Unilever Talent Advisor Lead in Taguig, Philippines

Talent Advisor Lead



Unilever HR Services has recently launched a new way of working focused on creating an extraordinary place to work where teams are inspired to do amazing things every day. We do so by putting people first in each end-to-end HR experience to bring smiles to employee faces. As a member of the HR Services team you will work with the Unilever business and HR teams to attract the best talent possible, deliver great quality service to hiring managers, and drive excellent candidate experiences. You will be part of a transformed HR Services team that aims to put “People-first” employee experiences at the heart of everything we do.

In order to achieve this, we need Talent Advisor Leads with real vision. As a Talent Advisor Lead, you must be passionate about creating a candidate experience like no other and have the ambition to continuously improve that experience time and time again. This role is designed to lead a team of Talent Advisors in the country or MCO to ensure effective translation of regional strategy into their assigned functions and/or markets. The Talent Advisor Lead will partner closely with business leadership, HRBPs, and other key stakeholders to understand the staffing needs of their assigned business group(s), set the long term vision, and then delivery against that strategy with the support of their team.


  • Responsibilities and accountabilities for the service in the country including:

  • Translating the regional strategy into the service across the country/countries

  • Partnering with the market HRVP and HR Directors to ensure alignment to the local talent strategy

  • Partnering to Employer Brand Community to translate global strategy

  • Ensuring efficient service delivery and performance against key metrics

  • Landing continuous improvement initiatives across the country/countries

  • Managing the day to day relationship with the outsourced partner

  • Strategy to build targeted pipelines for countries / functions

  • Line management of Talent Advisors

  • Market insights to build labor market expertise amongst Talent Advisors team

  • Optimize sourcing channel spend through cost based analytics

  • Optimize end to end recruitment cost

  • Vendor management

  • Attending internal talent forums and accessing data about availability of internal WL2 talent to become an internal sourcing channel

  • Responsible for WL2 Recruitment

  • Advises line managers on recruitment policies & procedures; external best practice; selection processes, interview techniques

  • Manages internal and external recruitment activities places priority on filling key roles

  • Expert and talent advisor to the business on the external talent market trends and realities

  • Source direct candidates from a variety channels including use of social media

  • Supports full-life cycle recruitment needs including direct sourcing techniques, consultation skills, and compensation

  • Partner with HR Leadership Team, HR Business Partners and Line Managers to achieve agreed talent acquisition objectives


  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills

  • Solid customer service and relationship management skills

  • Ability to anticipate needs and solve problems proactively

  • Strong multi-tasking skills with a comfort in maintaining multiple, often conflicting, priorities, and deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment

  • Influencing skills and Political savvy

  • Ability to coordinate a team to meet objectives

  • Managerial skills

  • Ability to successfully manage an international team

  • Experience in the field of graduate recruitment/talent arena

  • Experience of applying a variety of sourcing techniques (direct sourcing, building preferred supplier lists, recruitment advertising, web tools etc.).

  • Specialist/technical skills to deliver service e.g. tele-interviewing, F2F – interviewing; sourcing channel identification etc

  • Knowledge of the local market

  • Understanding of various sites and the best place to source candidates for their requirement

  • Knowledge about local tools and providers

  • Knowledge about external talent market

  • Understanding of the business, functions and operations

  • Experience working in a complex matrix international/global organization

  • Strong ability to handle multiple task

  • An ability to priorities with a strong delivery mentality

  • IT proficiency

  • Meet local education requirements in related field

  • Proficient in MS Office 365 (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneDrive, Outlook, SharePoint etc.)

  • University Graduate

  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience. Significant functional / regional recruitment experience with a proven track record of delivering high quality hires with strong line manager and candidate satisfaction

Job: Human Resources

Primary Location: Philippines-Philippines (Region Level)-Taguig-Bonifacio Stopover Corporate Center

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Sep-26-2017

Req ID: 17000CCT