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In-house Talent Acquisition Specialist

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference number: HRDI00737

Closing date: 18th May 2021

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About us

NFU Mutual is one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 100 years we have put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our exceptional customer service helps us retain over 95% of our clients every year.


We are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK to receive a Gallop Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top Companies List 2021. As well as being ‘a great place to work’ we offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform.


We are proud to have a network of more than 300 agencies across the UK. Our agencies are run by self-employed Agents who enjoy a unique opportunity to build, lead and grow successful local businesses, typically in partnership with one or more other Agents.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Recruitment team on a fixed term contract to source candidates for self-employed Agent opportunities in the NFU Mutual Agency Network.


As a Talent Acquisition Specialist your objective is to proactively source candidates through various recruitment sourcing tools, channels and networking, with a goal to find the very best talent for our Agency Network. You will target and engage with finance and insurance professionals within set regions in the UK to promote the self-employed Agent opportunities. 


This candidate focused role gives you the opportunity to develop your search and selection and headhunting skills. You’ll also be involved in market mapping and will support the Senior Resourcing Consultants with monthly reports on recruitment activity. Your responsibilities include: 



  • Writing job adverts and ensuring maximum impact of talent attraction.

  • Engaging with prospective candidates to highlight the benefits of the Agent role.

  • Using social media channels to build a strong presence for the NFU Mutual Agency Network.

  • Ensuring a first-class candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.

  • Utilising multiple channels to source and attract the best talent.

  • Creating an effective talent pool.

What we're looking for

A confident communicator, you have recruitment sourcing and headhunting experience, ideally with candidates from a finance or insurance background. You have excellent relationship building skills and a real passion for delivering an exceptional candidate experience throughout the recruitment process. You are: 



  • A self-motivated team player who works proactively to drive down recruitment costs.

  • Keen to use recruitment tools that maximise efficiency and maintain data integrity.

  • Ready to become a champion of our Employer Brand and self-employed Agent proposition.

  • Confident in stakeholder engagement with candidates and colleagues at all levels.

  • Able to work autonomously in a regulated environment.

What we can offer

Here at NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and have again been presented with the Gallup Great Workplace Award. Along with a supportive culture you can also look forward to some very attractive reward benefits such as: 



  • Salary – Competitive

  • Annual bonus (up to 10%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme (maximum of 12% company contribution)

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (additional holiday purchase scheme)

  • Employee discounts 

  • Gym subsidy  

  • Health and wellbeing plan

  • Discounted Insurance on all NFU Mutual Policies

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Stratford-upon-Avon

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Tiddington Road
Stratford upon Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 7BJ

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Working for NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of general insurance and financial services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 100 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.