Talent Acquisition Partner

06 May 2022
03 Jun 2022
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
*Company Description*

*From global research discoveries to clinical breakthroughs - our vision is to become the most influential life sciences company for researchers. If you are motivated by making a real impact to people's life and have a desire to work in a passionate and diverse community, Abcam is the place for you. *

Our culture is driven by our dedicated, agile and audacious community of professionals who are driven by a combined purpose and sense of belonging. We're incredibly proud to be recognised as one of the top 5 best places to work in the UK for two years running, as per Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Award .

*Job Description*

Based in Cambridge, UK you will be working as part of the Talent Acquisition team, you will take responsibility, for delivering an outstanding recruitment service to customers across the business.

Your role will be to proactively identify and approach outstanding talent, provide external insight into the talent market and create and maintain external talent pipelines.

You will build great relationships with both hiring managers and candidates, ensuring that each have a great experience throughout the recruitment process.

This role is a great opportunity to have a significant impact on candidate and customer experiences and to influence thinking and affect decisions.

*Roles & Responsibilities:*

* You will partner with relevant business functions to build a rich external talent pipeline directly linked to key roles/critical skills in Abcam, ensuring successful conversion of talent pipeline prospects into active candidates and then hires;
* Utilizing talent pipelines and other direct sourcing techniques you will provide an outstanding service to fill all vacancies with high quality talent within agreed timeframes and at the lowest cost possible without comprising on candidate experience.
* You will build knowledge and provide insight into external talent presence (i.e. talent mapping) to determine best approach to engage talent and steer workforce planning;
* You will promote Abcam as an employer of choice and ensuring our employer brand is strong across all relevant disciplines, by building extensive internal and external networks through multiple channels, including attending relevant networking events (internal and external) to meet and assess talent;
* You will drive and promote awareness of Abcam and recruitment opportunities through social media


*About you*

Your background will demonstrate expertise as a talent scout, researcher or talent acquisition professional with a track record of building talent pipelines in highly technical skill sets. You will have extensive experience recruiting in a fast paced, commercial environment. Ideally this will have been in an industry such as Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals or Technology.

You will have excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels with a great understanding of the talent market and relevant tools and technologies. You will be experienced in stakeholder management with a strong focus on candidate and customer experience. Experience of talent acquisition transformation and improving quality, cost and time to hire plus candidate experience through the successful delivery of transformation projects would be desirable but not essential.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with thevision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

*Additional Information*

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why we offer all kinds of ways to enable you and your loved ones to be well and live well. You can expect;

* A culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development. We provide a wide range of training opportunities, for both professional and personal development.
* The freedom to work in a way that works for you, with a focus on maximising productivity and innovation at work whilst reducing environmental impact.
* A performance-based share plan, inspiring and rewarding our people as we deliver Abcam's strategy.
* Attractive and flexible package including 158 days full paid maternity leave which will increase for subsequent children.

We offer a truly inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. This is underpinned by our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and our partnerships with WORK180 (endorsed employer for women) and MyGwork (LGBT+ professional community). All our positions are open as a Job Share, where two talented professionals can share the responsibility of a full time position. You can declare your interest in a job share role within the application form.

Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you're interested in this particular role then we'd love to read your application.

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