HR & Talent Management
Expert Recruitment Agency for HR and Talent Management Jobs
Over our 36 years in operation, McGregor Boyall’s consultants have been dedicated to delivering HR jobs across the industries we serve. Talent management and human resources jobs have changed over this period of time, and we’ve kept up with those changes by encouraging our consultants to work with companies that are innovative market leaders in their sectors.
Whether you require permanent, fixed-term or contract staffing solutions for your HR functions or talent management jobs, we understand the significance of ensuring the right talent enters your vacant roles. We assist financial services, FinTech organisations, the energy, pharmaceuticals and the public sector with mid- and executive-level placements alongside head-of, director and board-level positions.
The professionals in your HR department help your organisation to deliver your long-term strategy and vision by ensuring that all staff members across the business are supported in their roles, managing performance and protecting you from risk exposure when hiring and onboarding new employees.
Our HR jobs team are focused on high-quality referrals, ensuring that the people in charge of your payroll and disciplinary functions, employee records and performance appraisals are the right candidates for the job.
Sub-Specialisms in Talent Management and HR Jobs
At McGregor Boyall, our talent management jobs team recognise the need for HR talent who possess not only the communication and administrative skills often expected by employers but an increasing demand for commercial acumen, with HR talent often commanding a seat at the business leadership table.
We work across all commercial industries, recruiting HR business partners alongside culture and Diversity, Equality and Inclusion leads, heads of talent management and employee relations professionals for organisations from diverse sectors, including fast-moving consumer goods, clinical research, investment banking, real estate and FinTech.
With consultants based across the UK and Europe, the Middle East and North America regions, we’re able to assist businesses looking to expand into overseas territories and local organisations across the globe looking to scale up their operations, enabling all of our clients to access the benefits of a resilient and risk-conscious HR department.
Our Industry Sectors
We aim to deliver the highest-quality talent for talent management and HR jobs across all industries. Our human resources jobs team are subject matter experts, able to understand your organisation’s present and long-term needs to assist you with permanent, fixed-term and contract hires.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the financial services industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in managing and investing money, such as banks, insurance companies, investment firms, and accounting firms.
Professional services recruitment involves sourcing, assessing, and placing highly skilled professionals in roles within the consulting, accounting, legal, engineering, and other related sectors. It focuses on identifying candidates with specific industry expertise and matching them with client organisations to meet their talent requirements.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the fast-moving consumer goods industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in producing, distributing, and marketing consumer products with a short shelf life.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within government and non-profit organisations. This sector includes government agencies, public universities, hospitals, and other public services funded by taxpayers.
IT, Media & Entertainment
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the media and entertainment industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in the creation, production, distribution, and marketing of content such as movies, TV shows, music, games, and books.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the retail industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses selling consumer goods directly to customers, such as department stores, supermarkets, speciality stores, and online retailers.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the energy industry, including businesses involved in producing, distributing, and supplying energy resources such as oil, gas, coal, renewable energy, and nuclear power.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the pharmaceutical industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in the research, development, manufacturing, and distribution of drugs and medical products.
McGregor Boyall is the Preferred Recruiter for HR Jobs
At McGregor Boyall, we’ve been at the forefront of delivering talented candidates for HR jobs for 36 years. Our consultants understand the changing nature of human resources and talent management positions. We’ve worked hard to ensure our network can respond to the needs of multi-national organisations and Agile-focused start-ups.
With employers wanting to attract and retain talent to address the looming skills gap, it’s important that your organisation has a robust talent management strategy in place so employees can feel supported, have access to benefits and competitive salaries, and you can continue to innovate in diversity and inclusion.
Popular Talent Management and Human Resources Jobs
Head of Learning & Development
The Head of Learning & Development (L&D) is a senior-level position responsible for overseeing the learning and development programs of an organisation. They collaborate with business leaders and HR to identify and address learning needs, design and implement training initiatives, and evaluate their effectiveness. They will lead L&D teams and third party vendors for the delivery and facilitation of the programmes and curriculum.
HR Business Partner
The HR Business Partner (HRBP) is a strategic partner to business leaders, responsible for aligning HR policies and practices with business objectives. They provide guidance on talent management, employee relations, performance management, and change management. HRBPs ensure the organisation has the right talent to meet its goals while fostering a positive work culture.
The HR Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the HR or People function within an organisation. This includes developing and implementing HR policies and procedures and frameworks and leading teams of Business Partners and Centres of Expertise to manage all aspects of the employees lifecycle including talent acquisition, performance and reward, talent management and succession ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements. The HR Director also plays a key role in liaising with the Board and Senior Management Team to advising around all aspects related to people and supporting the strategic goals of the organisation.
Talent & Performance Management Specialist
A Talent and Performance Management Specialist is responsible for managing the talent and performance of employees within an organisation. They work to identify and develop employees' skills and abilities, identify skills gaps and build succession plans, manage performance reviews and evaluations, and create strategies for attracting and retaining top talent.
Culture & Engagement Specialist
A Culture and Engagement Specialist focuses on creating a positive work environment and encouraging employee involvement and commitment through engagement and wellbeing strategies and creating a strong culture aligned to the business values through a strong Employee Value Proposition. They work with organisations to design and implement strategies that enhance employee engagement, communication, and collaboration, leading to higher productivity, lower turnover rates, and overall organisational success, utilising engagement surveys to measure existing state and form the basis of driving change.
