Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

London, England
£85000 - £100000 per annum
10 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Marie Robery-Bliss
Contract Type
Full Time

The job holder's primary responsibility is to provide a firm-wide world class resourcing service to meet current and future business needs. A secondary objective is to support and develop the Firm's talent management processes.



Advise on all aspects of recruitment and selection within the firm and be accountable for the recruitment for all staff up to MD level

Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the recruitment market place ensure that the firm continues to attract and close talented candidates.

Provide accurate benchmarking where appropriate, in particular to support the firm's annual review process

Proactively meet with Function Heads to review recruitment requirements and costs for the year ahead and ensure authorisation is obtained from the COO. Ensure all annual recruitment activity is budgeted for

Proactively use of Social Media to maximise direct recruitment and regularly explore / use other direct sourcing methods.

Oversee agency relationships and performance.

Offer new approaches to recruiting roles, for example via new testing approaches, new interview processes etc

Track recruitment performance - speed to recruit, cost savings, offers rejected, proportion of applicants successfully recruited. Speed to hire is a key performance measure


In conjunction with Partner, HR and Head of HR Operations, review employees' learning & development needs

Implement targeted L&D programmes across the company and open up courses to a wider audience where possible

Source new training providers where appropriate

Manage the mentoring programme

Participate as an assessor in the twice annual Talent Management Centre


Intellectual horsepower

Substantial in-house experience in recruitment & selection. Strong individual track record, including track record in continuous improvement / innovation

Talent Management experience

Experience in blue chip organisations or Professional Services

Experience in a recruitment agency in addition to in-house recruitment would be an advantage

Relevant Bachelors degree, CIPD or Masters degree an advantage

Presence and credibility at all levels, both internally and externally

Output focus combined with high quality standards

Persuasive across different audiences

Strong personal leadership

Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing

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