Head of Talent Acquisition

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    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Chandler

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Frazer Jones are working with a global Communications Consultancy to seek a Head of Talent Acquisition to join our client on a permanent basis.

We're looking for a thought-leading, game-changing Head of Talent Acquisition to join the group in this newly created role. As part of the UK People leadership team, this is a newly created role that will report into the UK People Director. This role will lead the on the talent acquisition agenda for the UK Group, with three direct reports. The role is based in London on a hybrid working basis.

The Role

The Talent Acquisition Lead will be part of the UK Group People leadership team, working closely with our UK People Director and CEOs across all businesses to design and deliver a talent attraction strategy and a vibrant employee value proposition that enables M&C Saatchi to bring on board the best talent, with a particular focus on increasing representation of underrepresented talent. This role will also drive rigor, consistency and simplicity across recruitment processes to ensure fair process and a seamless experience for candidates and hiring managers.

Success for this role will be to enhance Careers and Linked In pages to compellingly communicate why talent should join the business, evolve hiring practices to be more inclusive and attract more diverse talent, and implement a streamlined hiring process with simple, consistent toolkits and templates. Overtime, this role will also reduce reliance on recruitment agents by driving up the number of direct applications received.

Your focus areas will be:

Employee Value Proposition

Recruitment Systems & Data Insight

Senior & Critical hiring

Workforce planning

External Partnerships

Business Partnering


About you:

  • A proven ability to bring innovative thought-leadership to Talent Acquisition in the group. With a strong ability to streamline process and practice.
  • Demonstrable experience of successful leading a TA function across a large, complex business
  • Strong track record of operational excellence within recruitment processes
  • An incredible relationship builder
  • Analytical thinker with exceptional project management skills
  • capability to deliver the people strategy and insightful data

What's on offer?

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes 26 days annual holiday, medical history disregarded private healthcare, employer contributory pension, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a host of benefits that support wellbeing including subsided gym membership and 11: counselling, whilst our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sees us offer learning opportunities around DE&I, targeted mentoring programmes and the opportunity to participate in a number of active Employee Led Networks

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.