Talent Acquisition Partner - Retail (South Region)

Working Here

Operating at the heart of our business, Shared Services offer efficiencies to all of our Brands by providing centralised resources and competitive synergies for the Arcadia Group. The Shared Services teams work across all Brands and are responsible for a huge range of activities from delivering product to over 30 countries worldwide, to achieving award winning store designs and handling 100,000 Customer Care calls each year. Within Shared Services there are over 1,000 employees working across 16 distinctive departments including IT, Finance, HR, Logistics, PR, Property, Digital and Purchasing.

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

The Job

This role is covering the South region of the country. This includes everything from the Midlands down so the role can be based anywhere within this region.

  • Accountable for the sourcing and hiring of top talent for Retail store management for all Arcadia Brands in the South Region
  • Working closely with all Arcadia Brands to identify their requirements and help to fulfil their recruitment needs as quickly as possible
  • Partnering with Area & Stores Managers across the region to understand the positions and ideal candidate profiles advising on recruitment processes and best practice
  • Utilising internal database, advertising, cutting edge social sourcing, a variety of head hunting techniques and person candidate networks to source and hire top Retail Management talent
  • Juggling multiple vacancies and prioritising business critical roles ensuring clear and transparent communication with candidates and hiring managers alike
  • Acting as an ambassador for all Arcadia brans, making sure the right candidates go to the right brands and the candidate experience is second to none.
  • Connecting the dots between candidates, hiring managers and HR for each vacancy ensuring a smooth end to end hiring process and strong working relationships.
  • Focussed on hiring Retail Management talent directly, hitting personal recruitment targets and KPIs, reducing cost per hire and agency spend
  • Maintaining personal reporting and metrics to share with stakeholders
  • Supporting all new store openings and closures from a recruitment perspective
  • Attend relevant industry and career events to network and develop insights and understanding into recruitment advancements

Must Haves

  • Solid experience and passion for recruiting Retail Management talent with knowledge and intuition to identify top talent within this business segment
  • Experience hiring top talent in this sector, developing bespoke solutions relevant to local markets and talent pools
  • Multi-tasking prowess and ability to manage 20+ remote vacancies efficiently.
  • A sense of urgency and pace with a delivery focus
  • Target driven yet able to balance this with offering unrivalled candidate experiences and stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Polished communicator and influencer with a team player attitude
  • Confident and self motivated
  • Passionate about Retail
  • Energised by a challenging fast paced environment
  • Analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong team player

Added Extras

  • Generous holiday with holiday trading
  • 25% staff discount
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan