Talent Acquisition Advisor

Location Salisbury
Discipline: Office Professionals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40K
Contact name: Carrie MacDonald

Contact email: carrie@requireconsultancy.com
Job ref: REF 6803
Published: 3 months ago
Expiry date: 31 October 2021

ReQuire Consultancy are pleased to be working with a leading organisation in Salisbury, who are looking for a skilled Talent Acquisition Advisor to join their friendly HR function.

This role will entail identifying future hiring needs, designing job descriptions, sourcing candidates through databases and social media, and conducting interviews when necessary.

We are keen to speak with candidates who have exceptional interpersonal skills, is highly organised and detail oriented. Building positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, is essential with this role, to gain a stronger understanding of manager’s recruitment needs and requirements.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Develop talent acquisition strategies and hiring plans.

  • Design, plan and execute selection processes, conduct interviews and screening calls, administer psychological tests (if necessary)

  • Source and find candidates qualified for open positions; perform analysis of hiring needs and provide employee hiring forecast.

  • Work closely with a diverse range of active and passive candidates to understand not only their skills and experience but what motivates them.

  • Create and advertise appealing adverts in a range of media, such as websites; and using social media to advertise positions, to attract skilled talent within the market and form relationships.

  • Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work

  • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews, and creating a shortlist of candidates for the managers to review.

  • Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job.

  • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between managers and candidates.

  • Contributing to the implementation of HR/recruitment software.

  • Use metrics to create reports and identify areas of improvement.

  • Assist in employee retention and development; determine HR and recruiting KPIs.

  • Work with the HR team and performing various ad hoc HR activities.

Person Specification:

  • Experience in leading, developing and delivering a change programme whilst improving employee engagement. Transactional recruitment activities.

  • Proven experience in full-cycle recruiting, sourcing and employment branding and of being able to multitask, prioritise and coordinate key projects.

  • Recruitment & Agency experience, an understanding of the recruitment cycle and process; familiarity with different selection methods.

  • Knowledge of working with Applicant Tracking Systems.

  • Strong analytical skills and delivery of change management programmes.

  • Computer savvy with working knowledge of HR IT systems/implementation and proficient in the use of social media and job boards.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and consulting skills with an ability to build relationships, a leader and strategic thinker.

  • Previous head-hunting experience, through contacts and social media.

If this role is of interest to you, please contact Carrie today or click apply!