Talent Acquisition Advisor (IT, Strategy and Corporate Affairs)

Department:  Human Resources
City:  Leeds
Location:  GB

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

  • To attract and select candidates to fill Active & Passive Candidate positions in IT, strategy and corporate affairs departments;

  • To manage the day to day delivery of recruitment activities and to ensure that agreed metrics  are met and adhered to, driving a continuous improvement mind-set;

  • To be a brand ambassador, providing a luxury candidate and Hiring Manager experience, delivering to the highest quality, every day;

  • Act as the SME on delivering activities relating to Attracting, Sourcing, Screening, Assessment, Pipelining, and Offer.

  • To effectively recruit high calibre candidates within a specific region or function, including Briefing, attraction, sourcing, screening, interview and offer management.
  • End to end recruitment of ad hoc roles assigned by the Talent Acquisition Manager for defined client groups.
  • Contribute to ad hoc TA projects as required.  
  • Ensure accurate employee records are kept via the appropriate system.
  • Work closely with Hiring Managers during the recruitment process to ensure the right candidate is recruited.   
  • Ensure delivery of high customer satisfaction ratings by processing hiring requests timely and accurately. 
  • Develop a talent pool of candidates and effectively source and match candidates to positions.
  • A clear understanding of recruitment processes and standards relevant to own discipline. 
  • Recruitment  experience within an established internal and/or external recruitment function (required - IT, desirable - strategy and corporate affairs). 
  • Exceptional MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Sound administration experience.  
  • Able to speak at least one other language fluently – preferred but not essential.  
  • Expert sourcing skills through agency and in-house experience, which have been used to find candidates not on Linkedin and through Job Ads.  
  • Experience of engaging with Passive candidates using a varied Sourcing methods. 
  • Proven ability to strategically map companies and functions. 
  • Experience of developing and effectively hiring from Talent Pools. 
  •  Experience of using innovative approaches to source, attract and build talent pools.  
  • Proven stakeholder management skills. 
  • Have a strong understanding of external best practice and trends in Talent Acquisition. 
  • Delivering a luxury candidate and Hiring Manger experience, with a focus on quality and efficiency.

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || Leeds || Human Resources || Talent Acquisition and Learning || n/a ||

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