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Head of Recruitment & Talent Acquisition

Job Description


"We are looking for a Superstar Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Specialist"

£75-100000 +Car Allowance +  Bonus + Benefits

Milton Keynes (Hybrid Working)

This is a unique opportunity to build something from the ground up for a high growth and key player within the commercial finance sector. You will deploy your track record as an exceptional recruiter to shape our client's recruitment and talent acquisition function, creating fresh new processes and playing a key role in their aggressive growth plans which include multiple office locations.

Success in this role requires a high energy personality; exceptional intellect combined with pragmatism; a hands on, tactical, operational, and strategic approach; amazing attention to detail; a multi tasker and project manager; tenacity and commitment to deliver and continuously improve.

About you:
You will university degree educated to minimum 2:1 and may have joined a very results focused recruitment team serving the fast-paced and demanding financial services, investment banking, wealth management, Big 4 consultancy, or other FTSE 500 corporate. This experience could have been gained agency/head-hunter side or as part of an inhouse or RPO led recruitment and talent acquisition team.

Perhaps you have reached a current ceiling in your development or perhaps business goals don't align with yours and are not scaling at rate that you know you could achieve, whilst also reaping more lucrative rewards.

Having had a successful track record, you are confident and ready to forge your own path by joining our client's high growth and financially secure SME business. It has an impressive senior leadership team and is rapidly becoming a top twenty player in its specialist sector.

You will relish the opportunity to take a blank sheet of paper and to make your mark by establishing a best-in-class recruitment and talent acquisition function. You will be able to work collaboratively and at pace, forging relationships with stakeholders, role modelling our client's awesome, meritocratic and dynamic brand and culture. You will be creative and innovative.

The Role:
A varied and busy role responsible for attracting and recruiting talent. You will work with line managers to understand their requirements, bringing job descriptions to life, deciding on the best route to market, whether that be via direct sourcing or working with a specialist recruiter or developing other appropriate talent attraction strategies including organising and attending recruitment events.

You will deliver a proactive recruitment service, undertaking initial screening and first stage interviews and shortlisting, through to onboarding, ensuring a great experience for both the candidates and hiring managers. You will upskill and coach line managers on best hiring practices and interviewing techniques. You will also source and implement a ATS ensuring it is future proof for our client's business and able to capture data and trends to support business growth.
This a fantastic role for a high potential who really wants to own the recruitment life cycle, elevating it to a best in class, dynamic and responsive service to the business.

To apply without delay, please email your CV quoting reference LX 1108617