Job Description

Strategic Talent Sourcing Partner – CL10

Location: Newcastle, remote


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

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Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with the Sourcing Lead to develop and deliver the sourcing strategy for Service or Market Unit

  • Work closely with the TA Management Team for service/MU to deliver a pipeline of candidates to meet the needs of the business and build future talent pipelines for ‘always on’ demand

  • Act as a SME for their area in sourcing and work with the sourcing lead to ensure appropriate channels and tools are in place to meet the demands of the business

  • Identify potential problems in the sourcing work stream in advance and work proactively with the sourcing lead to resolve in a timely manner

  • Identify alternative innovative, scalable sourcing channels using various methods -  and optimize existing low-cost channels

  • Implement and attend sourcing events in relevant areas of business to support sourcing strategy and support other sourcing events held by the business as necessary

  • Pro-active sourcing and submission of pre-qualified talent with accountability for delivering in line with agreed SLAs and KPIs

  • Create and deliver reporting and business/stakeholder updates as required and in line with defined governance matrices

  • Understand and champion Intelligent Operations initiatives and ways of working to ‘lead in the new’ as appropriate and directed by the sourcing associate manager

  • Actively contribute to sourcing meetings, project plans and initiatives

  • Provide external marketplace intelligence to recruiters and stakeholders

  • Act as an expert in sourcing methodologies and deep knowledge of optimized searches (Boolean, X-Ray etc) with demonstrable experience in delivering talent pipelines through social and other channels

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Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • Fluency in English and another European language

  • An effective and influential communicator who is comfortable leading conversations with stakeholders regarding recruitment best practice (an expert advisor)

  • Experience of sourcing niche talent (Tech and/or S&C), targeted recruitment efforts utilising a range of sourcing strategies

  • Be a collaborative team player – promoting inclusion, seeking continuous improvement through day to day work and leading by example

  • Have an awareness of the latest employment legislation and key issues surrounding immigration

  • Experience in event management- planning, organising and leading for areas such as career fairs, candidate referral roadshows etc.

  • Solid experience of recruiting direct candidates from a range of different sources

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel reporting required with Taleo/Workday and Avature/Qlik experience preferred

  • Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills.

  • Experience of providing reports and storytelling to senior stakeholders.


To Apply

To apply for this position please apply via workday using an up to date CV and additionally we're looking for you to showcase your story telling abilities.

Using video, powtoon or animation (or whatever creative means you see fit), tell us in a memorable way, why you are a good fit for the role. Use data led storytelling and be as creative as possible with your video. This should last a minimum of 2 minutes and a maximum of 3 minutes.

Videos must be sent through to with the subject "Strategic Talent Sourcing Partner application video".

We are unfortunately unable to consider your application if we do not receive your creative submission.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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