S&P Global Talent Acquisition Sector Lead Recruiter, EMEA in London, United Kingdom

The Team:

As a member of the Talent Acquisition team, you will work closely with team members in the region and across the globe. This is a dynamic team that strives on individual and team development, we provide countless opportunities to learn transferable skills and global recruitment best practices.

The Impact:

This role is key to ensuring the successful recruitment of high-quality and diverse talent for SPGI in the most time and cost effective way possible. In working with us, you will be exposed to a very professional, high-level consulting environment across multiple job families and beyond Talent Acquisition.

What s in it for you:

S&P Global is seeking a Talent Acquisition Lead Recruiter. This role is responsible for helping drive the full recruiting strategy for a specific business in the region. The role will deliver continuous improvements in the quality, time and cost of hiring and will be key in delivering business results. The Lead Recruiter will ensure client satisfaction with business stakeholders by defining, developing and implementing recruiting strategies, alongside their peers that support other businesses. The Lead Recruiter will align deeply to their client s business strategy(ies) and understand technical and non-technical requirements. You will be an expert in your business knowledge and be able to provide two-way information sharing and close alignment with the Global TA Leads. You will be engaged with multiple agile People projects, sharing valuable intelligence with your colleagues and therefore expanding your career. You will ensure the Recruiter and Channel Specialist (Sourcer) deliver against metrics and be accountable for all attraction, sourcing, interviewing and closing processes in the region.

This position will sit in London, UK.


  • Manage business and HR relationships within the EMEA region.

  • Use Talent Analytics to reinforce the recruiting value proposition and drive improvements in quality, time and cost. Understand the full suite of recruiting metrics and be accountable for a business area meeting them.

  • Partner with Hiring Managers and business unit leaders to define hiring forecasts.

  • Educate and influence business leaders and HR to change current practices, where necessary, and promote recruitment best practices.

  • Work within predefined recruitment processes while monitoring that process to identify, recommend areas to improve and to ensure best practices at all times.

  • Help TA team identify target companies, user groups and professional associations.

  • Use networking opportunities such as local community groups or professional associations to identify referrals for qualified candidates.

  • Manages projects including email marketing, competitor organizational chart mapping, mapping professional and alumni associations, social media, cold calling, and social activities.

  • Assessing the need for and organizing appropriate career campaigns (webinars, social media, etc).

  • Work closely with Talent Marketing team to research and negotiate branding and advertising platforms that align with business needs.

    • Provide knowledge of new and innovative search methodologies and tools and the ability and drive to continually explore - test - maximize sourcing strategies. This includes exploration and adoption of Artificial Intelligence - Machine Learning based tools at all levels of the search process (branding, engagement, sourcing, screening, interviewing and closing).
  • Manage internal candidates, employee referrals, and pipelines, paying special attention to their needs.

  • Maintain strong understanding of S&P business and industry.

  • Ability to conduct cold approaches and convert into commitment, via linkage to the S&P Global Employee Value Proposition.

  • Provide expert advice, data and recommendations to Hiring Managers to support key recruiting decisions.

  • Provide interview guidelines and advice to Hiring Managers, including facilitating interview training when needed.

  • Focus on new and innovative techniques to ensure a positive candidate experience, for both hired and declined candidates, to reinforce the S&P brand reputation.

  • Own relationship with external agencies, when required, within a controlled framework and aligned to other business areas.

  • Inform necessary changes to the global SPGI policies; Immigration, Relocation, Agency, Referrals, Offer Letters. Ensure TA team is up to speed on them.

  • Work with Rewards, Legal, Benefits, Relocation and Immigration in an effective, efficient manner.

  • Be prepared to spend approximately 30% of time working on agile projects in the People Function (outside TA).

What We re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA - BS in Business or equivalent work experience.

    • 5 years of Global HR experience or recruitment agency experience required.

    • 5 years experience in search.

    • 3 years working on executive level roles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing or leading a team.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead and high capability of delivering results.

  • Strong business acumen combined with strategic business partnership and consulting which delivers tangible results.

  • Ability to effectively collaborate across organization boundaries.

  • Fluency of multiple languages in the region (German, French, etc).

  • Experience working in an environment using agile methodologies.

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