Talent Researcher: Senior Manager

Michael Page Human Resources
London, England
Up to £100000 per annum + healthcare, bonus, life a, Pension
Closing date
12 Jul 2022

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Job Details

The Talent Research team drives the data behind candidate and competitor intelligence product offering, supporting senior hiring activity, talent tracking and succession planning.The Senior Manager will play a key role in the development of the Talent Research function.

Client Details

A global Consultancy firm with 1400 employees.


  • Ability to design, plan and lead research mandates, to build and deliver a high-quality talent pipeline, to fulfil all senior hiring plans across a range of business areas
  • Pipeline tracking of desired candidate's skill sets and relevant teams within competitor organsiations
  • Evidence knowledge of and illustrate the skills to build and maintain an extensive range of networks and use of social media. This will include the ongoing review of current and future sourcing practices
  • Manage candidate and competitor data, ensuring intelligence is kept up to date and effectively used for sourcing and insight trends, observant of GDPR requirements;
  • Active responsibility for building, maintaining and the integrity of data
  • Cultivate talent pools to fulfil the diversity agenda, pro-actively undertaking research strategies to identify new routes to market for specific groups, using a range of networks, social media, and social communities
  • Track operational activity and drive delivery efficiencies, achieving agreed key metrics
  • Understand recruiting needs, with accountability to build and grow the talent pipeline to meet priorities through a number of sourcing avenues
  • Support internal mobility using blended long lists from both the internal and external candidate market
  • Have extensive experience of presenting and pitching to business stakeholders, coupled with the ability to influence decisions on routes to market
  • Have knowledge or ability to build, of major talent employers, create competitor intelligence reporting, maintaining a list of potential target organisations for particular job types, contributing to ad hoc initiatives as required such as compiling compensation trends and providing information on the build of practice and sector offerings
  • Manage risk and compliance to recruitment legislation, observe non solicitation of staff from clients and GRPR compliance of candidate data.


  • An accomplished search and recruiting specialist, with notable experience of designing and implementing search strategies, identifying and delivering talent pools to meet executive hiring requirements.
  • highly analytical, able to think differently to source the best talent on the market
  • Ability to influence conversations and ensure informed hiring decisions
  • Highly attuned relationship and networking skills
  • Recognised as the "go-to" expert by other members of the function
  • Constantly seeks new and innovative solutions
  • Able to work collaboratively across teams
  • Strong work ethic

Job Offer

  • Salary circa 90-100K
  • health-care
  • pension
  • life assurance
  • Excellent company culture


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.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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