Senior Talent Partner

Number of employees

3800

London, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-03-15

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

We're looking for a Senior Talent Partner to join our recruitment team in London. You will work closely with our other recruiters and hiring managers across the Octopus Energy Group - we share ideas and look to continually evolve the way we do things to improve candidate experience and help hiring managers hire amazing people.

This role specifically will focus on hiring in Octopus Energy Services for our Low Carbon Technology teams as we spearhead this revolution. The roles will vary across different types and levels of our Electrician, Solar PV Installers and Smart Meter Engineer teams across the UK. Our new Low Carbon Tech centre is based in Slough where the majority of training will be run out of. You can read more about the centre HERE

You will need to be adaptable and have the ability to hire across other areas of the group if the need arises.

At Octopus Energy, we're super passionate about attracting amazing talent to join us on our exciting journey. Maintaining an excellent candidate experience throughout the entire recruitment journey is key for us.

What you'll do

  • This role is focused on attracting, sourcing and progressing candidates through the interview pipelines
  • Build great relationships with stakeholders and candidates, with a view of short and long term hires
  • Constantly provide an amazing candidate experience and look to always improve this across the team
  • Work collaboratively across the wider Octopus Energy Services recruitment team
  • Work very closely and collaboratively with our Chief of Staff and wider OES team
  • Take a consultative approach to recruitment - focusing on speed, quality and diversity
  • Manage reporting on talent pipelines
  • Support our OES team define a clear attraction strategy for the Field Ops team
  • Develop interactive candidate journey analytics and predictive tools
  • Work with the Talent team and wider team on talent attraction campaigns
  • What you'll need

  • Experience attracting, sourcing or recruiting across high volume roles, in a fast moving business
  • Experience hiring within high volume roles such as Installers, Electricians, Low carbon tech, would be fantastic!
  • Super organisation skills, and an ability to prioritise
  • You love to work with all kinds of people - you’ve got no functional shoulder pads - it’s not ‘my team versus other teams’, it’s ‘we’re all working together to change the energy system globally, and I’ll lend anyone a hand’
  • You'll need to interview candidates, so previous experience screening and assessing candidates across a variety of roles for both hard skills and cultural qualities is needed
  • Strong knowledge of talent reporting
  • Growth recruitment marketing interest and broad analytics skillset would be a nice to to have!
  • Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people. We’ve also been placed in the top 10 companies for senior leadership
  • Visit our UK perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits
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