Early Careers Specialist
An Early Careers Specialist is responsible for designing, implementing and managing recruitment programs for graduates, apprentices, and interns within an organisation. They work to attract, develop and retain young talent, provide guidance and support to individuals at the start of their careers and ensure they are given opportunities to grow and progress. Roles can also sometimes include responsibility for the induction and development programmes for these employees
Organisation Development Specialist
Organisation Development (OD) is a process that involves planned and systematic efforts to enhance an organisation's effectiveness and performance. It entails interventions designed to improve organisational processes, structure, culture, and human resource systems. OD practitioners work with organisations to diagnose problems, design interventions, and evaluate their effectiveness in achieving organisational goals.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Specialist
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) specialists are responsible for creating and implementing initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within organisations. They work to develop strategies and programs that increase representation and engagement of underrepresented groups and address systemic barriers. This will include providing training, coaching, and support to ensure that all employees feel valued and supported in the workplace and building internal networks for underrepresented groups to enhance career opportunities.
HR Change & Transformation Specialist
HR Change and Transformation Specialists help organisations navigate and implement changes in HR policies, processes, and systems. They work with leaders to develop and execute change management strategies, assess the impact of changes on employees, and provide guidance on communication and training. They also play a critical role in identifying and addressing the cultural and organisational factors that may impede successful change initiatives. Change can include things like design of Target Operating Model, systems implementation and restructures.
Head of HR Operations
Head of HR Operations is responsible for overseeing the daily operational HR activities and ensuring compliance with HR policies, procedures, and legal requirements. They lead HR operations teams in areas such as payroll, benefits administration, HRIS management, low level HR advisory and employee relations and onboarding. The team is the engine room for all tactical HR activities and requires someone with strong process management and will generally lead large teams.
Responsible for overseeing the employee benefits program for an organisation. This individual is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the benefits plans that are offered to employees. This can involve management of third party vendors who provide the benefits. They must be knowledgeable about the laws and regulations that govern employee benefits and this can be especially complex within pensions.
Compensation & Rewards Manager
Responsible for developing, implementing, and managing compensation and benefit programs that are competitive, cost-effective, and in line with organisational objectives. The role will also be responsible for managing annual pay reviews and cycles, conducting job evaluations and analysis, creating incentive plans to ensure they are able to attract and retain the best talent on the market.
Provides HR services and advice to both employees and managers. They work closely with managers to ensure that HR policies are followed and to help resolve any issues that may arise. This includes recruiting, performance management, training and development, employee relations, and other related areas. They are also responsible for ensuring compliance with local legislation.
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Responsible for overseeing the recruitment process, sourcing and interviewing candidates, selecting and onboarding new employees. They are responsible for developing and implementing strategies to attract and retain the best diverse pools of talent to their organisation. They must be knowledgeable about the latest recruitment trends, methodologies, and technologies. They are also responsible for evaluating and assessing candidates based on their qualifications, experience, and potential to contribute to the organisation.
Employee Relations Specialist
Responsible for overseeing the employee relations program, developing policies and procedures, addressing employee grievances, and providing guidance and support to employees. This will include management of specific cases and also acting in an advisory capacity for the organisation on restructures and redundancies. They also work to ensure compliance with employment legislation and compliance.
What Our Clients Say About Us
At McGregor Boyall, we’re immensely proud of the strong reputation which our consultants have built through their long-term relationships with our clients and candidates. Our commitment to delivering exceptional talent means we’re always happy to receive feedback about our HR jobs team's positive impact on our clients and candidates.
Global Head of HR | FTSE 100 Organisation
"McGregor Boyall has exceptionally supported me from both a client and candidate perspective. As a client, I found my contact to have an unparalleled network, and they were able to present me with a selection of exceptional candidates across a range of roles when I was looking for “hard-to-find” skill sets."
Head of Technical | FMCG
"McGregor Boyall supported my site’s needs for interim managers flawlessly. They acted as the perfect business partner, listening carefully to my brief and presenting multiple candidates that were ideal for the roles."
Talent Acquisition Manager | Financial Institution
"I’ve worked with McGregor Boyall on three roles during a busy time for the internal TA team. The team not only delivered excellent candidates quickly but was also able to keep me updated and engage with all their candidates effectively."
Chief Technology Officer | Consulting
"I have worked with McGregor Boyall multiple times during my recruitment exercises and always valued their expertise and ability to source the right candidates."
Marketing Director | Financial Services
"The team at McGregor Boyall are a joy to work with. When I was a candidate, they were attentive to my needs, generous with their time and advice, and seemed genuinely invested in me finding the right role, not just placing me anywhere. I’m now working with them on the other side of the fence."
Senior Technical Business Analyst | FinTech
"McGregor Boyall are genuine and professional recruiters. My recruitment experience with the company was great. The recruiters have the right skill sets and talent to perform highly; they are true SMEs."
Product Owner | FinTech
"My recruitment partner is an absolute professional who takes care in selecting the right candidate for the role that meets both the client and business requirements. They have a vast network of clients, demonstrating their ability only to provide the best candidates."
HR Director | Membership Body/NFP
"McGregor Boyall has been a great help in supporting me whilst building our HR team. They have successfully supported me with multiple roles."
Discover Your Next Human Resources Business Partner
At McGregor Boyall, we work closely with you to understand your personnel management requirements, ensuring that the right talent can be sourced and onboarded for your HR and talent management jobs. Contact us today to discuss your needs and any vacant roles you have.
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Our HR and talent management jobs team possess an in-depth understanding of the human resources and personnel needs of organisations across all industries we serve, meaning that we can match candidates with roles that will challenge them and align with their long-term career aspirations. See our job search page for our latest HR and talent management roles.