Golder Associates Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Europe in BOURNE END, United Kingdom

As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder is driven by our purpose to deliver solutions to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. From more than 180 offices worldwide, our over 8,000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, management, design and construction services across a range of market sectors.

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is an environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership .

Do you have the desire to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist to form part of the Global Talent Acquisition team and be responsible for implementing the Golder recruitment strategy and working in partnership with Hiring Managers and HR to delivery resourcing needs throughout the Europe Region.

Reporting into the Global Leader Talent Acquisition with a dotted line to the Regional HR Leader, Key Responsibilities include:

  • Consulting with Leaders and Hiring Managers on workforce planning

  • As an expert in talent acquisition understanding hiring requirements and position specifications

  • Preparing position descriptions, drafting and preparing advertisements for vacant positions and ensuring information is accurately entered into Taleo

  • Through a developed network, identification of new talent through market intelligence and development of talent maps fulfill the regions immediate talent needs

  • Create an ongoing and proactive candidate pipeline through various methods including direct sourcing of passive Candidates, referrals and strategically partnering with Hiring Managers to build Talent Pools

  • Utilize Social recruiting as part of the sourcing strategy inclusive of Linked-In and other social media platforms

  • Create an awareness of trends and changes in the local and global markets

  • Collaborating and knowledge sharing with the Global Talent Acquisition Team

  • As a Trusted Advisor provide advice to Hiring Managers on best practice recruitment processes and procedures

  • Ensure candidates are pre-screened and interviewed prior to providing candidate shortlists to Hiring Managers

  • Preparing all relevant interview and key criteria selection documentation, ensuring accurate screening of applicants and relevant interview techniques are used

  • Coordinating interview panels

  • Undertaking reference checks

  • Providing relevant and accurate reporting of recruitment activity and metrics

  • Working in partnership with the Global Mobility Specialist


  • Bachelor’s degree or similar in relevant industry or management related subject

  • Strong business acumen

  • Project management experience

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision and proven ability to act at both the strategic and tactical levels in a fast paced environment

  • The ability to manage multiple stakeholder relationships.

  • Fluent in both English and at least one other European language

  • Taleo and Oracle experience

  • Demonstrated experience of improving and sustaining key recruitment metrics inclusive of time-to-hire, satisfaction of Hiring Manager’s and other key metrics

  • Experience recruiting and undertaking research and search work in an agency, search firm or corporate environment within engineering consultancy

  • A strong work ethic and high levels of initiative, enthusiasm and reliability

  • Strong time management and organizational skills, must be able to manage high pressure whilst achieving quality business outcomes

  • Excellent communication skills for face-to-face, telephone, and written communication

Golder is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Title: Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Europe


Requisition ID: 18000635