KFC Jobs UK – Talent Acquisition Partner

Website KFC

Job Description:

KFC are on the lookout for a brilliant Talent Acquisition Partner (and real-life fried chicken connoisseur!) to join our People & Culture team. The job title is one thing but what we’re really after is a true KFC brand ambassador. We want someone who is a true fan of the brand, a dynamic, enthusiastic people person who always has their finger on the pulse of what great talent looks like and can quickly get to grips with the culture that fuels our results.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be able to engage with impact and influence at the highest leadership levels including senior leaders’ team and franchise owners.
  • Proactively search and identify suitable candidates from both internal and external sources in a timely fashion, keeping hiring managers informed at all stages of the recruitment process;
  • Be the subject matter expert for hiring managers, taking full and accurate job briefs and meeting recruitment service level agreements at every stage of the recruitment process;
  • Build strong relationships with all candidates during the recruitment process ;
  • Immerse yourself in KFC’s culture, developing a strong instinct for the brand, top talent and the leadership behaviours required to succeed at KFC;
  • Liaise with hiring managers, discussing relevant candidates and recommending which candidates to invite to selection stages.
  • Be a brand ambassador for KFC actively promoting the business as an employer of choice at all times by embodying our values and culture.
  • Build and maintain high quality effective relationships with People & Culture Business Partner
  • Attain and relay interview feedback to all candidates throughout the selection process.
  • Actively assist hiring managers with telephone interviewing and other selection processes ;
  • Build KFC Talent to be a centre of excellence for talent acquisition and progressive employer brand building continually challenging our thinking and building a culture of curiosity and continuous improvement with your team;
  • Stay connected to broader business strategy and performance across functions;
  • Ensure interviews are set up speedily and effectively with all necessary documentation to ensure legally compliant.
  • Collaborate to develop ideas that build “peak” memorable brand moments into the candidate journey building fans of our brand and culture with every interaction.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent operational knowledge of all aspects of recruitment and progressive recruitment methods, systems and processes;
  • An understanding of brands and branding and how to connect this to building a progressive employer brand experience;
  • Social media savvy – using a range of innovative approaches to recruit talent into key business areas, reducing reliance on recruitment agencies;
  • Knowledge of up to date employment legislation;
  • Professional approach to all situations ensuring the candidate experience is managed at all times;
  • Proven track record of delivering a consistent recruitment experience end to end for both candidate and hiring manager;
  • A proven expert in recruitment and leading-edge practices;
  • Understanding of the hospitality culture, dynamics and challenges;
  • An understanding of diversity and how this impacts and links with recruitment
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage a number of open roles concurrently and work at pace;

Job Details:

Company:  KFC

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Watford, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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