Talent Acquisition Lead - Digital

PA Consulting Group

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Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: London


Benefits: Competive

Become part of the team

You will have accountability of and manage the Digital recruitment team, comprising of 4 direct reports. You will devise and own the recruitment strategy of our Digital capability and be accountable for attraction, sourcing, assessment and recruitment of specialist consultants. Acting as a Subject Matter Expert, you will collaborate with colleagues across Digital, HR and Recruitment to support the ambitious growth plans that PA Consulting has in this area.


  • Working with the Digital stakeholders and consultants to realise forward demand plans and contributing to the development of client pipeline strategies.
  • Management of Digital recruitment team of 4. Ensuring deadlines and KPI's are met and workload is manageable.
  • Conducting bi-annual appraisals with your team, coaching and mentoring.
  • Follow through with casting team to ensure hires are placed onto client projects and gains feedback on skills fit against client requirements.
  • Actively contributing to promoting PA Consulting as an employer of choice.
  • Sourcing candidate profiles, selection and recruitment of high-quality candidates for a wide range of technical roles including (but not limited to) Software Developers, DevOps Engineers, Cloud Engineers and Automation QA Engineering professionals.
  • Managing multiple sourcing strategies across social channels, external events and internal / external networks to source talent and build the PA Consulting employer brand.
  • Act as a subject matter expert to key internal stakeholders to engage and influence consistent and effective recruitment processes.
  • Implement an employee referral programme to maximise opportunities from colleagues across the business.
  • Deliver market insight and intelligence by keeping up with industry trends.
  • Deploy screening and selection tools, including psychometric and other tests as appropriate.
  • Conduct interviews and assessment activities.
What we're looking for
  • Experienced in recruitment, selection and assessment tools.
  • Experienced recruiter either from agency or in-house. 
  • Experience in managing a team or direct reports would be highly desirable.
  • An analytical and problem-solving mind-set with the ability to translate data and metrics into strategic insight to support decision-making.
  • Superb project management skills combined with a focus on driving continuous improvement.
  • Evidence of working in partnership with and collaborating with colleagues to deliver.
  • Confident at influencing and providing advice combined with great communication skills.
  • Confident at managing relationships with diverse and challenging stakeholders.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills – ability to engage, influence and challenge business stakeholders.
  • High energy and personally resilient with the ability to manage competing demands in a complex, matrixed environment.
  • Ability to lead self through ambiguity and change.
  • Personal judgement and discretion.
  • Great partnering and teaming skills – ability to support others in a collegiate working environment and build internal networks to solve problems.



• Pension
• 25 days holiday

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitmentenquiries@paconsulting.com

Job information

Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: London


Benefits: Competive


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