We are ambassadors of being the brand that everyone wants to work for. As a UK&IE Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible for executing sourcing activities across market areas in an efficient, and consistent way to ensure a strong diverse pool of talent are available to support the recruitment needs in the country. This will cover volume recruitment needs as well as hard-to-fill (niche roles).
Essential Requirements: • Detail-oriented and meticulous approach to their work, displaying an ability to juggle multiple priorities and intellectual curiosity • Natural ability to build impactful relationships with candidates and stakeholders • Good time management skills for effective management and delivery of multiple different recruitment sourcing campaigns across different functions • Passion for recruitment marketing, engaging with diverse talent, and providing the best candidate experience is essential • Min of 1-2 years’ experience of direct sourcing/headhunting passive candidates and building diverse talent pools to meet the business needs, either from a recruitment agency or inhouse / talent acquisition background • Experience in direct sourcing within some of the following sectors: Retail, Hospitality/Food, Customer Services, Sales, and Logistics would be preferred although not essential
What you'll be doing day to day
• Contribute to a high standard of excellence within direct sourcing, delivering a consistently high-quality service to all candidates in line with our IKEA values and brand • Build a strong partnership with the Recruitment & Sourcing Team and key Market Area stakeholders to understand the recruitment needs, aligning sourcing strategies while managing recruitment delivery with effective sourcing of qualified talent as per the business needs • Utilise global tools, programs, and direct recruiting techniques to identify, attract, and engage qualified candidates for assigned and anticipated vacancies i.e. Sales, Customer Services, Food, Distribution & Logistics • Execute sourcing strategies that address future business needs and objectives through innovative and multichannel methods • Work closely with country Talent Sourcing & EVP Leader to ensure that all local employer marketing messages are in line with country EVP strategy and Brand • Take a data-driven approach to monitor and track performance and business impact to ensure success achieving Recruitment & Sourcing Business Plan Goals
Together as a team
At the heart of our business are people. To create an inspiring IKEA experience, we need to make sure our co-workers have the preconditions to meet our customers in the best possible way. You will be playing a critical role in finding the right candidates who can help us enliven our shared values and safeguard our unique culture.
What you need to know
This is a permanent role. You will work 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
We have a flexible hybrid working principle at IKEA, with 8 days per month working in the office and the rest working remotely.
There will be some national travel required with this role.
Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs. Read more about the wonderful IKEA every day here: https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/this-is-ikea/work-with-us/
WE CARE FOR THE PEOPLE It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognized for our diverse talents.