Michael Page Human Resources

Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

Marlow, England
£55000 - £65000 per annum + 25 days, pension, private medical
13 Feb 2021
13 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2008519
Peter Reid
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting new opportunity as Senior Talent Acquisition Manager offering the chance to lead a new team. This role will combine creating and delivering strong sourcing strategies, with a focus on direct hiring and pipelining for the future, as well as day-to-day recruitment activities. There is a strong emphasis on technical recruitment within this role.

Applications are encouraged from Senior TA candidates from a technical discipline.

Client Details

Our client is an international business offering a specialist range of services.


As the Senior Talent Acquisition Manager for this company in Marlow, your focus will be both strategic and hands-on.

This will include:

  • Manage and refine the recruitment process ensuring a best in class service to all candidates, colleagues, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Develop and implement talent acquisition strategies/plans with CoE leads and line managers, and implementing innovative and out-of-the-box sourcing strategies and engagement to bring the best talent to each role.
  • Develop deep understanding of skill-set, experience needed to advance hiring across the CoEs.
  • Ensure agency cost is minimised with delivery on time to fill expectations.
  • Position Talent Acquisition as a trusted advisor and expert.
  • Line Manager for the Talent Acquisition Manager and ensuring focus on coaching and developing in addition to delivery on an effective TA service.
  • Conduct thorough discussions with hiring managers and team members to understand the needs of the role.
  • Guide candidates and hiring managers through the entire hiring cycle from identification to offer negotiation.
  • Align recruiting branding and messaging with OH messaging and collateral.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and HRBPs to create and implement brand marketing strategies to attract and retain talent.
  • Maintain compliance with all legal, regulatory requirements for the hiring process.
  • Partner with the HRBPs to ensure successful on-boarding for new employees.
  • Create and update all job postings and specification and manage approval and review process.
  • Manage the ATS system, provide training to hiring managers on the integrated ATS system ensuring strong engagement and keep system up to date.
  • Manage relationships with outside agencies as necessary and build strong partnerships with key suppliers.
  • Deliver recruitment metric reports and ensure this is up to date.
  • Use talent market expertise, data, and commercial awareness to educate and influence stakeholders to hire best talent.
  • Resourcing for UK, US and possible new markets.
  • Support Group projects.


To apply for this Senior Talent Acquisition Manager role in Marlow, your profile will closely match:

  • Significant experience in an internal talent acquisition role with strategic knowledge and influence.
  • Experience recruiting highly technical roles.
  • Any TA experience within Pharmaceutical or Life Sciences would be a distinct advantage.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management, with a partnership approach.
  • Passion for exceptional candidate experience for all applicants.
  • Proactive, responsive, and able to balance shifting priorities and ensure that deadlines are met and expectations are exceeded.
  • Ability to build and effectively manage relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication ability, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
  • Experience in full-cycle recruiting, sourcing and employer branding.
  • Proficient in the use of social media and job boards.
  • Ability to line manage team member.

Job Offer

This Senior Talent Acquisition Manager role in Marlow role offers:

  • 25 days holiday plus additional days at Christmas due to office closure.
  • Matching pension scheme.
  • Private Medical.
  • Life assurance and Income Protection.

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