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Talent Controller

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: £20.40 - 20.40 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive and Motorsport
  • Contact: Bhavna Kotecha
  • Contact Email: Bhavna.Kotecha@morson.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 12 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 193877BKA

Currently recruiting for a Talent Controller to work for a large automotive client.

We're looking for someone to lead talent management, supporting the development of highly skilled and high performing Engineers and Buyers and to design and deliver the L&D strategy for the client R&D and other functions on site and to take a lead role in recruitment for the Cranfield site, supporting all functions. This is a local COE role working closely with and being supported by regional COE teams for Talent, TA and L&D and an HR service centre for admin support.
This is a diverse and exciting role and there will never be a boring moment, the role is as rewarding as it is challenging, providing a great opportunity to specialise across a number of HR disciplines.


• Deploy regional TM and TA strategy in line with business needs
• Talent acquisition which involves identifying and acquiring skilled workers to meet the organisational needs. Identify, acquire, assess, and hire candidates to fill open positions within the Company (including screening candidates and carrying out interviews for internal/external recruitment, preparing offers and all related paperwork, carrying out inductions for new employees, etc.)

• Lead Recruitment for IPs, Apprentices and Graduates for the client in line with the annual requirements set by each business function
• Lead Validation Centres for Graduates, work closely across UK to align on the processes as much as the business specificities allow

• Identify and develop talent across the business
• Coordinate HPP and eHPP population, identify and deploy development opportunities
• Develop programmes to define, develop and retain critical talent

• Analyse talent data to guide business decisions, including but not limited to X-functional rotations
• Hold career discussions with employees on an adhoc basis (IDP, CDP)
• Support the HR Business Partners with Succession Planning and preparation for talent review meetings (local, regional, global where needed)

• Carry out exit interviews and provide analysis of the obtained data to the HR BP’s
• Manage Talent Acquisition budget, including MSP invoicing
• Report Talent Acquisition status to the team and business areas

• Coordinate day to day management of and be the key contact for the Managed Service Provider (MSP)
• Be a window person for TA and TM Policies and Processes for Regional COE and share with the HR Business Partners
• Carry out salary benchmarking activities within industry

• Define the learning and development strategy (including policies, processes, toolkits), in line with regional L&D Strategy, supporting business needs across all functions on site
• Select suitable suppliers and vendors to support delivery of strategy

• Management of the Graduates & Apprentices Development Programmes

Qualifications/ Skills:

Talent Management experience is essential for this role
Experience of Talent Acquisition is also required
L&D experience would be desirable; including coaching, training design and delivery
Previous experience in a generalist HR role would be useful
Supplier management experience is desirable