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Head of Talent Acquisition

Employer
Sense
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£50,697 per annum
Closing date
19 Dec 2021
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We are looking for a Head of Talent Acquisition to build a high performing team that can drive and deliver our ambitious growth, hiring the best talent into Sense. We need someone who will build, innovate and drive scalable processes that deliver outstanding candidate experiences and move the organisation forward by finding outstanding, diverse talent to join the team.

Head of Talent Acquisition
Reference number: 46482
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £50,697 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent

About the role

The Head of Talent Acquisition, will be based at our TouchBase Pears Centre in Selly Oak, Birmingham. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week.

You will be part of the People Team at Sense, we exist to support all our employees at every stage of their journey with us. We provide strategic lead on people management, learning and development, internal communications and engagement at Sense. We aim to enable the organisation to have the right culture, capacity and capability to achieve its purpose.

Please note: we will be speaking to and interviewing candidates throughout the advertised period; to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

Duties include:

Operational execution: ensuring effective and efficient hiring processes across all teams, focussing on being actively inclusive, whilst delivering a robust candidate experience. Working closely in partnership with hiring managers to deliver on targets and fuel growth.

Employer brand building: Working closely with marketing and the brand team to make sure we have the right presence and targeted messages in the talent market to attract incredible people from a diversity of backgrounds to join us on our journey.

Process innovation: constantly innovating on the hiring process to scale impact and modify the process to ensure team targets are delivered

Matrix management: You will have high standards for candidate experience in the hiring process and have expert stakeholder management skills, working in partnership with hiring managers, our recruitment team and our EDI Lead.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • You will have experience of successfully leading and implementing a talent acquisition function within a geographically dispersed and multi-functional organisation.
  • You will be an authentic people leader with extensive recruiting experience.
  • You will be excited about keeping our hiring bar high and ensuring that all of the relevant process details are being worried about by your team and executed flawlessly, so the rest of the organisation doesn’t have to.
  • You will be an excellent communicator who can empower and inspire others to deliver outstanding customer service, drive forward agendas and possess a high degree of confidentiality.
  • You’ll have a strong voice/opinion on the way things should be done with the ability to leverage internal and external relationships.
  • You will be highly data driven and analytical, process focused, a critical thinker and problem solver.
  • You will have experience of building high-performance recruitment teams that are results-driven and data-focused.
  • You will be innovative in nature with experience of implementing a wide range of creative and thoughtful recruiting strategies and programs.
  • You will be comfortable working with a degree of ambiguity, unafraid of change with the ability to take plans forward.
  • You want to play a part in something game-changing and you thrive on the success of others.

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Sunday 19 December 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

To Apply and For More Information:

If you would like to apply or find out more about this position, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to our website where you will find further information.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

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