Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Fifty Pembroke Court, Chatham, England, gb
  • Full-time
  • Department: Talent Acquisition
  • Function: HR

Company Description

We’re experts in providing vehicle finance for customers who struggle to get approval from mainstream banks and lenders. Our focus on being a responsible lender has supported our growth and we are now one of the UK’s largest lenders of specialist car, van, and motorbike finance.

We are part of PFG, a leading specialist bank for the millions of people in the UK who are not well served by mainstream lenders. Our purpose is to help put people on a path to a better everyday life with our clear and responsible approach to lending; an approach built on over 141 years of experience.

PFG is a unified group made up of three brands: Vanquis (cards and loans), Moneybarn (vehicle finance) and Sunflower (loans). While they all offer different products and services, they each share the common purpose and customer-centric values at the heart of our group. We understand our customers are real people with varied life experiences, so everything we do from our products to our customer experience is designed with this in mind.

Job Description

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Group Resourcing Team to support our Operations division. Partnering with our Moneybarn colleagues this person will also have the opportunity to support recruitment across our other brands: Vanquis and Sunflower. In partnership with your hiring team and wider Resourcing team you will be responsible to effectively manage candidates through the recruitment lifecycle, be consultative and participate and own projects to enhance the recruiting experience across Moneybarn and the wider group.

Our business is going through a period of exciting growth and transformation – with our Resourcing Team being at the forefront of this change. We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to be central to this change and thrives in a fast-paced changing environment, whilst ensuring that we find the best candidates and provide a great service to our hiring manager community.

Our Resourcing Team have moved to a hybrid working approach – the ideal candidate must be happy to work at one of our following offices: London, Chatham, Petersfield or Bradford

Key responsibilities of the Talent Acquisition Specialist:

  • Partner with hiring managers, business leaders and key stakeholders to understand the resourcing needs

  • Manage the full lifecycle of recruitment and selection – includes support in creating job descriptions, advertising, sourcing, partnering with the business and guiding them through the process and negotiating job offers

  • Candidate management – identify, develop and execute souring plans, working with the candidate through the lifecycle from start to walking into one of our offices

  • Utilise recruitment data to proactively provide status updates and hiring results to hiring managers, business leaders, key stakeholder and HR Community

  • Understand recruitment trends and utilise innovative recruiting techniques that enable us to attract top talent

  • Looking beyond direct applications, leveraging and promoting our employer brand by attending career/recruitment events

  • Working closely and knowledge share with our counterparts across Provident Financial Services and wider HR Community

  • Project work involvement – helping shape the Employer Brand including Diversity and Inclusion

  • Proficient use of an ATS

  • Adhere to the FCA Conduct rules


What will it take to be a successful Talent Acquisition Specialist?  

  • Experience in sourcing and recruiting for volume roles using a variety of recruitment strategies
  • Communicate and influence effectively
  • High standard of written communication
  • High organised – keen eye for detail with a natural sense of urgency, proven experience of recruiting at pace in a quickly changing environment

Desirable but not essential:

  • CIPD or REC qualified
  • Experience working within an FCA regulated environment

Additional Information

Why Moneybarn?

We understand that a reliable car, van, or motorbike is more than just a vehicle. We have a passion for getting our customers where they want to be. It’s this approach that has won us multiple awards, which most recently includes, Sub-Prime Lender of the Year’ and ‘Independent Finance Provider of the Year’ at the Motor Finance Europe Awards 2021, ‘Specialist Lender of the Year’ and ‘Vehicle Finance Provider of the Year’ at the National Credit Awards 2021, and the Feefo Platinum Award 2021.

We’re passionate about our colleagues and invest in professional development, offer flexible working, and provide a variety of tools to support wellbeing. Our colleague forums run regularly which allows everyone to have their say in an environment that offers no judgement. We’re also incredibly proud to have won the Company Culture Lotus Award for several years running.

 Our Executive Team are constantly improving the way we look after our people and have created an environment where everyone feels valued and can be themselves.

Moneybarn benefits:

  • Competitive salary of up to £35,000
  • Flexible/hybrid working considered
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Up to 30 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with matched contributions up to 5%
  • Colleague Perks at Work discount platform
  • Onsite Gym
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Opportunity to grow, develop and learn
  • 1 paid day to ‘give back’ to local communities or chosen charity
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay schemes

We strive to constantly improve the way we look after our people and have created an environment where everyone feels valued and can be themselves. We know that by having a better, more inclusive culture and a diverse group of colleagues, we can support our customers and each other in the best way possible. We also believe this goes a long way to helping us live our purpose and defines why we’re here in the first place: to help put people on a path to a better everyday life.

We’re an equal opportunities employer and we want people to join us no matter how they identify, their sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age.

We want to attract and retain the best people. So, we make sure that, if people need it, they’re given all the extra support and reasonable adjustments to take part in any part of our application or interview process. We’ve also got lots of colleagues who choose to work flexibly, so please feel free to talk to us about how you prefer to work at any time.

So why not apply to join Team Moneybarn today?

Important notes

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