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Rick Sherlock

Talent Sourcing Manager

Head of Talent Sourcing - EMEA at Microsoft

Reading, United Kingdom

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Rick Sherlock's Work Experience


Talent Sourcing Manager

August 2015 to Present

Reading, United Kingdom


Talent Source Lead

January 2015 to August 2015

Reading, United Kingdom


Recruitment Business Partner

January 2013 to December 2014

Reading, United Kingdom

Rick Sherlock's Education


Business Studies

1995 to 1997

About Rick Sherlock's Current Company


I manage the Services Talent Sourcing team hiring the best professional services talent across Europe. I am currently expanding this team and looking for exceptional talent sourcers to join the team in locations across Europe including Dublin, London, Reading, Paris, Munich, Bucharest, Warsaw & Moscow. Please let me know if you'd be interested in joining the Talent...

About Rick Sherlock

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A career at Microsoft empowers you to achieve more by giving you reach, inspiration and freedom that you'll need to impact the world. The work you do here will be the best work of your life. You’ll collaborate with the brightest, most driven minds in the industry. And the things you create will affect the lives of billions of people around the world. Curious? Let’s connect...Talent Sourcing Manager @ I manage the Services Talent Sourcing team hiring the best professional services talent across Europe. I am currently expanding this team and looking for exceptional talent sourcers to join the team in locations across Europe including Dublin, London, Reading, Paris, Munich, Bucharest, Warsaw & Moscow. Please let me know if you'd be interested in joining the Talent Sourcing team here at Microsoft. From August 2015 to Present (5 months) Reading, United KingdomTalent Source Lead @ I lead the implementation of a large pan-European Talent Sourcing team for Microsoft Services. We’re shifting from traditional requisition based candidate sourcing which has served us well up to now to a best in class pro-active/pipeline based sourcing model. My role is to support the model in Europe, make sure the design lands & is adopted in the region , drive the implementation, hire exceptional Talent Sourcers. From January 2015 to August 2015 (8 months) Reading, United KingdomRecruitment Business Partner @ Microsoft Services delivers leading edge technical consulting and support to help customers gain maximum value from their investment in Microsoft technology. I manage recruitment activity for Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) & Enterprise Sales. My role is to ensure an exceptional candidate experience with Microsoft and to make sure we have access to the best talent ahead of the curve. Working as part of a UK focused Staffing team I work in partnership with HR Management & Business Leadership to oversee recruitment activity through a matrix sourcing/research team and vendor resources. Partnering with Resource Management & Workforce Planning I am tasked with finding the best people and expanding the ever successful & growing team. I am always interested in speaking with you (in confidence) if you are interested in career with Microsoft Consulting Services or Enterprise Sales. I am particularly interested in speaking with: Enterprise Architects Solution or Technical Architects (with a focus on Microsoft technologies) Consultants (who have one or more Microsoft specialisms) Engagement Managers (Commercially focused programme managers) Service/Solution sales people. From January 2013 to December 2014 (2 years) Reading, United KingdomService Manager - Permanent Recruitment @ Steria delivers IT enabled business services which help organisations in the public and private sectors operate more efficiently and profitably. NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), the market leader in business support services for NHS Trusts and organisations. I Manage the permanent recruitment function for Steria & NHS Shared Business Services to ensure we can identify, attract and select the best talent. As part of the HR function I am responsible for: In 2012 I saved Steria >£1 million in recruitment costs by insourcing recruitment, introducing direct delivery & rationalising the 3rd party supply chain. Delivery of c.360 specialist hires in 2012. Ensure SLA/KPI adherence & overall service delivery Team management (7) Sourcing Channel strategy P&L responsibility to ensure a cost effective and streamlined direct recruitment service From September 2011 to January 2013 (1 year 5 months) Reading, United KingdomProject Consultant - Resourcing (Vodafone) @ Working on behalf of AMS, on site at Vodafone UK Headquarters the main purpose of my current role is to; identify, scope and manage the delivery of resourcing implementation and continuous improvement projects, ensuring that the project is delivered in accordance with the agreed scope and to quality, time and cost standards. Delivered projects: Defining requirements & configuraion of a global Taleo roll out, training delivery team on system & implementation. Managing "Quality of Hire" measurement initiative UK & Group sourcing strategy design & implementation including complete review of psl & supplier terms. From January 2011 to September 2011 (9 months) Client Service Manager (BAE Systems) @ Management of the tactical and strategic candidate sourcing function on behalf of BAE Systems UK > 2000 hires per year. Sourcing team management >17 Sourcing channel strategy including Talent Pool structure development and maintenance. SLA, KPI & PSL performance management. Built "Best in Class" - direct candidate delivery model through use of innovative campaigns and strong tactical sourcing best practice. Source channel budget management. From April 2009 to January 2011 (1 year 10 months) Client Services Manager (Ericsson) @ Management of the permanent delivery team (AMS) providing recruitment services covering the whole of Ericsson UK. Overall responsibility for ensuring SLA adherence, customer satisfaction and training/development. Resource Management (recruitment/internal resource management / performance management) of the recruitment team / Consultants. Ownership and responsibility of the account P&L and reforecast Sourcing channel management including job board spend + Agency PSL. Large scale recruitment campaign management MI reporting / Quarterly reporting. Senior stakeholder engagement and relationship management. From May 2007 to April 2009 (2 years) Principal Consultant (Capgemini) @ Responsible for the delivery of permanent recruitment services into Capgemini (Aspire) including business areas such as Security, Network Design, Requirements Analysis and Configuration Management. From June 2005 to May 2007 (2 years) Account Manager @ Account Manager From June 2003 to June 2005 (2 years 1 month) Accout Manager @ Corporate Business Information Sales - New Business. From January 2002 to September 2002 (9 months) IT Recruitment Consultant @ IT Contract Resourcer 98-2000. IT Perm consultant 2000-01. From August 1998 to December 2001 (3 years 5 months) Business Studies @ Fullbrook From 1995 to 1997 Rick Sherlock is skilled in: Recruiting, Sourcing, Business Process Design, Performance Management, Team Building, Project Management, Technical Recruiting, Executive Search, Contract Recruitment, Recruitment Advertising, Talent Acquisition, PSL management, Solution Development, Business Development, Solution Implementation

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