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Head of Talent (Venture Capital firm)


Talent Acquisition


Central London

Salary Range:

£100 000 + bonus + carry
A high-profile Venture Capital firm based in London, with a strong track record of investing in breakout Technology success stories, are seeking a Head of Talent to support their portfolio start-ups with their hiring plans.
Reporting in to the VP People, the Head of Talent will commence in a stand-alone position, ahead of hiring in a team. The current plan includes the team size being 4-5 people by the end of this year.
The objective of this Head of Talent hire is to assist Founders and Leadership teams with hiring in to their ambitious growing businesses. The responsibilities will include:

  • Coaching and advising hiring managers on their recruiting needs including who to seek to hire and how to run an effective hiring process
  • Directly headhunting & recruiting high-calibre talent on behalf of these growing portfolio businesses
  • Providing consultancy to SLT’s regarding matters such as DEI, employer branding, recruitment operations & infrastructure and workforce planning
  • Utilizing data to inform decision making and drive efficiencies
  • Recruit in a Talent Acquisition team; onboarding, training and developing the team

About you:

  • You have recent experience in VC-backed Tech start-up/scale-up businesses
  • You have line management experience
  • You have a track record of direct hiring talent into high-performing technology businesses
  • You have prior experience setting Talent Acquisition strategy for an organisation or division of an organisation
  • You are comfortable with hybrid working
  • You are a polished communicator who can present data to support proposals and recommendations

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