Interim Talent Acquisition Specialist

Business Unit: Corporate Shared Services
Department: Human Resources
Region: EMEA
Location: Zurich

Who we are

ThomasLloyd is a global investment and advisory firm dedicated to leading the necessary process for social and environmental change, focusing exclusively on the financing, construction and operation of sustainable projects in the infrastructure, agriculture and property sectors. Founded in 2003, it is now one of the world’s leading impact investors and providers of climate financing. Headquartered in Zurich and with over 250 employees in 16 locations in North America, Europe and Asia, the company currently manages assets of over 3.7 billion Euro for more than 60,000 private and institutional investors.

At ThomasLloyd everything begins with passion. It makes a job a calling. It drives us to develop pioneering ideas. It enables us to find innovative solutions, which are useful to our investors, but at the same time bring social progress

What we need

An experienced Talent Acquisition specialist from the Finance/Asset Management sector to manage all aspects of the talent acquisition process covering a team absence for approximately 6 months. Working within a small team, your role will include but is not limited to selling the company employment brand to candidates and employees, identifying channels to source qualified candidates, and executing sourcing strategies to attract candidates. Reporting into the MD Head of Human Resources, you will be joining a business that is growing at a fast pace with a high demand for talented experienced candidates at all levels and across numerous jurisdictions, predominantly across Europe.


  • Improve and enhance the current processes for resourcing to drive efficiency, support scalability and maximise candidate flow
  • Lead sourcing actively encompassing multiple channels to market in multiple geographies
  • Optimise the flow of direct applications, proactive headhunting and drive the referral channel
  • Engage with line managers to ensure appropriate levels of support for the selection process
  • Manage the candidate pipeline effectively
  • Promote the employer brand to the external market and internally
  • Suggest/propose creative and innovative effective sources of talent acquisition
  • Recording and keeping up to date a range of TA metrics and analytics
  • Be aware of and have insights to the markets in which we operate and who our competitors are

What you will have

  • In depth recruitment/talent acquisition experience within the finance sector across a spectrum of disciplines either within a recruitment consultancy or in house, preferable including sales / Relationship Management roles in financial services
  • Innovative approach to talent acquisition and securing talent for the organisation across EMEA
  • Commitment to internal and external client service, ensuring continuous communication and prioritising the candidate experience
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Good judgement, influencing skills
  • Outstanding project management skills
  • Process driven and an analytical way of working
  • Superior organisational skills (planning, scheduling, coordinating and time management)
  • Proven ability to manage deadlines and deliver on promises
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal language skills in English. Additional languages – French/German/Italian/Spanish would be an advantage
  • An impeccable work ethic, high energy with entrepreneurial flair determined to make a real impact on business performance

The Opportunity here

ThomasLloyd makes a positive difference to the economies we invest in, the people whose lives are changed and for the investors who make it possible. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment where knowledge, skills and experience are recognised and rewarded. The business is growing rapidly across regions and products.

You will have an opportunity to work with like-minded, commercially focused experts with a wealth of knowledge and experience to share.

We offer

  • A fresh, vibrant and agile employment culture
  • Lean hierarchy
  • Competitive compensation
  • Attractive Benefits
  • Global opportunities
  • Career progression
  • Individual Training and development
  • The chance to make a real difference

Your Application

Please fill out our application form and attach your complete application documents. Your application will of course be treated confidentially. We will review your application documents carefully, which may take some time. We will then contact you and inform you about the status of your application.

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... or contact us directly as even in a digital world nothing can replace a one-to-one conversation. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

ThomasLloyd Group
Recruiting Team
Uraniastrasse 35
8001 Zurich

Tel: +41 44 213 6767
Fax: +41 44 213 6777

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