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Talent Acquisition Generalist - 12 mth FTC

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Job Description:

Background

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd is looking for a Talent Acquisition Generalist to pro-actively partner with hiring managers and senior members of the business, the Integrated Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, team act as the first point of contact for all acquisition activities and provide a dedicated service to enable high quality, targeted hiring. We champion the Zurich brand, positioning Zurich as an Employer of Choice to ultimately deliver a sustainable competitive advantage to the business in Ireland. As a Talent Acquisition Generalist within the Zurich Ireland Integrated Talent Management team, you can grow your HR expertise around acquisition while collaborating on projects that continuously improve the employee experience from attraction to growth within our business.

This 12-month fixed term contract is primarily based in Dublin with remote work opportunities for up to 40% of the time once initial induction is completed. This team is a Zurich Ireland shared service and flexibility on location, onsite working and strategic projects support our successes and agile way of working.

Your Role

As a Talent Acquisition Generalist your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

Employee Brand Proposition
* Champion the Zurich brand through effective advertising aligned to the Zurich Purpose & Values and collaborate with Hiring Managers to ensure consistency in our approaches.
* Demonstrate our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion through the full acquisition process, attraction, application, screening, interview, selection, contract terms & onboarding.
* Utilise all mediums effectively to highlight the employee brand proposition internally & externally i.e., Workplace, SharePoint, Job Boards, and ITM/TA communications.

Application & Assessment
* Ensure engagement with Hiring Managers and Business Partners/Consultants validate the requirements effectively and map plans and touchpoints for a smooth delivery.
* Remain cognisant of budget and deadlines and ensure to update BPs/HMs if there if any challenges occur.
* Understand the candidate journey and the moments that matter to ensure best in class experiences
* Ensure all Talent Acquisition protocols are effectively administered in a transparent and evidenced way.
* Coordinate and administer end to end processes of acquisition including diary management and communications withcandidate/manager/agency and business.
* Utilise Behavioural Interview Guides to ensure consistent questioning and assessment
* Explore all routes to attraction/identification of appropriate talent for Zurich roles including Refer a Friend, Early career programmes i.e.,Apprenticeship, Interns and Grad Dev Prog etc
* Engage and review partners/agencies on the preferred service listing to ensure they meet and understand Zurich's preferred behaviours, values, and technical needs.

Screening and Selection

Review the Zurich Group Assessment & Selection guidelines toimplement best practice
* Champion Internal promotion and challenge constructively with your opinions.
* Complete Unconscious Bias training and support hiring managers to understand possibilities. Send new hiring managers training also.
* Utilise consistent approaches that are transparent and are aligned to the Talent Acquisition Protocol that demonstrate a fair process for all involved.
* Validate offers with BOP/BC/HM/Comp team as appropriate and ensure all tracking and recording of all documentation, including references, applications, offers, contracts etc are performed in accordance with Data Protection and Record Retention guidelines
* Engage with the HR payroll team and Pension team in a timely manner to meet deadlines and ensure the new starter is processed effectively.

Onboarding
* Engage with hiring managers to advise and arrange a Zurich Welcome Gift for new starters in recognition of one of the moments that matter and ensure the manager is aware of expectations regarding their engagement pre-start date.
* Collaborate with HR and the business to ensure the Zurich Welcome Day shares validated company, culture, performance& compliance information, and useful communications on how to have the most impactful first 100 days
* Ensure the Manager toolkit is relevant and reviewed/updated regularly and shared with hiring managers.
* Review Group Acquisition Survey results highlighting successes and improvements that may be required.

Projects/Programmes
* Various HR strategic projects to enhance or people proposition in a lead or team member capacity.
* Continuous Improvement Projects
* Cross company initiative involvement representing HR or for your own development

Team Collaboration, Performance and Support

* Continuously challenge risks and controls in all our processes to ensure we remain compliant and track events to aid lessons learned and track progression/mitigation.
* Ensure all documentation from TA is branded effectively and particular attention to detail is taken and reviewed by the team leader/peer to eradicate errors and employee dissatisfaction.
* Develop and grow in our role, seek opportunities to stretch our abilities and to engage in non-Talent Acquisition projects to broaden our HR professionalism.
* Model behaviours that demonstrate commitment to corporate values.
* Coach and provide technical advice and counsel within and outside operating unit.
* Support and share team successes and challenges to celebrate and collaborate on improvements together. Together we all succeed.

Your Skills and Experience

As a Talent Acquisition Generalist your skills and qualifications will include:
* Proven experience in Talent Acquisition required with Inhouse and IT/Technical acquisition an advantage
* Relevant 3rd level degree required. CIPD qualification, achieved or in progressan advantage.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills required
* Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
* Experience administrating applicant tracking (use of SuccessFactors would be advantage)
* Experience in communicating HR policies and benefits packages
* Demonstrated interest or experience in human resources activities
* Excellent administration and prioritization skills and keen eye for detail
* Excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational, and negotiating skills
* Strong client service orientation with discretion and confidentiality
* A team player with a flexible, positive attitude towards work
* Adheres to all policies governing the employment process to ensure compliance
* Understanding CBI requirements regarding Fitness& Probity and minimum competency requirements for specific financial services roles and advantage.

Additional Information

Primary work location is Dublin. Position is Blackrock-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.
If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter Marie Byrne is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button "Apply online".

Who we are
Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford.
Zurich is a strong brand - with our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Join Zurich and be part of this culture. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let's Create a Brighter Future Together

Source: Company website
Posted on: 26 Nov 2021
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Insurance
Job duration: 12 months
Languages: English
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