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Director, Talent Acquisition- Global Technology

London Stock Exchange Group
Hyderabad, India
Closing date
May 1, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Talent Acquisition, Divisional Lead (Global Technology)

At LSEG our tech team is driving Innovation in global financial markets. Our customers' needs are evolving and so are financial markets. The partnership LSEG entered into with Microsoft in 2022 one example of a strategic partnership developing the next generation of data, analytics and cloud infrastructure solutions. The partnership will transform the way customers discover, analyse and trade securities around the world. It will also advance LSEGs cloud strategy and build the improved resilience, efficiency and agility our customers need. All of Microsoft's customers will also have access to our data and analytics capabilities through a single flexible infrastructure that is intuitive and responsive. This is just one of the exciting innovations that are contributing to making LSEG a global financial markets leader. We are seeking a Global Talent Acquisition leader for our Technology division to partner with business leaders and HR colleagues to develop and implement talent acquisition strategies that support our global growth ambitions.


LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a commitment to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies to fund innovation, handle risk and create jobs. It's how we've contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years.

Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services - and our open-access model - we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG's ticker symbol is LSEG.

Our people:

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business.

We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.

We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder - which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and exciting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise.

As a global organisation spanning 70 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.

The role:

You will be:
  • Proactive in setting and leading the Talent Acquisition strategy and multi-year plans to deliver the ambitions of our global Technology division.
  • Someone who operates as a trusted advisor to business leaders and HR colleagues - including the divisional leadership teams - to ensure TA strategy supports business goal achievement. Able to advise and influence effectively on all aspects of Talent Acquisition (from successful attraction strategies/campaigns, through to ensuring someone has an exceptional onboarding experience) you will bring market insight and creativity to enable us to hire the very best talent in the marketplace.
  • Overseeing recruitment, ensuring fair and unbiased TA practices are in place.
  • Leading delivery and developing a team of recruiters by providing leadership, guidance and support in the development of the team.
  • Providing SME knowledge and input to Talent Acquisition, HR and business colleagues.
  • Very comfortable operating in a fast-paced, often ambiguous environment
  • Happy to roll up your sleeves, work hard to get the job done and have fun
  • Passionate about and strives to be regarded as a subject matter expert
  • Someone who develops and communicates performance metrics to the business - including ad-hoc reporting - to continuously improve recruiting strategies and ensure we swiftly implement internal and external best practices.
  • Someone who uses market, data and insights driven, sharing information to help improve decision making
  • Someone who always strives for excellence, going above and beyond to deliver an exceptional experience for candidates, colleagues, hiring managers and our broader business stakeholders.
  • Effective in planning and managing annual budget for divisional TA activity
Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
  • Partner with the Head of People for our Global Technology division to develop the TA strategy and plans, to deliver an exceptional TA experience for all stakeholders, in an efficient, effective and inclusive way.
  • Set and lead initiatives to improve the quality, quantity, diversity of hires, giving LSEG competitive advantage in the talent marketplace.
  • Lead direct and matrix team TA members to ensure effective, efficient, and timely TA delivery
  • Provide accurate reporting on TA performance and progress against planned hiring forecasts and create forward plans, to get ahead of demand, to ensure we consistently the right support to business customers
  • Provide regular market insight/information from internal and external sources. Advise on competitor activity, availability of talent, salary trends and hiring best practice
  • Educate and influence hiring managers on the importance of diversity in the recruitment process
  • Identify external opportunities to further strengthen the LSEG employee brand
  • Handling issues at all levels so that incidents and problems are dealt with quickly and effectively
Skills/Experience Required:

  • You will have TA expertise/experience leading hiring for technology specialists in the latest data, analytics and technology solutions. You are someone who has led tech hiring in the past with broad and deep technology TA experience/expertise.
  • Credible and experienced setting and leading the talent acquisition strategy and delivery for a business division/area in a large-scale global organisation
  • Experience handling multiple stakeholders with the ability to tailor your approach to the client base
  • Creatively use a broad range of sourcing channels to attract the best talent to meet specific functional sourcing needs
  • Strong demonstrated technical sourcing/recruiting domain experience
  • Confident management of expectations and relationships with senior stakeholders, hiring managers, HR colleagues and candidates
  • Outstanding communication and relationship building skills and proactive approach to stakeholder management and status reporting
  • Able to prioritise in a growing business, to ensure the right priorities are delivered
  • Excellent attention to detail, taking pride in accurate, quality work
  • Open, accountable and collaborative in working style
  • Excellent planning, organising and follow-through abilities. Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and remain focused and calm in challenging situations
  • Previous experience as an internal/in-house recruitment global leader, having been a successful recruiter
  • University Degree level/equivalent qualified - HR (preferred)
  • Previous experience working at a FinTech, financial services, data or technology organization, ideally within a product led organisation.
  • Experience with Workday would be advantageous
Location: This role will be located in Hyderabad, India. It is a global role and therefore global travel to our Tech sites across the world will be required. The role has a hybrid workstyle - blended - meaning we would expect you to be in the office at least 3 days per week.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

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