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General Electric Talent Acquisition Partner - 12 month FTC in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

At GE Aviation, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. The Talent Acquisition team are at the forefront of the continued success of the business by attracting best in class talent.

As a Talent Acquisition Partner, you will be responsible for recruiting across a variety of functions within the European Aviation Business. The responsibilities of the role will cover all areas of the talent journey, driving engagement and a robust & positive experience for all candidates at all levels, from job posting to assessment & selection to onboarding, ensuring we attract and hire diverse and quality talent in our business and regions.

Engagement and collaboration with key stakeholders, Hiring Managers and the HR function across the business and region is crucial in ensuring we employ strategies that build performing teams and organizations.

Job Description

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Passion to deliver high quality customer service to internal clients and external candidates

  • Desire to develop domain knowledge, functional expertise and market intelligence on key talent demands

  • Build strong relationships and deliver on talent recruiting strategies and models

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead high volume recruitment activity across a variety of shop floor disciplines including Operations, and Engineering.

  • You will collaborate with TA team members, individual Hiring Managers, Department Leaders, HR counterparts and all candidates

  • Deliver comprehensive support to the Aviation hiring groups to fulfil recruiting strategy in a wing to wing recruitment process, effectively prioritizing workload

  • Handle specialised recruitment programs to address unusual needs and spikes in hiring volume

  • Be a great partner across businesses and TA teams, establish ongoing relationships with hiring managers in order to understand their business and recruitment needs and fill their open positions in a timely manner

  • Set high recruitment standards, always taking into consideration operational excellence and compliance

  • Coach managers/interview teams to incorporate capability/competency based assessments during their interview

  • Maintain strategy to attract a diverse workforce to the company by hiring talented people of diverse backgrounds, experiences and styles

  • Ensure delivery against key TA metrics

  • Effectively use social media tools in alignment with GE’s Brand Strategy

  • Effectively handle the GE candidate experience, ensuring that it is positive and respectful

  • Provide ad hoc market intelligence data to hiring team and business, combine information (talent market trend, threats, opportunity, etc.) to be used at business strategy.

Required Qualifications

  • This role requires basic experience in the Human Resources & Sourcing and Recruiting. Knowledge level is comparable to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

  • Experience of working in an Inhouse Recruiter/Talent Acquisition role within a similar technical environment.

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS (

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No