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Head of Talent Acquisition - EMEA

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£80000 - £100000 per annum
Closing date
12 Sep 2022

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Head of Talent Acquisition - EMEA

Global Specialist Recruitment Agency

£80,000 - £100,000

Central London

My client are a growing, international recruitment agency based in London. Due to exciting growth plans, they are looking for a Head of TA to join the business and support their EMEA region and team. The role will manage a team of delivery recruiters as well as lead and imbed an innovative recruitment strategy.

Key responsibilities/duties:

  • Develops strategy to ensure headcount is hit
  • Proposes recruitment campaigns and projects that will add value to the business.
  • Reviews and develops social media and careers website material.
  • Develops and maintains succession planning focussed on proactive development of staff long term.
  • Plans Long term (1 year ahead), bases this planning on factual information and industry knowledge as well as the internal situation.
  • Works closely with L&D to ensure a smooth hiring and onboarding process nationally.
  • Works closely with the board and adds considerably to company strategy and drives this through at the national level.
  • Works with the global leadership team to deliver a cohesive global strategy.
  • Manages teams based on longer term goals and ensures the focus is on maintaining consistent success rather than short-term wins.
  • Links company vision and strategy into team goals and gets the commitment from team to succeed.
  • Creates an environment where team are motivated and aware of expectations.
  • Conducts monthly objective setting and/or performance management meetings.
  • Ensures that each reporting manager has the capability to perform the mechanics of management.
  • Evaluates capability in experienced consultants for management.
  • Develops training plans to ensure the continued development of team members against JDs / to improve the impact of their work on the business.

Key experience/skills:

  • Experience leading a team of recruiters
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Ideally come from an RPO or scaling organisation
  • Fully versed in all aspects of the recruitment cycle.
  • Good knowledge of recruitment related employment law for the EMEA region
  • Evidence of ability to build teams from scratch.
  • Evidence of ability to manage remotely.
  • Record of consistently meeting or exceeding personal and team targets.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft office packages.
  • Has worked in a highly-pressurised environment.
  • Experience of short- and long-term objective setting.


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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