Talent Acquisition Advisor (IT, Strategy and Corporate Affairs)

Leeds, United Kingdom
23 Nov 2020
17 Dec 2020
Human Resources

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.


  • End to end recruitment of ad hoc roles at all levels assigned by the Talent Acquisition Manager for defined client groups including briefing, attraction, sourcing, screening, interview and offer management.
  • Develop a talent pool of high calibre candidates and effectively source and match candidates to positions.
  • Work closely with Hiring Managers and advise them throughout the recruitment process to ensure the right candidate is recruited.
  • Delivering a luxury candidate and Hiring Manager experience, with a focus on quality and efficiency.
  • Ensure delivery of high customer satisfaction ratings by processing hiring requests timely and accurately.
  • Contribute to ad hoc strategic TA projects as required.


  • Recruitment experience within an established internal and/or external recruitment function (required - IT, desirable - strategy and corporate affairs).
  • Expert sourcing skills through agency or in-house experience, which have been used to engage with Passive candidates not on Linkedin or found through Job Ads using a variety of Sourcing methods.
  • Experience of developing and effectively hiring from Talent Pools using innovative approaches to source and strategically map target companies and functions.
  • Proven stakeholder management skills.
  • Confident with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.


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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