Head of Talent Acquisition

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Technology / Software

  • Job type:

    Fixed term contract

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Bailey

  • Job ref:

    PR/211358_1655894873

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

We have an urgent opportunity for a Head of Talent Acquisition for a 12 month FTC working for a fast-moving SAAS software start up business.

The Head of Talent Acquisition is an integral business support role reporting directly to the CEO. The position will be based predominantly remotely but with opportunity to join business meetings on an adhoc basis. Due to the business being in an exciting transition period, the opportunity to drive the talent management campaign is key. The Head of Talent Acquisition will be responsible for supporting the hiring managers with all hiring requirements and for continuing to raise employment awareness. They will also own and review all selection methodology.

Core Responsibilities:
● Proactively drive direct hiring
● Grow an engaged talent pool for each role that we hire for
● Build and maintain relationships with suppliers (agencies), candidates (passive & active)
● Contribute to process improvements (locally as well as internationally)
● Support the hiring managers with interviews as and when required
● Help to develop and mature our employment brand awareness
● Increase our following and engagement on social media (LinkedIn)
● High levels of candidate engagement
● Headcount growth in line with agreed targets
● Reduced recruitment costs in line with agreed targets
● Review of Agency performance through monthly catch ups
● Increase of direct hires in line with agreed targets
● Increase candidate satisfaction in line with agreed metrics
● A strong social media footprint
● Regular reviews of historic data, spotting opportunities to revisit candidates
● Timely candidate management through the recruitment process, to drive down Time to Hire
● Increase advocacy of our employment brand
● Increase brand awareness through various methods

Skills Required:
● Proven experience of recruiting for hard to fill roles
● Demonstrable experience and success of direct hiring methodologies/approaches
● Experience of interviewing people for niche skill sets
● Customer focused and strong attention to detail
● Excellent organisational skills with the ability/experience to multi-task
● A demonstrable understanding of technology and roles within software development
● A collaborative approach and ability to lead on initiatives
● A flexible approach as some travel and meetup attendance could be required
● Experience of building talent pools
● Ability and willingness to work autonomously
● Active on various social media tools (LinkedIn, Twitter)
● In-house recruitment experience
● Recruitment Marketing Experience

Personal Attributes
● A pragmatic can-do work ethic
● An individual with the personal and social attributes to create effective long-lasting relationships
● Strong people skills, capable influencer
● Someone who is flexible and thrives on changing/challenging environments
● Resilience
● Accountability

For further information about this position please apply.

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