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Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Love sport? Experienced in-house recruiter? Looking for a fun and dynamic working environment? 

If yes, this is the perfect role for you!

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist you’ll be diversifying and optimising talent pipelines to attract 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 through to measuring and maintaining candidate experience and application flow. Your aim will be to support our local recruiters in finding the best people to join our mission in helping Manchester become more active through sport!  

What will you benefit from?

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, so whether you aspire to become our HR 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 Stockport store/office including Gym, Showers, Locker rooms, basketball courts and table tennis tables.

  • 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

  • Recruitment process optimisation and training

  • Interviewing and recruitment day organisation

  • University and college partnership building/ maintenance 

  • Community group partnership building/ maintenance 

  • Recruitment channel optimisation and maintenance 

Sound good so far? If so, here’s the type of person we’re looking for…

Are you?

  • An active sports person full of energy and enthusiasm.  

  • People orientated with an keen eye for identifying talent.   

  • Experienced in optimising entire in-house recruitment processes.

  • Experienced in creating and maintaining external partnerships. 

  • Passionate about developing others and working collaboratively. 

Additional information: 

You’ll be based at our northern flagship Decathlon Stockport store, with some scope for flexible and home working. This is an exciting, brand new role which will involve supporting and directly assisting our local business leaders across Manchester, ensuring they are confident in all processes and together guaranteeing our future talent. That being so, there will be requirements to travel in and across the area to support our local hiring managers, all travel expenses are covered by Decathlon. Our business units have full covid safety precautions in place to create a safe working environment for our teams during these times.

Salary: £24,000- £32,000 per annum. 

If you love sport and want an exciting career in in-house recruitment, APPLY TODAY!

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