Talent Acquisition Manager - £36,263pa - Central London

  • Job Reference: 00000540-1
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Gray & Associates
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: £36,000 to £36,263
  • Sector: Higher Education & Charity, Office & Professional
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent
  • Contact: Christina Gray
  • Email: christina@grayagency.com

Job Description

Based in a world famous and growing institution this role is both advisory and operational.  You will be responsible for managing the whole recruitment experience as well as setting the first impression of the institute with stakeholders.

You will be the first point of contact for candidates and line managers on a wide range of recruitment queries, including job descriptions, salary, and immigration queries. You will be responsible for timely, accurate and efficient interview coordination, logistics, and record-keeping, whilst working closely with the Resourcing Advisor and the Recruitment Business Partner to deliver efficient and engaging support to both research and operational staff.


The role will include: 

Resourcing and Talent Acquisition

  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment and selection cycle, from approval to job offer.
  • Responsible for accuracy on job descriptions, job adverts, on both, internal and external job posting.
  • Advise candidates and internal stakeholders with regards to specific job postings.
  • Manage the recruitment mailbox and deal with applicants’ & candidates’ queries.
  • Manage the candidate experience from job queries to offer stage, ensuring best practice is followed.
  • Manage the Offer Stage for successful candidates, including salary negotiations when required.
  • Advise hiring managers with salary benchmarking and pay bands.
  • Support the Resourcing Advisors with administrative tasks related to job evaluation for new or reviewed job descriptions.
  • Daily liaison with Resourcing Coordinators to support with administrative tasks such as organizing interview schedules and interview packs, meeting and greeting candidates, if required.
  • Research new job boards and monitor advert performances.
  • Daily maintenance of the Recruitment Tracker.


Visa and Immigration

  • Manage the administrative process to request and obtain certificate of sponsorships.
  • Support the HR Operations Team with right to work compliance related to Visas and immigration.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • CIPD or equivalent Professional qualification or previous working experience.
  • Previous working experience in a similar in-house Recruitment role.
  • Experience of the end-to-end recruitment process.
  • Experience of visa & immigration process including obtaining Certificates of Sponsorships.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately with a wide range of stakeholders, from peers to Program Directors.
  • Ability to provide guidance and advice and to simplify complex queries.
  • Works as a proactive and collaborative member of the Team, e.g. provides support and encouragement to less experienced team members, sets an example and shows a flexible approach to delivering team results.
  • Ability to deal with applicants and hiring managers providing guidance or support in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Excellent attention to detail, and previous experience of proofreading complex JDs and Employment documents.
  • Commitment to EDI principles and to the Organization values.


Gray & Associates is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.