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Head of Talent Acquisition and People Shared Services

Contract Type
Human Resources
Up to £80,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Expiry Date
Reporting to the People Experience Director, the aim of this role is to recruit best in class talent for the business and to deliver seamless people services for all managers and employees.

Job Description


To give you an idea of what to expect, you`ll be:


Leading the Talent Acquisition and People Shared Services teams

Ensuring the best talent is hired for all levels across the business

Managing internal and external stakeholders to deliver excellent results

Delivering seamless People Shared Services for managers and employees

Developing and maintaining a clear employer brand which includes excellent customer service

Improving retention levels for all employee groups


What we look for in you:


Internal and external senior stakeholder influence and management

In depth experience of Talent Acquisition and People Shared Services in a multi-site business

Proven experience of motivating, leading and developing high performing teams

Demonstrable strategic thinking and critical analysis with excellent commercial acumen

Pace and an ability to deliver sustainable results

A role model for leadership, talent management and our values


What Unite Students is all about:


We`ve been the leaders in the purpose built student accommodation market since our foundation back in 1991 and have been at the top of our game ever since. We`ve grown a lot since then and you can now find us in 24 different university towns and cities, with over 50,000 students calling us home!


Benefits of working with us:


We recognise that your hard work shouldn`t come without its perks, so here`s a list of some of the things you can expect to get from us:


We`ve earned an award for Investors in People - Gold, so you`ll be working for an employer who really cares about you and your career

Take time to relax with 25 days` holiday

An annual bonus so you can share in the company’s success

Enjoy amazing discounts at certain restaurants, retailers and entertainment venues

Most importantly, you`ll be working within a fun, passionate and friendly team


Unite Students is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, disabilities, religions, gender identities and sexual orientations. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.


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