Talent Partner

Manchester, United Kingdom
People

Salary: £40-60K

Location: Manchester

WFH: Flexible, 1-2 days per week in our office

Our mission is simple! We believe we can use tech to make public services better. We also believe this can happen best when our own team represents the society that actually uses the services we work on. At Made Tech, we’re collectively continuing to grow a culture that is happy, healthy, safe and inspiring for people of all backgrounds and experiences, so we encourage all people from underrepresented groups to apply for roles with us.


We're now a team of around 230 people across 4 locations (London, Manchester, Bristol and Swansea), and plan to add another 120+ over the next 12 months.


Role Overview

Tech Talent Partner / Senior Tech Talent Partner, responsible for Manchester Tech hiring. We offer a very flexible perspective towards time in the office when we eventually come out of COVID restrictions and envisage the need to be 1-2 days per week.


This role reports into our Talent Lead and we are offering a significant opportunity to add value to Made Tech across all areas of Talent. We encourage a growth mindset in our teams and the freedom of autonomy to help individual and company goals become a reality. Our Talent team participates in a quarterly cycle, allowing them to focus in detail on specialist areas of Talent i.e Employer Branding, Diversity, Technology, and Recruitment Marketing.


Types of roles you will be managing include:

  • Engineers, (Eng2, Senior, Lead, Principal Technologist)
  • Delivery Management, (DM, Senior DM, Delivery Principal)


Dependent on the workload across our team, you are also likely to need to support with other specialisms as we build out our capabilities throughout the year i.e. Data, Cyber Security, Cloud and Design/Research


Academy: We run a tech academy twice a year and our Talent team have ownership of the attraction and management of this process


What does the role entail?

  • Delivering consistently to help us meet our ambitious hiring goals
  • Understanding nuances between local markets, communities and stakeholder needs
  • Managing relationships with external partners i.e. agencies, tech providers
  • Working with internal stakeholders at all levels, regarding recruitment needs
  • Regularly reviewing and revising the recruitment process and continuously seeking new ways to improve
  • Continuously look at new channels for sourcing and advertising in order to create diverse funnels whilst also ensuring we remove as much bias from our processes as possible and create an objective interview experience for all candidates
  • Maintaining close working relationships with fellow Talent colleagues to share best practices and work together on non-delivery projects
  • All the usual recruitment tasks, i.e interviewing, coordinating, system utilisation, negotiating, storytelling, project managing - wow, we really do a lot in Talent Acquisition! 😂


Your Talent Tech Stack:

  • LinkedIn Recruiter Licence
  • Cord
  • Hackajob
  • FlexaCareers/Indeed/Glassdoor/Totaljobs
  • Workable
  • Charlie HR for day-to-day HR management
  • GitHub for our handbook
  • Small Improvements for 121’s and merits
  • Slack for internal communications
  • Ada's List job board
  • Google Suite for email, calendar, documentation etc.


This list is by no means exhaustive; there is the opportunity to research new tools to add to our suite. Last year we used Hired and have recently transitioned to Workable from Recruitee.



Requirements

About you

  • Experience working in an in-house talent function within a tech company going through a fast pace of growth.
  • Would be amazing to find someone who has been in a company that is our size, making 20+ hires per month as a company (not a prerequisite)
  • A focus on creativity and a genuine desire to look for better ways of doing things
  • Great at building relationships and a gifted communicator and storyteller
  • A good sourcer, someone that isn’t reliant on direct applicants to fill roles
  • Data will need to underpin all decisions and be a key part of your day to day
  • Analytical skills and a good depth of understanding of recruitment metrics
  • A good range of experience using different technologies to drive efficiencies and reduce time to action/hire.
  • You are someone that cares about the people we hire and also the ones we don’t, ensuring candidates have a great candidate experience if they are successful or not. We also work very closely with our colleagues in the people team to ensure that new starters are welcomed into the organisation and expectations are not only met but exceeded.

Please keep in mind that we are describing the background we imagine would best fit the role. Even if you don’t meet all the requirements, yet you are passionate about this role: we absolutely want to hear from you!

Our internal culture mission is to nurture and support a happy, healthy, safe and inspiring culture for people of all backgrounds and experiences. The Tech industry doesn’t reflect the wide range of lived experiences of our society. At Made Tech we encourage all people but especially those from underrepresented groups to apply for roles with us. We want to make the world of tech more equitable for all, which first starts with giving everyone who wants to enter this industry a fair chance.


Benefits

Benefits

We are always listening to our growing teams and evolving the benefits available to our people. As we scale, as do our benefits and we are scaling quickly. We've recently introduced a flexible benefit platform which includes a Smart Tech scheme, Cycle to work scheme, and an individual benefits allowance which you can invest in a Health care cash plan or Pension plan. We’re also big on connection and have an optional social and well-being calendar of events for all employees to join should they choose to.

Here are some of our most popular benefits listed below:

✈️ Flexible Holiday
🕰️ Flexible Working Hours
👶 Flexible Parental Leave
👩‍💻 Remote Working
🤗 Paid counselling
🏖️ Paid anniversary break

More information can be found here

Our internal culture mission is to nurture and support a happy, healthy, safe and inspiring culture for people of all backgrounds and experiences. The Tech industry doesn’t reflect the wide range of lived experiences of our society. At Made Tech we encourage all people but especially those from underrepresented groups to apply for roles with us. We want to make the world of tech more equitable for all, which first starts with giving everyone who wants to enter this industry a fair chance.

Do check out our YouTube channel too for some first hand interviews of the team 😁

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please reach out to talent@madetech.com