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Ref #: PS101
Playstation 01/10/2019
Location: London Not Disclosed London W1F 7LP
Salary: DOE £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Entry Level
Specialisms: Technology, Digital, Data, Development
Date: 01/10/2019
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Role Overview:

PlayStation Europe are on an HR transformation journey and as a result we are introducing a Talent Acquisition team to focus on hiring across the UK predominantly. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a small Talent Acquisition team to help recruitment a diverse range of roles for an exciting business.

Reporting into the Talent Acquisition Manager you will:

What you’ll be doing

• Managing the recruitment process from brief to offer across permanent and contingent requirements for your business areas.

• Partnering with hiring managers to support with attraction and selection of suitable candidates.

• Account management of recruitment agency suppliers for their dedicated business areas.

• Directly and proactively source permanent hire candidates where appropriate.

• Work with managers to develop compelling job adverts that really resonate with perspective candidates.

• Dedicated point of contact for business areas to support with recruitment needs.

• Support hiring managers with Interview bookings and candidate management through their hiring process.

• Manage candidate offers and ensure appropriate paperwork is generated correctly and in a timely manner.

• Ambassador for the PlayStation brand when promoting the business to candidates and agency suppliers.

• Ensure the ATS and recruitment reporting is regular updated to aid with metrics i.e. sources, agency against direct, time to hire, time to offer, average cost per hire etc.

• Talent pooling and recycle candidates across the divisions. Championing silver medallist candidates to other departments.

• Support with general recruitment administration. Including raising PO numbers for agency spend when required.

• Attend and coordinate external careers fairs/ events to promote the PlayStation brand.

• Support and coach hiring managers on best practice interview technique/ process where required.

• Working closely with your HR Business Partner to ensure collaborative, transparent relationship is achieved.

About you:

• Personable, strong communicator who can work with a variety of internal & external customers at all levels.

• Passionate about the PlayStation brand and champions the business as an employer brand ambassador.

• Self-starter with strong problem-solving skills who can work on their own initiative.

• Able to manage a high volume of vacancies across multiple departments.

• Able to deal with ambiguity in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment.

• Strong reliance with a pragmatic approach.

• Have a blended career background of both in-house and agency.

• A sourcing ninja with the ability to adapt you search methodology to the diverse hiring needs.

Preferred Skills

• Previous experience of working in a Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment department set up.

• Experience in hiring Tech, Data or engineering roles would be highly desirable.


• Annual bonus opportunity

• London allowance

• 25 days holidays plus banks holidays

• Private medical insurance

• Free onsite gym

• Onsite bar open on Thursday and Friday evenings

• Generous staff discount across all Sony products

• Plus, many more exciting benefits.