Talent Acquisition Adviser - IT

Newcastle Building Society
Newcastle Upon Tyne
04 May 2021
28 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

We're looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Talent Acquisition Adviser to join our established Talent Acquisition Team at a period of significant growth and transformation.

As a Talent Acquisition Adviser you'll be responsible for managing the end to end recruitment process for a variety of roles across the group, with a focus on IT. Reporting to and working closely with the Talent Acquisition Partner, you'll take ownership and accountability for building relationships with IT professionals and hiring managers, whilst driving forward our successful direct sourcing model.

The Talent Acquisition team support all of our business areas to recruit the best talent for our organisation. As well as operating a network of branches across the North East, we have a busy Head Office function, alongside Newcastle Strategic Solutions (a specialist savings management outsource provider). The business is currently undergoing a large period of growth, so you'll be kept busy by being a key contributor to this.

The team look after every aspect of the recruitment process, from taking role briefings from hiring managers to creating the offer paperwork for our HR colleagues to process. The role is therefore suited to someone who enjoys variety in their working day. As a financial services organisation, our processes are rigorous, therefore attention to detail and organisation skills are key.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced technical recruiter to truly make a difference by sourcing top IT talent to join our growing, purpose-led organisation.

About You

As an experienced IT Recruiter, you'll ideally have a mixture of agency and in-house experience. You'll have extensive knowledge of direct sourcing methods (LinkedIn, Headhunting, Social Media, Referrals, Boolean Searches etc.) alongside a creative approach to problem solving. Your excellent communication skills will allow you to build strong relationships with hiring managers and providing an exceptional candidate experience will be at the forefront of your delivery.

You'll have a proven track record of recruiting for a variety of technology and digital roles, and will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. In addition to this, you'll be able to advise hiring managers on best practise, assessment tools and key market trends.

As a member of the Talent Acquisition team, you'll become a true ambassador for the Newcastle Building Society Group, with a focus on promoting the fantastic work that our Technology and Digital teams do. You'll actively encourage an inclusive approach to recruitment and be required to contribute to the elevation of our employer brand through attending events and careers fairs, with the overall aim of sourcing top talent to allow us to achieve our goals, ambitions and purpose.

About Us

We're a purpose led business, connecting our communities with a better financial future. As a Platinum IIP accredited organisation, our People team is focussed on enabling strong business performance through aligned, best in class people practices and supporting our colleagues to realise their potential.

As an inclusive employer and a member owned mutual, we aim to reflect the communities we serve in order to drive the right colleague, customer and business outcomes. We encourage applications from candidates from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences, providing the diversity of thought required to constructively challenge and drive innovation.

This role can be considered on flexible working arrangements, you are encouraged to discuss any requirements/ preferences with us.

As well as joining a great team within a truly local organisation you will also benefit from;

  • 25 Days Holiday Allowance (rising to 30 days with length of service) + Bank Holidays
  • Corporate Bonus Scheme
  • Subsidised Event Tickets
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay
  • Volunteering Days
  • Working from home supplement upon joining and monthly allowance thereafter

The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues and candidates during this challenging time is paramount. With this in mind, we have refreshed our approach to recruitment and have outlined a new process of remote selection and on boarding. Upon starting a new role with us, we will ensure you are equipped with the correct tools and technologies to enable you to do your best work remotely. Longer-term, our focus remains on driving a culture of flexibility and encouraging colleagues to maintain a healthy work/life balance through flexible working arrangements.

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