealing with the full range of business users, via multiple communication channels.

Package Description

Band: B 
Contract type:12 month fixed-term contract or attachment 
Location: Birmingham 

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application.There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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