Talent Acquisition Lead

£35,000 - £50,000 yearly
  • Zenith Vehicles
  • Leeds, UK
  • 08/07/2024
Contract Automotive

Job Description


These are the things that you will love about working at Zenith as a Talent Acquisition Lead!

  • This is a genuine 360 degree recruitment role . You have responsibility for all recruitment for Commercial Technical recruitment within the Group and will have a high degree of autonomy about how you provide the best possible service to your customers
  • The roles that you recruit for cover all levels of the business from entry level to  middle management
  • You will know and understand your markets and advise your stakeholders...right through to the main Board Director..they all trust you to get things done, they collaborate with you, they dont blame you....but they expect results..
  • You will work in a small team and we all have each others back..if someone is out and something needs doing, you step in
  • You are  the expert and know "your stuff" - the markets you recruit in, where to find applicants on social media, how to network and talent pool, and which agencies to partner with when they are needed 
  • You play an active part in selection and love putting together assessment exercises and supporting on interviews
  • In a world where many organisations are putting recruitment on hold you will be recruiting to support new business and growth, and you will be dealing with recruitment in volume and at pace

The things that bring challenge to your role at Zenith will be ...

  • This is a genuine 360 degree recruitment role . You have responsibility for all recruitment for a specific Division within the Group and have a high degree of autonomy about how you provide the best possible service to your customers....
  • The roles that you recruit for cover all levels of the business from entry level to senior management....
  • You will know and understand your stakeholders...right through to the main Board Director..they all trust you to get things done.....
  • ....

You get the point....This is a unique role that is ideally suited to an independently minded team player (its not a contradiction ..) who is looking for a challenge.

Zenith is the UK's leading independent leasing, fleet management and vehicle outsourcing business. 

We have a great opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Lead to join our team In Leeds  to cover for parental leave. 


  • Ensure my client group at Zenith are seen as an inclusive employer  choice with a “best in class” recruitment service
  • Create compelling attraction campaigns to ensure that we are a magnet for quality talent that helps Zenith achieve its goals
  • Provide top quality shortlists for all our recruitment
  • Recruit quickly and effectively for my hiring managers, ensuring you positively affect the direct hiring model to reduce the overall reliance on agencies and promote Zenith as a destination employer. This will include using sourcing tools such as Linkedin and social media to their best advantage.
  • Build external talent pipelining schemes for my specialist skill sets to help us become “future-proof” against critical talent gaps


We are happy to consider any recruiters that have worked in-house, for an agency or for an outsourced service provider as long as they can demonstrate how they have added value to whatever business they have been working in, particularly in sourcing applicants and supporting their customers to hire quality talent. In order to hit the ground running you will have experience working with technology and finance roles and sourcing in these markets.

Based in Leeds, we expect the successful applicant will to want to spend time with their stakeholders in person, so time will be spend on site. We also meet regularly as a team to support and help each other and would want the ideal candidate to buy into this. Beyond this commitment your diary is your own,  and how you manage that will be up to you, allowing you time for you to work from home when you need space to think and plan. It might be that you need to be in the office all week on occasion and some weeks only 1-2 days, it will vary based on the work and what works best.


  • Salary £35,000 to £50,000 depending on experience
  • Completion Bonus
  • 24 days holiday plus your birthday

We want to positively encourage differences in Zenith and believe it is critical to our success as a company. Zenith is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business


Experience Level



Volume Recruitment