Talent Acquisition Lead

  • Location

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Benham

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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My Client are an outstanding Higher Education business who are on the hunt for a Talent Acquisition Lead to join their team on a permanent basis, due to growth in the business.

You will be responsible for managing the talent acquisition journey including attraction, sourcing and selection strategies, through to offer, ensuring a positive experience for candidates and hiring managers.

The ideal candidate must have Recruitment experience recruiting for Corporate Functions within a business.


  • Build effective relationships with stakeholders across a range of internal departments
  • Conduct Engagement Meetings with line managers to discuss their talent needs.
  • Utilise predominantly direct sourcing skills to source and attract high quality
  • Maintain agency relationships where suitable e.g. niche or hard to fill roles
  • Utilise market knowledge to advise hiring managers on sourcing strategies
  • Liaise with both external and internal candidates of all levels ensuring a smooth, seamless and customer focused candidate experience at all times
  • Collaborate with the People Assistants to ensure a smooth onboarding handover
  • Support the Head of Talent Acquisition in the design and delivery of key talent acquisition projects and initiatives


  • Experience working within an in-house Talent Acquisition function in a customer focused environment
  • Experience of hiring for permanent and contract / temp roles
  • Experience of using applicant tracking systems to extract, analyse and report on data.
  • Proven ability to successfully utilise a range of direct sourcing methods for both Permanent and Contract vacancies

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