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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Love sport? Experienced recruiter? People orientated?

If yes, this is the perfect role for you!

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist you’ll be diversifying and optimising our talent pipelines to attract more sporty people to join us at Decathlon UK! To put it simply, the purpose of your role is to optimise and facilitate the entire recruitment process, right from; attracting, sourcing and filtering candidates to measuring and maintaining candidate experience and application flow. Your aim is to support our local recruiters in finding the best people to join us in our mission in making sport accessible to the UK population! 

What will you benefit from?

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, so whether you aspire to become a Store Manager or our CEO - your opportunities for progression are endless!
  • Share holding & Profit sharing scheme - We’re one big international family who exclusively co-owns our business and shares the profit we make with our employees.
  • Free access to sports facilities - We have state of the art facilities in our Decathlon UK head office including; Gym, Rooftop MUGA, Table Tennis, Dance studio, Golf simulators and more!
  • We play sport together and have regular team socials!
  • Cycle to work scheme - At least 25% discount on a bike of your choice.
  • 30% staff discount on our Decathlon products

Discover more of our company benefits here!

What's involved?

Like any business, there will be some challenges that you’ll face and it won’t always be a breeze; however, with the support of your team we guarantee that you will surpass even your own expectations. Here are parts of the role that you’ll make the biggest impact in:

  • Diversifying talent pipelines
  • Candidate experience analysis and optimisation
  • Application tracking, filtering and management
  • Interviewing and recruitment day organisation
  • University and college partnerships
  • Community partnerships
  • Recruitment channel optimisation and maintenance 

Sound good so far? If so, here are the types of people that we’re looking for…

Are you?

  • An active sports person full of energy and enthusiasm.  
  • People orientated with an experienced eye for identifying talent. 
  • Experienced in leading and optimising entire recruitment processes.
  • Experienced in creating and maintaining external partnerships. 
  • Passionate about developing others and working collaboratively. 

Additional information: 

You’ll be based at our flagship Decathlon UK head office in Surrey Quays, with some scope to work from home. Our head office has all the necessary covid safety precautions and regulations in place to offer a safe working environment during these times. You’ll predominantly work Mon-Friday and your contracted hours will be 39 per week. This is an exciting role involving supporting our local recruiting managers across London to ensure they are 100% confident in managing our end to end recruitment process. You’ll also be working collaboratively with our national recruitment team to contribute to our wider people practices. 

If you love sport and want an exciting career in human resources, APPLY TODAY!

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