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Talent Acquisition Manager (Technology) - Manchester

Hybrid working
Up to £45k depending on experience
Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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Talent Acquisition Manager (Technology)

About the company:

GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading banking, insurance and manufacturing institutions. Our global consulting and implementation specialists work across all aspects of pioneering technologies, such as: digital transformation, cloud engineering, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and blockchain. 

About the role:

The business and recruitment team are going through a period of unprecedented growth and need an in-house technology subject matter expert (SME) recruiter to develop and grow alongside the company. Working closely with the wider HR team, you will be responsible for the recruitment of predominantly IT professionals from Financial Services, FinTech and Consultancy backgrounds. 

We are operating a hybrid working model and all interactions with the business and candidates are largely centred online using Microsoft Teams.

Your key activities will include:

  • To act as the recruitment SME to the hiring community
  • Initial CV and telephone screening and shortlisting of candidates for the hiring community
  • Using job boards / Boolean searches to source direct hires
  • Managing agency interactions
  • Working with the business on creative solutions for hard to fill roles
  • Maintaining and updating the ATS
  • Conducting competency based interviews
  • Working on various strategic in-house projects (D&I, process improvement / innovation and graduate recruitment)

What we require from you:

  • A proven track record of recruiting technology professionals
  • A background recruiting in Banking, Financial / Professional Services or Technology
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience either in-house or agency
  • The ability to work autonomously and manage your own workload
  • Excellent negotiating skills and strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent candidate and stakeholder management skills

Job offer:

  • Hybrid working
  • Salary up to £50k + excellent benefits package
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • £400 Working from home allowance (new desk, chair, monitor etc, or what you need to work more effectively from home)
  • Electric vehicle lease scheme



Driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading companies in the financial and insurance sectors, as well as in the manufacturing industry.

For over three decades, GFT has empowered the growth of many of the world’s top banks and leading companies in other sectors. But our own history is also a great success story, one of sustained growth, driven by our passion to help others.

With technology at the heart of everything we do, GFT has helped many of the world’s leading organisations do new things and do things in new ways. Although technology has evolved, driving growth remains the essence of our culture.

What we do

We pride ourselves in being specialists in our clients’ sectors and in the technologies that help our clients go the extra mile. Our trusted team of experts run practices in:

▪ Cutting-edge innovation (artificial intelligence and machine learning)

▪ Cloud engineering

▪ Data management

▪ Strategic consulting and digital transformation

▪ Bespoke enhancement

▪ Agile ecosystems

▪ Application development

Big enough to deliver, small enough to care

Having started in 1987, we have grown to become a trusted partner for clients in the banking, insurance and manufacturing industries.

We’ve been a pioneer of nearshore delivery since 2001 and now offer a global team spanning more than 16 countries with a total workforce of over 7,000 people around the world.

But most importantly, we are still human beings. We live up to our values because we truly believe they are vital. We love technology, always curious to discover what’s out there. We ponder how we can cleverly combine established best practice with new thinking, embedding both into a solution which allows GFT to stand out amongst our competitors.


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