Talent Acquisition Manager

London

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Who are we? 

WorldRemit is changing the way people send money abroad. We’ve taken something complicated and made it simple.  Tap the WorldRemit App or click on our website and your international transfer is made – to a bank account, cash pickup, Mobile Money, or airtime top-up. Founded in 2010, we send international remittances from 50 countries to more than 150 countries and we continue to expand our footprint.

Using WorldRemit is easy because we do the hard bit, connecting hundreds of banks, money agents, mobile operators and payment systems around the world.  These were never designed to work together, but WorldRemit makes it happen.

WorldRemit has grown on average by 50% year on year and is now processing over £3bn of remittances on an annualised basis.  We have raised c.$200 million in funding, currently employ over 750 employees and have offices in London, USA, Philippines, Poland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and other locations.

The journey is just beginning.  We believe in faster, simpler, more accessible money transfers.  That means building better products and services for our customers.

Changing the world isn’t easy – so we only hire the most talented people. You need to think differently, believe in new solutions to old problems, and have the drive to make them happen.  We aim to attract, retain and develop people that can bring to life our values:

 You can learn more about our culture and how we work by watching this video on our Careers page

https://www.worldremit.com/en/careers.

About the Role

In a business that is constantly growing and with aggressive hiring targets, we are looking for a smart, energetic and results driven individual who can thrive in a fast paced and agile environment.  You love being hands on and are on top of all the latest recruitment trends, particularly in the tech and digital product sector.

The role is based in London and supported by recruitment teams located in Poland, Philippines and the HR team in the US.  You will have an opportunity to make your mark, to define the global recruitment strategy and lead the employer brand activities to increase our external brand and to develop new channels to attract the right candidates.

Given our culture of collaboration and multi-functional environment, you will need to be a great communicator to work with various key stakeholders and top executive levels, engaging them on a very regular basis and aligning on recruitment purposes.  Role will report to Chef People’s Officer. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the full recruitment cycle for all areas of the business, through in-house recruiters as well as outsourced recruitment resources, driving strong performance
  • Keeping track of recruiting metrics (e.g. time-to-fill and cost-per-hire)
  • Update current and design new recruiting procedures (e.g. job application and onboarding processes)
  • Implement new sourcing methods (e.g. social recruiting and Boolean searches)
  • Review recruitment software (ATS)
  • Research and choose job advertising options
  • Advise hiring managers on interviewing techniques
  • Recommend ways to improve our employer brand
  • Coordinate with department managers to forecast future hiring needs
  • Stay up-to-date on labour legislation and inform recruiters and managers about changes in regulations
  • Drive and manage the relationship/performance of external recruitment agencies including job boards to support recruitment activities in each of our locations.
  • Collaborate with Marketing to lead activities to establish a strong employment brand to increase visibility of WorldRemit, particularly in the tech and digital product communities.
  • Lead the strategy to expand our employee referral program with innovative and engaging ideas.
  • Host onsite events with partners to build a talent pool.
  • Communicate and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and senior leaders to advise them on hiring strategies and to keep them constantly abreast of the recruitment performance updates.
  • Manage key recruitment metrics and performance reports at global level.
  • Drive our talent diversity strategy.

 Summary of required Experience & Attributes

  • Experience of the end-to-end Recruitment process
  • Previous man management experience
  • Previous experience working in the Financial services or Technology industry
  • Possess excellent stakeholder management skill
  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and HR databases
  • Proven track record in achieving recruitment results in speed of hire and reduction of external recruitment agency spend
  • Knowledge of labour legislation
  • Familiarity with social media and other professional networks
  • Solutions focused with an innovative and pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to work autonomously with minimal direction
  • Hands on approach
  • Team Player
  • Coaching Skills
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Communication Skills-up to C Level

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