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Global Talent Acquisition ManagerLondon, United Kingdom

Posted 07 January 2022

The Opportunity  

Our HR Team are currently looking to recruit a Global Talent Acquisition Manager / Lead to join the team in our London office. Reporting to the Global Head of HR, you will play a key role in CRU’s ongoing growth & success, focussing on bringing high calibre talent into our global offices as well as owning, developing and implementing best practices across strategically important global talent acquisition projects. 

This role will cover full end to end recruiting and talent acquisition so you will be comfortable recruiting and developing internal & external talent pipelines at all levels in the business ensuring you partner with leaders and hiring managers across our global office whilst providing an exceptional candidate experience. 

About you – What are we looking for? 

Knowledge & Experience 

  • Demonstrable experience and ability of developing and implementing strategically important Talent acquisition strategies, including global graduate recruitment and internship programs
  • Has experience reviewing, designing, re-engineering, and introducing of talent acquisition processes and tools, to ensure a scalable approach to talent acquisition to keep up with the global growth of an organisation
  • Has experience as a talent partner on a range of proactive and tailored talent attraction and acquisition campaigns across different business lines and geographies 
  • Always been able to attract, screen, and build long and shortlists of diverse active and passive applicant pools, managing the candidate experience from initial approach, through interview processes, to offer negotiation and through to preboarding
  • Been connected to the evolving competitive landscape of the companies worked for, conducted research to map target companies and top talent, and built out diverse talent networks and created talent communities
  • Able to demonstrate a creative approach to attract and engage internal and external talent in the short, medium, and long term
  • Used creative techniques, skills, and experience to discover, identify, and attract the best talent in livestream field
  • Extensive experience in a progressive hands-on full lifecycle hiring experience, from both agency side, and in-house and have a good understanding of market insights and recruitment trends
  • Understand and dexterous to juggle between localized country and regional needs and consistent scalable global processes 
  • Experience in partnering and influencing senior leaders to help drive an effective recruiting agenda that drives business outcomes
  • Delivering proactive solutions for business talent acquisition problems, whether it be strategic roadmap or driving process improvement
  • Familiarity with recruitment systems and Applicant Tracking Systems

Skills & Competencies 

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish trust, and credibility, and influence at all levels, internally and externally
  • Extremely detail orientated and commitment to follow-through
  • Able to see the “big picture” and stand back to bridge the strategic vision, but also roll up sleeves and get things done
  • Collaborative, action-oriented and results-driven
  • Culturally aware, and with a global mindset
  • Flexible, forwarding thinking and able to navigate ambiguity and change, flexing to the needs of the business
  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, manage multiple deliverables with limited supervision and magnitude of global business
  • Team player

Technical & Other Skills 

  • Excellent IT skills including the use of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Tertiary education

Additional Information: 

  • This role has a global mandate so flexibility and sensitivity working across time zones, cultures and able to juggle multiple priorities without being overwhelmed is necessary for success. Global travel may also be required
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