Talent Partner

Join our dynamic and forward-thinking business as a Talent Partner, where your role will be pivotal in finding, retaining, and developing exceptional talent.

Job Details

9th January 2024
ÂŁ40,000 + Benefits

This role is managed by:
Jen Gaster

or call our Hampshire office 01962 432001

Talent Acquisition and Talent Development of exceptional candidates and employees for the business resulting in retention and succession planning.

About Us:
Established in 2009, Heads Resourcing Group encompasses three brands: Executive Heads, Procurement Heads, and HR Heads. Our purpose is to deliver recruitment as a professional service. We work with ambitious, growth-orientated businesses to ensure their people appointments align with both the organisations’ goals and cultural aspirations moving forwards.

Winners of the Best Recruitment Company to Work For in the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards 2022, and listed in the Recruiter Hot 100 2023, we are passionate about our people and strive to continue building world-class winning teams within our businesses.

Join our dynamic and forward-thinking business as a Talent Partner, where your role will be pivotal in finding, retaining, and developing exceptional talent. We are dedicated to fostering a learning and development culture that empowers our employees to be the best they can be, resulting in elevated employee engagement, retention, and exceptional client/candidate experiences.

Key Responsibilities:
Talent Acquisition:

  • Attract and engage top-tier talent through proactive strategies and relationship-building using the Heads Recruitment Strategy.
  • Develop and maintain a strong employer brand presence.
  • Forge partnerships with universities and participate in graduate fairs to attract fresh talent.
  • Host and facilitate graduate assessment days to secure annual graduate intakes.
  • Map competitors and target key individuals for experienced hires.
  • Identify and target recruitment businesses and sectors for talent acquisition.
  • Ensure a clear interview and assessment process, including behavioral profiling (McQuaig).
  • Conduct quarterly meetings with managers to understand recruitment needs and workforce development plans.

Learning and Development:

  • Lead the development of a robust learning and development culture within the business.
  • Develop people’s capabilities, skills, knowledge, and mindset to enhance employee engagement and retention.
  • Collaborate with Directors to identify training needs, talent gaps and build capability pipelines to ensure effective succession planning. 

Onboarding and Training:

  • Manage the onboarding process for new team members.
  • Create an induction training schedule and ensure mentorship for all new hires.
  • Act as a go-to person for new team members, providing support and guidance.
  • Deliver a significant part of the induction training schedule for all recruits.
  • Coordinate and deliver training at all levels within the organisation.
  • Drive and instill the learning and development culture across the teams.
  • Support operations in enhancing the onboarding process and experience.

Key Metrics for Success:

  • Successful growth of the team measured through the Heads Attrition rate.
  • Positive feedback from employees on the onboarding and training experience.
  • Achievement of key strategic hires across different business functions.
  • Alignment of Learning & Development (L&D) strategy with the Business Roadmap.
  • Measurable impact of L&D in key strategic areas resulting in retention and promotion of individuals internally.
  • Providing opportunity, coaching, and provision of internal movements within the Group.


  • Understanding of employer brand and values.
  • Familiarity with the role of a recruitment consultant and resourcer.
  • Knowledge of the market, competitors, and best practices in recruitment.
  • Proficiency in interviewing techniques and social media.


  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to deliver effective training and become a proficient trainer.
  • Influencing and coaching skills for employee development.

This role operates hybrid and would be considered 4 days per week. The office locations are Southampton and London and you will be required to be able to attend each one, at least once per week.

Join us on this exciting journey to build a talent-rich environment and drive the success of Heads through strategic talent management. Apply now to be a key player in our growth story!