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Recruitment Specialist (Contract)

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00593896


- Job description






The Experienced Hire Recruitment Team is a group of highly specialist talent acquisition professionals who advise and partner with our business groups in recruiting diverse talent into Accenture.

The core responsibility of a Recruitment Specialist is to provide end-to-end delivery of the recruitment process whilst partnering with senior stakeholders to provide innovative sourcing strategies and effective talent acquisition plans. The Recruitment Specialist will report into the Recruitment Lead and be responsible for providing metrics and reporting updates to ensure we are tracking against the overall talent plans.




Ø  Manage the full candidate experience for sizeable business groups whilst also partnering with stakeholders to ensure a strong relationship is built with senior recruitment sponsors

Ø  Drive Accenture’s Inclusion & Diversity agenda across recruitment strategies to ensure we as a business are hitting our targets throughout the financial year and continuing as market leader in this space


Ø  Partner with Business Leadership, Talent Supply Chain, HR, Reward and the wider recruitment team to understand the full demand picture and put strategies into place to successfully fill the demand over the financial year

Ø  Provide regular reporting and metrics to both recruitment and business leadership to articulate progress against demand and timelines for assigned recruitment drives

Ø  Collate market research and provide insight to wider business stakeholders on talent pool sizing, competitor information and market challenges


Ø  Develop innovative and effective sourcing and candidate engagement strategies for your relevant stakeholders with the view of presenting this to your recruitment sponsors within the business

Ø  Continuously develop Accenture’s overall recruitment offering through leading on various talent projects to lead innovation across attraction, assessment and attainment of talent


Ø  Previous in-house recruitment experience preferred, ideally within a complex matrix environment. Experience of recruiting within Professional Services or Technology beneficial.


Ø  Experience managing a diverse group of senior stakeholders – often with conflicting interests – to provide solid recruitment solutions to talent plans


Ø  An effective and influential communicator who is comfortable driving conversations with senior stakeholders around recruitment best practice (an expert advisor)


Ø  Skilled in recruiting volume campaigns alongside niche, targeted recruitment efforts utilising a range of sourcing strategies


Ø  Collaborative team player – driving inclusion, seeking continuous improvement through day to day work and leading by example


Ø  Commercially minded with a key focus on the business aims and proven negotiation skills in both dealing with candidates and external suppliers


Ø  An awareness of the latest employment legislation and key issues surrounding immigration


Ø  Skilled in recruiting direct candidates from a range of different sources


Ø  Experience with Microsoft Excel reporting requires with Taleo/Workday and Avature/Qlik preferred


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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