• Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
    Position Type
    Contract to Permanent (Full Time)
  • Role Description

    As an established and rapidly growing company in the financial technology sector this is an ideal time to join FNZ and progress your career. Reporting into the Senior Talent Acquisition Manager this exciting new role will manage the end-to-end recruitment cycle for our European region. The role will form part of our new European Talent Acquisition team and will be pivotal in developing our employment brand, talent pipeline as well as taking responsibility for continuing to enhance our direct recruitment model into a business-aligned, value adding function. In this role you will truly be a key component in our European Recruitment plans.


    This will initially be a contract role but there may be the option for this to become permanent.


    • Management of the full recruitment process
    • Build an effective local employment brand within the European market
    • Promote the FNZ brand at university careers fairs when required
    • Assist in building relationships with Key stakeholders at targeted universities
    • Direct sourcing and headhunting of best in class talent adhering to FNZ standards
    • Relationship manager between key local stakeholders and Talent acquisition
    • Screening and assessing candidates to ensure they meet business requirements
    • Undertaking direct sourcing strategies to ensure consistent results and high quality hires at the lowest possible cost
    • Providing guidance to the business on recruitment market conditions, competitor hiring and compensation information.
    • Building and maintaining a pipeline of qualified candidates to support continuous recruitment
    • Tracking and reporting recruiting statistics and maintaining our in-house recruiting system with a high level of integrity and accuracy
    • Participating in global talent acquisition and HR initiatives and promoting leading practices
    • Assist other FNZ Locations with recruiting activities where required
    • Produce KPIs and measures to track levels of recruitment, cost of hire, time to fill and source of hire

    Experience Required

    • Degree qualified
    • Fluent in English both verbal and written
    • Significant experience working as a Talent Acquisition Specialist preferably within an in-house recruitment model
    • Experience sourcing and hiring candidates across Europe preferable
    • Experience recruiting within the Investment Operations/Asset management sector preferred
    • Ability to work effectively as a team to drive an excellent resourcing service to the business
    • Organised and proactive, with the drive to deliver results and manage self effectively
    • Has a high impact as a communicator - verbally, written and in meetings
    • Works with others in a collaborative and solutions focused manner to achieve measurable outcomes that improvement business performance.
    • Consultative in approach with the gravitas to influence key stakeholders
    • Experienced in building upon and improving existing processes and procedures
    • Able to quickly establish credibility and maintain positive & productive working relationships with colleagues, business leaders, managers and customers as well as demonstrating an understanding of the implications of internal and external politics
    • Ability to handle high volumes of recruitment

    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


    We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


    We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


    Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


    FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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