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Talent Acquisition Advisor

Location:
London
Careers Site Advertising End Date:
25 Jul 2019
About Tony Blair Institute for Global Change:
At the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change we are dedicated to making globalisation work for the many, not the few. We do this by helping countries, their people and their governments, address some of the most difficult challenges in the world today – beginning with those where we think we can break new ground, offering leaders new thinking and new approaches. Our staff – over 200 of them, based all over the world – are working on some of the most intractable problems around issues of co-existence, governance, the peace process in the Middle East and renewing the centre.
Focus of the Role:
Know-How
 
  • Using your expertise of talent acquisition tools, you’ll find the best talent for the Institute, using a broad knowledge of both popular and emerging recruitment trends, and be able to proactively support your areas of the business.

Responsibility

  • You’ll define, develop and embed the ideal hiring strategy for each level of role within the business area, from attraction and engagement through to selection, offer and onboarding, shaping the process to ensure it’s always fit for purpose.
  • You’ll anticipate recruitment needs, ensuring that the recruitment activity follows legislation and best practice.
  • Develop tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating talent pools. Through headhunting, networking and brand attraction, you’ll use a variety of recruitment channels with a focus on cost, quality and length of time to hire.
  • Build and foster relationships with Hiring Managers and external stakeholders. Developing and reporting on Talent Acquisition metrics and identifying any action or areas of concern.
  • Ensure that candidate data held on HRIS is up to date and accurate, reflecting activity for the candidate and role.
 Accountability
 
  • You’ll be accountable for running a smooth recruitment process internally and externally and be an employee brand ambassador for the Institute, analysing and measuring our performance to exceed our customers’ expectations.
  • Manage the full candidate journey from initial contact through to the first day of employment ensuring candidates have a good experience that is reflective of the culture and brand.

Judgement

  • Use professional knowledge and experience to make informed recommendations on hiring decisions.
  • Ensures all stages of the recruitment process reflects the brand and value of the Institute
  • Advise Hiring Managers on recruitment market conditions for specific functional areas and advise on the most appropriate hiring channels.

Ambition

  • Represent the Institute at external recruitment events to attract the best talent
  • Actively coach new managers to become effective professional hiring managers through the creation of materials, guidance and personal development
  • Develop and implement new and innovative methods of talent acquisition, measuring performance through key metrics and continuously improving standards.
  • Create an environment for the best candidate experience and contribute to be an Employee 
What We Look For in Our People:
  • Experience in a similar in-house or agency recruitment role
  • CIPD level 5 is desirable
  • Experience of partnering with different sections of a business, and can demonstrate where this has had a positive benefit
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Evidence of strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Comfortable challenging traditional methods of recruitment to introduce innovative ways to hire the best talent
  • The ability to manage multiple, competing demands, successfully delivering positive results
  • Brilliant organisational skills, including the ability to plan and prioritise a workload
  • Can demonstrate an inquisitive and curious approach to talent acquisition, and can demonstrate the ability to consult effectively with key stakeholders to identify true needs
  • Strong team player with a collaborative approach
 
VALUES WE LOOK FOR:

  • COURAGE… because to tackle global challenges, we must innovate and take smart risks
  • COLLABORATION… because when we work together and with external partners, we can overcome even the largest problems
  • COMPASSION … because our work is ultimately about improving people’s lives
 
We are only able to consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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