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Golder Associates Talent Acquisition Specialist in BOURNE END, United Kingdom

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

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

Golder has a new opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Talent Acquisition team in the UK on a contract basis. This role is responsible for providing recruitment support to group leaders and candidates within the Region, ensuring compliance with and understanding of internal policies and external legislation while fostering positive working in partnership with Stakeholders and HR to deliver resourcing needs.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Working with the business leaders and HR Advisors to understand hiring requirements in the UK & Ireland (the role may also require support to the wider TA team in other regions)

  • Responsible for high volume recruitment needs across various business sectors and disciplines within the Region

  • Preparing and drafting advertisements for requisitions

  • Reviewing and dispositioning candidates accurately using the applicant tracking system (Taleo) and ensuring requisitions are compliantly managed

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

  • Utilizing Social Recruiting as part of the sourcing strategy

  • Preparing relevant interview and key criteria selection documentation and ensuring candidates are comprehensively pre-screened prior to providing candidate shortlists to Hiring Managers

  • Preparing Interview panels for interviews and coaching leadership on appropriate questioning techniques, how to avoid unconscious bias and making sure the correct people are in the room for the interview

  • Working with and providing support to other members of the team as required

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (may accept equivalent, relevant experience in lieu of)

  • Experience as a Talent Sourcer or Junior Recruiter; working towards professional designation is desirable

  • Proficient in applicant tracking systems and core office programs (e.g., Microsoft Office products)

  • Experience using Taleo and Oracle systems will be highly regarded

  • Demonstrated experience with building pipelines and talent pools with high conversion to employment ratio

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

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

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

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

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Innovative and collaborative, multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Please note Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist



Requisition ID: 21001750