• Office Location: Copenhagen House, 5-10 Bury Street, London EC3A 5AT
  • Office Name: London Sourcing Centre - Bury St
  • Salary: £17750 - £18250
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 463265

Talent Sourcing Specialist

Company: Reed Talent Solutions – Service Delivery Contracts Team

Role Title: Talent Sourcing Specialist 

Contracts: Full Time 37.5 hours, Monday-Friday, Permanent                                                

Location: Copenhagen House, 5-10 Bury Street, London, EC3A 5AT (please note that we offer the ability to work between home and the office)

Salary: £17,750 – £18,250 plus £4,000 inner London weighting and bonus potential  

The Role – What does the Talent Sourcing Specialist role look like?

The Service Delivery Team provides an end to end temporaries Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) service to some of Reed Talent Solutions growing contract wins. As part of this RPO, you and your team will be fulfilling the client’s temporary recruitment requirements across the Service Delivery Contracts Team. The purpose of the Talent Sourcing Specialists role is to accept responsibility for supporting the Talent Delivery Specialists in sourcing high calibre candidates to fill current and potential roles from clients.

The Talent Sourcing Specialist will cover all aspects of the recruitment process which includes sourcing candidates via internal job boards, accurately analysing job descriptions in order to identify key aspects of the job requirements and match against a large volume of CVs and also conducting telephone screening interviews to qualify candidates for relevant roles.

Duties include : 

  • Candidate attraction & management  
  • Fulfilment of client requirements 
  • Hitting weekly and monthly KPI Targets
  • Effective management of the compliance process 
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to ensure effective matching of candidates to the right role 
  • Networking through our candidate database, job boards and social media such as LinkedIn

What makes a good Talent Sourcing Specialist?

You will have previous experience of working in a customer or client facing role in a process driven environment. Experience of working in administration or in a call centre environment would also be desirable. We would also be keen to speak to anyone with some level of recruitment experience but this is not essential and we welcome applications from individuals looking for their first step in to recruitment.

You will need to have a good level of education and be proficient in the use of a range of computer packages such as MS Excel and MS Word. You must have strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to develop effective working relationships across all levels of an organisation. You must also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be numerate and detail conscious.

What can REED offer me in return?

You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, the chance to buy, and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests, personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas, and many, many more!

Simply submit an application to express your interest! If successful Talent Acquisition will get in contact to arrange a telephone interview. Following this we will either arrange a video interview or register your interest for a face to face interview once social distancing guidance permits this.  

Please note that confirmation of offers and start dates during this time may be impacted by economic changes and government advice.  

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