Talent Acquisition Partner (6 month contract)

A contract hybrid role in Cambridge, UK

We're looking for an experienced, proactive Talent Acquisition Partner to join our People team and help Gearset reach our ambitious growth plans over the next 6 months. We need an experienced recruiter to hit the ground running, helping us proactively find and hire exceptional people to join our team. 

What’s the opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Partner at Gearset?

  • You will be joining our team of Talent Acquisition Partners and will recruit across a diverse range of job roles across the entire company. 
  • You’ll partner with hiring managers to understand the skills, talent and roles we need to grow.
  • You’ll be responsible for sourcing candidates through various channels. This involves conducting thorough screenings to assess candidates' skills, experience, and cultural fit with Gearset
  • Build and maintain a strong talent pipeline for future hiring needs
  • Use metrics to track the effectiveness of the recruitment strategies and make suggestions for areas for improvement

What you’ll achieve

  • Be focussed to proactively source, identify and approach outstanding talent to join us 
  • Think creatively and outside the box -  so we are known by the best candidates within our industry for even the most hard to fill roles
  • Get to grips with the technical nature of the majority of Gearset candidates - connect and build relationships in a personalised way, so you are not just another recruiter filling their inbox
  • Be our brand ambassador - getting candidates excited and motivated to apply, explaining our product, company values and what it is like to work at Gearset
  • Own the candidate experience - you will be passionate about ensuring that every  candidate gets the best experience at every stage of the process with us 
  • Screen candidates effectively to find out if they’ll be a good fit for our team before passing them on for interview to keep our pipeline efficient
  • Analyse, track and report on your hiring pipeline and interviewing process - to ensure we deliver on our hiring goals and SLAs
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvements early on and take ownership to work with your hiring managers and the People team to deliver these results
  • Train and up-skill our hiring managers to constantly improve and strengthen our recruitment process and ensure we maintain our high hiring standards to recruit the best people 

About you

  • Experience in talent acquisition - headhunting, sourcing and proactively building a pipeline of talent, thinking outside of the box
  • Experience working in a fast paced start-up environment or fast growing company 
  • A track record of recruiting across all level roles - entry through to senior leadership - in a tech environment, and have hired technical roles
  • A mix of agency and in-house experience is highly desirable

Great to haves

  • Experience of using Lever ATS

Salary and benefits (the stuff you’d expect!)

  • Salary is between £40k - £60k (depending on experience)
  • This is a full time opportunity, working Monday to Friday with the option of flexible home working (for most of us that looks like 3 days a week in the office)
  • Generous personal development budget for courses, conferences, or whatever is useful to your professional development in the role of up to £1500 per year
  • Top end hardware provided
  • Free lunch in the office
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with the option to buy an extra 5 each year)
  • Company Pension Plan (matching up to 5%)
  • Bupa health care
  • Life Insurance & critical illness cover
  • Discounted gym membership, as well as a range of health and wellness benefits

About us

Gearset is the leading Salesforce DevOps platform trusted by more than 2000 companies around the globe, including McKesson, Accenture and IBM. We’ve the fast-paced, exciting environment of a startup, with the success and ambition of a scaleup, with offices in Belfast, London, and Chicago, alongside our Cambridge (UK) HQ.

We’re proud of our unique culture built on trust, collaboration, transparency, and teamwork, allowing us to have a feedback-driven culture that keeps us focused on delivering the best solution for our customers.

Alongside our Glassdoor score of 4.3/5, and customer G2 scores of 4.7/5, we hold three awards from Best Companies UK: Top 5 Best Company to work for in the East of England, UK Top 5 Best Mid-sized Company, and Top 5 Best Technology Company to work for in the whole of the UK.

Sound right for you?

If you think you have something special to offer, or you’ve got great experience but don’t match every requirement, we’d still love to talk with you and learn more! We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment and encourage you to apply.