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Talent Acquisition Executive


London, United Kingdom

Are you a Talent Acquisition/Recruitment specialist looking for a new challenge?


Are you looking to build out your skill set in an in-house role where you will run the full cycle recruitment process, direct source and handle agencies and be a brand ambassador for a fast paced, unique organisation?


We are Procurement Leaders™, the world’s most valued professional procurement network. A unique and vital destination that connects, inspires and accelerates our members to become more successful.


Powered by a community of over 700 leading global corporations and 27,000 senior procurement, sourcing and supply chain executives, we provide the in-depth insight, practical tools and expert mentorship needed to transform procurement into a critical business driver. We partner with procurement executives from the world’s leading brands such as IBM, Johnson & Johnson, MasterCard, Adidas, L’Oreal and Nestle to name a few.


Working within our HR function and reporting to the Head of HR, this role will:

  • Drive and evolve the Procurement Leaders recruiting agenda to attract & hire high calibre talent, ensuring there is a solid pipeline of future talent
  • Act as a representative of the Company via social media, promoting the employer brand presence by influencing employer brand perception externally across all hiring levels to help attract new talent into the business.
  • Ensure the recruiting focus is on quality, reducing time to hire and sourcing 50% vacant roles from direct channels.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Head of HR to develop a systematic and comprehensive strategy to fill circa 30 positions annually – consisting of a variety of roles in our commercial, product and business partner teams from entry to senior level
  • Managing the end to end talent acquisition process across the UK & APAC offices, liaising with hiring managers, direct sourcing, manging PSL relationships, crafting creative job adverts, telephone screening, shortlisting, interview scheduling and coordination.
  • Providing insight on latest trends in the recruiting arena to evolve current systems and practices
  • Enhancing the rigour around how the organisation approaches Talent Acquisition, including establishing ongoing relationships with hiring managers in order to understand their business and recruitment needs
  • Developing interview & recruiting skills of new hiring managers, incorporating our LEADERS values into the assessment framework
  • Developing our ability to participate in recruitment functions including job fairs, conferences and career events targeting unique applicant populations.
  • Managing monthly reporting on key metrics - open positions, time to hire, headcount budget, headcount reporting etc.
  • Following up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding our recruiting process and use that feedback to continually improve our recruiting practice
  • Taking a proactive approach in terms of identifying, evaluating and influencing Hiring Managers
  • Building networks to find qualified passive candidates, develop pools of “want to hire” candidates in advance of need, and maintain regular contact with possible future candidates. Research and bring to bear new sources for active and passive recruitment

You will have:

  • Demonstrable experience as a recruiter, ideally gained within an In House or RPO environment,
  • Experience of utilising LinkedIn Recruiter tools
  • Excellent judgement and assessment skills
  • Confidence to have a strong point of view and express it even if it proves unpopular
  • Initiative, resourcefulness and personal accountability
  • the ability to effectively prioritise projects and deliverables
  • the skills to build long-term, trusting relationships across the business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; listening, speaking & writing
  • Self-motivation, an action bias and a strong sense of urgency
  • Experience of implementing an applicant tracking system would be a bonus

What do you get?


You will join a fast paced, dynamic and agile organisation where our people sit at the heart of all we do.

We have a bright, airy office in central London and have a great benefit package - including a minimum of 24 days holiday, a 3% matching pension, Life and Health insurance, season ticket loans, fruit, a pool table, and a 10% performance related bonus.

SectorCareers Recruitment Sector Profile
Job TypePerm
RecruiterProcurement Leaders
Job ID683264

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