Talent Acquisition Specialist (12 months FTC), Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom

Click Here – Get More Info

Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom

Date Posted:



United Kingdom


GBR13: Home – Harlow, The Pinnacles, Harlow, CM195BB, United Kingdom

Position Role Type:


Talent Acquisition Specialist

Location: Hybrid/ Flexible

Job Description:
Working across the Raytheon UK core business areas, supporting the full 360 Recruitment lifecycle.

Working closely with the TA Business Partner team and within HR function, using the internal recruitment procedures and processes to ensure that the HR Function deliver to our service level agreements. This role will involve a proactive approach to recruitment in a fast-moving environment which is critical to the success of the business.

The main job purpose as TA Specialist is to perform end-to-end recruitment in line with business requirements, liaising with hiring managers and TA Business partners to fill vacant positions in alignment with business objectives. Utilising a significant suite of tools, you will advertise, proactively source and prequalify candidates that match client requirements.

The sourcing and selection part it is key to demonstrate outstanding knowledge of the business, employer branding and sourcing channels. Our delivery model and Hiring manager & candidate experience is key to our success, and within the role of TA Specialist you will be required to act independently in setting priorities and execute strict processes, without close supervision Ability to respond to the recruitment needs working closely with business & functions Communicating with HR Business partners, hiring managers, and potential employees on recruitment activities.

With a direct to market model our primary focus is to deliver for the business, but on occasion we utilise a blended approach so the ability to liaise with agencies to ensure appropriate SLAs are met. Definition and implementation of recruitment campaigns, including the coordination of internal and external adverts to attract candidates. Organisation of all tasks related to recruitment, ensuring that all relevant processes around new starters is adhered to. Provide metrics to TA Business Partner and Head of TA as required.

Candidate Requirements

•    Proven track record in direct to market recruitment, including writing job advertisements, job board database searches including LinkedIn, Job boards etc.
•    Commercial Recruitment experience, this can be either agency or inhouse.



•    Knowledge of the, defence or Aerospace markets

•    Understanding and experience of recruiting IT, Technical , Engineering, Project Managers, and Finance staff amongst other functional disciplines

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester and a presence across customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training. 

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business.


Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join.  Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.


Standard Benefits:

•    25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days with 5yrs service) + statutory public holidays.
•    Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).
•    6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’.
•    Flexible Benefits scheme.
•    Enhanced sick pay scheme.
•    Enhanced family friendly policies including enhanced maternity & shared parental leave.
•    Our Forward Steps initiative and Volunteering policy supports up to 5 paid volunteering days to help you give back to your community.
•    37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays, however with a Hybrid working model, managers are empowered to consider flexible working approaches to their teams 
•    Our Hybrid Working Model supports flexible working arrangements on a formal or informal arrangement, considering both location and/or working hours, subject to business and customer needs.  Please highlight any flexible requirements to our Recruitment team to explore the potential opportunities.
•    Canteen facilities are available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

At Raytheon UK, we’re committed to be building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Britain where all of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver the best work of their lives. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the very best candidates for the job. We truly value the diversity of our workforce work hard to create an inclusive environment where our colleagues can bring the unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow our business, create innovative solutions and develop our people.


Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) act as the eyes and ears into the community that they represent and support us in building a truly inclusive business. Our ERGs are open to all colleagues, regardless of background, and include our: Raytheon Women’s Network, RayPride, Young Employees Success Network, Raytheon Veterans Network, Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities and RayBAME. 


We’re also delighted to have been recognised as a Gold Award Employer as part of the HM’s Armed Forces Covenant and to have been recognised Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index as a ‘best place to work for LGBTQ Equality’.


All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other characteristic. If you need us to make any adjustments to support you during our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to help.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Privacy Policy and Terms:

Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01562903  2023.03.25

Click Here – Get More Info

SKHRM, SKLOG, SKFIN, FVR04 SKUUU, Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom  ZC ZCCX