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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: TalAcqSpec_1675250357
Contact Name: Rory Glass
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Description:

Delivering end to end recruitment for your given business area, delivering high quality candidates from diverse backgrounds which share our values

  • Understand the market, maintaining and growing external networks
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to ensure resourcing policies and procedures are being adhered to and attraction tool kit capitalised
  • Act as a positive ambassador of the brand with the ability to articulate the business purpose, vision and values
  • Continually looking for ways to improve our ways of working and processes
  • SME responsible for utilising the market to attract, engage and assess a diverse pipeline
  • Utilise data and insights to provide Stakeholder updates
  • Focused on key initiatives such as EVP, diversity, and candidate experience
  • Act as Resourcing SME for ad hoc projects (e.g. Graduates, Device Financing, J2C)

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience & Evidence of:
  • Managing end to end recruitment cycle activity/delivery
  • Proactively headhunting passive candidates from different talent pools i.e LinkedIn, Job boards, social media etc
  • Developing strong stakeholder relationships through a consultative and inclusive approach
  • Success in using direct recruitment methods.
  • Sourcing through recruitment platforms
  • Comfortable working within a fast-paced business, with the ability to manage high volumes of vacancies within tight time frames
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to juggle multiple demands and build strong relationships across the business
  • Great attention to detail, prioritisation and organisation skills
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management

Key Deliveries

  • Provide a best-in-class candidate & stakeholder experience throughout the entire lifecycle of the recruitment process
  • Proven success in using direct sourcing methods to engage the best talent
  • Pre-qualifying and screening candidates against specific criteria for suitability (including direct applications, as well as sourced and head hunted passive candidates)
  • Use market insights to help inform hiring managers of market conditions
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to juggle multiple demands and build strong relationships across the business
  • Working closely with the wider HR team and managers to partner and achieve the best outcomes for the business
  • Proactively stay up to date with business initiatives in order to understand the business and companywide dependencies
  • Attendance at team meetings/local area meetings to connect with stakeholders and provide regular resourcing updates and market insights

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