Talent Acquisition Director - West Bromwich

Talent Acquisition Director Jobs

The acquisition of employees with the right skill sets for a company’s needs should not be done on an ad-hoc basis. It’s a strategic task, and that requires a team overseen by a director at board level who can make informed plans and decisions based on corporate goals, forecasts and seasonal demands. This is the role of the talent acquisition director.

Talent acquisition directors may need to work across multiple businesses within a group, creating a talent pipeline that is key to satisfying the unique and diverse needs of each. That demands a very close working relationship with national, regional and site-level managers, as varied positions create a range of recruitment demands. Cultivating relationships with specialist recruiters, as well as internal managers is also an important part of the job as they will in many cases, be your eyes and ears on the ground and in the employment marketplace.

The skills required

A proven record of people management is a key asset for this job. The ideal candidate will be someone who has risen through the ranks of HR and talent acquisition and is looking for the next logical career step. Experience of managing businesses, branches, departments and budgets will also stand the applicant in good stead, as a deep appreciation of the way in which employees and managers interact within financial constraints is key to the role.

Because all sectors have differing demands when it comes to acquiring talent, it may be necessary for an applicant to have worked in the same sector as the role itself. Acquiring talent for hotels and hospitality is very different to acquiring it for the oil industry, for example. An ability to identify, predict and react to the differing needs of wide-ranging jurisdictions may also be required for multinational companies, where talent acquisition is not a local or national affair.

Find Acquisition Director Jobs with Cast UK

Cast UK is a specialist recruitment consultancy with offices in London, Birmingham and Manchester. Out strength comes from our commitment to our clients, our candidates and our own consultants, a triangle of mutual interest that has seen the company thrive.

Recruitment is at last being recognized as a skill in itself, and not a step that is forced on understaffed companies. We help you to fulfil your strategic staffing needs right up to executive level and we do it with professionalism and integrity.

Call us today on 0161 825 0825 if you’re looking for – or to fill – an executive HR role.

Talent Acquisition Director Jobs in West Bromwich

Only five miles north-west of Birmingham, West Bromwich is a large town that offers a number of options for those seeking Talent Acquisition Director roles.

For hundreds of years, West Bromwich was mainly an agricultural area and the town first rose to prominence during the 19th century when deposits of coal were discovered in the region.

It grew quickly as a coal mining town and associated industries also arrived. Indeed, the area became known as the Black Country due to the smoke and soot that resulted.

Until the latter half of the 20th century, West Bromwich's economy was based mainly on manufacturing, with one of its main products being metalwork for the automotive industry. Textiles and chemicals were also produced.

The town suffered significant job losses during the 1970s, as more and more factories were moved to locations abroad in order to make use of cheaper workforces.

Today, West Bromwich's economy is mainly based in retail and the service sector; this is particularly due to recent investments to regenerate the area - with large shopping centres like Queen's Square. West Bromwich Building Society has been based in the town for more than 160 years, while the region's main employers are based in the public sector, including Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.

Manufacturing, however, does still play a part in the local economy, with products including building supplies and technology.

Cast UK - helping you discover fresh vacancies

Whether you're looking to take your career to the next level, or are searching for a different role in your chosen field, Cast UK can help you find Talent Acquisition Director opportunities in West Bromwich and other locations across the country.

Our team of recruitment consultants have expert knowledge in the fields of procurement, logistics and supply chain management, and we will work with you to find the right role for your skills, qualifications and objectives.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within West Bromwich or source a new job in West Bromwich then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.

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