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Candidate Acquisition Lead - Banking

Michael Page Human Resources
City of London, England
Competitive Benefits Package
Closing date
10 Feb 2022
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Job Details

A leading Financial Services firm based in the City of London seeks a Candidate Acquisition Lead - Banking to be responsible for driving EMEA candidate acquisition activity for Banking; including but not limited to Interns, Graduate and Apprentices.

Client Details

A leading Global Financial Services firm based in the City of London


A Candidate Acquisition Lead to:

  • Drive Banking UK and Europe Acquisition activity for all Programmatic channels, including but not limited to Interns and Graduates
  • Take ownership and accountability for fulfilling requested business demand for Programmatic Hiring needs
  • Partner closely with various Programmatic Talent Acquisition Teams to deliver against shared goals, including but not limited to Propositions, Programme Planning, and Programme Delivery
  • Partner closely with Programmatic Assessment & Selection teams, to develop and implement attraction and assessment efforts that are in line with both firm goals and individual business goals
  • Continually search for ways to do things better, and identify opportunity for continual improvement
  • Support and encourage diversity initiatives to help support our client's Diversity and Inclusion efforts
  • Continued efforts to evaluate ROI on events and use information to inform future decisions / recommendations
  • Line Management ensuring you coach, train and support your team to deliver to the highest standard and achieve their potential


A Candidate Acquisition Lead with:

Person Specification

  • Strong stakeholder management skills; able to interact across all levels, with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Creative thinker with an ability to continuously evaluate and improve candidate outreach and assessment processes
  • Ability to consolidate and synthesise information across business lines to effectively and consistently communicate the regional acquisition efforts
  • Strategically able to shape a compelling narrative and plan for recruiting candidates
  • Effective people management skills, and able to coach and drive a team
  • Ability to advise the team while also executing on aligned portfolio of work
  • Problem solving skills and solution focused
  • Willingness and desire to travel
  • Strong understanding of current internal and external recruitment landscape
  • Strong reputational, governance and risk mind-set

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to multitask with agility
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills
  • Excellent Excel skills, coupled with the ability to review and analyse data to produce information and insights led.

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferable knowledge of regional end to end recruitment processes

Job Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package depending on experience


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

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