Talent Acquisition Manager - renewable energy

Michael Page Human Resources
Slough, England
£50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, flexible benefits
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Chemicals, Oil & Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Talent Management
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Job Details

Identifying and engaging top talent in a creative way, improving, and contributing to our employer brand, and scaling our recruiting practices as we grow as a business. Lead on recruitment activities to source awesome talent to support the growth of the business and managing the end-to-end recruitment process

Client Details

An innovate clean energy business.


Working alongside the CHRO and the Head of People, develop and deliver a recruitment and selection strategy to ensure that the organisation can deploy resources in the most cost effective and efficient manner

* Work in partnership with stakeholders to develop job descriptions, establish resource needs and deploy proactive recruitment initiatives which support the recruitment of high-quality team members

* Confident and creative proposer of advertising content, and effective sourcing and assessment approaches, across a wide range of professional roles from apprentices, graduates to experienced hires across a range of skill sets * Provide a first-class resourcing service to recruiting managers by providing proactive, innovative and imaginative recruitment solutions while supporting a culture of continuous change and improvement

* Take ownership of future talents across a range of levels and functions, implementing sourcing strategies that provide a qualified and diverse candidate pool

* Build and maintain internal and external networks to gain a solid understanding of the recruitment market and competitor landscape, provide market intelligence and suggest innovative ways to attract new talent

* Deliver an exceptional candidate experience and act as a candidate advocate

* Provide regular data analysis and vacancy reporting to key internal stakeholders, to inform future resourcing decisions

* Produce regular reporting on all recruitment activity, e.g., cost v benefit exercise, time to hire

* Lead on full cycle hiring processes and partner closely with hiring managers on different hiring requirements

* Working closely with the Marketing & Comms team, lead on employment branding initiatives, identify any new opportunities or ideas that might drive forward success or candidate experience

* Own accountability for the maintaining and enhancement of our Career Website

* Assist in drafting and finalising job descriptions, evaluating market pay bands and acting on market information

* Sourcing candidates through various online platforms (social media platforms and professional networks)

* Conceptualise and execute applicant sourcing strategies via LinkedIn and various other platforms to engage with passive talent

* Engaging key recruitment partners depending on technical complexities of the role or the level of role

* Qualify & shortlist suitable candidates against defined requirements, including screening calls, arrange and attend interviews with relevant team members

* Working alongside hiring manager to set up suitable assessments and competency interviews

* Analyse and summarise findings of psychometric assessments against role requirements and company values

* Lead the onboarding process, ensuring smooth integration of new members into the GRIDSERVE team. Other Generalist Responsibilities:

* Manage the induction process across the business, ensuring all new joiners or movers are armed with the knowledge they need to succeed in their roles

* Be in tune with the latest market-driven innovations within HR and technology and continually review internal systems to ensure we have best in class tools, optimising internal systems to their full potential

* Working alongside the Head of People, help deliver HR processes related to talent management including succession planning and talent identification and development

* Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy and Environmental and Quality Management System (compliant with ISO 9001 and 14001).


* Proven experience of working in a similar in-house TA role where you delivered various attraction strategies, including careers page, EVP, employer brand and referral scheme within a rapidly growing company with responsibility for all resource requirements

* Degree or equivalent qualification in Psychology or Human Resources. CIPD level 5 or above qualification is hugely desirable * Previous experience will include time spent on developing and deploying a recruitment strategy to source best talent and scale the resourcing strategy with business growth

* Talent acquisition experience must include recruitment of talent within technical, IT, engineering,

* Excellent interviewing skills including competency and behavioural techniques and use of psychometric assessment for recruitment decisions

* Experience of delivering on all aspects of Talent Acquisition, including Diversity & Inclusion, building Employer Brand, and proficient in the use of social media and job boards

* Experienced in the use and management of ATS platforms

* Accredited in and experienced in a range of psychometric testing tools

* Experience of delivering on recruiting metrics, data, insights and reporting to drive positive change

* Exceptional listening, communication, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), rapport building skills

* Working knowledge of UK employment Law with solid transactional/operational (procedures and policies) HR experience related to talent management

* Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to encourage openness and trust both internally and externally

* Hands-on approach, flexible and positive attitude

* Attention to detail and strong focus on accuracy of information

* People-centric, team oriented and strong communication skills with ability to influence stakeholders * Innovative with sound judgement and solutions driven

* Excellent organisational skills, with a proven ability to successfully multi-task

Job Offer

10% bonus

Private Healthcare via BUPA for employee and their partner/children paid fully

Generous Annual leave- 25 days plus bank holidays

Group Life Insurance - 4 x base salary paid to beneficiary

Contributory Pension Scheme - 5% by Employee and 5%

Generous Maternity and Paternity Pay

Access to Mental health including counselling for you and the family

Access to Private GP 24/7 and Nurse

Probate & Bereavement Counselling

Recruitment Referral Fee

Bike to Work Scheme


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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