Talent Acquisition Specialist

Undisclosed Company
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
£36000 - £37500 per annum + Holidays & Bonus
04 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our client Unilever are currently looking for experienced In-house Active Recruitment Specialist based at Unilever's manufacturing facility in Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey. This is a full time temporary role for a period of 4-6 months, working a 37.5 hour week. This role is paying up to £37.5K per annum, pro rata, depending on experience.
Main Purpose of the Role
The focus of this role is to own and manage the end to end recruitment process for live/immediate roles within Corporate function i.e. Finance, HR, Legal etc., to deliver an exceptional experience for both candidates and hiring managers.

Primary Accountabilities

*Own the relationship with active Hiring Managers
*Own and manage the candidate relationship for all active roles. Ensure candidates receive timely updates and feedback, to ensure a great candidate experience.
*Dock in with the Strategic Resourcing Specialist to establish where there are developed pipelines of external talent to leverage, and where additional pipelines are required.
*Manage internal and external recruitment activities, placing priority on filling key roles in line with agreed processes and Service Level Agreements.
*Conduct hiring manager briefing calls to fully understand sourcing and screening requirements.
*Provide insights to positively influence and expedite the recruitment process.
*Leverage sourcing methods to source candidates where there are no existing pipelines. Utilise multiple channels, including but not limited to social channels, networking, direct sourcing, internet recruiting, data mining, advertising, employee referrals, competitor contacts and third party vendors /partners.
*Manage requisitions and candidates through the applicant tracking system, ensuring data integrity and accuracy at all times.
*Conduct screening against role requirements
*Communicate the Unilever employment value proposition to prospective hires, to ensure strong conversion from application to hire.
*Ensure compliance with global and local recruitment policies.
*Manage own operational dashboard and assign requisitions to self within the system on a daily basis.
*Input into local projects as required

Experience Required

*Significant experience of full life-cycle recruiting from within a FTSE 100 company and / or consumer goods company with expertise in Legal, HR, Finance etc.
*Significant functional / regional recruitment experience with a proven track record of delivering high quality hires with strong line manager and candidate satisfaction
*Exceptional candidate relationship skills.
*Proven hiring manager partnering skills
*Experience of applying a variety of sourcing techniques (direct sourcing, building preferred supplier lists, recruitment advertising, web tools etc.)
*Detailed experienced of using Applicant Tracking Solutions/Systems to manage both a process but effectively mine as a talent database.
*A strong awareness of brand management and the employee value proposition
*Strong influencing skills with the ability to provide specific examples of building relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes, e.g. improving the recruitment process
*Strong team player with the ability to support team members and pick up roles across other functions when volumes are high

Must have a notice period of less than 1 month to be considered.

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