Digital Talent Acquisition Specialist FTC

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Please note: We're all currently working remotely due to Covid-19. We hope to be back in the office later this year.

You will be joining the Digital recruitment team based in Belfast, primarily responsible for recruiting people into one of our biggest capabilities within our Belfast office. You will be accountable for owning and delivering on our key initiatives including increasing direct hires and brand awareness in our markets by designing innovative attraction campaigns, LinkedIn direct sourcing and being an advocate for our employer brand both internally and externally.

You will have a range of tools at your fingertips to support, including LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed and an array of capability specific platforms. Acting as a Subject Matter Expert, you will be familiar with the market, experienced in designing sourcing strategies and come with a range of techniques and strong experience recruiting technology roles. An excellent communicator you will be confident in building positive relationships with your stakeholders, taking thorough briefs which, you are able to share with candidates. You will be responsible for managing your candidates and agency partnerships ensuring they are kept engaged and informed throughout their experience.

  • Work with your stakeholders to build a birds eye view of talent needs and work in partnership with the recruitment team and your hiring managers to develop a delivery strategy
  • Design innovative sourcing strategies across online, offline and social channels to build the PA Consulting employer brand.
  • Have a flair for writing adverts and communications that highlight the key USP’s of working at PA and the consulting lifestyle
  • Act as a subject matter expert to key internal stakeholders to engage and influence consistent and effective recruitment processes.
  • Be data driven in your methods, with a firm understanding of how your recruitment metrics can be used to improve performance and lend you credibility with your stakeholders.
  • Deliver market insight and intelligence by keeping up with industry trends.
  • Be a champion of candidate experience, so that even unsuccessful candidates leave the process with a positive image of PA Consulting.


What we're looking for

We are ideally looking for someone who is experienced in the methods, tools and processes of recruitment with the ability to couple them to great communication and influencing skills.  Ideally you will have:

  • Direct recruitment experience within Technology, either from agency or in-house.
  • Proven experienced in recruitment, selection and assessment tools/methods.
  • You will come with a diligent and motivated attitude. You will be target driven and a real self-starter.
  • 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. You should have the ability to lead yourself through ambiguity and change, often in a fast-paced environment.
  • Great partnering and teaming skills – ability to support others in a collegiate working environment and build internal networks to solve problems.

This opportunity would suit an experienced recruiter who is looking for a role that will allow them to engage with senior levels of the business and to have the influence that comes with that.  If you have the resilience to handle a fast-paced environment where you are at the coal-face of sourcing the talent who will go on to deliver high-impact projects, then this role may be for you.




• 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.

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Job information

Firm: PA Consulting

Location: Belfast


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