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Talent Acquisition Manager

London - United Kingdom
Manchester - United Kingdom
Corporate Services
Talent Acquisition Manager

We have an open Talent Acquisition Manager Position in our UK HR Team. You will have the opportunity to get insight into an international company, with a hands-on approach as well as the experience that comes from the work, we do in our 16 Locations. We are looking for an experience talent acquisition specialist to lead our talent acquisition team and help us implement our recruitment strategy and find the right talent in an exciting and challenging recruitment market. We are open for new ideas and are happy to work together on this challenge.

What does the job involve?
As a Talent Acquisition Manager you will have overall responsibility for recruiting at Zuhlke UK. You will be operationally responsible for the whole recruiting journey and excellent candidate experience. You will be in charge of defining and implementing the recruiting strategy and will lead the TA team toward achieving the recruitment goals. You will stay on top of business events and advise your hiring managers on all recruiting matters. You and your team don't just fill vacancies but hiring managers value you as an expert in your field and a  partner for achieving our business goals. You take care of the entire recruiting process in a 360° manner (incl. setting up interviews and leading competence-based interviews). Our goal is to continuously develop recruiting at Zuhlke with enthusiasm and effectiveness.

Your tasks:
  • Leading the TA function and team for Zuhlke UK
  • Line management, coaching and career development of our team of Talent Acquisition Specialists
  • Actively contributing to our international recruiting capability and helping shape the Group recruitment strategy
  • Shaping and leading the UK recruitment strategy
  • Building and managing networks of qualified candidates
  • Leading competence based interviews up to executive level candidates
  • Close collaboration with the Hiring Managers and recruiters in order to identify the right requirements.

Your Talent
  • You are passionate about Talent Acquisition with in-house experience and a university degree
  • You have strong in-house and technical recruitment experience
  • With your knack for analytics, you will proactively contribute to the further implementation and monitoring of our Talent Acquisition strategy.
  • You take ownership for all recruitment related topics and are not afraid to work hands-on
  • You bring experience as an experienced Talent Acquisition Partner and mentoring and leading recruiting teams is not new to you
  • You have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • You have very good time-management skills
  • Ability to manage of several open positions and lead the function and team members simultaneously
  • You are resilient and skilled at multitasking and managing work-life balance for yourself and for the team
  • You are well versed with various job boards, use actively professional social networking sites and ideally have an established network
  • You bring curiosity and strong willingness to improve and innovate on our recruiting process.
  • You see yourself as a professional and proficient partner for the business who also strives for administrative excellence. As a result, you proactively question processes and consider how they can be made more efficient.
  • We use many different tools and software which you will get acquainted with, good knowledge in MS-Office and social media will be a great advantage.

And Why Zuhlke?

 Culture of collaboration and teamwork
 Variety of impactful and challenging projects
 Professional training and development benefits
 Strong ethics with a focus on sustainability & inclusion
 Sensible work-life balance
 Freedom to take over responsibility

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If you're interested in joining us, send us your CV and start your first step into realising your career goals at a company that values talent and cares about its employees.  We are an  equal opportunity  employer and  value diversity  at our company. 

We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, personality, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.

Covid-19 Notice: We are hiring for this role despite the current circumstances in relation to Covid-19. To protect our employees’ and candidates’ health and safety, we have implemented fully remote interview and onboarding processes for candidates and new joiners until further notice. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation and appreciate your flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.

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