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Nick Burden

Global Lead Recuiter Technology @ King

Global Head of Talent Acquisition - Connecting talented engineers to challenging job opportunities

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Ranked #993 out of 19,860 for Global Lead Recuiter Technology in United States

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Nick Burden's Work Experience


Global Lead Recuiter Technology

June 2013 to Present

London, United Kingdom


Talent Acquisition Manager (Technology)

November 2011 to March 2013

London, United Kingdom


EMEA Recruiter (Technology & Sales Operations)

December 2010 to November 2011

London, United Kingdom

Nick Burden's Education

University of Gloucestershire

University of Wales, Cardiff

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Since 2003 we've been a leader and pioneer in delivering fun and witty games on Facebook, Android and iOS as well as our online portal. We help entertain millions around the world. We're growing and looking for talented people everywhere. Three reasons we love King: * You get to make a real difference, working as part of...

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Over 13 years work experience working for major global corporates including Google, INVISTA and Betfair. I own the full recruitment service offering and lead teams in the hiring of technology, sales, engineering, finance and marketing professionals from entry to director level. ● Talent Acquisition Manager ● EMEA, in-house and agency experience ● Senior stakeholder management ● Line management ● Management Information reporting ● Strategic planning ● Project leadership ● Social media & direct sourcing ● Competency/behavioural interviewing ● European complianceGlobal Lead Recuiter Technology @ Since 2003 we've been a leader and pioneer in delivering fun and witty games on Facebook, Android and iOS as well as our online portal. We help entertain millions around the world. We're growing and looking for talented people everywhere. Three reasons we love King: * You get to make a real difference, working as part of small agile, collaborative teams working towards a common goal. * You get development learning and have a retrospective coaching culture. Game ideas come from everyone in the team. * You get to work in the Top 25% of Tech / Online companies for positive Employee Engagement and High Performance. If you thrive in a fun, high energy environment where your ideas become reality then why not be a part of it? Apply now at From June 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) London, United KingdomTalent Acquisition Manager (Technology) @ Betfair is one of the world’s largest international online sports betting providers who pioneered the first successful Betting Exchange in 2000. As Talent Acquisition Manager for Technology (800 technology professionals), I partner with directors, senior leadership and HR Business Partners to develop Betfair's Technology recruitment strategy. This includes reducing time to hire, minimising cost and improving the quality of new talent at Betfair. Partnering with Betfair's in house sourcing team we utilise tried and tested solutions as well as the latest innovations and opportunities to uncover the best people. Whether it’s Social Media, SEO, Advertising, Database Mining, PR Campaigns, Referral Programme, Executive Search, Talent Pipeline or Market Mapping, not to mention our award winning careers and mobile site, we help Betfair gain access to high calibre talent, fast. If you thrive in a high-energy environment where opinions are welcome and you relish being challenged while challenging the experts; if you want your ideas to become a reality and get rewards for astute thinking and confident delivery; if you savour an environment which created the game-changing product and continues to drive innovation with pride and passion, then why not be a part of it? Check out Betfair's career opportunities at now at From November 2011 to March 2013 (1 year 5 months) London, United KingdomEMEA Recruiter (Technology & Sales Operations) @ Talent Acquisition across Europe, Middle East and Africa. From December 2010 to November 2011 (1 year) London, United KingdomPrincipal Technology Recruitment Consultant @ Talent acquisition of technical specialists across Europe From April 2010 to December 2010 (9 months) In House European Recruiter / Recruitment Manager (Engineering & Operations) @ Approx. $20 Billion turnover, and 17 000 employees world wide, across 6 continents. Responsibilities: * Hands on management of the full recruitment lifecycle including; * Requisition process * Design attraction strategy & advertise vacancies * Select & engage third party suppliers including recruitment agencies * Screen CVs * Telephone screening * Face to face competency based interviews * Rejection management * Salary negotiation * Partner with directors, business leaders, HR & hiring managers * Ensure compliant processes with international laws & regulations * Deliver process improvement initiatives * Champion company culture Key acomplishments & projects: * Devised a new Preferred Supplier List to improve talent delivery * Streamlined the vacancy requisition process to reduce time to hire * Designed and implemented talent referral programme to reduce cost per hire * Streamlined internal billing process to improve spend accountability * Initiated and drove record management project to ensure data protection compliance across Europe * Represented European interest in global employer branding campaign * Initiated and project managed development of a bespoke Applicant Tracking System to reduce cost of recruitment and ensure compliance From August 2007 to November 2009 (2 years 4 months) IT Recruitment Manager / Consultant (Technology) @ Responsibilities * Hire, train and motivate a team of six direct reports. Conduct performance reviews * End-to-end recruitment management of skilled, IT, permanent and contract vacancies * Develop recruitment strategies, candidate assessment processes and Service Level targets with external Line Managers, HR Managers and Directors * Advise clients on local market rates and skill availability * Ensure compliance with current legislation including IR35, discrimination, work permits and security clearance * Negotiate contracts and engage appropriate suppliers including external recruitment agencies, advertising agencies and technical test suppliers * Source candidates via internal database, job boards, internet and paper based advertising * Interview and screen all applicants utilising technical and behavioural questioning methods * Organise interview process, negotiate job offers and handle counter offers, as well as negotiating and administering contracts with new permanent and contract employees * Generate sales pipeline and secure new business opportunities including client qualification and negotiation of terms Key accomplishments & projects * Spearheaded the set up, development and management of a resource team of five, who were tasked with the delivery of talent into a key European account employing over 47 000 people globally * Created and implemented a performance tracking system * 1 of 3 to be presented with a trophy for year ending 2006 in recognition of achievements * Top revenue generator who exceeded 2006 performance targets by 110% From 2004 to 2007 (3 years) Contractor @ SEO & Web application Development. ASP, HTML, DHTML, JavaScript, SQL, SQL Server, AJAX, JQuery, ActionScript, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator From January 2000 to January 2004 (4 years 1 month) Teleanalyst @ Telesales of insurance for Capitol One From 2000 to 2000 (less than a year) Nick Burden is skilled in: Talent Acquisition, Technical Recruiting, Talent Selection, Talent Identification, Sales Recruitment, Graduate Recruitment, Contract Recruitment, Executive Search, Web Project Management, Team Leadership, Training & Development, Interviewing, Direct Sourcing, Internet Recruiting, Direct Recruiting

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