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Talent Scout Job - 6 Months

Oakleaf Partnership
London, England
£250 - £500 per day
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Talent Scout Job - 6 Months

Oakleaf are working with a leading Tech company who are looking for a Talent Scout to join their team. You will be proactively identifying and engaging leading talent, working with Talent Partners and Hiring Managers across a number of critical searches.

Driving creative talent strategies including talent heat mapping, strategic research, social media, online databases, boolean, networking and attending & hosting meet-ups and events.

The company is passionate about delivering an awesome candidate experience which starts from the first conversation someone has with them. The role is on an initial 6 months basis with the view to go longer/permanent. The role would be covering a mix of technical and non technical roles.

What you'll do in the Talent Scout Job?

  • Your time will primarily be in these three areas of Candidate Generation: Candidate Identification and Qualification - b) Business Acuity & Market Research - and (c) Operational Perfection
  • Work cross-functionally to gain depth of knowledge about the business while networking with specialists in their field
  • Identify, prospect and present a short-list of exceptional candidates to respective Talent Partners
  • Will concurrently scout on 10+ critical searches at one time at various phases of the recruiting cycle
  • Provide metrics and analysis on sourcing campaigns
  • Drive effective lead generation campaigns through LinkedIn and other social media platforms as well as identify/test other methodologies and 3rd party software/solutions.
  • Make recommendations to Recruiting Partners & Hiring Managers about competitive landscape supported with your respective research and market data
  • Market and advertise critical roles on external sites, blogs, user groups & social networks
  • Communicating opportunities to passive candidates and able to articulate the company's position in the market

What you need to succeed for the Talent Scout job?

  • Strong sourcing experience from either in-house, RPO or Agency environment
  • Results oriented, Talent Scout with ability to fine tune process and methodology to optimize response rates
  • Current with social technologies and sourcing tools (incl. LinkedIn, Xing, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise multiple demands and ambitious

If you feel that this Talent Scout Job is for you! Then please apply now!


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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