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Talent Acquisition

Head of Talent Acquisition


Talent Acquisition



Salary Range:

£140 000 (with potential flex) + stock options
Our client have increased their revenues by over 700% since the start of last year, and have recently closed a fundraise led by one of the most prestigious VC firms in the world. Their innovative FinTech product is used by leading brands such as Uber and and they plan to grow their headcount from 85 to 200 ppl this year.
Operating a 100% remote working style, this rapid growth business employ people based across multiple jurisdictions and are open minded as to their new Head of Talent Acquisition resides.

The Brief:

With a Talent Acquisition team of 10 ppl, the time has come to hire an accomplished Talent Leader to bring a greater degree of strategic director to their hiring machine and equip this ambitious, multicultural business for its next phase of expansion.

Reporting in to the VP People, the incoming Head of Talent Acquisition will build a management group within the Talent team, which is likely to grow from 10 to 20 ppl this year.

Key Skills:

  • Oversee recruitment, working with the People team and leaders to prioritise and plan for hiring activity across the business
  • Provide exceptional leadership to a talented group of recruitment folks, helping them to unlock immediate challenges and develop their skills in the long-term
  • Partner with leadership on executive searches, owning and managing end to end hiring processes and working with executive search partners to build out the Strategy & Operations layer
  • Diversify the representation of underrepresented folks in their hiring pipelines, helping to establish strong ties to external talent pools and ensure their talent attraction efforts are inclusive
  • Develop clear and insightful recruitment reporting that enables the business to make better decisions around ongoing and future hiring
  • Work in partnership with the Marketing team to strengthen and improve their employer brand including their career page, LinkedIn jobs and Glassdoor
  • Build recruitment processes and optimise hiring platforms to help hiring managers recruit at speed whilst upholding the highest standard of candidate experience
  • Partner with the People team to ensure the experience of the candidate carries over to the onboarding journey, setting new hires up for success

About You:

  • You have demonstrable experience of managing a sizeable recruitment team (of 10+ people), developing a recruitment team and deepening the relationships of the team to the business
  • You will have recent experience recruiting talent in to a growing Technology business
  • You have run and managed executive searches and are confident working with experienced hires
  • You are someone who enjoys working with data and is comfortable being led by the objectivity it brings. You understand that data is an essential key for unlocking decisions and elevating the way businesses enhance the experience of the candidate
  • You enjoy establishing and enhancing cross-functional and integrated ways of working, recognising the value of the entirety of an organisation
  • You are a leader who inspires through participation and vision whilst creating the correct conditions for thoughtful innovation, delivery and alignment
  • You are curious and possess critical rigour in your way of thinking. You ask thoughtful questions, naturally able to develop solutions from a position of insight and knowledge
  • You are a confident and thoughtful communicator, able to adapt your style to different audiences and in different contexts

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