Talent Acquisition Partner

Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Human Resources & Diversity

At AXA UK, we’ve a fantastic opportunity for an In-House Talent Acquisition Partner to join our friendly Talent Acquisition team on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract. AXA’s Talent Acquisition team’s core ambition and purpose is to attract, find, assess and select diverse and engaged talent for AXA, by creating Moments that Matter at every stage of the recruitment journey. 

As a TA Partner, you will be responsible for developing and implementing talent acquisition strategies for your recruitment portfolio, across full recruitment lifecycle, to ensure we acquire the best talent for AXA’s future ambition and that we position AXA as an Employer of Choice. At AXA we’re adopting a Hybrid way of working, empowering our people to balance their time between home and the office in a way that works best for them, their team and our customers, we are flexible on location.

What you'll be doing:

  • Proactively attract, source and select, through a variety of channels such as LinkedIn, the right people to meet the business needs of today, and the strategic needs of the future.
  • Managing candidates and hiring managers through all aspects of the recruitment process, from agreeing the most appropriate selection and assessment methods, shortlisting candidates, arranging interviews, providing candidate feedback, extending offers and supporting through the onboarding process.
  • Building & maintaining internal & external networks in AXA & the industry to gain a solid understanding of the relevant markets and competitor landscape and be able to provide market intelligence to HR & HM’s.
  • Deliver specialist research and analysis to support evaluation of the current state organisation, development and evaluation of future state organisational design propositions, and identification of the costs and business benefits of change.
  • Partner with other members of the TA and HR team as well as your hiring managers, to build and manage a diverse talent pool of candidates and ensure TA requirements across your portfolio are delivered.
  • Coach and guide the HM through the assessment & selection process, ensuring the appropriate selection methods are used to drive objective decision making.
  • Previous end-to-end recruitment experience operating as a Recruitment Business Partner/In-House Recruiter is essential.
  • You'll have a passion for providing an exceptional candidate experience.
  • An analytical and inquisitive mindset with the ability to produce meaningful MI and Insights.
  • Fantastic networking and stakeholder management skills with the ability to connect to a variety of audiences proactively.  
  • Ideally, you’ll have experience of creating resourcing strategies during departmental reorganisations, managing internal and external selection processes.

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.


But never too big to care for every single person who works here.  So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.


You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.


Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference. 

Proud to be part of the AXA Group, a global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK. Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life’s uncertainties. Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions.

One of the best things about joining AXA is our rewards package. At AXA UK, we’re appreciative of the people who work for us and our rewards package is reviewed regularly to reflect that. You can expect to receive:

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Annual company & performance-based bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme (up to 12% employer contributions)
  • Life Assurance (up to 10 x annual salary)
  • 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to buy up to 5 extra days leave or sell up to 3 days leave
  • AXA employee discounts
  • Gym benefits

AXA is proud to support the needs of our employees and as such understands everyone has individual work and home life responsibilities. We’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role, should this be a requirement for you.

At AXA, we want to become one of the most inspiring companies to work for and to achieve this ambition, we need the best talent to come and work for us. We look for candidates with the right skills and values to join us and selection is based on a fair and equal process. We’re proud to be committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds. As a financial services company, all successful candidates will be subject to preemployment checks, so we can ensure regulatory compliance.

To apply, click ‘Apply Now’ and you’ll be able to upload your profile/CV from there. If you require an alternative method of applying or would like to discuss this role further, please send an email to neil.birkett@axa-uk.co.uk.