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Talent Acquisition Consultant


    Job Description

    At abrdn, our purpose is to enable our clients to be better investors.

    Clients worldwide trust us to find future-fit investment opportunities to deliver the outcomes they want. Our technology and insight help empower them to make better decisions, while the powerful partnerships we build help to enhance the expertise that we offer. And by enabling clients to invest responsibly, it helps us to build a better world.

    About the department

    The Talent Acquisition function is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic opportunity market. The remit of the team is to build high levels of visibility for role opportunities across the company whilst maximising our potential to grow diversity. As part of a highly collaborative team, you will be encouraged to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to ensure that we attract and engage the best possible talent, whilst ensuring that the candidate experience is engaging and informative no matter the outcome!

    About the role

    The role holder will operate as a business partner to aligned business units and works to continually raise the level of hiring capability and improve the recruitment experience. A part of our team, you will ensure that the performance indicators such as time to hire, cost per hire, satisfaction measures and quality of hire are met, as well as getting the chance to lead on key projects to continually enhance the TA proposition.

    1. Recruitment Strategy

    Working in conjunction with HR and business stakeholders, the TA Consultant is responsible for the formulation and delivery of recruitment strategy and the identification and subsequent engagement of internal and external talent.

    2. Stakeholder Management

    Partner with Hiring Managers to understand requirements, provide market insight and set expectations with regards to timelines and strategy.

    Work with HRBPs on ensuring awareness of delivery progress and projects

    3. Sourcing

    Ownership for hands on sourcing aligned to designated requisitions

    Working within agreed budget parameters to ensure a balance of cost, quality and time is taken into account when undertaking sourcing activities.

    Ensure diversity and inclusion underpin all sourcing efforts and that under-represented populations within the organisation are thoughtfully engaged in the hiring process

    4. Assessment & Selection

    Manage candidates through the sourcing and selection & assessment processes, ensuring a great experience

    Partner with managers to ensure consistency of process through interviews and suggest improvements

    5. Projects

    Identify opportunities for improvements in our processes and approach and lead on key improvement projects with a regional and global remit

    Support team members in their own project initiatives, providing guidance and subject matter expertise

    About the candidate requirements

    • Talent Acquisition subject matter expertise – sourcing, assessment, performance measurement
    • Passionate about Diversity and Inclusion
    • Commercial mindset
    • Project Management skills
    • Stakeholder engagement skills
    • A continuous improvement mind-set
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

    Our benefits

    There’s more to working life than coming home with a good salary. We have an environment where you can learn, get involved and be supported.

    When you join us, your reward will be one of the best around. This includes 40 days’ annual leave, a 16% employer pension contribution, a discretionary performance based bonus (where applicable), private healthcare and a range of flexible benefits – including gym discounts, season ticket loans and access to an employee discount portal. You can read more about our benefits .

    An inclusive way of working

    Whatever way you like to work, if you have the talent and commitment to join our team, we’d like to hear from you.

    At abrdn we’ve adopted a ‘blended working’ approach. This approach combines the benefits of face-to-face collaboration, coaching and connecting in our offices with the flexibility of working from home. It enables colleagues to find a balance that works for their roles, their teams, our clients and our business.

    An inclusive culture, where diverse perspectives drive our actions, is at the core of who we are and what we do. If you need assistance with your application, or a reasonable adjustment to your interview arrangements – for example, because you are neurodivergent, or have a physical, sensory, cognitive, mental, visible or invisible disability – please let us know and we’ll be happy to help.

    We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment. We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance. We support a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone.

    If you need assistance or an adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist.

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    Job date: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 07:39:38 GMT

    Talent Acquisition Consultant

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