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Talent Acquisition Manager (Part time)

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Manager (Part time)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Commission - Pro Rata
Reference: 87
Contact Name: Matthew Banbury
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: November 18, 2021 16:21

Job Description

Talent Acquisition Manager (Part time – 20-30 hours per week) 

This is an excellent opportunity for a external senior recruitment professional looking to take their first step inhouse or an existing internal recruiter looking to take on more responsibility. 

The hours are flexible between 20-30 per week and will be discussed on application. 


About Pioneer Selection Ltd 

We are a specialist Engineering Recruitment Consultancy based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, recruiting for key clients in the manufacturing, distribution, and automotive industries, to name a few. We have been helping businesses, and people in these sectors reach their ambitions since 2007 and have built up a reputable name for ourselves in an industry worth over £40 billion.  

We have always had a strong desire to grow and have exciting expansion plans, so this is a great time to join us as a Talent Acquisition Manager where you will play a key role in growing the company and being a key member of the leadership team. 


Overview of the Talent Acquisition Manager Role: 

You would be a key member of the Leadership Team reporting to the Managing Director, responsible for supporting the operational business in attracting, proactively sourcing, assessing, and securing high calibre candidates.  

  • Develop a strong external knowledge of the market to establish an evolving sourcing and TA strategy for researcher to consultant positions. 

  • Design, develop and deliver a commercially effective sourcing strategy for researcher and consultant positions. 

  • Deliver high quality proactively sourced candidates in keeping with Pioneer Selection’s headcount requirements.   

  • To manage the TA marketing strategy and assist in its execution to attract high calibre candidates.   

  • Proactively and professionally represent Pioneer Selection in the external market as an employer of choice for candidates using our EVP.   

  • Continuously carry out market research to determine the best methods to identify and attract. potential candidates and implement these into the recruitment strategy. 

  • Proactively map out the sources for quality candidates in your market and look at ways to increase the volume of candidates generated from each source. 

  • Proactively promote the internal and external referral scheme to maximise candidate referrals and revaluate the scheme if required. 

  • Ensure that attractive advertising copy is posted on relevant job boards and social media and monitor its performance. 

  • Develop strong relationships with key candidates, to keep Pioneer Selection at the forefront when looking for a career move or to gain referrals.   

  • Build strong relationships with the Management team to understand the recruitment needs and exact requirements of each vacancy. 

  • Ensure that the TA process is well-managed, to successful completion with key internal and external stakeholders informed at each stage. 

  • Demonstrate a continuous improvement approach to TA with a focus on high conversion rates and ROI. 

  • Undertake thorough, fair and well-evidenced interviews with potential candidates, including briefing them on our interview process and effectively managing their expectations. 

  • Monitor the status of all vacancies and time per hire and present any relevant data to the Management team on a monthly basis. 

  • Maintain all relevant company documents relating to recruitment and retention.  

  • Continuously look at new methods and strategies to improve staff retention across the business with the management team.  

  • Hold monthly meetings with new recruits for the first 3 months to gain progress updates and feedback and communicate back to the relevant manager.  

  • Deliver exit interview strategy with all leavers and analysis information to feedback into business to improve talent acquisition, training and employee engagement.  

  • Ensure the effective setup and on-boarding of new starters within Pioneer Selection including the induction.  

  • Demonstrate a continuous improvement approach to the acquisition and onboarding of talent into Pioneer Selection with a focus on aiding retention. 


Personal skills: 

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills. 

  • Demonstrate managerial competancies. 

  • Have a continuous improvement mentality, whilst also practicing self-development. 

  • Solve problems and make decisions based on sound evidence. 

  • Able to challenge, support and influence management and leadership team to continually evolve the TA approach. 

  • Capable of active listening and understanding different views.   

  • Time mastery skills, particularly in prioritisation and planning. 


Preferred experience: 

  • Experienced a fast-moving relationship-based contingency recruitment environment. 

  • Management experience. 

  • Business development experience. 

  • Experience working in a growing business environment.  

  • Proven recruitment experience internally or externally. 


Talent Acquisition Manager Package: 

  • £30,000 - £35,000 full time equivalent basic salary + commission (£10,000 - £15,000 OTE). 

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays rising with length of service. 

  • Flexible hours and hybrid working options. 

  • Free onsite parking. 

  • Extended lunch breaks to undertake wellbeing activities. 

  • Quarterly and annual social events. 


If you are intrigued and want to find out more, apply now asap!!!