Head of Internal Talent
Role Managed by:
Head of Media and Communications
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Salary & Benefits: Commensurate upon experience
Perrett Laver is the leading international executive search firm finding outstanding leaders for ‘purpose-driven’ sectors in over 70 countries worldwide. Ranked among the top 40 search firms globally, we work for clients who are shaping some of the most important outcomes in our world today.
We advise educational, research, healthcare, philanthropic, non-profit and cultural organisations in world-class appointments. We have deep passion for the outcomes and impact that our sectors deliver in society, with strong internal commitments to diversity, mental health, social mobility, education and justice. We work with institutions to assist them in improving the calibre, diversity, international nature and success of their senior appointments.
In order to enable us to realise our vision to support clients across all the geographies and sectors that we work in we need to hire smart, engaged, passionate people able to build relationships of mutual trust with clients and candidates.
Key to this role will be your ability to identify a large pool of candidates that would be of interest to the relevant Practice or geography, but first and foremost, we want to appoint someone who is passionate about advocating to candidates about the benefits of joining us. You will be able to quickly identify what areas of our offer are of particular interest and be confident in ensuring that the right candidates are attracted to us.
The role of the internal talent manager is to recruit and onboard new employees. This isn’t a high volume recruitment role, we would expect you to be finding twelve to fifteen people a year. We want to appoint the right people at the right time and your role is making that process as seamless as possible.
Role responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
• Lead the delivery of a first-class internal recruitment service
• Design recruitment processes that are effective at identifying individuals with the ability to succeed in our business
• Work with the Partners for Operations and Business Development, Country Managing Partners and Heads of Practice to identify hiring needs and scope requirements
• Work with the Global Operations Partner to ensure recruitment policy and process is consistently applied and that we comply with all relevant laws and legislation (e.g. IR35, right to work and tier 2 sponsorship and internal policies)
• Assessing potential partners (e.g. rec-2-rec agencies) where appropriate, building and maintaining those relationships
• Collating market feedback on Perrett Laver and the broader executive search market.
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Perrett Laver believes that excellence will be achieved through recognising the value of every individual. A broad range of perspectives, backgrounds and opinions amongst our global community of colleagues is crucial in maintaining our corporate culture of openness, intellectual curiosity, and creativity. We take an active role in supporting under-represented communities and groups in becoming better and more fairly represented in the leadership of all organisations. We know that diverse and inclusive teams have a positive impact on our ability to identify, engage and secure candidates from these groups. Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity, and experience drives us every day – for clients, for candidate identification and in the recruitment, development and retention of colleagues. To ensure inclusion on the basis of age, disability, ethnic or national origin, family circumstance, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, political or religious beliefs, race, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, we would like to specifically invite applications from under-represented groups.