Talent Acquisition Manager UK (12 month FTC)

London, United Kingdom
13 Oct 2021
26 Dec 2021
Human Resources
A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewellery and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Maisons to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: "Empowering Imagination." In 2017, Kering had nearly 29,000 employees and restated revenue of €10.816 billion.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Manager UK who will report to the Head of UK HR Shared Services based in London. The TA Manager is responsible for recruitment across retail and corporate functions, supporting the luxury brands within the Kering Division in the UK. This is a 12 month maternity contract.

Your Opportunity

You will be an operational recruitment expert who will provide recruitment services, guidance and advice on all subjects related to talent acquisition, internal mobility and recruitment of ad hoc projects. Working closely with the HR Shared Service team and luxury brands of Kering to support their people strategy and priorities. The focus of work will be across the entire recruitment process for retail and corporate recruitment, leading and developing one direct report.

How you will contribute
  • Lead and manage the Talent Acquisition shared service function and the recruitment team
  • Responsible for all recruitment across retail and corporate departments in the UK
  • Establish strong relationships with line managers in order to understand current and future talent needs
  • Define job descriptions, candidate profiles and ensure compliance with UK recruitment legislation
  • Promote internal mobility and Kering's referral scheme in the UK
  • Establishes strong working relationships with both retail and corporate management teams, being visible as well as being approachable and available to all hiring managers to support with assessment centre and interviews
  • Provide interview skills training to the UK management team population
  • Clearly and transparently communicate at all times, providing regular updates and information to the brand management teams, the Kering HR team and the Head Office stakeholders
  • Responsible for recruitment KPI's, Workday ATS identifying all system upgrades and enhancements
  • Supports Kering Paris with global ad hoc projects when required

Who you are
  • Bachelor's Degree and training/experience in Human Resources in a similar industry
  • Knowledge of and experience in high volume retail recruitment and recruitment legislation in the UK
  • Team management experience
  • Excellent network and relationships with other HR professionals, recruitment agencies, schools & universities on the topics of recruitment, talent pipelines and candidate pools
  • Project management and prioritisation skills. Willingness to support all aspects of the Kering UK HR strategy and HR initiatives to get the job done, with a solutions orientated attitude
  • Great team spirit to foster positive culture across the wider Shared Service team
  • Clear and precise team manager with strong communication skills
  • Strong ability to work independently and to be proactive, identifying new recruitment tools & technologies
  • Collaborative and flexible to work in groups, or independently with strong interpersonal skills
  • Professional working experience either, in house or recruitment agency background
  • Experience in managing internal and external stakeholders

Why work with us?

This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering UK Shared Service team and actively contribute to the ongoing growth and success at Kering. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms - gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation - enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background

Job Type
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Start Date

Full time

Kering UK Services Limited

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