Talent Acquisition Specialist

The job in a nutshell

Are you skilled recruiter with a track record working commercial roles in an internal or on-site client environment? If so, GoCo Group has a fantastic opportunity to join our Talent Team in Newport.

GoCo Group is a data-enabled FinTech business with offices in Newport, London and Alloa, Scotland; we’re on a mission to save people time and money. Our Group Talent team attracts and develops people who relate to our mission across the 3 business pillars of comparison, reward and AutoSave.

Being part of the team means you will help to deliver the recruitment provision for the Group, ensuring the attraction of quality talent through the utilisation of a variety of best practise and sourcing tools. In addition to this you will be able to recognise what creates a strong Employer Value Proposition (EVP) and drive forward internal and external initiatives.

GoCo Group’s People Department are at the heart of business success – this is a busy role, we manage conflicting priorities daily and we deliver at pace. We really engage with the business to understand the individual needs, so if you are a recruiter who loves to have a finger on the pulse and really make a difference, this role could be for you!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

With good working knowledge of the full recruitment lifecycle and experience of using applicant tracking systems, online sourcing and social talent tools you will be a talented resourcer with a proven ability to skilfully match candidates to our business needs.

As an e-commerce business a large proportion of our hires are in the Tech and Marketing fields so experience in this area is desired, but you should also be confident recruiting into a range of business support roles.

Additionally, you will have;

  • Experience working with 3rd party suppliers
  • Excellent stakeholder management and service skills
  • A working knowledge of HR policies and best practices
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Some experience using data to establish trends

What you’ll be responsible for

Reporting into the Group Head of Talent, you will contribute to the deliver an end-to-end (360) recruitment provision for the Group.

This will include undertaking vacancy briefings, maintenance of the applicant tracking system, sourcing and qualifying candidates and supporting with interviews. You will manage your own vacancies and undertake the relevant due diligence checks required for new starters.

You will support with project work as required including the implementation of new systems and contribute to the overarching objective of developing our EVP strategy.

The role may require you to support with recruitment reporting to help inform business decision making and also help with our 3rd party (agency) relationships.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Candidates – constantly engaging with local talent and identifying new talent channels to build a strong pipeline
  • Business Stakeholders – provides support and challenge through recruitment briefs, conducting interviews and providing best practice attraction advice  
  • Human Resources – support with a variety of projects
  • Third Party Suppliers – day to day relationship management
Go for it

Up to approx. £40,000 per annum plus extensive benefits



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Closing date:

13th February 2020

Working hours:

up to 37.5 hours per week

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