Talent Acquisition Specialist

City of London, England
£45000 - £65000 per annum
01 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Lauren Hewlett
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading international banking organisation is looking for experienced recruiters to join their London Talent Acquisition team. You will manage the delivery of talent acquisition process for selected infrastructure functions and talent aligned to internal projects, with some emphasis on direct sourcing. You will also support local and cross border hires and transfers.


Operate as a key subject matter expert in the attraction and hiring of talent into the organisation

Attract, develop, engage, and deploy candidates across multiple regions and functions

Collaborate with local HRBP/HR Service Delivery teams on reporting, governance and risk management

Collaborate with other Talent Acquisition Specialists in region and across the function

Overall point of contact for any global initiatives impacting countries under remit

Coordinate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs

Determine selection criteria and source potential candidates through online channels

Design job descriptions, plan interview and selection procedures

Lead employer branding initiatives

Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events

Forecast quarterly and annual hiring needs by department

Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates

Point of escalation within the country for issues, risks and compliance breaches

Accountable for meeting the budgeted recruitment targets for countries under remit to time, quality & cost,

Guide the business on talent acquisition planning

Manage relationships with preferred vendors, manage non-compliant and niche supplier activity

Knowledge and Experience

Proven work experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist or similar role, ideally within financial services RPO or inhouse environments

Track record of building and developing strong, sustainable relationships with internal stakeholders

Successful track record of placing senior (director) level candidates

Experience of PSL management and negotiating supplier agreements

Experience of working in a complex matrix

Familiarity with social media, cv databases and professional networks (e.g. Linkedin and Taleo)

Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods

Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs)

Ability to work effectively in virtual International teams

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