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Recruiter: Focal Point Positioning
Listed on: 26th April
Location: Cambridge / Bristol (Hybrid Working)
Salary/Rate: £25,000 - £32,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Are you looking to join an innovative, fast-paced company and lead our hiring function? Reporting to our VP People, FocalPoint is looking for a talented, ambitious technical resourcer who is looking to take the next step in their career.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to lead and own the full recruitment life-cycle and hiring activities on an international scale. From vacancy approval, direct sourcing, supplier engagement, interviewing and extending our local networks; you will have the opportunity to build collaborative working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

Building strong relationships, you will be responsible for attracting and hiring FocalPoint's most critical assets - its people!

Key responsabilities

  • Work with the VP People to drive our hiring strategy and continue to build an international talent pipeline
  • Be responsible for the full technical recruitment life cycle utilising our ATS platform, Recruitee

  • Recommend and drive improvements to scale our overall hiring practices which can include upskilling internal stakeholders on their own interview techniques and candidate management to drive consistency in candidate experience

  • Work with the VP People on all go to market recruitment strategies and candidate generation methods to improve time to hire and cost per hire

  • Proactively utilise all available social media/hiring platforms for headhunting

  • Create successful local networks, lead recruitment events and expand our presence within universities

  • Seek out ways in which we can increase our diversity and inclusion priorities

  • Own, manage and negotiate recruitment PSL, agency and supplier relationships

  • Deliver an effective service in relation to pre-interview screening, testing and assessment of suitability

  • Monitor performance and governance metrics created by the VP People

Job requirements

Your Experience


  • A successful track record in hiring technology roles in either working in-house or as part of a recruitment agency

  • Strong candidate management skills, candidate control skills, negotiation and influencing skills

  • The confidence to work in partnership with key internal stakeholders

  • The ability to work with recruitment data to spot trends and issues in processes/recruitment tactics

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • A positive approach to problem-solving. Thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment

  • Competent with recruitment data and metrics


  • Startup/scaleup experience

  • Experience working in the smartphone, wireless and/or semiconductor industry

  • International exposure

  • Commercial awareness, the ability to prioritise workload based on business needs

  • Experience and/or exposure to the visa sponsorship process

  • Awareness of all recruitment related compliance and adherence with legislation, including GDPR, eligibility to work within the UK

Your Development and Perks

Your development is equally important as our business grows and we offer opportunities including appraisals, career development plans, training courses, feedback sessions through 1-2-1 meetings, knowledge-sharing and cross-training.

Our generous benefits package includes the following

  • 8% company contribution pension scheme

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Extra annual leave between Christmas - New Year's

  • Additional annual leave based on your length of service

  • Paid professional memberships and career development through our personalised framework

  • One-off Work From Home allowance to help you create a comfortable working from home environment

  • Access to our company-owned equipment list allowing you to choose your own hardware

  • Company-wide social events and team lunches

  • Company Options Scheme*

  • £2000 Recommend a friend scheme

  • Vitality Health Core Package private healthcare (also includes mental health cover, employee assistance programme, dental, hearing and optical cover, and more)

*Company Options are not offered as part of the package. You may be offered them throughout your employment.

Are You Ready to Change the World?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do and our successes are achievements driven by our employees. We stand by our values of:

  1. Working with integrity

  2. Setting the standards that others will follow

  3. Being trailblazers in the industry

We thrive on building a global organisation that is truly focussed on growing an inclusive culture where staff feel supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. We aim to attract diverse talent from around the world and ensure fairness, and equality is at the top of our agenda.

Contact Name: Focal Point Positioning
Reference: TJ/9819/FPP/TR1
Job ID: 3080626

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