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Talent Acquisition Specialist, home based

  • TFS
  • Full time
  • United Kingdom
  • 26/07/2021

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist you are responsible for all aspects of the recruitment and

search process within a defined geographic region and/ or assigned business areas/ accounts. You

will act as a consultative business partner, supporting recruiting/ hiring managers both internally and

externally in the management and timely delivery of their hiring needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working in conjunction with a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, take responsibility and manage assigned parts of the recruitment process, including compiling job specification/ requirement profile; posting adverts and driving sourcing channels; initial screening and selection of candidates; candidate competency interviews and assessment; candidate recommendation; creating offers, presentation and negotiation.
  • Proactively search, identify and engage target candidates for open vacancies using a variety of sourcing channels as required, maintaining accurate candidate and project records in the recruiting database.
  • Proactively build and maintain the candidate database with target profiles and ensure a healthy candidate pipeline aligned to business and client need.
  • Ensure compliant and timely update, maintenance and use of the recruitment database.
  • Proactively manage personal workload and available capacity to ensure on-time project delivery and collaborative support across the talent acquisition team.
  • Facilitate the preparedness of TFS colleagues in attending client meetings; collate, prepare and present recruitment information, data and activity summaries; attend client meetings as required.
  • Maintain regular contact and rapport with internal and external hiring managers, demonstrating a sense of urgency but not at the expense of quality.
  • Monitor and share competitor recruitment activity.
  • Attend agreed industry events and trade shows to develop TFS corporate brand awareness and employee value proposition to attract and engage target candidate profiles.
  • Maintain contact and manage relationships with external recruitment partners when needed.
  • Collaborate with other Senior TA Specialists by sharing market updates, client updates and providing handover when needed


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent and relevant qualification
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years of relevant recruiting experience with increasing levels of responsibility. Life Science industry and recruiting experience (in-house or agency) ideal.
  • Full lifecycle recruiting experience ideal
  • Strong organisational and time management skills; ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal); ability to engage and manage key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness and understanding of personal impact on business goals.
  • Customer and Quality focus.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with complete discretion
  • Fluent knowledge of written and spoken English, other languages are an advantage


  • Private Health Coverage
  • Corporate Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Global General Liability Insurance
  • Global Travel Insurance
  • Home-based Allowance
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Flexible working schedule

About TFS

We believe that a company with ethical and transparent values has a better chance of attracting skilled employees and building long-term relationships.

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