Talent Acquisition Lead (12 month FTC)

May 18, 2024
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About Graphcore

Graphcore has created a completely new processor, the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), specifically designed for artificial intelligence. The IPU's unique architecture means developers can run current machine learning models orders of magnitude faster. More importantly, it lets AI researchers undertake entirely new types of work, not possible using current technologies, to drive the next great breakthroughs in general machine intelligence.

We believe our IPU technology will become the worldwide standard for artificial intelligence compute. The performance of Graphcore's IPU is going to be transformative across all industries and sectors whether you are a medical researcher, roboticist or building autonomous cars. Our team is at the forefront of the artificial intelligence revolution, enabling innovators from all industries and sectors to expand human potential with technology. What we do really makes a difference.

About the role

We're looking for a Talent Acquisition Lead to join us on a 12-month FTC to cover maternity leave. You will lead a small team to deliver on our tech hires across Software, Silicon & Hardware. This is a hands-on role, where you will also be involved in some of the hiring across the business, as well driving the hiring strategy and leading key talent initiatives.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Leading small talent acquisition team (121, Quarterly Engagement (QEC) and Development conversations)
  • Delivering recruitment across our engineering departments – full lifecycle from approval, brief, sourcing, interview scheduling, offer management, contract, and paperwork via ATS (Greenhouse)
  • Delivering against resourcing plans, work with senior managers to identify key requirements to ensure current and future needs are met
  • Developing and upskilling the team, driving performance through feedback, coaching and workload distribution
  • Removing roadblocks and act as a point of escalation for the team
  • Handling TA budget, renewals for tools and resources within the team
  • Driving TA projects and collaborating with the wider people team on initiatives such as onboarding, induction, GDPR etc.
  • Delivering against our employer branding strategy, DEI initiatives, activities, and content
  • Proactively identifying continuous process improvement opportunities
  • Ensuring a consistent candidate experience strategy, covering the full candidate lifecycle
  • Keeping abreast of recruitment legislation and case law and compliance with GDPR
  • About you

  • Have experience in managing and developing people within a TA Team
  • Experience in recruiting technical engineering and senior roles – ideally within an engineering, semiconductor, or tech company
  • Knowledge of sourcing strategies and their contribution to business success including direct sourcing methods, tools, partnerships, and agencies
  • Self-motivated and takes a proactive approach to their work, seeking opportunities to make improvements and problem solve
  • Able to coach, develop, motivate, and mentor the team
  • Able to communicate challenges and influence a variety of people, effectively
  • Analytical, able to incorporate data and analytics to measure the return on investment on a range of initiatives
  • Experience of leading DEI initiatives and incorporating it into the hiring process
  • Excellent knowledge of recruitment process, policy, and legislation
  • Able to lead through change, support the wider team with direction and guidance
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to juggle multiple tasks and prioritising conflicting timelines
  • We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences; we're committed to building an inclusive work environment that makes Graphcore a great home for everyone. We offer an equal opportunity process and understand that there are visible and invisible differences in all of us. We can provide a flexible approach to interview and encourage you to chat to us if you require any reasonable adjustments .

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