Talent Acquisition Officer

HR & Recruitment · London, London, City of
Department HR & Recruitment
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation up to £45,000

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We seek a passionate recruitment professional; excited about the impact they can make to our rapidly growing Company and Team. We require someone with experience in the art of finding the right ‘fit’. They must possess a hungry commitment to focusing their time and efforts in finding our ‘people of the future’.


This is a busy recruitment role requiring someone with general experience in the Telecommunications sector. Direct experience in recruiting for a variety of technical operational professionals, IT, customer services and field sales professionals is highly desirable.


If you know what to do and where to look to develop strong pipelines for future talent within this sector and possess strong time management skills, an effective communication style and are a great manager of projects and people’s expectations - We look forward to hearing from you!


This role will focus predominantly on supporting our Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment Strategy. You will report into the People Director and Lead Talent Acquisition Partner and work closely with the wider People Team and Company, ensuring we maintain a robust recruitment strategy with a very strong focus on candidate care. Candidate care and the new employee journey are incredibly important to us.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support to hiring managers on their current and future vacancies, screening CVs, coordinating candidate interviews, following up and responding back to all candidates in a timely manner.
  • Management of the Recruitment Database; ensuring all hiring managers are fully competent in the use of this database for their recruitment needs. Monitoring this to keep it fully updated.
  • Development and initiation of strategies to build and maintain strong pipelines for future talent across all roles but especially within the areas of technical operations, field sales and customer services.
  • Optimising our talent sourcing and attraction channels to ensure we are attracting the right people in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining relationships with selected Recruitment Agencies, maintaining a negotiated rate for their support in finding our future talent but where possible, minimising the use of Agency support, building our very own talent pool capability.
  • With support, running of Talent Open Days for high volume recruitment.
  • This role may support in general People communications and engagement initiatives for our team.


What you will bring:

  • A strong fit for our brand and organisational culture.
  • Self-motivated.
  • An efficient planner who is able to prioritise.
  • Thrive and achieve in a high pressure, evolving environment.
  • Flexible & adaptable.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • A willingness to think outside the box and do things differently.


It would be advantageous:

1. If you had experience in high volume, reactive and evolving work environment.

2. If you have experience in recruitment within the Telecommunications Sector.

3. Have experience in development strategies for building and maintaining strong pipelines for future talent and maintaining a strong talent pool.

4. A keen interest in working in a scale up environment with an immediate and future need to meet our busy recruitment requirements.


A bit about us:

We’re Community Fibre and our mission is to bring better internet to everyone. You won’t find any old and slow copper technology here. Our network, which we own and have built, is 100% full fibre. We install it directly into our business customer’s premises and into our consumer’s homes. We provide market leading broadband speeds, at the best prices with a real focus on customer experience - we are consistently the No1 Internet Service Provider on Trustpilot as rated by customers. And as a result we are growing fast.


We are passionate and love working with local communities.….the clue is in our name.  We want to bridge the digital divide in society and make Gigafast internet accessible to all. We also love it when local residents become team members of Community Fibre - over 20% of our talent is from communities that we serve.


We are not the new kid on the block, we were established in 2013 and have been disrupting the Broadband industry in London since then. Some recent key achievements include:


  • We raised £400m investment in 2020 from large institutions to secure our ambitious growth plans.
  • We have acquired over 500,000 wayleaves across Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Private Landlords in London to support that growth.
  • We have deployed our 100% full fibre network to over 300,000 premises to deliver the growth, which is rapidly moving towards 1 million in 2023.


We’re proud of our achievements so far, but we are not complacent and definitely not stopping here. To help us get to our future, we’re looking for forward thinkers, people with big ideas, people passionate about technology and most importantly hard working team players to join us and be a part of our growing business.


Why join us:

  • You get to work with some of the best technology in the market.
  • Be part of an exciting scale up business where you can bring your ideas, bring your knowledge, we value your contribution.
  • We all love time off whether that’s going on an exotic holiday or a staycation, you’ll get 25 days holiday to enjoy, increasing by 1 day for each year of service up to 28 days.
  • Birthday leave, our treat to you.
  • Keen cyclist, join our cycle to work scheme.
  • Flexible WFH policy.
  • Enjoy the perks of Vitality health.
  • You get to work with an amazing bunch of people.


What happens next:

You’ve done your bit so sit back and relax, we will review your application and come back to you.

If we think you’re not quite right for the role you have applied for but may be a better fit for another, we’ll definitely let you know.

Want to know more about a career at CFL, check out our careers page: https://communityfibre.co.uk/jobs


We are an Armed Forces friendly organisation.

We are an equal opportunities employer that values diversity in our team, we welcome applications from all backgrounds.  

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    HR & Recruitment
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Compensation
    up to £45,000