Talent Acquisition Partner

Talent Acquisition Partner

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Job area Corporate functions Location London, United Kingdom. Contract type Full time
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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Reports to: 

Senior Recruitment Manager


Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports, and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. Working within the People Services function with the UK region the Talent Acquisition Specialist delivers end-to-end recruitment services for the supported Warehousing Solutions and Airport and Parcel Solutions business units, engaging with People Leaders understanding their requirements and driving the end-to-end recruitment process. The TA Specialist partners with the Talent Acquisition Lead and aligns with the Talent Acquisition Centre of Excellence to provide an excellent candidate and People Manager experience. The TA specialist will also address escalated queries that could not be covered by the Tier 1 people services agent.

Vanderlande Values



Vision, Strategy & Leadership

• Provide pro-active and tactical advice and solutions to business leaders/managers on talent acquisition matters (not covered by MSS)

• Understand the business direction within the own region/country and be able to translate into impact on e.g., talent required and sourcing challenges

• Understand the business direction within the own region/country and be able to translate relevant insights and local requirements to People Services, Business HR and CoEs (act as a linking pin between global and local)

Operational Delivery

• Provides specialist technical expertise to lead both proactive and reactive recruitment activities in accordance with policies, standard operating procedures and guidelines

• Drives the end-to-end recruitment process:

• Works with People Services leads to establish business- and applicant requirements and supports managers throughout process to drive identification, selection and landing of best talent

• Sources the best candidates for vacancies using range of mediums and channels – owning the creation and execution of a sourcing strategy to generate both active and passive talent for current and future vacancies (more mature roles/countries)

• Conducts screening interviews and maintain candidate feedback/ interview records

• Leads external candidate calibration, selection and offer proposal processes; leverages closing skills to bring offers to acceptance

• Responsible for acting as an escalation point for employee enquiries received via Tier 1, providing employees support with query resolution

• Responsible for holding specialized expertise in local market knowledge, industry networks, and competitive landscapes

Continuous Improvement

• Drives operational efficiency with a focus on continuous improvement, candidate and hiring manager experience and meeting SLAs

•  Drives an excellent candidate experience and manages candidate communities, maximising the power of Workday to do so

• Collaborates with People Services Leads and TA CoE to identify opportunities for improvement and to ensure alignment across countries and regions

• Be part of (one or more) Capability Expert Communities to bring in the functional perspective in the overall maintenance and improvement of the HR Capabilities

Build Reputation with Customers

Create effective and good working relationships with all departments to ensure that customer expectations are exceeded

Drive to Win

Ensure all requests are dealt with efficiently, ensuring internal customers have everything required in order to carry out their daily duties 

Team Play

Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the department and business

Every day better

Responsible for the continuous improvement of policies and procedures as well as learning continuously and developing professional potential and ability

Safe Base & We Care

Support a safe working environment within business development through championing and encouragement of a safety-first culture


       ·     The Successful candidate should have experience in the following

  • Proven experience managing the end-to-end recruitment process within a fast-paced, ideally experience within Technical recruitment.
  • Sound understanding of resourcing methodology through direct methods
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to challenging deadlines
  • Relationship building and influencing skills
  • Proven track record of providing an excellent candidate experience
  • Previous experience of working on ATS and sponsorship management system, preferably Workday.
  • A team player who can collaborate and partner with the business.

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