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Head of Talent (Recruitment) - Gatwick , United Kingdom

Salary Range:

£35,000.00 - £45,000.00

Job Description:

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for someone to take the lead role as Head of talent. The client has a fantastic working environment that enthusiastically encourages creativity, growth and autonomy.

Salary is dependent on experience - £35,000-£45,000 + a great package.

Please review the below and send an updated CV to [email protected] for immediate consideration.

The role

You’ll be responsible for building our in-house recruitment team, with a target of hiring 200 - 300 people a year into the  team (educators, managers, chefs, front of house & housekeepers).



Setting up and running the recruitment process, covering:

  • ? Sourcing: full autonomy over how we source, advertise, build our in-bound applications & increase referrals
  • ? Screening: developing our screening processes to ensure only the top candidates progress to the final stages (for our first site we received over 800 applications for 40 open positions)
  • ? Telephone & face-to-face interviews & trials: scheduling across multiple existing & new sites
  • ? Offer: leading offer negotiations and close out candidates
  • ? Onboarding: be the first point of contact for new starters, onboarding them, answering questions and setting them up to begin their journey with us positively.



  • ? Work to quarterly deadlines ensuring full new teams are hired in time for new sites launching
  • ? Be an ambassador, representing us at industry events and careers fairs and getting potential candidates excited about joining us
  • ? Provide regular and ad-hoc reports for key stakeholders
  • ? Use data to iterate & improve the recruitment process over time
  • ? Build out a team, including offshore support for CV scanning
  • ? Train and coach nursery management to help you recruit full teams for launch
  • ? Build strong relationships with nursery managers enabling you to find the best fit for their requirements and fill vacancies quickly



  • ? A proven track record in large volume recruitment
  • ? Played a leading role in setting up a recruitment process from scratch
  • ? Experience in recruiting to cultural fit and alignment to company values
  • ? Experience in an industry with similar characteristics (eg dentistry, retail, leisure & hospitality, veterinary, health, care) (Preferred).
  • ? Target & results driven
  • ? Highly motivated and excited to join an ambitious start-up at an early stage
  • ? Focus on both quality and quantity
  • ? Flexibility of approach, ability to amend plans at short notice in response to changing business needs



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Gatwick , United Kingdom

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Job Title: Head of Talent (Recruitment)

Location: Gatwick , United Kingdom

Job Type: Perm Position

Reference ID: 826388

Posted Date: 12/06/2019

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