Talent Acquisition Manager

Location:  Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary:  GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum


My client is a successful and growing organisation based in the heart of Edinburgh, to support their further growth plans, they are looking to appoint a Talent Acquisition Manager. You will be responsible for driving talent acquisition strategy, leading the internal team and external partners whilst being hands-on, also carrying out a significant number of recruitment assignments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver on the strategic vision for talent acquisition and lead, coach and develop the Talent Acquisition team to deliver accordingly
  • Build out the internal Talent Acquisition function and corresponding tools / technology, as well as external partnerships to drive successful hiring process during rapid business growth
  • Drive process improvement across the team that ensures both team and processes are set-up most effectively to deliver the most value to hiring managers and candidates
  • Partner with senior leadership to understand the business and corresponding talent needs of the organisation
  • Lead executive-level searches
  • Partner with regional HR team to ensure seamless new hire on-boarding experience
  • Provide expertise on external recruiting policies, practices and trends
  • Create and deliver Talent Acquisition scorecard on a monthly basis; use metrics to inform team goals and yearly operational plans
  • This position has supervisory experience and is responsible for hiring, performance management, coaching, developing, and resolving performance issues for a portion of the talent acquisition team


To be considered for this position, candidates must have the following background and skills:

  • Degree qualified in a related subject such as Business or Human Resources
  • In-house recruitment experience is essential which should including leading a team
  • Expertise in identifying, implementing, and optimising relevant recruiting technologies and social media tools
  • Successful track record of large, company-wide or regional program implementations
  • Proactive and results-driven
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and consultative skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a high sense of urgency and fluidity
  • Knowledgeable of applicable employment laws and compliance requirements
  • Established strong professional networks with vendors, universities, professional associations


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