Talent Acquisition Partner

BAE Systems UK

Location: Hampshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title:Talent Acquisition Partner

Location: Preston and the surrounding areas.

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary:£45,000 + depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Provide recruitment subject matter expertise support and guidance to the enterprise

      Work across the enterprise to collate and integrate recruitment planning information, ensuring the information is fed to appropriate points of contact, e.g., HR, People Services, Critical Skills

        Collaborate with peer Talent Acquisition Partners to identify where cross enterprise or sector level recruitment activities can take place

          Develop and implement sourcing strategies, spanning all hire types, to meet recruitment requirements, in collaboration with the appropriate stakeholders and specialist teams

            Ensure equality remains at the heart of the entire recruitment strategy and help to drive D&I initiatives across the organisation

              Act as a point of escalation for our recruitment partners, People Services, Sectors and Functional Leads where resourcing challenges occur

                Co-ordinate recruitment campaign requirements and oversee execution including integrated reporting to support campaign status updates

                  Working closely with the RPO provider to ensure recruitment objectives are attained for the business, acting as key interface and arbiter to RPO Client Service Manager’s and the business

                    Working with outsourced recruitment providers, CoE’s and People Services, is responsible for maintaining an in-depth understanding of the external recruitment market and integrating market insights and analytics across all hire types, whilst working closely with the Internal Mobility Team to understand internal talent pipelines to advise the Company on appropriate supply solutions

                    Your skills and experiences:


                      Knowledge across the entirety of the recruitment lifecycle

                        Blended recruitment experience from in-house, agency, RPO, MSP or similar

                          Demonstrable experience as an effective and creative communicator (written & verbal)

                            Experience working in a large complex, matrixed environment

                              Ability to quickly build meaningful relationships, with strong influencing and negotiation skills, demonstrable at all levels within the organisation

                                Ability to prioritise multiple projects and demands


                                You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                                The Head Office team:

                                The BAE Systems Talent Acquisition Team are expanding and are seeking a Talent Acquisition Partner to join our Total Talent Centre of Excellence (CoE).

                                As the Talent Acquisition Partner, you will function as a recruitment subject matter expert and will assist the enterprise in the acquisition of talent to meet enterprise strategic workforce plans and fulfil agile operational needs.

                                The Talent Acquisition Partner will engage the business in a consultative capacity to ensure that they have the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

                                The role holder will be accountable for the creation & deployment of recruitment strategies and will be the initial point of contact for enterprise or sector-wide recruitment escalations & recruitment campaign requests.

                                Why BAE Systems?

                                This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

                                Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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