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Talent Manager

People · Manchester, Manchester
Department People
Employment Type Full-Time

The Opportunity 

At Peak we are on a mission to make AI accessible for all businesses by providing them with the ability to drive value from their data. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company - one that our teams love being apart of, our recent Best Companies award for being one of the top companies to work for in the UK is a testament to this.

We have ambitious plans over the coming year to expand our operations, capture a new market 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 the business, but also help to build 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. 

  • Straightforward - Deals with stakeholders and candidates in an honest & clear manner.

  • 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 recruitment, talent attraction or HR – either agency or in-house would be an advantage.

  • Experience of the tech sector and start up/scale up environment would be ideal.

  • 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.



  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.

  • Competitive compensation package, options, pension and generous holiday entitlement.

  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.

  • Peak has a strong culture that we live by, based on shared values: we are open, straightforward, smart, responsible, curious and driven. 

  • Opportunity to influence Peak’s expansion.

  • Learn from some of the best minds in the UK across multiple disciplines. 

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 AI System sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data. All supported by our world-class data science team.

Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include established FTSE 250 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 status.

Find out a whole lot more on our website 

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