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Talent Acquisition Partner - Research

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
People
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

Dyson Talent Acquisition has recently been through a reinvention. This newly transformed team is critically important to the continued success of Dyson worldwide and we are now looking for a talented recruiter to join our EMEA team.
As a key member, you will support our Research and New Product Innovation (NPI) departments in Malmesbury. We therefore require a proactive recruitment partner; one who can directly source niche engineering talent, manage candidates and stakeholders and partner the business to bring in the right calibre for these teams in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
Our Research and Science teams – scientists, mechanical engineers and specialists across each product category – are the experimenters and risk-takers behind Dyson problem-solving. Whether it's in-house development, sourcing outside technology partners, or driving collaboration with partner universities, we lead the way in finding the next generation of Dyson technology.

About the role

  • Accountability for providing proactive, end to end, recruitment services for Research  including candidate sourcing, assessment, selection and offer management - providing responsive feedback and support on the offer/new starter process to ensure a first class candidate experience.
  • Work proactively with Hiring Managers and HRBPs, filling permanent roles through directly identifying best talent using most cost effective methodologies.
  • Proactively sourcing candidates to ensure best quality shortlist to present to the business.
  • Partner proactively with HRBPs and hiring managers to understand the future needs of the business and understand its implications for talent management and resourcing.
  • Work with hiring managers to develop appropriate attraction strategies and share best practices.
  • Writing engaging recruitment adverts and evaluating the effectiveness of recruitment activity and make changes where necessary.
  • Design and facilitate suitable interview and assessment methods for recruitment campaigns as appropriate.
  • Maintain a high level of market awareness and best practice, advising the business on specific trends and updates that will affect resourcing.
  • Have up to date knowledge of current and planned legislation regarding recruitment and ensure that Dyson is operating within the parameters of this at all times.
  • Identify and lead on areas of added value project work in line with business need.
  • Work with the Talent Development team to identify and work with internal talent to engage employees with career progression opportunities.
  • Ensure that recruitment is a cost focused area within the business.
  • Work with the Talent Acquisition Lead to produce and keep up to date with recruitment management information to ensure KPIs are measured. 
  • Improve hiring manager’s capability with the interviewing processes and proactive networking through recruitment sites such as LinkedIn
  • Manage third party suppliers when appropriate (agencies, contractors, media buyers)
  • Complete recruitment related administration as required (rejections, interview invitations, room bookings, contracts etc.)

About you

  • Proven recruitment experience ideally from an in-house environment.
  • Experience of recruiting technical professionals (ideally a broad engineering or technical recruitment background) and with significant volumes.
  • Proactive sourcing, ability to identify niche skills and entice further conversation/application. 
  • Good understanding of UK recruitment/employment law
  • Excellent project co-ordination skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Able to make informed and robust decisions and influence key business heads accordingly
  • Strong planning and time management skills
  • Experience of e-recruitment practices
  • Experience of designing, delivering and evaluating assessment tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to influence and negotiate effectively
  • Enjoys working within a strong team environment
  • A real passion and enthusiasm for recruitment

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.