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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Sector . Recruitment
Location . Buckinghamshire
Salary . £35k - 38k per year
Contract Type . Permanent
2021-04-08 00:00:00 2021-07-08 Distinct Recruitment Ltd

If you're the type of Talent Acquisition Specialist that thrives in a busy and structured environment? We are currently partnering with a business that wants to give a talented and driven Talent Acquisition Specialist the reigns to approach recruitment in a way that works for them, attracting and developing the talent across all disciplines throughout the business and if that sounds like something you'd love, please keep reading! 


The purpose of this position is to attract the very best talent who sit in line with the values of the rapidly growing, market leading business, seeing these candidates through the recruitment and selection process and following them through the onboarding and training process, partnering very closely with the hiring managers to ensure the most qualified and relevant candidates find their place. There is also a large amount of advisory work that comes with this position, coaching and developing internal staff on best recruitment practice. This role is initially for a 12 month fixed term contract but has every potential to extend or even become permanent should the right candidate find their feet within the role. 

  • Screens resumes/CV, selects suitable profiles and assesses candidates
  • Collects feedback of candidates from hiring management
  • Discuss and negotiates compensation during offer presentations
  • Schedules and conducts interviews of candidates
  • Sources candidates utilizing tools provided and using out of the box thinking/techniques
  • Regular use of Social Media, including LinkedIn and other job boards
  • Posts jobs and relevant articles to attract candidates
  • Meets assigned hiring deadlines and headcount fulfillment for open positions
  • Liaises with HR and marketing teams on strategy and assists with relevant general HR and marketing team projects/tasks
  • Assists with onsite events and career fairs locally and nationally
  • Seeks referrals and recommendations to source potential candidates
  • Reports to HR Management on an ongoing basis, to monitor and feedback progress on assigned vacancies
  • Data Entry, including but not limited to excel spreadsheets, offer letter creation and internal systems
  • Stay up-to-date with Industry Trends to increase company and professional brand profile and meet potential candidates.

The successful applicant will likely be educated to degree level, although we welcome candidates of all education levels to apply, the key thing with this role is the experience, you will have 2-3 years worth of practical internal recruitment experience set within a large business with a large volume of vacancies to manage effectively. You will be a master of organisation and prioritising, owning the ability to change pace and swap tasks in an instant. You will be able to communicate clearly and concisely to applicants of all levels and abilities and have a wide range of ideas and offerings of how to approach and attract the best talent. 

This role is offering between £30,000 and £38,000 dependent on experience, if this is something you would like more information please contact Sam Somerfield at Distinct or apply below. 

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