Headquartered in Brighton, UK, Sopro provides sophisticated digital marketing services to hundreds of businesses, from innovative start-ups to sector leaders and global brands.
We have spent six years redefining B2B demand generation techniques and proving that there are more predictable, higher quality ways to harness technology to create demand.
Receiving a Best Place to Work award by the UK Business Awards 2021, we’ve been busy collecting awards for our people, service, technology and business results. With >100% revenue and headcount growth 6 years running we are proud to be one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies.
Sopro is part of the Sopro Holdings group.
About the role
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Team Manager to join our rapidly expanding Talent Acquisition team. This role reports to the Head of People and will work with the Head of People and other Heads of Department to develop and implement the recruitment strategy relating to attracting, sourcing and selecting the top talent, to meet the growing hiring demands of the business.
Sopro has evolved at a whirlwind pace and is growing even faster. You will play a pivotal role in supporting that growth and the right candidate will want to embrace this incredible opportunity. We take pride in cultivating a passion for development and culture internally and so you should also be motivated by these qualities, and similarly avid about working with some impressive internal stakeholders.
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Ideally, 2+ years experience managing a team of Talent Acquisition Executives, you will have accountability for team performance, ensuring all relevant KPIs are achieved across the team at both collective and individual levels
Manage and track employee holiday, absence and performance matters, implementing the various stages of the company’s HR and Performance Management policies where appropriate
Help in developing the new starter induction training program and content, as well as delivering new starter inductions and training for new additions to the team
Develop employees to full competence through staggered and supported introduction to their roles and responsibilities with the help of senior executives within the team
Represent the various working policy stances and positions of the business with confidence and authority, maintaining employee trust and motivation at all times
Lead by example to develop an environment of trust, maturity and positivity within the workplace, ensuring a motivated and happy team
Demonstrate an ability to prioritise and organise a large volume of work for a team of Talent Acquisition Executives, ensuring a high-quality service to internal stakeholders and candidates alike
Develop successful talent acquisition strategies and hiring plans within a fast-paced business, in a competitive candidate market (particular focus and emphasis on tech/IT roles)
Research and identify partnering opportunities, exploring new and emerging markets for talent including negotiating terms and conditions, service levels and monitoring effectiveness of providers
Identify and implement new recruitment processes and methods, ensuring our processes are slick and hiring manager/candidate experience is second to none
Lead employer branding initiatives, in conjunction with the Employer Branding Executive and the Marketing team
Develop strategic relations with contacts within key associations and university programs to support the sourcing of top talent
Develop and maintain good relationships with external and internal stakeholders through integrity and professionalism, always
Perform sourcing to fill open positions and anticipate future needs
Responsible for the full cycle hiring process for a selection of roles; from the search to the signing of the successful candidate
Lead the way in providing an exceptional candidate experience
Ability to create and inspire team environment with an open communication culture
In depth knowledge of full cycle recruiting, as well as familiarity of different selection methods (interviews, assignments, psychological tests)
Excellent communication and team management skills
Ability to make responsible and effective decisions
Experience with HRIS, ATS and Sourcing and Recruitment Marketing tools
A sharp eye for talented individuals and a commitment to helping them find success at Sopro
Excellent delegation and time management skills
A critical thinker, who loves nothing more than coming up with creative solutions to overcome obstacles and challenges
At Sopro we invest in our people – they are what makes our company great and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team. Some of the perks we offer:
Private Healthcare Insurance
Extended annual leave
Regular social events
Flexible working – a mix of office and remote working environments
Open door policy to all levels of management – everyone’s ideas are listened to and in a lot of cases, implemented.
We employ some of the best talent we have ever come across, from our management team to our developers… through to our exceptional marketing and operations teams. Nobody grows without working with the best and you will be working with the best from day one.
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