The primary responsibilities of the Talent Connector is to match our active candidates to open jobs and serve as a talent partner for our client companies and prospects to facilitate landings for our candidates. This individual will build relationships with top employer’s talent acquisition teams across an identified geography and multiple offices and provide great experiences to our candidates, hiring managers and business partners.
Senior Talent Connector – London
Actively solicit job leads and drive placement for major projects and/or large volumes of candidates and drive goals and objectives through faster placement
Conduct ongoing analysis of candidate population and generate pertinent job leads through all available technology including: Search & Match, Wanted Analytics, JobScout, Ella, LinkedIn, and other resources and search as a Subject Matter Expert on these tools and processes for our LHH consultants, BDs, candidates, and clients
Create and strengthen valuable relationships with current and prospective customers and other hiring resources by acting as a liaison between them and our candidates (collaboration with sales)
Build our LHH consultants’ skill in matching candidates to jobs and recommending jobs to the consultant’s assigned candidates
Keep up to date on recruiting best practices and changes in industry and functions
Specific Duties - External Focus (50%)
Develop relationships with staffing managers in companies and organisations throughout the market area, including customers, prospects and others
Research the recruitment needs of organisations, provide demonstrations and create user accounts for the Digital Talent Exchange (DTE) – Internal system
Compile regular and ad-hoc curated talent pools of CVs for hiring organisations based on job descriptions or required skillsets
Participate, as appropriate, in sales presentations to key prospects and established customers
Develop networking contacts among hiring managers, recruitment organisations, LHH alumni and across other brands within the Adecco Group
Information exchange about processes with hiring managers and network resources
Establish resources and systems to provide market information, trends, and companies entering and exiting the market area
Support with the planning, organising and the running of onsite and virtual job/career fairs
Provide Job profile information by function, both general and specific (including leads) to our active candidates and clients
Internal Focus (50%)
Market and company research – business trends, client needs, monitor news sources and other market intelligence, mine the alumni database
Regularly provide consulting staff with current job market intelligence and information with the specific goal of helping them demonstrate excellent “Workplace Knowledge” to their candidates
Research, analyse, prepare and present hiring statistics
Create regular generic and client focused Job Bulletins
The above list is not an exhaustive and other ad hoc administrative and customer service duty may be required.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in recruiting, placement business, staffing or human resources
Maintains confidentiality of information to ensure integrity
An understanding of organisational structures and business activities
Ensure team success by working in a collaborative, solutions-oriented manner
Successful experience serving as a recruiting ambassador to candidates and external organisations in person and online, through the web and social media
Ability to learn about and incorporate new technological changes and product roadmaps into appropriate skill-set searches and recruitment efforts that meet the talent demands
Excellent interpersonal skills and consultative sales presentation skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work independently and be responsive to client and hiring professionals’ requests
Willingness to travel occasionally
Ability to work in a self-directed environment, respond to changing (and sometimes ambiguous) circumstances with agility, creativity, determination
What We Offer
Contract Type: Full Time
Schedule: 9am-5:30pm, Monday - Friday
Salary: Depending on Experience
Must have required right to work in the UK
The world of work is changing fast.
Profound changes at profound speed.
But whereas many see change as an existential threat,
a select few see it as an opportunity to make a difference.
An opportunity to deliver lifelong employability to a generation of talent in transition.
An opportunity to develop leaders, recognizing the capabilities needed for today,
while nurturing the expertise needed for the future.
And an opportunity to look beyond what’s right for a company, to what’s right for society as a whole.
And out of the few that see these opportunities, there are even fewer placed to actually deliver them.
At Lee Hecht Harrison, we have the scale, the expertise and the insight, not only to identify these opportunities, but to realize them.
Transforming workforces though career transition, talent development and strategic advisory.
Developing future skills, flexibility and foresight, delivered with a distinctly human heart.
We’re obsessively passionate, and quantifiably effective.
Making a difference to everyone we work with and for. And delivering it on a global scale.
Because opportunities aren’t there to be observed.
They’re there to be taken.
This is LHH.
This is Opportunity, delivered.