Talent Acquisition Partner

Leeds, United Kingdom
21 Oct 2022
28 Nov 2022
Human Resources

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


An exciting opportunity to join our Talent Acquisition Team based in Horseferry House. As a Talent Acquisition Partner you will manage the day to day delivery of recruitment through being the subject matter expert on all activities relating to attracting, sourcing, screening, assessment, pipelining, and the offering of candidates.

Within our Commercial function you will work across a number of our dynamic teams including Showroom, Wholesale, Client Engagement, Architecture and Retail Excellence.


  • Partner with stakeholders to build effective sourcing and assessment approaches with an ability to manage expectations
  • Manage the complete lifecycle of the candidate journey
  • Support with strategies to increase diverse talent across the business
  • Develop and maintain a network of candidates through effectively sourcing and on-going relationship management.
  • Develop talent maps through pro-active market research and leveraging candidate network
  • Partner with HRBP and wider HR team in relation to appropriate candidate remuneration, mobility and visa queries.
  • Support with wider TA strategies with ideas and approaches related to recruitment of talent that will contribute to better ways of working
  • Be a brand ambassador by living the Burberry values across all actions


  • Recruitment experience within an established internal and/or external recruitment function
  • A clear understanding of Recruitment processes and standards relevant to own discipline.
  • Expert sourcing skills with experience in managing multiple searches either inhouse or within agency
  • A strong interest in the luxury fashion industry
  • Experience of engaging with passive candidates using varied sourcing methods
  • Proven ability to strategically map companies and functions
  • Experience of developing and effectively hiring from Talent Pools
  • Experience of using innovative approaches to source, attract and build talent pools
  • Experience in working with recruiting systems including applicant tracking systems
  • Have a strong understanding of external best practice and trends in Talent Acquisition
  • Delivering a luxury candidate and Hiring Manger experience, with a focus on quality and efficiency


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 || HR || CORPORATE - HR RESOURCING || n/a ||

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