Head of Talent Aquisition

City of London, England
£70000 - £90000 per annum
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Kate Benson
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, an international start up tech firm based in the City is urgently seeking a Head of Talent Acquisition to join their team on a 9-12 month maternity leave cover.

This is a hands on role requiring you to manage a team of 5 across the globe, run senior recruitment processes while developing employer brand strategy, leading diversity and inclusion initiatives and overseeing the entire hiring process and candidate experience.


Owning the Talent Acquisition processes - setting high standards for speed, quality and process - keeping employer brand and candidate experience at the top of the agenda.

Use knowledge, market insights, numbers and analysis to refine the talent acquisition process across the whole company.

Drive onsite and offsite candidate events to build employer brand strategy, working with creative teams and Chief People Officer.

Partnering with Executive Team and Leadership team regarding growth and hiring, supporting on all talent acquisition needs and strategy.

Working closely with HR business partners to ensure the right level of support for every department.

Analysing recruitment metrics, constantly questioning how to improve processes to find the best people.

Regular reporting for Chief People Officer and Executive/Leadership teams

Managing sourcing strategies and channel mix

Owning annual recruitment budget and spend

Managing suppliers and agencies - focus on direct sourcing model

Hiring for Executive, Leadership, People & Creative teams.

Develop long term relationships, build talent pools, be a pro at talent mapping and accessing referrals - we take diversity and inclusion seriously so be a champion of this.

About You

You have extensive experience as an in-house Head of Talent Acquisition, ideally hiring for a fast growing or tech orientated organisation

You love data and always use it to make your functions hiring processes better

You can convince and challenge senior stakeholders - navigating this with ease and enjoy helping hiring managers

You are a great coach, mentor & people manager.

You are innovative, yet structured in your approach.

You can confidently articulate, build and promote strong employer brand to attract the very best people to the business.

You'll have an excellent Talent Acquisition background, sourcing candidates, running interviews and generally building organisations to the highest standards.

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