Junior Talent Acquisition Specialist - London

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Are you a talented starter or early in your career as a recruiter and keen to learn and grow? 

Your passion is people and you will be working in a highly people-driven business. As the Junior Talent Acquisition Specialist your role will be to source, screen, interview, and deliver offersto potential candidates in the UK and internationally. In addition to recruiting responsibilities you will be involved in other talent acquisition areas such as becoming an expert on the ATS.

We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture, with a team of 200+ people based in the UK, Europe, Nordics, South Africa, USA and Japan. We are expanding the number of consultants and geographies in which we operate, which makes ita fun and challenging time to join. Life never stands still; you will experience constant learning, an emphasis on teamwork and strong focus on people.

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If you are looking to work in a fast-paced, fun, growth environment, apply! We are just getting started.

Your role

You will be based in the UK, reporting to the Talent Acquisition Manager (Corporates), working together with other recruitment and HR colleagues and hiring managers. There will be plenty of support to help you jump into talent acquisition or further broaden your skill set.Your role will include:

  • Full-cycle recruiting to find high-quality people – resume screening, candidate evaluation, interviewing, direct sourcing and offer
  • Global recruiting of graduate and junior consultants, progressing over time to more senior hires
  • Writing job descriptions, advertising on job boards and related social media
  • Identifying and communicating with passive/potential candidates using current tools and methods in order to maintain an active pipeline
  • Providing recruitment status reports and analysing recruitment metrics, together developing action plans based on results
  • Communicating and coordinating with candidates and hiring managers to ensure a smooth operation and timely scheduling of the interview and selection process
  • IT savvy – contributing to management of the ATS and user experience
  • Understanding of recruitment marketing and candidate attraction
  • Hybrid working is available

Your profile

  • 0-2 years of recruiting experience in an in-house or agency role
  • Excellent verbal and business writing skills in English, in order to draft position descriptions, coordinate interviews/meetings, and communicate with hiring managers
  • Learn to to quickly select qualified resumes and screen applicants efficiently, vetting for position requirements and culture match
  • Analytical, with a data-driven approach to identifying recruitment strategies
  • Experience of working with an ATS is preferable
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Exacting standards and an eye for detail
  • Experienced applicants wouldy ideally have a recruiting background in finance, IT or FinTech
  • A degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • A second language would be a nice addition
  • The right to work in the UK 

About Zanders

Zanders is a leading boutique consultancy firm (HQ in the Netherlands), specialising in advising blue-chip organisations in treasury, risk and finance. Our clients choose us because of our specialist and trend setting ideas surrounding financial solutions. We win awards for our advisory consulting work and FinTech products created by our Solutions team.

We blend different cultures seamlessly and place a heavy emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and knowledge sharing. This is the key to our success. Our people make the difference!

We encourage people to share their ideas and to remain at the forefront of innovative services and solutions. Our culture is transparent and thrives on the open exchange of ideas and knowledge between colleagues.

At Zanders we find a healthy work-life balance very important and offer the flexibility needed to combine a career as a consultant with a busy personal life. We have ambitious growth targets for the coming years and are looking for people who can help us realise these targets.


Taking into account the nature of Zanders enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.

Job information

Firm: Zanders

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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