Carnival UK

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition and Resourcing

Job ID 4844 Date posted 23/09/2022 Date closes 09/10/2022 City SOUTHAMPTON State HAMPSHIRE Country United Kingdom Job Type Full Time

Job Description

Carnival UK is back sailing the world, and we now have two brand new ships joining our fleet! This means that our business is expanding to allow us to continue creating unforgettable holiday happiness for our guests, and today we are recruiting for a Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition and Resourcing to join our People Operations (Shore) Team on a Permanent, Full time basis although we will also consider more flexible options such as Part time and Job share. 

For at least two days a week, you’ll be based out of our fantastic offices in the heart of Southampton, less than two hours from central London. In our hybrid working environment, you can also expect to balance this with time spent working remotely every week. 

The Role

The Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition and Resourcing is an exciting and varied role that will take on the leading of the Talent Acquisition and Resourcing Team for Carnival UK’s shoreside operation, focusing on the planning and delivery of talent attraction strategies, resourcing solutions and best practice inclusive selection processes.

  • Working with internal and external stakeholders and partners to plan and deliver an agile and dynamic Talent Acquisition and Resourcing Strategy that supplies Carnival UK with the best possible talent to deliver current and future needs. 
  • Inspiring the team and those around you to optimise our brand, organisational culture, and values to reach a broad and diverse labour market, ensuring great talent fit with business needs.
  • Governance – establish clear ways of working and service delivery levels, maintaining performance levels within the team
  • Partnerships – leverage professional network to identify best in class practice, and adopt as appropriate for Carnival UK

About You

Carnival UK is always on the lookout for colleagues who can demonstrate our Culture Essentials and who are committed to creating unforgettable holiday happiness for our guests.

To be considered as a Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition and Resourcing you will also need:

  • Prior experience of managing a team of Talent Acquisition / Resourcing specialists
  • Prior experience of devising and implementing Talent Acquisition and Resourcing Strategies
  • Experienced in managing a diverse set of internal stakeholders
  • Experience in working with external providers and domain experts
  • Experience of designing and leading selection and assessment centres
  • Experience of leading recruitment events both face to face and using digital media

For a full Job Description and Person Specification please click here

The Benefits

At Carnival UK we are passionate about our people. Working together to inspire and empower one another to be enthusiastic and bold in the decisions we make is essential to our culture. We also believe in rewarding our colleagues for the fantastic hard work they do.

As a Carnival UK colleague you can enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Annual discounted cruise with Cunard and P&O Cruises plus late availability offers
  • Annual Bonus
  • Minimum 25 days of holidays and option for holiday trading
  • Contributory Defined Contribution Pension scheme
  • Company paid Private Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Company paid Health Assessment
  • Employee Shares Plan
  • Electric Car scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work
  • Access to digital GP
  • Opportunity to join employee led networks
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Shopping discounts portal

We are based out of a fantastic working environment in the heart of Southampton and offer a fun vibrant culture to be a part of.

This role has been levelled at CUK-06

About Us

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide world class cruise holidays and take enormous pride in our service excellence, creeating unforgettable holiday happiness. We're looking for talented colleagues who will share our commitment to this purpose and to our global Cutlture Essentials Speak Up, Respect and Protect, Improve, Communicate, Listen & Learn and Empower.
Working with us means you'll be part of a tight-knit but truly diverse global team of passionate people. You'll be supported to drive your development, from formal learning to the life lessons of worldwide travel. We believe in inclusion and the power of diversity, so you'll be encouraged to bring your unique perspectives and experiences, and help us understand what you need to do your best work. We recognise the value in having people with a variety of backgrounds, experience and skills in our business. That means the role requirements here should be seen as a guide, not a checklist. If you have more, less or different experiences, but really relevant skills, we'd love to hear from you. We work flexibly and will support you to find a healthy balance of remote working and time in our fantastic office collaborating, taking part in events and developing the social connections that make working with us so rewarding. We welcome the opportunity to discuss reduced hours and job share arrangements.
If this role requires you to visit and/or work on a Carnival UK ship, the successful candidate needs to be fully vaccinated (with a WHO or MHRA approved two-dose COVID-19 vaccination course or single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine), including any relevant booster vaccinations. This is to maintain a safe environment onboard and reduce the risk of outbreaks, to protect our crew and our Guests. It's also required for ships to dock and enjoy shoreside visits in many Ports of Call on global itineraries. This requirement will be under regular review.

About the Team

People are at the heart of what we do at Carnival UK, and no one knows people like the People Team! 
We’re dedicated to engaging, empowering, supporting, recognising and rewarding colleagues, and it’s our job to make sure that our people have brilliant opportunities and extraordinary experiences. Future ready, we support our awesome leaders to build awesome teams. Continuously listening to our people to understand what matters the most, we're driven by our values and are guardians of our employee experience and employer brand. We lead by example, helping to shape our distinctive culture where people feel valued and that they belong. And we strive to do the right thing every time, keeping colleagues safe and well. 
Join us on our journey - apply now.

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