Talent Acquisition Lead

Michael Page Human Resources
London, England
£85000 - £90000 per annum + competitive bonus
Closing date
18 Jul 2022

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Job Details

Develop and implement a Talent Acquisition strategy as well as deliver operational mandates to fufil business requirements. Initially a stand alone role with a direct report to hire.

Client Details

An international organisation with circa 1500 employees worldwide.


* Develop a Talent Acquisition Strategy in partnership with the team, the business, and the wider HR team, which is aligned to the Company purpose, people strategy and relevant markets.
* Create inclusive talent acquisition strategies, having a focus on Diversity & Inclusion across all regions and markets.
HR Operations
* Ensure that digital resourcing tools and trackers are fully utilised to deliver results and deliver the strongest candidate and hiring manager experience, data, and analytics.


Initially being a standalone role will manage the mandates until the hire of the Resourcing Business Partner joins the team.

Talent & Development
* Think big picture and 'outside of the box', develop innovative recruiting strategies to support the diverse
needs of the business.
* In collaboration with the Head of Communications, develop and implement industry-leading approaches to digital presence on our employer brand for talent attraction across all entities. This will include our careers site, and how we attract talent using digital tools to reflect our employee value proposition.
* Implement fit for purpose assessment processes - making use of online, face to face and collective assessment practices in line with the company's values and competencies.
* Manage senior level appointments including support in developing engaging adverts, search, assessment, and high-touch interview management.
* Develop and oversee the recruitment approval process, job postings and application management to meet business needs, ensure timeframes and quality measures are met.
* Ensure the ongoing development and management of candidate pipelines through pro-active searches and coaching the resourcing team on their searches.
* Develop and implement a business-wide preferred supplier list including budget and manage relationships with recruiters and search firms to enable best value and service.
* Create reports on key resourcing metrics and provide analytics to the Head of Talent and Development and stakeholders to provide our business with real-time insight.


  • Happy to look at recruiters who this role will be a step up for or happy to look at candidates who already manage a small team
  • Experience of senior hiring at salaries above £100,000
  • Confidence in presenting to senior leaders
  • Managing an ATS and other technologies
  • Any corporate sector

Job Offer

A great innovative, fast paced culture. Reporting to the Director of Talent & Development. Part of an innovative sector that is in every conversation about sustainability & environmental. A fantastic opportunity to work in a business that is going through an exciting business transformation. A great opportunity for either someone who already manages a small team or someone looking for their next career move into management.

Up to £90,000 plus bonus.


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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