Senior Talent Manager

Secret Escapes
10 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Secret Escapes is the UK's biggest members-only website that runs best-in-market flash sales of four and five star hotels and holidays worldwide. We offer our members exclusive rates of up to 70% off.We're looking for grafters and self-starters to join the gang, who can keep up with the pace and want to make a difference. We still work in relatively small teams, so there's no room for coasting along. We're friendly, happy, and most importantly, we work hard. We're not afraid to get our hands dirty and we're all madly passionate about our brand.Our company vision is to inspire the World to escape???. hopefully this Job description will help you to escape so you can help the World to. Questions you will help answerHow do we build a global employer brand for Secret Escapes to attract the best talent in market?How do we continue to reduce the average cost and time per hire while creating a candidate experience which is second to none?How do we ensure we are thoroughly assessing candidates to ensure they are the perfect hire for Secret Escapes?

Skills: Strong communication skills,Great eye for detail,In House Recruitment,Ability to produce creative,Full of energy

Sectors: HR / Recruitment

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?Things you'll be working on

Identifying and executing an engaging, smart and cost effective multi channel recruitment strategy for the various teams based in the UK, US, France, Italy and Spain.Lead the Talent Team (team of 3) plus provide guidance and direction to HR Manager's responsible for international recruitment.Building an unbeatable employer brand for SE and defining our employee value proposition.Partner with Heads of Departments on workforce planning, manage internal movement of talent and educate the business on talent acquisition best practices.Providing the Senior Management Team with insightful recruitment MI and using the MI to define the most effective recruitment process.Sourcing and screening senior candidates directly.Manage the multiple relationships with agencies on Secret Escapes preferred supplier list.Identify and implement best practice selection tools.

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How the magic happens

We're a team of 12 HR peeps; seven in London, two in Warsaw, two in Berlin and one in New York. We work hard, get our stakeholders and have the full support of our two Co-Founders (one Co-Founder is very easy to spot in the office, he wears an animal themed jumpers on Friday).

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The Deal Breakers

Extensive in house recruitment experienceExperience leading a recruitment teamEvidence of developing and implementing a multi-channel recruitment strategyStrong stakeholder management skillsProven track record to deliver projects on time and on budgetAbility to produce creative, business sound solutions

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And you are???

Keen to have real ownershipSomeone who exceeds people's expectations on a regular basisResults driven, yet light-hearted and funFull of energyA strong communicator who can hold their ownYou have an eye for detailYou have strong numeracy and excel skills

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Things you should know

You may put on a couple of pounds joining our team. We have a mild addiction to Lola Cup Cakes, chocolate, bread, Carr's cheese melts and pasta (essentially all dirty white carbs).Our Global Head of HR is obsessed with her dog. Be prepared to smile and nod at regular dog updates.Serious conversations will be held while sitting on the space hoppers by our desks. Your core stability will increase considerably.