Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Cirencester
  • 05/09/2022

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Job Description

Location: Hybrid Cirencester/Remote (min. 2 days p/wk in the office)


Working as an integral member of our in-house Talent Acquisition (TA) team, you’ll deliver an end-to-end cost-effective Recruitment service for all hiring managers, with a focus on interim (temp & contractor) recruitment. 


What you’ll be doing:

  • You will develop strong relationships with line leaders in allocated business areas to understand their current & future Interim Hiring requirements.
  • Partner effectively with PSL suppliers to deliver on Contract & Interim hiring requests, as well as review rates and levels of service on a quarterly basis.
  • Focus on delivering an exceptional candidate & line manager experience to every applicant and manager at every stage of the process.
  • Collaborate with Responsible Business to ensure 3rd party suppliers are committed to our I&D commitments.
  • Provide advisory support and help to upskill line leaders on recruitment best practices and processes.
  • Collaborate with Head of Interim Hires on IR35 guidelines on all “off payroll workers”.
  • Take a lead role in delivery of recruitment projects.
  • Support wider Talent Team during “peak” times of recruitment.


Who we’re looking for:

  • You’ll have demonstrable experience as a Recruiter, ideally gained in-house and via a professional services agency.
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively manage vacancies in a fast-paced environment, using experience and judgement to ensure efficient delivery against agreed timescales.
  • Demonstrable experience in temp and/or contractor recruitment would be beneficial.
  • Proven ability to deliver an exceptional candidate experience to every applicant at every stage of the process.
  • Proven ability to coordinate, negotiate and resolve complex issues at approval and offer stage of the recruitment process.
  • Proactive and flexible with excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong influencing skills and stakeholder management at all levels.
  • Ability to negotiate externally (e.g. fees and margins with agencies).
  • Up-to-date employment law knowledge relating to recruitment.
  • Experienced in leading competency-based interviews. 


Flexible Working

We know that everyone works best in different ways, at different times and in different environments. We value all of our employees and appreciate that everyone is different, and at different stages within their career. Recognising this, we have introduced a hybrid working policy to provide greater flexibility for part-time work, job-sharing, remote working, and flexibility on hours. Our people are encouraged to work in a flexible way that suits their lifestyle, so please ask the question and start a conversation!

Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.


Why work for us?

Our Rewards

In addition to an attractive salary and eligibility to participate in the discretionary annual bonus opportunities, you will also receive an excellent benefit package including:

  • Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service) with further pension matching 
  • *Meaningful protection benefits with real value, such as 10X life cover, PHI, and critical illness.
  • Best in class terms and conditions including 6 months paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance 
  • 28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays (based on full-time equivalent) with the option to buy an additional up to 5 days
  • Discretionary bonus scheme dependent on company and personal performance, varied by level

*Not applicable to fixed term contracts (standard uplift applies in lieu of the protection benefits)


Our Culture

Our culture is the glue that binds us together - It’s one of our biggest assets and one of the biggest reasons for our success. It’s underpinned by core values of doing the right thing, being the best version of ourselves and investing in long term relationships.

We want to embrace diverse backgrounds and experiences to connect with clients, solve problems and innovate. We raise our voice on the things that matter to us and drive change from the front. Contributing to our inclusive culture is vital, ensuring a space for everyone to be their authentic self, no compromises.

In all we do, we consider how our work affects the communities in which we belong. Over 96% of our group employees are involved in supporting our communities through financial education, charitable giving and volunteering. Over 80% of all our employees and Partners donate each month to our Charitable Foundation, which is now the 3rd largest corporate charity in UK.

SJP are delighted to have signed The Armed Forces Covenant, and we are active members of LGBT Great, 30% club, The Diversity Project, Disability Confident and more! Find out more: https://www.sjp.co.uk/careers/life-at-sjp


Our Awards:

We understand it’s important to be proud of the company you work for, that’s why we’re proud to share with you some of our recent awards:

  • Wealth Manager of the Year – Growth Investor Awards 2021
  • Best Wealth Manager – Shares Awards 2021
  • Championing LGBTQ Inclusion - Financial Adviser Diversity in Finance Awards 2020
  • Top 75 Employer - Social Mobility Foundation Employer Index 2021


To find out more visit: https://www.sjp.co.uk/about-us/our-awards-and-recognition

We occasionally close vacancies early due to high volumes of applications. We would therefore recommend you complete your application prior to the closing date which is for guidance only.

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