Talent Manager (Tech)

People · Manchester, Manchester
Department People
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Inclusion and Diversity at Peak


Our mission at Peak is to help businesses do great things with AI - we are the innovators, the disruptors and the game changers.  Diverse and inclusive companies will drive the fourth industrial revolution - and we will lead from the front. 


Over the next 5 years, we need more than words to create a stronger company and a fairer society, which is why Peak are committed to not only creating an amazing place to work, but a diverse and inclusive one too.


We want to create awesome teams and leadership, where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their ideas to solve the complex problems for the companies and the communities we serve.


The Opportunity 


Peak are a Decision Intelligence company - we are on a mission to help organisations use AI to make great commercial decisions, all the time. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company - one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing and diverse place to work. Our recent Best Companies award & 3 star accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.


We have ambitious plans over the coming years; to launch and lead a new category of technology (Decision Intelligence), expand our operations and create the best working culture possible. To do so we need the best people and best processes to bring those people to Peak. That’s where you come in – we are looking for a super-organised, proactive and engaging Talent Manager to join our growing People team.


This is a great time to join Peak as we start the next stage of our growth. You’ll not only get to bring great people into our business, but also help to work with our global talent team in scaling a recruitment function and shape our talent strategy.


The Role


We are looking for someone who will “own” the attraction, selection and retention of candidates for a variety of roles. Peak is a fast-moving, fast-growing business looking to recruit the best people in a competitive market, so we need to create the best possible recruitment experience for both candidates and hiring managers. 


You’ll work with other members of the People team across all of Peak’s offices to ensure candidates are recruited and on-boarded in the best possible manner, supporting all recruitment channels to help the business meet its hiring plan and diversity agenda. You will be involved with promoting the Peak employer brand in the wider market and forming relationships with third parties. 


You will also be involved with helping to screen and interview prospective candidates as well as grow Peak’s talent pipeline and network. As the People department grows, there will be a wide range of opportunities for development and specialisation.


Personal Skills


We’re looking for someone with experience recruiting technical candidates who is able to attract and assess candidates from both a technical and cultural perspective. Peak's growth has been fuelled by our values that underpin everything we do, here's how they relate to the role:


 

  • Open - True team player who works well across the business and supports colleagues. 
  • Driven - Knows the sector well, able to understand the needs of Peak and can match that to the candidate market.
  • Curious - In the know – keeps up to date with latest tech and talent developments, bringing that knowledge into Peak.
  • Smart -  Able to conceive and deliver unique solutions to challenges.
  • Responsible - Outcome focused ensures that Peak can deliver on it's roadmap from a people perspective. 


Required Experience


We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:


  • Experience in tech recruitment (engineering, product, data science), talent attraction – either agency or in-house would be an advantage.
  • Experience of the tech sector and start up/scale up environment would be ideal.
  • Relevant experience with sourcing tools (Linkedin, Github, Stack Overflow, Haystack etc.)
  • A passion for creating talent pipelines, networks and a competitor market map and attending industry specific events.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, with an even temperament and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to mix long-term strategic work with short-term priorities.
  • An appreciation of the opportunity and potential for the AI/data sector.
  • Strong admin and organisational skills– ideally helping to build new processes and systems.


 Benefits


  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.
  • Competitive compensation package, share options, pension and generous holiday entitlement.
  • Working with cutting edge tech - you will develop skills and experience essential in the modern economy.
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.


About Peak


In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our CODI system sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data - helping decision makers make great commercial decisions, powered by AI. All supported by our world-class data science team.


Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracted significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. All to further our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business.


Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include some of the world's leading retailers, manufacturers and well-known brands alongside highly innovative and tech-savvy businesses.


Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency and Retail Competency status.


Find out a whole lot more on our website

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  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Department
    People
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced