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Early Careers Talent Manager

Posted 4 April by Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Ended

This is a brand new and exciting role! You will have the opportunity to join our Learning & Development Function to build a future pipeline of emerging talent. The Early Careers Talent Manager will be accountable for the execution of our 'Grow your Own’ strategy, designed to attract, recruit and retain junior talent into the organisation.

You will be responsible for developing and managing a set of Early Careers programmes in the form of apprenticeships, graduate trainee programmes and work placement activity.

You will be involved in the recruitment, development and retention of emerging talent and high potential individuals.

Reporting into the Learning & Development Partner, you will work closely with the L&D and Recruitment team to ensure we meet our talent and capability needs now and in the future

We will consider applicationsequallyfromthosewhowishtoworkfulltime(37hours)orforaminimumof30hoursperweekviaaflexibleworkingarrangement

Essential Skills
  • Talent, HR or Learning & Development or Education background, with a real passion for Emerging Talent
  • Good presentation skills with the ability to engage multiple audiences
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of apprenticeships, including the apprenticeship levy
  • Ability to quickly and effectively craft relationships with internal and external partners
  • Ability to influence and engage diverse partners and establish credibility at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • A self-starter with a dedicated, can do attitude
  • Sound IT skills including a good working knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • High level social skills; ability to quickly and effectively craft relationships with internal and external partners
Ideal Skills
  • Knowledge of mentoring, Experience of working with college/education providers and Project management experience/skills would all be advantageous but by no means essential.
Other information

OurCampus: Set over 125 acres, the stunning and dynamic Wellcome Genome Campus is the biggest aggregate concentration of people in the world working on the common theme of Genomes and BioData. It brings together a diverse and exceptional scientific community, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale and imagination to pursue some of humanity’s greatest challenges.

Our Benefits: Our employees have access to a comprehensive range of benefits and facilities including:

  • Group Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Health Insurance
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing by one day a year to a maximum of 30
  • Family friendly environment including options for flexible and part-time working, a childcare voucher scheme and Campus Nursery
  • Two days paid Employee Volunteering Leave a year
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Campus Gym, tennis courts, cricket pitch and sports hall plus a range of dining facilities
  • Active Campus Sports and Social Club
  • Free Campus Bus Service

Genome Research Limited is an Equal Opportunity employer. As part of our dedication to gender equality and promoting women’s careers in science, we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. We will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on grounds of disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.


Closing date: 25th April 2018

Reference: 34826924

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