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Talent Acquisition Manager


London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Human Resources
Work Location:  Hybrid

Talent Acquisition is a critical function within the RS Group’s people organisation and playing a key role to the business by attracting, recruiting, and hiring top talent that can bring our purpose to life. ‘Making amazing happen for a better world’. Seven simple words that describe why we do everything we do today – and everything we want to do in the future. The TA Manager role plays an instrumental role in managing recruitment processes and executing the firm’s overall talent acquisition strategy: Identify, Engage, Assess, Hire & Pre-Onboard.


We have several Talent Acquisition roles available in the team on both a permanent and fixed term basis, covering several our functional areas including Corporate, Technology & Digital, Supply Chain and Sales & Marketing.


The Talent Acquisition Manager role is responsible for delivering the TA process, working with candidates, hiring managers and key business & people stakeholders to deliver a high calibre, first class experience, slick end-to-end recruitment process at pace.


These roles will report directly to the aligned business area Head of Talent Acquisition.


These roles are offered on a hybrid basis, offering a combination of being able to work remotely along with being office based in either our Corby or London locations.


The role - Talent Acquisition and Partnering


You will be responsible for the full end to end recruitment cycle from candidate attraction to offer management. You will have the ability to confidently liaise with candidates and internal stakeholders at all levels across a multi-disciplinary business, showing up as a subject matter expert for our hiring communities.

Our ideal candidate has solid experience within an inhouse Talent Acquisition function. You will be confident, proactive, and super motivated with a keen eye for what good likes like for our business.


Roles key responsibilities:

  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process from candidate attraction through to offer management including headhunting candidates via LinkedIn and other mediums, screening calls, managing the E2E interview process, manage and provide feedback to candidates/hiring communities
  • Manage the company's recruitment initiatives using a proactive approach enabling company growth and great candidate experiences
  • Take a consultative approach with hiring managers and fully understand their hiring needs
  • Advise on policy, processes, and approaches to support the business in making sound hiring decisions
  • Research, prepare and tailor role information, selection criteria and advertising copy to the requirements of each role
  • Partner with the Employer Brand function on the recruitment strategies and use of the relevant platforms to identify and attract potential new employees ensuring all candidate attraction media and marketing collateral is relevant, accurate, consistent, and engaging
  • Build a talent pipeline and sources using a multi-channel approach
  • Reporting on key recruitment stats including looking at improving time to hire, reducing cost to hire, and delivering commercially favourable results
  • Managing all recruitment through our ATS to drive great data practices


Experience & skills needed:

  • Solid and recent experience in a 360 Talent Acquisition role
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced business showcasing the ability to work with an agile business model
  • Excellent organisation skills with an attention to detail, including written & verbal communications
  • Dedicated to employee engagement, brand values and culture
  • Experienced in using recruitment tools – ATS Success Factors, LinkedIn recruiter & talents insights, Job boards/Search tools, Excel, PowerPoint


We are RS Group
RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building, and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day.

Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. That’s why we’re looking to improve every aspect of their working lives, from the technology they use, to the way they collaborate and the processes they follow. We’re making things better so our people can work at their best and feel supported and respected in everything they do.


First choice also means creating the kind of positive, open work environment that naturally attracts other great people from outside the company to join us in making amazing happen.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. At RS Group we’re dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with everything in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Are you ready to make amazing happen for a better world?

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