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Talent Acquisition Manager Operate - 11 month FTC

Posted: 18 Jun 2021 Closes: 19 Jul 2021
Belfast Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_224146WD

About PwC's Operate

PwC's Operate delivers operational and managed services solutions to clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. We bring together regulatory insight, highly skilled operational resources and an unrivalled technology offering to provide a high quality and cost effective solution to operational delivery challenges.

Our capabilities stretch across a number of Service Areas including; Financial Crime, Customer Management, Compliance Testing, PMO, Contract Solutions, Finance Solutions, Business Operations, Change Solutions and Technology Solutions. We have over 2,000 people located in our purpose built, secure delivery centre in Belfast; across our regional offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on a range of client sites.

The Role

This is a critical business growth support role and the successful candidate will be part of a broader people operations team within PwC's Operate, focussed on talent attraction, staffing, people performance, engagement and development.

Key Responsibilities

Working closely with Operate leadership, you will support the continued growth of Operate by driving talent attraction priorities. Reporting to the Head of Op-Talent Attraction, you will support and drive priorities focussed around headcount and cost management. You will also be involved in 1st stage interviews across a number of our talent channels including Assured Skills Academies, Student Recruitment, Experienced Hire, Contingent and Temps and Contractors.
  • Take a Business Partner Advisor approach to develop key relationships across Operate and provide market insights particularly for entry level hiring.
  • Work with the brand team to drive specific attraction campaigns and ensure effective advertising and job descriptions are prepared.
  • Conduct interviews for entry level candidates.
  • Work with central teams to support the implementation of technology enhanced recruitment tools into Operate.
  • Provide support across a range of activities associated with the Assured Skills Academies.

Key Requirements
  • Previous experience focussed on people operations activities, including talent management and attraction
  • Previous experience managing large scale recruitment projects including conducting interviews
  • Strong commercial thinking and business acumen with the ability to see the bigger picture and translate strategic thinking into a detailed operational plan
  • Strong communication and influencing skills - has the confidence to constructively challenge and influence senior stakeholders
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to understand the interaction of key business drivers, interpret and make recommendations to improve business performance
  • Action orientated with an ability to plan and multitask, remain calm under pressure and operate in a growing and changing environment
  • Forward thinking, proactive and a pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Able to build respect and credibility across a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to motivate others and demonstrate strong team-work
  • A well developed network across the education sector would be desirable
  • Project management experience may be advantageous

Base Location

The role will be based in Belfast, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to travel to other UK locations for short periods. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work in other locations will still be considered.

What is in it for you?

As we're responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging. We're also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other as part of your employment

Our dedicated internal Careers Service.

Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related)

25 days standard holiday pro rata.

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?
The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
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