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Recruitment Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra!

Dechra are a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2500 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business.

Recruitment Administrator (6 month fixed term contract)
36 hours Monday to Friday with every other Friday off
8:00am - 4.30pm
​Site-based, Skipton


The Opportunity 

To provide administrative duties to the Skipton site HR and Recruitment Team, supporting the end to end recruitment process.


Role Responsibility

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied remit and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Raising and advertising new vacancies
  • Supporting with entry level sifting and shortlisting
  • Reformatting job descriptions
  • Chasing feedback from hiring managers
  • Arranging interviews with candidates
  • Sending email confirmations of interviews
  • Scanning and saving interview documentation
  • Updating the Applicant Tracking System
  • Requesting and checking ID documentation from successful candidates
  • Compiling offer documentation
  • Maintaining the site recruitment tracker
  • Sending weekly internal vacancies email to site

The Ideal Candidate

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly keen to hear from those who have/are:

  • Administrative experience within the recruitment sector (desirable, but not essential)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment

Due to the nature of our business, all successful candidates will be required to complete a basic DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service check) before employment can commence, and at regular intervals during employment. This check will be paid for by Dechra.

Package Description

Competitive salary and benefits including:

  • 36 Hour Working Week + Every other Friday Off!
  • Working hours 8am - 4.30pm
  • 22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata)
  • 8% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Free access to the Headspace App
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free On-site parking

About the Company

All applications received are reviewed by our internal talent acquisition team and we will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. Should you not hear back from us within 28 days please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies which may be suitable and we encourage you to keep an eye on our careers site. For any questions or queries, please contact us at

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC

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